• Princetonians at the Spanish Theater

    Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018

    Written by Ingrid Brioso Rieumont, assistant in instruction for SPA103, Fall 2017

    Last December students from SPA103 Intensive Beginners and Intermediate Spanish went to Repertorio Español, a performing arts theater in Manhattan. Together we attended the play Valor, agravio y mujer, a comedia from the Spanish Golden Age, authored by Ana Caro Mallén de Soto and directed by Cuban dramatist Leyma López. The play featured performers from Cuba, Spain and Puerto Rico.

  • Languages come alive: Intersession in Spain and Portugal

    Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

    By Julie Clack

    This intersession, Princeton juniors concentrating in Spanish and Portuguese took a week-long trip to Spain and Portugal. A capstone to the junior seminar “Spanish and Portuguese-Speaking Worlds,” the trip is designed to give students a hands-on opportunity to explore the history, language and culture they will continue studying in the classroom. The trip took place between the end of the fall semester and the start of the spring semester.

  • SPO Students Visit Princeton Nursery School

    Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

    Last month, a group of students enrolled in SPA 107 visited Princeton Nursery School (PNS) to participate in a Spanish storytelling event in collaboration with the Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI).

    The theme of the event was animals and colors and students enjoyed reading together with PNS students. As part of the visit, the students also brought books that were offered by the department to be donated to the school.

    Following the visit, students had the opportunity to write about their experience in their final composition.

  • Congratulations to Marcelo da Rocha Lima Diego

    Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

    Marcelo da Rocha Lima Diego has successfully defended his dissertation, “Ópera Flutuante: Teatro Lírico, Literatura e Sociedade no Rio de Janeiro do Segundo Reinado.”

  • Congratulations to Ruth Halvey

    Monday, Dec 18, 2017

    Ruth Halvey has successfully defended her dissertation, “Narcoviolencia in Contemporary Mexican Culture.”

  • Congratulations to Elizabeth Hochberg

    Friday, Dec 15, 2017

    Elizabeth Hochberg has successfully defended her dissertation, “The People United: Popular Power and Political Fictions in Chile (1936-1973).” Elizabeth is a Teaching Associate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Washington (Seattle).

  • SPO, LGSA (Latino Graduate Student Association) and PLA (Princeton Latinos y Amigos) Host Traditional Dinner

    Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

    On December 13, 2017, SPO collaborated with LGSA (Latino Graduate Student Association) and PLA (Princeton Latinos y Amigos) to host a special traditional dinner at the Carl Fields Center. This event (which has reached its fifth installment), featured Brazillian food, including feijoada, a traditional stew of beans, pork and sausage, all catered by the Newark-based restaurant, Brasilia Grill.


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