Department of World Languages & Literatures

Centennial Hall Room 214
Telephone: 512-245-2360 Fax: 512-245-8298

The M.A. in Spanish in the Department of World Languages & Literatures helps equip our graduate students with knowledge and skills required for such diverse fields as international business, international law, foreign affairs, translation, interpretation, politics, publishing, journalism, broadcasting, and teaching. The M.A. also prepares students to enter Ph.D. programs (in Spanish and other disciplines), leading to careers in higher education research, instruction, administration, and other high-level professional fields. Recent placements of our M.A. graduates in doctoral programs include the University of Miami, the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M, Northeastern University, the University of Houston, the University of Arizona, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The faculty of the Department of World Languages & Literatures publish internationally and are recognized for their expertise in literature, linguistics, cultural studies, and film. The department also publishes Letras Hispanas: Revista de Literatura y Cultura, a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal of scholarly essays that engage topics in connection with Spanish, Latin American, and U.S. Latino literature and cultures.