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Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

By Julie Clack

From Barcelona to Buenos Aires and Madrid to Mexico City, Spanish rap music and hip-hop brings people from all different backgrounds together. Like the music itself, the spring course “Rapping in Spanish” did the same for Princeton students.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Thomas Matusiak has successfully defended his dissertation, “The Visual Guillotine: Latin America and the Cinema of Cruelty .” Following graduation, Thomas will be a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Leslie Center for the Humanities and Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

By Alberto Bruzos Moro

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese has honored three graduate students with the Arcadio Díaz Quiñones teaching award in recognition of their work as teachers in the academic year 2018-2019.

The awardees are Andy Alfonso, Verónica Carchedi, and Berta Del Río Alcalá.

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

Eight students have been named winners of the 2019 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life.

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

Katherine (Kate) Reed graduated from Severn School in 2015. She was among 32 American recipients selected this year for a Rhodes Scholarship and will pursue an M.Phil. in Development Studies at the University of Oxford after she graduates. She is a member of Rockefeller College, one of Princeton’s six residential colleges.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

By Monserrat Bores Martínez

Multitasking during the last weeks of the semester? Have a meal and practice Spanish at the Center for Jewish Life (CJL)!

Friday, Apr 12, 2019

By Karin Dienst, Office of Communications

Princeton University junior Nathan Poland has been awarded a 2019 Truman Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to participate in professional development programs to prepare for careers in public service.

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

Twelve undergraduates enrolled in SPA 204 recently travelled to Ecuador over spring break on a medical mission in partnership with Conestoga Eye. This trip provided them with the opportunity to be exposed to global health policies and health care through hands-on work in Riobamba.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

By Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications

Senior Jordan Salama’s earliest connection to Colombia came through the piano in his living room in Pelham, New York — 2,500 miles away from the country that would fire his imagination during his time at Princeton.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

By Monserrat Bores

On March 7, several undergraduate and graduate students gathered at the Center for Jewish Life (CJL) to practice Spanish during the first Spanish Table at this location.

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