Adriana Merino, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Lecturer, is one of the 2020 awardees of the Rapid Response David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Mini-Grants for innovation. The grant will support Adriana’s applied research on second language (L2) pedagogies and instructional and intercultural pragmatics.
- Thursday, Jul 9, 2020
- Tuesday, May 5, 2020
- Monday, May 4, 2020
Professor Nicole Legnani’s book titled The Business of Conquest: Empire, Love, and Law in the Atlantic World is a featured title as part of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 2020 virtual exhibit by the University of Notre Dame Press.
View the virtual exhibit.
More information about the book can be found on the University of Notre Dame Press website.
- Monday, Apr 27, 2020
Professor Rubén Gallo has been named a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Gallo is among twelve Princeton faculty who were elected to the Academy and joins 276 scholars, scientists, artists and leaders in the public, nonprofit and private sectors elected this year in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.
- Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
Professor Arturo Arias, Visiting Research Scholar and Visiting Professor at PLAS and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese (Fall 2019) was recently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his research on contemporary indigenous novels from Guatemala and Mexico.
Read more on the PLAS website.
- Thursday, Apr 9, 2020
By Paloma Moscardó
- Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020
Professor Christina Lee recently published a new book titled The Spanish Pacific, 1521-1815: A Reader of Primary Sources. The book was co-edited by Lee and Professor Ricardo Padrón, associate professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia.
This reader provides a selection of documents relevant to the encounters and entanglements that arose in the Spanish Pacific between European, Spanish Americans, and Asians while highlighting the role of natives, mestizos, and women.
- Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
By Julie Clack
Arto Lindsay is an artist, musician and producer. Born in Virginia but raised in Brazil, Lindsay has spent half of his life in the North and and the other half in South America. This year, as visiting lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese , he is co-teaching a course with Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
In the undergraduate course “Sound and Sense,” Lindsay, Meira Monteiro, and their students will explore how emotion and movement appear in Brazilian music.
- Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019
Marina Brownlee’s book, Cervantes’ ‘Persiles’ and the Travails of Romance, was recently featured in Discovery magazine.
Brownlee's book is a collection of original essays presenting new ways of looking at Cervantes’ final novel, Persiles, work that engages with geopolitical models of race, ethnicity, nation, and religion, and takes its inspiration from the highly influential Ethiopian story (the “Aethiopika”) by Heliodorus.
- Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019
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.