The Spanish House
Perkins House is located on Hillcrest Rd. behind the tennis courts and next to the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs. There are two double rooms and seven singles that house 10 students plus a Teaching Assistant. This year’s T.A. is Mario Portugal Ramírez from Oruro, Bolivia. Students pledge to speak only Spanish in the house, and host a number of activities and gatherings. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to apply here. The deadline to apply for housing for 2013-2014 is Friday, March 1. The house has been filled for 2013-2014.
The Portuguese House
The Portuguese House has room for four students and a Teaching Assistant. This year’s T.A. is Gustavo Freire from Brasília. Residents pledge to only speak Portuguese in the house. The Portuguese House hosts numerous activities throughout the year, including screenings, cafezinhos, presentations, dinners, and parties. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to apply. Contact Professor Fernando Rocha to apply.
Each semester we hire student tutors who work through the Center for Teaching, Learning & Research. Please contact CTLR (x5977, firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. If you would like to be considered for a tutor position, please fill out the Tutor Form in the Resources section in the left menu of our page.
We have language tables available every weekday lunch throughout the academic year. This provides a comfortable atmosphere to carry on informal conversation with students, faculty, and staff in a relaxed environment. Both the Portuguese & Spanish tables are held in Redfield Proctor.
Alianza Latinoamericana y Caribeña
The mission of this student organization is to learn more about Latino cultures and to share that knowledge with the Middlebury College community through such events as lectures, panels, films, and social activities, and to offer students of Latin American background social support, especially to new students who may need help in adapting to Middlebury. Membership is open to all members of the Middlebury College community.