Flora Thomson-DeVeaux is a Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) alum who graduated from Princeton in 2013. She defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled "Toward a New Translation of Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas” at Brown University in 2018 and is currently a professional translator and independent researcher in Rio de Janeiro.
Princeton Alumni Weekly featured Carlos Fonseca *15 and his novel titled Natural History.
Erik Maritz ’17 has been selected to be an Assistant Language Teacher for the JET Program.
Machado's The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas translated by SPO alum Flora Thomson-DeVeaux '13 will be released on June 2, 2020 as part of the Penguin Classics series.
Jordan Salama is a Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) alum who graduated from Princeton in 2019. He is a writer, journalist, and producer who has written for The New York Times, National Public Radio, The Forward, Mongabay, ReVista: The Harvard Review of Latin America, and more.
Kathryn Phipps is a Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) alumna who graduated from Princeton in 2019. She is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Hispanic and Portuguese studies at the University of Pennsylvania working on Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies.
In her responses below, Phipps shares some insights about her decision to concentrate...
Alexandra Ripp is a Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) alumna who graduated from Princeton in 2008. Currently, she works as the director of Five College Dance, a collaboration of the dance departments and programs from Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Salama’s opinion piece titled "When Being Jewish Means Being Afraid" was recently published in the New York Times. Please click here to read more.
The Mitchell Scholarships recognize outstanding academic distinction, leadership and service. The recipients will spend a year of graduate study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The program is named in honor of former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s contributions to the Northern Ireland peace process.
Salama’s opinion piece titled "A Warming Climate Is Changing Sukkot" was recently published in the New York Times. Please click here to...