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.
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.
Written by Javier Guerrero
During the 2018 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention which took place in New York City on January 4-7, Mariana Bono and Adriana Merino presented their research paper “Collaborative Pedagogies for Advanced L2 Composition” in a panel organized by the MLA’s Forum on Applied Linguistics. Additionally, Gorka Bilbao Terreros was one of the speakers discussing undergraduate foreign language requirements in a program arranged by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) Executive Committee.
On December 8, 2017, SPO lecturers, Catalina Mendez Vallejo, Paloma Moscardo, Anais Holgado, Nadia Cervantes, and Andie Faber presented a talk at Instituto Cervantes, New York, at a conference for Spanish language educators titled, “El futuro de la enseñanza del español en EE.UU.” (The future of Spanish teaching in the United States).
On October 12, over 40 students, faculty, staff and friends gathered on Princeton University’s campus for a tribute to Ricardo Piglia, professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures, emeritus. Piglia died Jan. 6 of cardiac arrest from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was 76.
Written by Rachel Price
In 1900 Moses Taylor Pyne withdrew funds to begin construction on what would eventually become East Pyne, the building that now houses the Spanish and Portuguese as well as other language departments.
Luis Goncalves, SPO lecturer, was recently elected Vice President of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL). Luis was selected by the NCOLCTL Delegate Assembly and will serve as Vice President from 2018-2020.
SPO emeritus faculty member Ronald Surtz and his co-editor Professor Jessica Boon (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) were recently awarded Honorable Mention by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW) for their translation of the publication, Mother Juana de la Cruz, 1481–1534: Visionary Sermons. The prize was awarded in the category for the best scholarly edition in translation of 2016 in the field of early modern women and gender.
Zujevic received her Ph.D. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies from Georgetown University.
Before joining the department, she was a professor at Rider University where she designed courses on Miguel de Cervantes and Spanish theatre and film since the 1930s.