Observatorio Studies

Check out our most recent studies about diverse aspects of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures in the USA, published in both English and Spanish, and available online as well as in print.

Translators’ Corner

Join us! The Observatory invites emerging and expert translators to contribute to this section with English translations of short works originally published in Spanish, from various genres, periods, and origins.

Cervantes at Harvard
Observatory Grants

The Observatory provides annual funding for projects, faculty, and students at Harvard: Research and Publishing Grants, and co-sponsorship of EMR Latino activities.

2024 Observatorio Instituto Cervantes Symposium

The Observatorio will hold its annual symposium New Perspectives on Hispanic Cultures on May 30th-31st, 2024.

Instituto Cervantes' Exams

The Observatorio is an examination center for the Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE).

See here for more information about SIELE and other IC official exams.

The Instituto Cervantes in the United States

The Instituto Cervantes has five centers in the U.S.—Albuquerque, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and the Observatorio at Harvard University, an extension in El Paso, and an aula in Seattle.

 

Instituto Cervantes' Online Spanish Courses

See AVE Global and other Spanish courses: general Spanish, DELE preparation, grammar, and courses for children. All of them online!

Spanish, A Growing Global Language

Following data from the 2023 Anuario del Instituto Cervantes, almost 600 million people in the world have Spanish as either their native or foreign language, and it is the 2nd most used language on Wikipedia, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Instituto Cervantes’ Online Library

Access here digital resources in Spanish: ebooks, audiobooks, digital journals, other online resources, and virtual book and movie clubs.

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Sep 28

El espejo de Alicia

Harvard

Sep 14

Open House 2023

Harvard

Jun 01 - Jun 02

2024 Symposium

Harvard

May 18

Spanish "Black Legend"

Harvard

May 04

Huellas epistolares

Harvard

Apr 27

10th Anniversary

Harvard

Apr 13

Memorial de ecos

Harvard

Mar 23

Spanish in Boston

Harvard

Jan 26

Latino Hollywood

Harvard

Jan 19

Zóbel Reads Lorca

Harvard

Dec 07

"Trilce" y su impacto

Harvard

Oct 13

The García Family

Harvard

Sep 28

Javier Marías

Harvard

Sep 15

Open House

Harvard

Jun 02 - Jun 03

Symposium 2022

Harvard

May 19

The Galician Exile

Harvard

Nov 04

Sacred Steps

Harvard

Oct 21

Resonant Echoes

Harvard

Oct 14

La NASA

Harvard

Oct 07

Arleene Correa Valencia

Harvard

Jun 03 - Jun 04

Symposium 2021

Harvard

May 20

Bicentenario del Perú

Harvard

May 13

Teatro argentino en EEUU

Harvard

May 06

'Granta'

Harvard

Apr 29

La ciudad de los libros

Harvard

Oct 08

Música en la red

Harvard

Sep 24 - Sep 25

Symposium 2020

Harvard
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Sep 01 - May 31

GRANTS FOR PROJECTS

Harvard

May 21

Teaching Spanish

Online

Oct 10

El español de Venezuela

Harvard

Sep 12

OPEN HOUSE

Harvard
Instituto Cervantes at Harvard University

Jun 06

El Quijote, una versión

Harvard
Instituto Cervantes at Harvard University

May 16

EL ESPAÑOL EN LOS EE.UU.

Harvard
Instituto Cervantes at Harvard University

May 10 - May 11

Observatorio Symposium 2019

Harvard

Apr 27

CIRCUNNAVEGACIÓN

Harvard
Instituto Cervantes at Harvard University

Apr 11

Joaquín Rodrigo

Harvard

Apr 04

ELOGIO DEL LENGUAJE

Harvard

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