Alumni News

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

SPO graduate alum Miguel Dominguez has been named as a teaching fellow in Latin American Studies at Durham University's (UK) School of Modern Languages and Cultures for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Miguel completed his dissertation titled "Esquirlas de la vanguardia: Juan García Ponce y la literatura como supervivencia en el México del...

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021

Jimin Kang’s article titled “Scholar by day, street-sweeper by night, one Black man navigates Rio’s racial divide” was recently published by Reuters The Wider Image.

Read the full article on The Wider Image...

Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021

Sophia Nuñez has received a 2021-2022 postdoctoral research fellowship through the University of Southern California (USC)-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI). The fellowship is for scholars whose research is in any area of the humanities or humanistic social sciences with a focus on early modern Americas, c. 1500-1800.

Thursday, Feb 11, 2021

SPO alum Myesha Jemison ’18 has been named a recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Jemison plans to pursue a Ph.D. in education at Cambridge, investigating bias in educational technology applications by working with out-of-school youth to design interventions to combat educational inequality.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020

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.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

Princeton Alumni Weekly featured Carlos Fonseca *15 and his novel titled Natural History.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2020

Erik Maritz ’17 has been selected to be an Assistant Language Teacher for the JET Program.

Friday, Apr 24, 2020

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. 

Monday, Mar 23, 2020

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.

Friday, Feb 28, 2020

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...