UCLA Spanish & Portuguese Department Professor Barbara Fuchs has been selected as the first winner of the “Ñ” Award, a distinction recently launched by the Instituto Cervantes to mark the thirtieth anniversary of its founding. The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals or legal entities with an outstanding record in the international dissemination of the Spanish language. Professor Fuchs was lauded by the Board of Directors of the Instituto Cervantes for her numerous books and for her role as founder of the Diversifying the Classics Project. Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain, will present the award to Professor Fuchs at a ceremony to be held at UCLA on July 22nd.
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