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Friday, May 29, 2020

Karina Aguilar Guerrero '20 has received two of the University’s highest student honors for service to campus and the community. She won this year’s Allen Macy Dulles ’51 Award and Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize in recognition of her work to enhance access, mentor underserved students and build community.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020

SPO graduate student Berta del Río Alcala was selected as a recipient of a 2020 Graduate School Teaching Award in recognition of her work as an assistant in instruction. Teaching Awards honor graduate students who have made a significant and exceptional contribution to undergraduate teaching.

Monday, Apr 20, 2020

Graduate student Ingrid Brioso Rieumont has received an Honorable Mention in the 2020 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Competition.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Kang’s essay titled “I’m an international student 7,000 miles away from family. Loneliness is my new reality. “ was recently published on Vox First Person.

Read her essay on the Vox website.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

SPO concentrator Daniela Alvarez '21 was recently named a 2020 Arthur Liman Fellow in Public Interest Law. 

Monday, Feb 24, 2020

Students in SPA 387/AAS 387 “Puerto Ricans Under U.S. Empire: Memory, Diaspora, and Resistance” taught by Cesar Colon-Montijo and Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones recently visited the Graphic Arts Collection in Firestone Library. The visit to the collection was led by Julie Mellby, Curator, and Fernando Acosta, Librarian for Latin American Studies, Latino...

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...

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