• Essays by Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow César Colón-Montijo highlights afterlives of Afro-Puerto Rican singer Ismael “Maelo” Rivera (1931-1987)

    Friday, Dec 10, 2021

    By Michelle Tong

    Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow César Colón-Montijo has published two essays expanding on his research on the afterlives of Afro-Puerto Rican singer Ismael “Maelo” Rivera (1931-1987).

    Reflecting on the process of publishing these essays, Colón-Montijo noted, “I see these pieces as building blocks for the book manuscript I am writing, entitled 'Después de tanta salsa', which will be published in 2022 by Ediciones Callejón, one of the foremost Puerto Rican academic and literary presses.”

  • Nicolás Sánchez-Rodríguez joins Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

    Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

    Four new scholars have joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts in this fall. The Society, established by a gift from charter trustee Lloyd Cotsen and the Humanities Council’s leadership in 1999, is an interdisciplinary community of postdoctoral fellows and Princeton faculty members that aims to bring innovative approaches to scholarship and teaching. It offers outstanding young scholars with a recent Ph.D. the opportunity to enhance their teaching and research over a period of three years.

  • Afro-Asian Lives and Cultures in Latin America

    Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

    By Michelle Tong

    On Friday, September 24, 2021, Professor Christina Lee hosted a virtual conference that focused on highlighting the complexities and cultural richness of Afro-Asian identities and communities in Latin America. The conference featured prominent speakers who presented talks focusing on a different aspect of this rich field of study.

  • Christina Lee welcomes Princeton graduate students during “Success in Graduate School” panel

    Tuesday, Sep 7, 2021

    Professor Christina Lee, who graduated from Princeton with a Ph.D. in 1999 and is now an associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese, recently participated in the “Success in Graduate School” panel as part of the Graduate School’s orientation.

    Princeton University welcomed 713 graduate students from 54 countries for the 2021-22 academic year during orientation activities held Aug. 25-26.

    Read more on the Princeton University website.

  • Video: Rachel Price featured in discussion “Material Turn in Cuban Studies”

    Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021

    Professor Rachel Price, member of the editorial board of the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies (JLACS), was recently involved in publishing a special dossier on Cuban material culture titled “Material Turn in Cuban Studies.”

    Price participated in a conversation along with executive editor of JLACS, Isis Sadek; the guest editor of the dossier, María A. Cabrera Arús; and two of the authors, Jacqueline Loss and Michael Bustamante to discuss the highlights of the dossier and the material turn in Cuban studies.


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