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18th Annual Conference on Latin American and Iberian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

DISCURSIVE LANDSCAPES: Connecting Geographies, Cultures and Contexts

March 30 – April 1, 2017


To register for the 2017 Céfiro Conference Please click here

You can download the tentative Céfiro Conference Program here:

CÉFIRO PROGRAM_V8_3-28-17.pdf
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Keynote speakers:

Professor Sara Beaudrie (Arizona State University)

Professor Kirsten Nigro (University of Texas, El Paso)

Featured Author:

Manuel Ramos, best-selling Chicano noir crime fiction author

Portal Information


Spanish and Portuguese gradute student organization, serves as a cultural, linguistic and profesional network for graduate students of Spanish and Portuguese in the Department of Classic and Modern Languages and Literatures at Terxas Tech University. The organization also promotes cultural and literary awareness of the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world.



Registration Year


Organization Purpose:

In 25 words or less, copy or summarize the organization's purpose as stated in the organization constitution.

The purpose of the organization is to promote the study of Latin American Iberian languages, literatures, and cultures. Included in this goal is the yearly publication of a journal.

Membership Requirements:

Indicate any classification or academic requirements listed in the organization's constitution, i.e.-dues, G.P.A. etc. Membership must be open to all Texas Tech students without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. Within an organization, differing membership status may not exist based on race, religion, gender, orientation, disability, or national origin.

Members must be graduate students currently enrolled at Texas Tech whose area or interest of study is: Latin American and Iberian languages,literatures and cultures. Any student who meets the above criteria may join the organization, and the students membership will terminate when he/she formally resigns or is no longer enrolled at Texas Tech.
Céfiro does not deny membership on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Are freshmen eligible to participate in this organization:


Name of On-Campus Advisor

TTU/HSC Full-Time Faculty/Staff Advisor or Sponsor. Please do not include prefixes in this field. Indicate any applicable prefixes above.

Susan Larson

On-Campus Advisor E-mail
On-Campus Advisor Phone Number



Vicente Iranzo

President Email

Zachary Brandner

Treasurer Email