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Thursday, Feb 6, 2020

On January 27, Diego Baena successfully defended his dissertation “La literatura y sus pueblos: demopoéticas de la España liberal (1834-1854)."

Diego has been appointed as a Postgraduate Research Associate (PGRA) with the department until the fall.

Friday, Jan 31, 2020

During fall break, students enrolled in SPA 342/LAS 342 took a trip led by Professor Rubén Gallo and graduate student assistant Ingrid Brioso Rieumont to Havana, Cuba. While there, students visited numerous cultural and historical sights and attended events such as plays and film screenings. Each student also conducted independent research on a...

Friday, Jan 3, 2020

By Julie Clack

To explore issues of social stratification and poverty and their connection to identity formation, students in the “Identity in the Hispanic World” course traveled to Guatemala over fall break to participate in a service-learning program at a nonprofit organization that addresses education, health care and housing in...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Mauricio Acuña’s dissertation titled “Um mestre de capoeira entre gingas e letras” was defended with honors at the University of São Paulo in 2017 and recently received the First Honorable Mention of the Silvio Romero Prize, an annual award established by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute of Brazil. 

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Congratulations to PhD candidate Ingrid Brioso Rieumont, recipient of a 2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to individual doctoral students whose dissertation will make an unusually significant contribution to their discipline.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019

Jorge has successfully defended his dissertation “Poetics of Solidarity: The Emergence of Anarchist Mass Culture (Spain, 1898).”

Jorge plans to move to Spain to work on his book manuscript.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

By Rafael SM Paniagua

Ten students from Prof. Rafael SM Paniagua’s course on Museums, Archives, and Audiences in Modern Spain (SPA382/HUM384/ART382) visited the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This visit complemented a class discussion about folk museums and the material heritage of pre-automated technology.

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

Yasmina has successfully defended her dissertation “El Estrecho de Gibraltar y los Imaginarios del Cannabis: Culturas y Contraculturas Rifeño-Hispano-Magrebies (1859-1995).”

Yasmina will be a Visiting Assistant Professor at Tulane University's Spanish and Portuguese Department.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Students enrolled in Princeton in Spain spent a day exploring Madrid on Wednesday, June 19th. They began the day by meeting Professor Goretti González at the Plaza de Santa Ana where the Teatro Español, the oldest theater in Madrid, is located.

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