The Department of Spanish & Portuguese
The website for the Department of Spanish & Portuguese can be found at:
On the site, you will find information relating not only to departmental policies and procedures, but also to your specific area of study, linguistics or literature & culture.
Please take some time to familiarize yourselves with the graduate tab of the webpage, under which you will find the Department Handbook and Program Requirements. This document will guide you throughout your entire academic program at Georgetown.
Our Department Chair is Dr. Alfonso Morales-Front and our Directors of Graduate Study are Dr. Michael Ferreira (Linguistics) and Dr. Gwen Kirkpatrick (Literature).
There is also the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) that addresses the needs and concerns of the graduate student community at Georgetown and the Graduate Students of Spanish & Portuguese Organization (GSPSO) which meets regularly to discuss life in the department and to address our specific concerns and questions regarding the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. Their websites are:
Please look over both sites, especially the GSO site as they offer important information for incoming graduate students.
Before your arrival, please consider the following Enrollment Checklist, furnished by the GSO:
Finally, please be sure to check the website and Department Handbook and Program Requirements often as both are frequently updated with new information.