By Alejandro Martínez
On November 25 "The Whisperers", a performance directed by the Argentine theater director Vivi Tellas, took place at Princeton. Students, faculty and staff walked through the campus together while reading various texts about Latin America in a quiet voice.
By Alejandro Martínez
The Mitchell Scholarships recognize outstanding academic distinction, leadership and service. The recipients will spend a year of graduate study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The program is named in honor of former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s contributions to the Northern Ireland peace process.
Mauricio Acuña’s dissertation titled “Um mestre de capoeira entre gingas e letras” was defended with honors at the University of São Paulo in 2017 and recently received the First Honorable Mention of the Silvio Romero Prize, an annual award established by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute of Brazil.
Interviewed by Julie Clack
You received your Ph.D. in ethnomusicology… can you describe what that field is for us?
Congratulations to PhD candidate Ingrid Brioso Rieumont, recipient of a 2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to individual doctoral students whose dissertation will make an unusually significant contribution to their discipline.
Jorge has successfully defended his dissertation “Poetics of Solidarity: The Emergence of Anarchist Mass Culture (Spain, 1898).”
Jorge plans to move to Spain to work on his book manuscript.
By Rafael SM Paniagua
Ten students from Prof. Rafael SM Paniagua’s course on Museums, Archives, and Audiences in Modern Spain (SPA382/HUM384/ART382) visited the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This visit complemented a class discussion about folk museums and the material heritage of pre-automated technology.
Salama’s opinion piece titled "A Warming Climate Is Changing Sukkot" was recently published in the New York Times. Please click here to...
Fernando Acosta-Rodriguez, Librarian for Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, and Iberian Peninsular Studies, has completed digitizing materials that were gathered during the 2011 Indignados or 15M (short for May 15th) Movement from Spain.
To read more and to access the collection please click...
Marina Brownlee has just published Cervantes’ ‘Persiles’ and the Travails of Romance, a collection of essays focused on the Persiles—which Cervantes assumed (rather than the Quijote) would be his legacy to the world.