Temple University Spanish degree and Portuguese course students have a number of resources available to help them along during their college experience. Take a look at our available undergraduate and graduate student resources.

Current Undergraduate Student Resources

Advising Resources

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If you are in need of a tutor to help you with your Spanish class, our department has graduate students/TA’s that are willing to meet with you for a fee. Please feel free to contact them with any questions.

AY 2018- 19 Available Spanish Tutors

AY 2018-19 Available Portuguese Tutors

Note: You may also contact the Russell Conwell Learning Center, Suite 202, 1700 N. Broad St., Phila, PA 19122 at (215) 204-1252. They may have undergraduate students that will tutor for free.

Academic Support Services for Spanish and Portuguese

Conversation Partners: This program provides opportunities for Spanish language learners to practice speaking and listening. Meet one-on-one with a Conversation Partner to practice conversation, build vocabulary, review grammar, practice oral presentations, and more.

Open to students in 1000 and 2000-level courses.

Writing Support: The Writing Center provides assistance with college writing assignments for Spanish courses. Meet one-on-one with a tutor to review your drafts; to build vocabulary; and to improve clarity, sentence structure, and grammar in your draft.

Email Liz Ursell with further questions.

Current Graduate Student Resources

  • View the Comprehensive Examination Reading Lists for the M.A. and PhD.
  • View a list of Doctor of Philosophy dissertations that have been completed between 1973 and the present in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Have a question about the graduate program in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese? View our FAQs.
  • For more information about M.A. and Ph.D. degree requirements, please review the Graduate Handbook.

Department Journal

Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea (ISSN: 0272-1635): ALEC publishes scholarly articles studying all aspects of twentieth and twenty-first century Spanish literature (from “modernism” and the so-called generation of 1898). Back archive available in JSTOR. The last three years are only available in print. The journal is part of The Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies (SSSAS). SSSAS promotes bibliographical, critical and pedagogical research in Spanish and Spanish-American studies by publishing works of particular merit in these areas. On occasion, The Society also publishes creative works. SSSAS is a non-profit educational organization.

For any correspondence regarding subscriptions and article submissions please contact the editors at sssas@temple.edu. Updated information about the journal’s most recent issues may be found at www.sssasalec.com.

Newsletter Archive

Hiram Aldarondo
427 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-0134

Undergraduate Chair:
Patricia Moore-Martinez
426 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5129

Graduate Chair:
Víctor Pueyo Zoco
445 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5129

Michelle Pugliese
429 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5628

Annette Vega
428 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-2877