News

SPO professor Javier Guerrero book recently published through Metales Pesados (Chilean publishing press)
Feb. 1, 2023

Guerrero's book argues that writers’ and visual artists’ archives transcend the funereal condition traditionally associated with the archive, giving rise to new permutations that challenge the sharp division between living and dying, between an author’s material end and the end of artistic production. 

SPO professors visit West Africa to explore Cape Verde as an added excursion for the Princeton in Portugal program
Jan. 26, 2023

They plan to return in June with our Princeton in Portugal students and hope to create long lasting ties between Princeton University and Cabo Verde. 

SPO grad student Rodney Lebrón Rivera awarded McGraw Center grant for digital pedagogy project
Jan. 17, 2023

Grad student Rodney Lebrón Rivera designed, managed and implemented the Puerto Rico Storymaps Project in SPS250 / LAS250 Identity in the Spanish Speaking World. Access some of the students' creations in this news article. 

Popular Wintersession by SPO's Amina Shabani features homegrown produce and flowers
Jan. 3, 2023

SPO lecturer Amina Shabani shares her passion for growing herbs, vegetables and flowers during the Wintersession. A second section of her course was added as a result of so many eager participants from the Princeton community.

Graduate Administrator Silvana Bishop retires after more than 18 years of service
Dec. 21, 2022

Silvana Bishop, who has worked in SPO for over 18 years and is now retiring, was honored on December 9th at Palmer House. We congratulate her on this milestone and wish her a long and happy retirement.

Renowned photographer Gian Paolo Minelli visits SPA 307
Dec. 13, 2022

On September 19th, Minelli discussed his life-long photography projects and had an interesting conversation with the students about the conception of the project and his involvement with the community.

The power of counter-stereotypical narratives
Dec. 13, 2022

On December 5th, SPAN 107 students welcomed Dr. Erick Martínez Juárez, a current second-year neurology resident physician at UCLA. The students felt inspired by Dr. Martínez’s life and accomplishments in medicine and politics despite the challenges he faced growing up as a Chicano in the South. 

SPO lecturers bring the world to SPA 101 through Zoom presentation of the "la huatia" of Peru
Dec. 9, 2022

On December 8th, 2022, SPA 101 students had the opportunity to put their first-semester Spanish skills to the test by listening to Peruvian medical doctor and researcher Malena Martinez speak about “la huatia”, a staple of Andean cuisine.

"La limonada que conecta a todos" awarded best podcast in SPA 105
Dec. 8, 2022

This year the award for best original podcast production in SPA105 went to three students for an endearing podcast dedicated to Gabriela's great grandmother and her famous lemonade! Click the news article to listen to the podcast!