On Tuesday, April 9th and Monday, April 15th, the Spanish and Portuguese Department joined other language departments in East Pyne to welcome newly admitted students from the Class of 2023 for Princeton Preview.
- Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
- Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, students, faculty, graduate students and staff gathered at Palmer House for a Holiday Reception before the winter recess.
Acting Chair Rubén Gallo began the evening with brief remarks followed by Professor Rachel Price who introduced Visiting Student Research Collaborator (VSRC), Mónica Ravelo.
- Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
- Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Written by Jorge Gaupp, Berta del Río and Robert Myak
- Monday, Nov 5, 2018
By Julie Clack
On Tuesday, October 23, the Princeton community gathered in the lobby and courtyard of East Pyne to celebrate the Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos.
According to Professor Aisha Beliso-De Jesus, the organizer of the event, the Day of the Dead — which takes place from November 1 to 2 — is an indigenous and Catholic syncretic practice in Mexico and Latin America that remembers and honors the deceased.
- Monday, Oct 22, 2018
On Friday, October 19th, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese promoted the third edition of the "Noite de Capoeira" (Capoeira Night).
The event was coordinated by lecturer Daiane Tamanaha and the group Princeton Capoeira. The "Noite de Capoeira" took place at the entrance of East Pyne and more than 20 people, including students, professors, and "capoeiristas" (people who practice capoeira), came to the event.
- Monday, Sep 17, 2018
On Friday, September 14, 2018, students, faculty, graduate students and staff gathered at Palmer House for the department’s annual Welcome Back Reception.
Acting Chair Rubén Gallo, introduced new faculty member Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús, lecturer Rafael Sanchez-Mateos Paniagua, visiting faculty Ulrike Capdepon and Marília Librandi-Rocha, and graduate students Yangyou Fang and Robert Myak.
Photos from the event can be viewed on the department’s Facebook page.
- Monday, Jun 4, 2018
Photos from the Class Day reception can be accessed here.
Photo credit: Daiane Tamanaha
The Department announced the following prizes which were awarded to undergraduates at the Class Day reception held June 4, 2018:
Premio Ángel Rama for excellence by a freshman or sophomore in advanced Spanish courses:
- Tuesday, May 1, 2018
In April, the Department of French and Italian and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese cosponsored Cesar Cumbe’s week-long visit to Princeton with the help of the 250th Anniversary Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education.
Cumbe is a professor of sociolinguistics at the University of Maputo in Mozambique, and an affiliated researcher at the Observatory for Societies of the Indian Ocean, based on the French island of La Reunion.
- Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
On April 5th, there was a special screening of the film "The Eyes of the Journey"/"Los Ojos del Camino". The screening was co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Program in Latin American Studies.