At 9:00 AM on Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th in the Mosher Alumni House, The Latin American and Iberian Studies department will be hosting the Lusophone and Hispanic Annual Graduate Conference. Graduate students from UC Santa Barbara and other universities will present their research on topics related to comparative literature, feminist and queer Studies, Luso-Brazilian Literature, Spanish and Spanish American literatures, Latin American and Iberian studies, Chicanx literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, and translation studies. University of Texas at Austin professor Jorge Perez will be giving a keynote speech.