• SPO Concentrator Kyle Berlin Awarded George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize

    Monday, Sep 11, 2017
    by mtong

    During this year’s Opening Exercises which took place on Sunday, Sept. 10, SPO concentrator, Kyle Berlin, was awarded the George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize. The prize is given to members of the senior class in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during junior year.

    More information about the award can be found here.

  • Congratulations to Nathaniel Wolfson

    Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
    by mtong

    Nathaniel Wolfson has successfully defended his dissertation, “Versions of the Concrete: Brazilian Mid-Century Aesthetics (1945-1970) .” Nathaniel has been appointed as a College Fellow, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.

  • Students Engage with Community during Princeton in Argentina

    Friday, Aug 11, 2017
    by mtong

    This summer, fifteen students participated in the Princeton in Argentina program based in Buenos Aires. Students took either SPA 207 or SPA 342/LAS342 as well as explored the city through walking tours, museum visits and other cultural excursions.

    Students in SPA 207 also had the opportunity to volunteer with Pecohue, a community-based project led by Hospital Tobar García at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Agronomía. For five weeks, students volunteered at an organic gardening cooperative aimed at promoting the integration and socialization of at-risk youth.

  • Princeton in Portugal: Summer 2017

    Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017
    by mtong

    Twelve students are currently participating in the Princeton in Portugal program based in Lisbon.

    During this four-week program, students are taking POR 109 or POR 207 taught by Princeton professors Nicola Cooney and Andréa Melloni. The program also includes field trips and cultural excursions.

    More information about Princeton in Portugal can be found here.




  • Princeton in Spain: Alcázar de San Juan, La Mancha

    Monday, Jun 12, 2017
    by mtong

    Students participating in Princeton in Spain visit Alcázar de San Juan, La Mancha.

    One of the main sites showcases windmills which are considered the ones which inspired Don Quixote.

    Students are spending four weeks in Toledo, Spain taking SPA 207S or SPA 310S taught by Princeton professors Germán Labrador Méndez and Catalina Méndez Vallejo.

    More information about Princeton in Spain can be found here.

  • Congratulations to our Graduates!

    Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017
    by mtong

    Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors! Felicitaciones por su graduación. Parabéns pela graduação!

  • Prizes Awarded to Undergraduates on Class Day

    Monday, Jun 5, 2017
    by mtong

    The Department announced the following prizes which were awarded to undergraduates at the Class Day reception held June 5, 2017:

    Premio Ángel Rama for excellence by a freshman or sophomore in advanced Spanish courses: Reed Hutchinson '20

    Premio María Zambrano for an outstanding junior paper in the Department: Maxwell Grear '18

    Vicente Llorens Castillo Senior Prize in Spanish for overall academic excellence by a graduating senior: Cara Zampino '17 & Daniel Rounds '17

  • SPO Concentrator Dylan Blau Edelstein ’17 Awarded Fulbright Scholarship in Brazil

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    by mtong

    Graduating concentrator, Dylan Blau Edelstein ’17 was awarded a Study/Research Grant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Blau Edelstein’s research will be a continuation of his senior thesis focusing on the work of pioneer Brazilian art therapist Nise da Silveira. For his grant, Blau Edelstein will follow projects founded by Silveira as well as others that she has posthumously inspired. Furthermore he plans to develop an English translation of some of her works.

  • SPO Concentrator Cara Zampino ’17 Awarded Fulbright Scholarship in Colombia

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    by mtong

    Graduating concentrator, Cara Zampino ‘17 was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Colombia. 

    While in Colombia, Zampino will be assistant teaching at a University as well as leading a community-based project with focus on working with individuals who were displaced due to Colombia’s internal conflict. She plans to assess how past events and the recent peace process have shaped their lives, their conceptions of “belonging” and “home,” and their visions of the future.

  • Congratulations to Azahara Palomeque Recio

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    by mtong

    Azahara Palomeque Recio has successfully defended her dissertation, “Transatlantic Memories of the Spanish Civil War: Cultural Imperialism, Politics of Solidarity, and Resistance in Spain and Latin America (1936-1978).” Azahara is the Associate Director of the M.S. in Social Policy at the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania.


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