News

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021

By Michelle Tong

Border relations between the United States and Mexico has become a major topic for recent news. This inspired Spanish and Portuguese Lecturer Nadia Cervantes to design “Before and After the Wall”, a freshman seminar that takes a closer look at the subject through a humanistic lens.

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021

Aparecida Vilaça’s Paletó y yo. Memorias de mi padre indígena translated, edited, and with an introduction by Ph.D. candidate Ingrid Brioso Rieumont will be released on April 28, 2021 by Casa de las Américas.

The book was awarded the Casa de las Américas Prize for Brazilian Literature in 2020.

Tuesday, Apr 6, 2021

Spanish and Portuguese Lecturer Anna Alsina Naudi has been elected to a Visiting Fellowship for the whole academic year 2021-22 at Exeter College (University of Oxford).

Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021

Berta Del Río Alcalá, postgraduate research associate (PGRA) has been a part of a collective research project that highlights the impact of the pandemic on Spanish theatre. The project utilizes interviews and surveys with professionals in the field to produce an archive.

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Friday, Mar 26, 2021

Alumni share stories of friendship, best memories, and opportunities they pursued as Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) concentrators.

For more information about Concentrating in Spanish & Portuguese, visit the Prospective Concentrators webpage...

Thursday, Mar 25, 2021

By Paloma Moscardó-Vallés

On March 10-14, 2021, the 52nd North Eastern Modern Language (NEMLA) Conference was held online with 490 sessions in total. Many of the department’s lecturers took part in panels and roundtables showcasing the work of SPO.

Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021

The Humanities Council presents a new play for Zoom led by Argyro Nicolaou (Hellenic Studies) titled ESL (English as a Second Language). The play features SPO graduate student Oriele Benavides as part of the cast and as a co-writer of the script.

Monday, Mar 22, 2021

Assistant Professor Natalia Castro Picón was recently featured in the article “Teaching a pandemic in real time” which highlights five Princeton professors as they share how they are teaching about the pandemic this semester.

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Monday, Mar 8, 2021

By Catalina Méndez Vallejo

On February 22, we welcomed Prof. María Florencia Rizzo from the CONICET institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a virtual visit in SPA307 (Advanced Spanish Language and Style), which is taught this semester by Prof. Catalina Méndez Vallejo and Prof. Raquel Mattson-Prieto.

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