Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús, Ph.D. is a cultural and social anthropologist who has conducted ethnographic research with Santería practitioners in Cuba and the United States, and police officers and Black and Brown communities affected by police violence in the United States. Her research and teaching span the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, and Afro-Latinx circulations. Dr.
- Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018
- Monday, Jul 9, 2018
Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro was featured in the article “Summer Reads 2018: What are Princeton professors reading this summer?” as one of six Princeton professors who were interviewed to discuss their favorite books on their shelves.
Read the article here.
- Thursday, May 10, 2018
SPO lecturers recently launched a new website to showcase and promote their work both inside and outside the university. Visitors can find a variety of class projects, community engagement events, presentations, publications, etc. that relate both to their teaching and research interests.
View the website here.
- Thursday, May 3, 2018
This spring, Professor Angel Loureiro is retiring from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. A scholar of modern and contemporary Spain with interests in photography and film, Loureiro has taught courses on topics ranging from “History and Memory in Contemporary Spanish Culture” to “Work and Love, Play and Politics in Spanish Cinema.”
Loureiro, who has taught at Princeton for over 17 years, became the first chair of the department when it was formed in 2001.
- Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
SPO lecturers Andie Faber, Adriana Merino and Anais Holgado Lage presented about their use of the online platform Aprendo in the courses SPA101, SPA103 and SPA107 during the 2018 Northeast Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention. The Convention took place in Pittsburgh on April 12-15. The talk, "Engaging critical thinking in the elementary and intermediate L2 classroom using an online platform", was included as part of a panel called "Academic Content in the Elementary and Intermediate L2 Classroom".
- Thursday, Apr 19, 2018
On Friday, April 6, The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Professor Christina Lee, presented a workshop titled The Spanish Transpacific, between East and West, 1521-1815.
- Monday, Mar 12, 2018
Anais Holgado Lage recently published the book Diccionario de marcadores discursivos para estudiantes de español como segunda lengua. A dictionary of expressions to be used by both students and instructors of Spanish.
The dictionary, edited by publisher Peter Lang, includes 700 expressions of different kinds: link words, speech organizers and conversational markers and was the core of Anais Holgado Lage's Ph.D. thesis, defended at the University of Salamanca in 2014. Every entry is organized by level and function and includes several examples.
- Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Alberto Bruzos Moro recently received the 2018 Outstanding Article award by the journal Hispania for his article "El capital cultural del español y su enseñanza como lengua extranjera en Estados Unidos". This award recognizes the top article among more than 30 other articles published during the two-year period in the journal.
- Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
The papers of Argentine author and critic Ricardo Piglia, professor emeritus of the Princeton University Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, are now available for research at Firestone Library.
More information can be found here.
A detailed finding aid describing the content of the archive can be found here.
- Thursday, Feb 8, 2018
Written by Javier Guerrero