• Língua Viva: Utilizing real-life content for Portuguese instruction

    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.

  • Colección Archivo Fotográfico de la Protesta en Chile 2019

    Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020

    Graduate students Alejandro Martínez Rodríguez (Spanish and Portuguese) and Camila P. Reyes Alé (Architecture) compiled a collection of photographs that document the social upheaval and crisis in Chile that began in October 2019. The nation-wide mass protests which went on steadily for months—only deterred by the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic—were triggered by an increase in subway fare in Santiago, the capital of the country, by $30 pesos.

  • Voces de Princeton: A video corpus of the University’s Spanish-speaking community

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    Catalina Méndez Vallejo, Associate Director of the Spanish Language Program, along with Ben Johnston, Senior Educational Technologist at the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, has created Voces de Princeton, a digital repository of interviews and casual conversations with members of the Spanish-speaking community at Princeton University.

  • Video: A Message from the Class of 2018

    Monday, Jul 23, 2018

    In a special video produced for Class Day, Department of Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) concentrators from the class of 2018 reflect on their favorite memories and experiences.

  • Video: Kyle Berlin '18 delivers Princeton's Valedictory address

    Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

    Princeton's valedictorian Kyle Berlin, a Spanish and Portuguese major from Arroyo Grande, California, delivers his remarks. A member of Rockefeller College, Berlin was awarded the George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize in 2017, the Freshman First Honor Prize in 2015 and the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence in 2014-15.

    A transcript of his address is available here.


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