Students in POR 107 (Intermediate Portuguese) participated in an in-class debate to discuss various controversial topics ranging from the legalization of drugs to politics. The debate was recorded at the Broadcast Center in Lewis Library. This project was coordinated by lecturer Daiane Tamanaha.
- Thursday, Nov 18, 2021
- Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
Students in POR 107 have created a television show titled “Perspectivas da Lusofonia.” Recently Elise Hogan ’24 hosted an interview with Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro, and Nick Pusater ’22 interviewed Brazilian photographer Jennifer Cabral-Pierce.
The project was coordinated by Portuguese lecturer Daiane Tamanaha.
- Thursday, Oct 7, 2021
Photos and text by Rodney Lebrón Rivera
- 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.
- 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
SPO concentrator Rodrigo Picharo '21 was featured by the Lewis Center for the Arts in honor of National Poetry Month. Seniors writing a poetry collection as their creative writing thesis were invited to read one of their poems.
View the video of “Postcard” by Picharo ' on the Lewis Center for the Arts website.
- Thursday, Dec 10, 2020
Dec 10, 2020 was the centenary of Clarice Lispector. For the occasion, Professor Marília Librandi has created, with the Brazil LAB, the sonic library Clarice 100 Ears, where one can listen to Clarice’s luminous writing in multiple languages and in the voice of artists, scholars, and everyday readers.