The Department of Spanish and Portuguese welcomes new Spanish lecturer Iris Hauser. Hauser is originally from Chiapas, Mexico and studied Applied linguistics at the Universidad de las Americas in (Puebla) Mexico and at Georgia State University.
Alberto Bruzos Moro, Spanish Language Program Director, has co-written the article "Who Pays for Cheap Language Instruction?", published by the Boston Review on July 14. The piece, which looks at language learning apps and the conditions under which gig-economy language teachers labor, has been praised as a must-read for language educators....
Professor Aisha Beliso-De Jesús was featured as one of six Princeton professors who were interviewed to discuss how the books on their shelves relate to their work and share what’s on their summer reading lists.
Adriana Merino, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Lecturer, is one of the 2020 awardees of the Rapid Response David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Mini-Grants for innovation. The grant will support Adriana’s applied research on second language (L2) pedagogies and instructional and intercultural pragmatics.
Professor Nicole Legnani’s book titled The Business of Conquest: Empire, Love, and Law in the Atlantic World is a featured title as part of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 2020 virtual exhibit by the University of Notre Dame Press.
Professor Rubén Gallo has been named a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Arturo Arias, Visiting Research Scholar and Visiting Professor at PLAS and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese (Fall 2019) was recently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his research on contemporary indigenous novels from Guatemala and Mexico.
By Paloma Moscardó
Professor Christina Lee recently published a new book titled The Spanish Pacific, 1521-1815: A Reader of Primary Sources. The book was co-edited by Lee and Professor Ricardo Padrón, associate professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia.