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Prof. Jagoe's Essay Wins F. E. L. Priestley Prize

Toronto - June 6, 2018 - Professor Eva-Lynn Jagoe's essay, “Depersonalized Intimacy: The Cases of Sherry Turkle and Spike Jonze,” in English Studies in Canada vol. 42, no. 1-2, has been awarded this year's F. E. L. Priestley Prize for the best essay published in the previous year's volume of ESC

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International Day of Portuguese Language & Culture 2018

On May 12, we celebrated the International Day of the Portuguese Language & Culture, with the First Edition of the Portuguese Speaking Countries Short Film Festival (Arte Institute). Thank you very much to those who attended this event, in which the Lusophone delicacies were also present!

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Inauguration of the Camões Portuguese Language Center

No dia 4 de maio, houve a inauguração oficial do Centro de Língua Portuguesa Camões na Universidade de Toronto, com a assinatura do acordo entre as duas instituições, na presença do Secretário de Estado das Comunidades Portuguesas, Dr. José Luís Carneiro. Pelo Camões, I.P., assinou o Cônsul-Geral de Portugal em Toronto, Dr. Luís Barros.

On May 4, we had the official inauguration of the "Camões Portuguese Language Center" at the University of Toronto, with the signing of the agreement between the two institutions, and in the presence of the Portuguese Secretary of State, Dr. José Luís Carneiro. On behalf of the Camões, I.P., signed the Consul General of Portugal in Toronto, Dr. Luis Barros.

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PRT358H1-S Topics in Portuguese Studies!

In the Winter semester 2018, the undergraduate program in Portuguese Studies will be offering a new and exciting course! Enrol in PRT358 and learn about Literatures and Cultures of Lusophone Africa: Aesthetics, Politics and Identities.

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Music in the Lusophone World - Dec 1

This Friday, we invite you to participate in the event "Music in the Lusophone World", in which videos on different types of music in the Lusophone world, made by students of the Portuguese courses 100, 120, 219, 220 and 320, will be presented for competition. There will be prizes for (1) the best informative video, (2) the best musical video, which will be selected by a jury; and a prize for (3) the most creative video as voted by the audience attending the event.

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Talk by Prof. Liliana Sanchez - Nov 23, 2017

Attributive Adjectives, Predicate Structures and NP shells in Spanish and Quechua
Liliana Sanchez – Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 5PM, to take place in VC205

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Talk by José Camacho - Nov 24, 2017

On the structure of functional categories. Inside and outside the DP
José Camacho, Rutgers University
Friday Nov 24 at 2pm in VC 211

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2017 Undergraduate Award Winners

The Department is pleased to recognize the following winners of the 2017 Undergraduate awards. The award ceremony took place on March 30th, at the Vic Chapel.

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Photos from the Spanish Oscars on March 10, 2017

Below are some photos from our exciting Spanish Oscars event which took place on March 10, 2017.

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Día de los muertos 2016

Día de los Muertos or The Day of the Dead celebrations are based on the belief that the souls of lost loved ones can come back to this world on November 1st and 2nd.

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