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Iberian and Latin American Cultures

The Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University has long been recognized as a leader in the development of groundbreaking approaches to the literature and cultures of the Iberian Peninsula, Spanish America, Brazil, Lusophone Africa, and Latinx communities in the United States. With world-renowned and actively engaged specialists in a variety of areas and periods, the Department offers innovative courses and programs that help students to meet and exceed their intellectual and professional goals.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, February 26, 2024, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Room 252

Join us for lunch with Lecturer Yosa Vidal at 12:30 PM in Pigott Hall Room 252 on 2/26/24.

Monday, February 26, 2024, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
East Asian Library
Lathrop Library, 518 Memorial Way 2nd Floor, Stanford, CA 94305
Room 224

The purpose of this event is to show the Japanese diasporic movement, specifically to Latin America.


Nicole T. Hughes , Assistant Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, was awarded honorable mention for the RSA’s William Nelson Prize for the best article published in Renaissance Quarterly during 2023 for her article "Fiestas Fit for a…
The student’s creative works compiled here are the results of their final project in the ILAC 102 course, Spanish through Poetry: Environmental Poetry , Fall 2023 . This Spanish poetry course examined how poetry registers and reimagines the…
"Fiestas Fit for a King: Contested Symbolic Regimes of Power in New Spain," by Nicole T. Hughes was published in Renaissance Quarterly, Volume 76, Issue 3 by Cambridge University Press in Fall 2023. Abstract: After Viceroy Don Luis de Velasco...