Each year, ReachOut awards one fellowship for a domestic project and one for an international project. The latter can be performed anywhere in the world, including the United States. The international fellowship is funded through a donation by a Class of 1956 alumnus. Two ReachOut fellows are currently in the field, working in Trenton, New...
Eighty-nine-year-old Simón Villanueva lay a thread of shiny silver wire across the width of his decaying wooden workbench. He cut the strand into six pieces of equal length, and used pincers to twirl them into tiny, tightly-wound bulbs no larger than small beads before carefully wedging each of them into the frame of a six-petal flower.
A leading voice in Latin American studies, Rossana Reguillo has given us a new vocabulary for understanding the ultra-contemporary forms of violence that shape not only her native Mexico, but which have come to condition global politics and visual culture in the twenty-first century.
By Mariana Bono
On Monday, February 25th, SPA207 students visited the Rare Books and Special Collections, where Fernando Acosta-Rodríguez, librarian for Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, and Iberian Peninsular Studies, guided us through an exploration of the Augusto Monterroso Papers and other archival sources in connection with...
SPO Concentrator Peter Schmidt '20 was recently named a 2019 Arthur Liman Fellow in Public Interest Law selected by The Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA).
Visiting Professor Marília Librandi created a website with the undergraduate students of her seminar “Indigenous Brazil.” The website features short essays written in Portuguese by the students on various indigenous groups, info and images from guest lecturers who visited the seminar, poems etc.
View the website...
By Will Simon ’19
Kate Reed ’19, was recently awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. Reed is a Spanish certificate student as well as an undergraduate course assistant with the department.
At Oxford, Reed plans to pursue the M.Phil. in...
By Julie Clack
Every summer, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) sends students to countries around the world for immersive language experiences.