Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies
- News and Events
- Research Seminars
Ms Clare Szembek
tel 020 7679 3109;
internal extension X33109;
Dr Humberto Núñez-Faraco
(Head of Department)
tel: 020 7679 4332;
internal extension X34332;
News & Forthcoming Events
- BBC News Magazine - Vicky Pryce and Miguel de Cervantes
- International Conference - The Future of Hispanism
- London World Film Festival 2013
- Translating 'Live' Poetry
- Gained in Translation
- Dr Deborah Martin will introduce El último verano de la boyita at ISA's 'Staging the Future: Argentine Films in Dialogue' Series
- Graduate student, Kathleen Sparks awarded grant
- Alcalá Galiano Lecture
- LECTURE: Benigno Trigo (Vanderbilt University), 6 June 2012 at 11am
- Vacancy in the department
- Dr Claire Lindsay awarded a Dorot Foundation Research Fellowship
- Professor Stephen Hart's Documentary Summer School in Cuba
- Dr Jo Evans will introduce Mexican film, Miss Bala, at the Cineschool festival 2012
- Vacancy in the department
- Dr Jo Evans will discuss Pan's Labyrinth at the European Institute Film Day
- César Vallejo conference. 16-17 March 2012
- Final year student, Roberta Radu's prize-winning article
- Dept of Spanish and Latin American Studies, UCL nominated for award
- Final year student Roberta Radu shortlisted in Guardian competition
- Award for Dr. Maria del Pilar Blanco
- Alcala Galiano Memorial Lecture
- Alumni Events
for the AHRC studentship must be British citizens (in which case they
are eligible for fees + maintenance) or EU citizens (in which case they
are eligible for fees only).
Applicants who intend to apply for the AHRC studentship should apply for a place on the doctoral programme of the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies before the deadline for submitting an application for the AHRC studentship. For more information including how to apply, please click here.
Funding: UCL Graduate School
who are in receipt of the offer of admission for an M.Phil/PhD degree
programme in the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies or
who are currently registered on an M.Phil/PhD degree programme in the
Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies are eligible to apply
for a UCL Graduate Research Scholarship. For more information on how to
apply for this scholarship, click here.
For more general information on funding for postgraduate research see funding.
We are able to offer supervision to suitably qualified research students for MPhil and PhD degrees in any of the following fields:
- Early modern Spanish and Latin American literature, history and culture, including the Golden Age comedia (Dr A Samson)
- Anglo-Spanish literary and political relations 1500 – 1640, especially translation (Dr A Samson)
- 19th and 20th-century Spanish literature (Dr G Wood , Dr J Evans)
- The novel of the Restoration period in Spain (Dr G Wood)
- Contemporary Spanish fiction/translation (Dr G Wood)
- Spanish film (Dr J Evans)
- 19th- and 20th-century scientific and literary travel writing in Latin America (Dr C Lindsay)
- 19th- and 20th-century Spanish-American literature (Professor S Hart, Dr C Lindsay, Dr H Núñez-Faraco)
- Spanish American essay writers (Dr H Núñez-Faraco)
- Latin American film (Dr C Lindsay, Dr Deborah Martin)
- Latin American film and documentary (Professor S Hart)
- Latino Studies (Dr C Lindsay)
- Migration, mobility and space (Dr J Evans, Dr C Lindsay)
We would normally expect applicants for the MPhil/PhD programme to be in possession of an MA qualification in either Hispanic Studies or a related subject (see entry requirements).
students are able to choose between the text-only track or the
documentary-track PhD. For a description of the documentary-track PhD,
click on Documentary-track PhD. If you are interested in applying for this new track PhD, please contact Professor Stephen Hart.
For more information on the application process for a doctoral degree, click here.
The Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies offers a one-year (or two-year part-time) taught MA degree programme. For more information see
For more information on the admission process to the the MA in LCH: Hispanic Studies, click here.