Spanish Events & News

CSU Business/Spanish alumna establishes first-generation LibArts scholarship

Spreading hope at CSU through the Esperanza Scholarship

Languages Spotlight: Raeann Magill

Ewe make me smile

Raeann Magill had big dreams to study abroad. A junior soil and crop sciences major with a minor in Spanish, she first started studying Spanish in high school and had always thought about going abroad at some point after college. But as she followed her journey through Spanish at CSU, she had an epiphany: “I […]

April 2016: International Book Day!

International Book Day

On Friday, April 22, 2016 we will celebrate the International Book Day (Officially on April 23. UNESCO) at the CSU Library. Since this year we are also commemorating the 400th university of the death of Cervantes and Shakespeare (1616) both authors will be the center our own CSU celebration. And while we remember Cervantes and […]

April 2016: Cuba in Transition – Culture and Society during Changing Times

Cuba Symposium

On April 15th, this symposium will offer the Fort Collins community a diverse perspective on Cuba. Cubans have been at the center of extraordinary historical events, and despite their isolation, they continue to inspire people around the world with their culture, music, and ideas. This event looks at the effects of economic and political change […]

Article in Source: Critical Language Scholarship takes three students abroad for language, cultural immersion

Critical Language Scholarship

Three CSU students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) and will be traveling abroad this summer to experience the equivalent of a year of college language courses within a two-month period. The CLS program provides graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to study critical needs languages and cultures, as designated by the U.S. Department […]

Article in The Collegian: Languages, Literature and Cultures alumni use language skills working abroad

CSU alumna working abroad

Picking everything up and leaving to work in a new country is the dream for some, but others have been able to achieve a job working abroad after graduating from Colorado State University having studied another language. Two CSU alumni are working abroad and having experiences interacting with different cultures that makes up their daily […]

Article in Source: Professor brings ancient Spanish beer’s history to a head

Spanish beer

While Colorado State University has gained widespread publicity for its fermentation science and technology program — especially the beer-brewing angle — one CSU faculty member from a different department is examining the history of beer in a country known primarily for its wine. Carlyon holds a contemporary version of Caelia being brewed in Spain. Jonathan […]

Spring 2016 Lecture Series

Department name change

College of Liberal Arts Magazine

Department magazine

Stories from the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures can be found in the new College of Liberal Arts magazine:  from our name change to the new study abroad program hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain, stories about students, research about beer, and our new faculty.    

New Study Abroad Program: Hike the Camino de Santiago


Camino abroad: A Spanish pilgrimage by Jeff Dodge Colorado State University students now have yet another option for studying abroad, and it involves participating in one of the most famous pilgrimages in the world. Faculty in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures have developed a four-week program that includes a trip along the Camino […]

November 2015: Open House

Department name change

The department will host an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 4 in its new renovated conference room, Clark C-101. Students, faculty and staff from other departments are invited to attend the event, which will feature refreshments and activities.

Translation Studies and Mexican Cultural Studies: New Research Areas at the Department

Silvia and Sophie

The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures not only just changed its name to Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures but has also added two new cutting-edge faculty members to round out its already diverse specializations in ten different languages, literatures and cultures. Assistant Professor Sophie Esch, a Latin American cultural studies scholar who works […]

October 2015: International Translation Day

Translation flyer

This year the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures celebrates for the first time the International Translation Day with two talks on translation by exceptional guest speakers: Geoff Norby and Corinne McKay. These two local professional translators will share with us their experiences on different fields of the professional translation world. On October 7 at […]

September 2015: Three Short Seminars on Anglo-Spanish Artistic Relations

Poetry seminar

Three seminars offered by University of London PhD candidates Leire Barrera-Medrano and Dan Eltringham (Department of English and the Humanities, Birkberk College). 1)   Leire Barrera-Medrano, “The Discovery and Creation of a Nineteenth-Century Archive,” Wednesday, September 9th, 12-1, LSC 308-310.  2) Leire Barrero-Medrano, “Oscard Wilde and Velázquez: The Aesthetics of Black Spain”. Wednesday, September 16th, 1-2, Education […]

September 2015: Matthew P. Shoup Spain Study Abroad Scholarship


Announcing a one-time only $10,000 Scholarship to Study in Spain. Calling all Department of Foreign Languages and Literature majors, minors & graduate students! Want to study in Spain, but don’t have the money? The Matthew P. Shoup Spain Study Abroad Scholarship can make your dream a reality. Who can apply? Department of Foreign Languages & […]

September 2015: Faculty Participating in the CSU Diversity Symposium

Diversity flyer

The 15th Annual Diversity Symposium will be held Sept 23-25 in the Lory Student Center. The symposium has grown tremendously since the first single-day “Diversity Summit” that took place more than 11 years ago. This year sessions are focused on trending diversity topics in higher education, with special attention focused on topics directly relating to […]