• 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.

  • Website by SPO Lecturers Now Available

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    SPO lecturers recently launched a new website to showcase and promote their work both inside and outside the university. Visitors can find a variety of class projects, community engagement events, presentations, publications, etc. that relate both to their teaching and research interests.

    View the website here.

  • Professor Angel Loureiro to retire after 17 years at Princeton

    Thursday, May 3, 2018

    By Julie Clack

    This spring, Professor Angel Loureiro is retiring from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. A scholar of modern and contemporary Spain with interests in photography and film, Loureiro has taught courses on topics ranging from “History and Memory in Contemporary Spanish Culture” to “Work and Love, Play and Politics in Spanish Cinema.”

    Loureiro, who has taught at Princeton for over 17 years, became the first chair of the department when it was formed in 2001.

  • SPO Lecturers Present at 2018 NeMLA Convention

    Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

    SPO lecturers Andie Faber, Adriana Merino and Anais Holgado Lage presented about their use of the online platform Aprendo in the courses SPA101, SPA103 and SPA107 during the 2018 Northeast Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention. The Convention took place in Pittsburgh on April 12-15. The talk, "Engaging critical thinking in the elementary and intermediate L2 classroom using an online platform", was included as part of a panel called "Academic Content in the Elementary and Intermediate L2 Classroom".

  • Lecturer Anais Holgado Lage Publishes Dictionary of Discourse Markers

    Monday, Mar 12, 2018

    Anais Holgado Lage recently published the book Diccionario de marcadores discursivos para estudiantes de español como segunda lengua. A dictionary of expressions to be used by both students and instructors of Spanish.

    The dictionary, edited by publisher Peter Lang, includes 700 expressions of different kinds: link words, speech organizers and conversational markers and was the core of Anais Holgado Lage's Ph.D. thesis, defended at the University of Salamanca in 2014. Every entry is organized by level and function and includes several examples.


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