• Ricardo Piglia Papers Now Open for Research

    Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

    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.

  • SPO Lecturers Present at 2018 MLA Annual Convention

    Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

    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.

  • SPO at Instituto Cervantes in New York

    Friday, Dec 15, 2017

    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).

  • Students, Faculty and Friends Gather to Commemorate the Life of Ricardo Piglia

    Monday, Nov 6, 2017

    By Julie Clack

    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.

  • Cuban Slavery and the History of East Pyne

    Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

    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.

  • SPO Emeritus Faculty Ronald Surtz Awarded with Honorable Mention for Translated Publication

    Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

    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.

  • SPO Welcomes New Spanish Lecturer Jovana Zujevic

    Monday, Aug 21, 2017

    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.


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