About Tertulia

Tertulia is a series of conversations in Spanish about Spanish-speaking culture in the United States. BYOC (Bring Your Own Cafecito).

“Tertulia” is also a word in Spanish that describes what happens when people gather together specifically for conversation. (You can read more about the tradition of tertulias in this Wikipedia article.)

Tertulia is a production of Tertulia LLC, whose mission is to support the use of Spanish as a vibrant language for culture, commerce, and community building in the U.S.


Emily Hunsberger is the creator, producer, and host of Tertulia. Emily is also a bilingual communications consultant and has worked on initiatives led by NGOs both in the United States and throughout Latin America, including Brazil and the Guianas. She grew up in South Florida and holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Spanish with concentrations in Latin American studies and bilingual education, respectively.

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