Portuguese Organization:

The University of Kansas Department of Spanish and Portuguese




The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses. Students can receive a minor, BA, MA, and PhD in Spanish; and a minor in Portuguese. While the major emphasis of the Department is Spanish and Latin American literatures, we have a strong program in Spanish language, offer courses in Hispanic linguistics, as well as Portuguese language, Brazilian literature and cultural studies. The Department has received the Departmental Award for Exceptional Teaching and Learning from the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas, and is highly ranked by the NRC. We recognize the integral relationship between teaching and research, and all members of the faculty are both active scholars and dedicated teachers.



1445 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence, Kansas 66045

(785) 864-3851