Rutgers Hosts the 2024 ATISA Conference

During the weekend of April 5th-7th the Conference of the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association was held in the AB building and hosted over 80 international scholars from over 15 countries. Many of the top international voices in translation studies today in areas such as


Jane Teran and Nicolette Alexandra Brito-Cruz Receive Víctor Fernández-Fragoso 2024 Award!

Congratulations to our Víctor Fernández-Fragoso Award recipients Jane Teran and Nicolette Alexandra Brito-Cruz! 

The Fragoso Award honors the legacy of Víctor Fernández-Fragoso (1944- 1982), a Puerto Rican poet and playwright who played a major role in the promotion and inclusion of Latino


Prof. Laura Ramírez Receives Chancellor Award for Excellence in Service

Congratulations to our own Prof. Laura Ramírez on receiving the 2023-24 Chancellor Award for Excellence in Service!

This prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions through innovative teaching, cross-disciplinary research, public engagement, impact, and service. The individuals receiving


SpanPort featured in SAS news digest!

Rutgers undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty welcomed musician Fernando Saci and enjoyed some Brazilian rhythm and percussion as part of the Department's Portuguese Open House. The experience was part of the Year of Languages (YoL) program, Languages of the Arts, in the Division of


Jennifer Flaherty and Rosy Ruiz Receive the 2023 SAS Staff Excellence Recognition Award!

This annual recognition program celebrates staff who have distinguished themselves in service excellence, dedication, and hard work with the school and our faculty, staff, students, and constituents.  

Rosy Ruiz, department administrator, and Jennifer Flaherty, assistant director of finance and


Prof. Marcy Schwartz Receives Human Dignity Award

Congratulations to our amazing Professor, Marcy Schwartz, on receiving the Clement A. Price Human Dignity Award!

This award recognizes demonstrated commitment to promoting and practicing diversity, inclusion, equity, and access within the University at the highest level.

Read more here.

SAS Awards Ariela Parisi

Ariela has been awarded the 2022 School of Arts and Sciences Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education at the TA rank. Congratulations Ariela!

Click HERE to read her citation.


METÁFORA: Pintura y Agresión by Francisco Cantero Soriano

Congratulations to Fran Cantero Soriano for a splendid workshop on poetry and aggression! Metáfora had its first gathering this past Wednesday in AB. Fran led the participants to sketch and play with colors while guiding students to make connections between art, culture and creative expression.


Halloween Trunk or Treat 2022

SpanPort participated for the first time at the Unity Square Trunk or Treat 2022 event for New Brunswick families for Halloween, and it was enormous fun! The event was free to the community and served 650-700 trick-or-treaters. A special thank you to our SpanPort volunteers Prof. Marcy Schwartz, 


Summer Study Abroad in Salamanca, Spain 2024

Study Abroad Spain will return Summer 2024 led by Professor Laura Ramirez with new changes and updates to the program!

Sigma Delta Pi: Applications are Open!

Sigma Delta Pi: The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2023 semester. The deadline is Monday, March 27th.

To Apply or for more information about Sigma Delta Pi, please visit our SDP page.


Translation and Interpreting Internship- Spanish

Translation and Interpreting Internship-Spanish for Spring 2023

Supervised training in a business firm, social service agency, or government office. Weekly discussions of specific texts and problems arising from the field work experience and invited speakers from a variety of fields in Translation


Professor Daniel da Silva featured in Rutgers Today

Professor Daniel da Silva featured in Rutgers Today

Assistant professor of Portuguese and Luso-Afro-Brazilian Cultures, Daniel da Silva, is featured on the September 2022 issue of Rutgers Today. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Prof. da Silva, reflects on identity, the complexities of


Fall 2022 - Faculty News



FACULTY NEWS Professor Joseph Casillas has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, and was awarded the Presidential fellowship for teaching excellence. Professor Jorge Marcone has been appointed Associate Dean in the Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences. Professor Kendra...

Hispanic Hertiage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th-October 15th where Hispanic American culture and contributions are celebrated and honored. This celebration began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson and later extended to a month-long observation in 1988

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