The Department of Spanish and Portuguese gathered at Palmer House on Friday, September 17, 2021 in celebration of the start of the new academic year.
- Monday, Sep 20, 2021
- 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.
- 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.
- Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021
On April 22, 2021, Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro, SPO alumna Flora Thomson-DeVeaux and SPO graduate student Julia Kornberg participated in the Sant Jordi in New York 2021 Literary Festival.
Julia Kornberg discussed "Animals" by Hebe Uhart with translator Robert Croll.
- Tuesday, Jun 8, 2021
Professor Rubén Gallo’s review of “Horizontal Vertigo: A City Called Mexico” by Juan Villoro was recently published in The New York Times.
- Monday, Jun 7, 2021
In May 2021, Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro was interviewed by Luiz Eduardo Garcia da Silva for the Brazilian Research and Studies Center from Würzburg, Germany, on the topic of the future of democracy in Brazil.
- Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese announces the departure of four lecturers effective this summer: Jeannie Byrne, Iria González-Becerra, Manuel Malia, and Jovana Zujevic.
- Thursday, May 6, 2021
In the ever-changing world of popular culture, current events, and rapidly evolving socio-political issues, it is imperative that the materials used to teach language and culture reflect these shifting dynamics.
In answer to this challenge, the department’s Portuguese faculty have created Língua Viva, an engaging online platform custom made for Princeton students studying Portuguese and features real-life content generated by native Portuguese speakers.
- Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021
On Monday, April 26, 2021, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese presented a book launch event for The Business of Conquest: Empire, Love, and Law in the Atlantic World (University of Notre Dame Press, 2020) by Nicole Legnani, assistant professor.
- Monday, Apr 26, 2021
The 3rd Annual NYU Conference on Second Language Pedagogy: Teaching Literacy and the Multiliteracies Framework was held virtually on Friday, April 23.
Mariana Bono, Associate Director of the Spanish Language Program, gave a presentation about experiential learning with art and archival collections, featuring teaching initiatives that take students to Firestone’s Rare Books and Special Collections, the Princeton University Art Museum, and the Lewis Center for the Arts.