• Whispering at Princeton

    Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

    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.

  • Drag Kings: An Archeology of Spectacular Masculinities in Latino America

    Monday, May 13, 2019

    By Julie Clack

    Last month, Professor Javier Guerrero, in collaboration with Northwestern University’s Nathalie Bouzaglo, convened the first international Drag Kings symposium at Princeton. The three-year project, titled “Drag Kings: An Archeology of Spectacular Masculinities in Latino America,” “debates the future of gender in the unequal, plural, and contradictory space that we call Latino America.”

  • Department celebrates launch of Populisms in Latin America, Spain, and Beyond

    Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

    On April 18, 2019, the department hosted a book presentation and panel to celebrate the launch of ¿El populismo por venir?. The co-editors of the book, Professor Emeritus Ángel Loureiro and Professor Rachel Price, were joined by Professor Germán Labrador Méndez and Professor Vicente Rubio (Fordham University) to reflect on the book, and more generally on ongoing populist movements around the world.

  • SPO Gathers Together for Holiday Reception

    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.

  • Princeton celebrates the Day of the Dead

    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.


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