Study Spanish with authentic materials and exploring relevant contemporary issues, while connecting with Spanish-speaking communities. 

Features of the program:

  • Content Based language instruction
  • Community-Based Learning and Community engagement through Language Buddies
  • Tutoring
  • Semester-long study away programs through partner organizations . For more information on this go to the Center for International and Cultural Education.
  • Summer Term faculty led programs (some recent locations include: Peru, Costa Rica, Spain)

Explore more information about the section in the links below:

 About the section Goals and outcomes Major and minor Courses Honor Society

Current News

Meet our Spanish Departmental Assistant: Itzell Martinez

6 months ago, by Ana Adams

  Hi, my name is Itzell Martinez, I am a senior pre-dental Spanish major and LALACS minor here at Gustavus. On campus I am involved in the tri sigma sorority, secretary and publicist for the pre-dental club, OLAS, and a Gustie Greeter. I am from Maplewood, MN and this year I have the pleasure of […]

5th Gustavus Latinx Film Festival: Ema, a Woman on Fire

Around 3 years ago, by Ana Adams

  The film “Ema” starts with a fire. Specifically, it begins with the visage of a burning stoplight, and the screen pans out to reveal a woman holding a blowtorch. This woman, Ema, is setting fire to the streets. The film, directed by Juan de Dios Larraín, tells the story of this fire-starter, a dancer […]

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