• Rapping in Spanish

    Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

    By Julie Clack

    From Barcelona to Buenos Aires and Madrid to Mexico City, Spanish rap music and hip-hop brings people from all different backgrounds together. Like the music itself, the spring course “Rapping in Spanish” did the same for Princeton students.

  • Paloma Moscardó-Vallés honored at “Celebrating PACH” event

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    On May 19, 2019, SPO Lecturer Paloma Moscardó-Vallés was honored at the 7th annual “Celebrating PACH (Partners for Andean Community Health)” fundraising event for her work in designing and leading SPA 204: Medical Mission to Ecuador. Paloma also gave a brief presentation which detailed the work that she and her students have done in Ecuador.

  • 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 lecturer Daniela Salcedo Arnaiz publishes article on language attitudes in Peru

    Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

    Daniela Salcedo Arnaiz has contributed a chapter to the book Hispanic Contact Linguistics: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Perspectives, to be published by John Benjamins Press this year. The article, entitled "Andean Spanish and Provinciano Identity: Language Attitudes and Linguistic Ideologies towards Andean Migrants in Lima, Peru”, provides an approach to the language attitudes and ideologies that both Limeños and Andean migrants have towards a selection of (stigmatized) morphosyntactic features from Andean Spanish. Prof.

  • From the classroom to the community: Español en acción

    Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

    By Julie Clack

    Princeton’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers several ProCES (Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship) courses, including “Spanish in the Community,” “Medical Spanish” and “Spanish for a Medical Mission in Ecuador.” These courses connect service with academic work, giving students the opportunity to participate in community service as a part of their course.

  • SPO Welcomes New Faculty Member Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús

    Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018

    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.


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