Spanish

Opportunity

Spanish and Latin American movies are shown Saturdays from 4-6 p.m. at ARH 302. All are welcome to attend!
Helena Percas de Ponseti Senior Award In the spring of 2000 former Grinnell Spanish professor Helena Percas de Ponseti generously established an endowment that permits the Department of Spanish to recognize the superior achievement of a graduating major through an award of $2500...
Students are invited to Spanish House (1316 Park St.) at 9 p.m. on Thursdays to meet with the Spanish Language Assistant for informal conversation.
Internship Grant Programs The Career Development Office and the Office of Social Commitment will give you very helpful information on internship opportunities as well as funding resources to support your internship. Current 2nd and 3rd year students are eligible to apply for...
Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 7 - 9 p.m., in ARH 223 (Spanish Seminar Room) The Spanish Language Assistant and two tutors are available to help students with oral, listening, reading, and writing practice. This assistance is principally offered for students in the first...
Student Organization for Latinos and Latinas (SOL) is "designed to focus on the unique cultural experiences of students of Latino heritage. Our organization coordinates activities highlighting the cultural diversity of the Latino community and aims especially to educate the...
Las Estrellas de la Galaxia Las Estrellas de la Galaxia, an after school Spanish language program for Grinnell area youths, seeks Grinnell College students to work at the Davis and Galaxy after school programs teaching Spanish to K-4th graders using games, music and crafts or...

Building

The Alumni Recitation Hall contains classrooms for classes in the Social Studies and Humanities, as well as faculty offices for departments of foreign languages and Classics. The facilities also include a 158-seat screening auditorium, the multipurpose Meredith AudioVisual...
  1316 Park Street is a College-owned house. More commonly known as Spanish House, 1315 Park is one of Grinnell’s five language houses. These houses are associated with their corresponding academic department. The purpose of the language house program is to provide students who...
  1316 Park Street is a College-owned house. More commonly known as Spanish House, 1315 Park is one of Grinnell’s five language houses. These houses are associated with their corresponding academic department. The purpose of the language house program is to provide students who...

News Item

Former Grinnell students Philip Guarco and Kathryn Jackson generously established an endowment that permits the Spanish department to recognize the achievement of a Spanish major through a yearly monetary award. The department selects a junior Spanish major taking into account...
Clare Boerigter (’14) is the winner of the Helena Percas de Ponseti Senior Award for the Academic Year 2013-2014. This award recognizes the quality of Clare’s academic record as well as her commitment to the Department's program. In the forty years Professor Helena Percas de...

Group Info

The study of Spanish at Grinnell is an interdisciplinary immersion in Spanish-speaking cultures worldwide. You’ll live the language in class, at weekly tables and labs and special events, talk with visiting guests and scholars, and enjoy study-abroad and internship opportunities...