SPO concentrators Jimin Kang ’21, Hannah Rose Smalley ’21, and Lydia Spencer ’21 were elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa.
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese announces the departure of four lecturers effective this summer: Jeannie Byrne, Iria González-Becerra, Manuel Malia, and Jovana Zujevic.
Spanish and Portuguese concentrator Daniela Alvarez ’21 was named the recipient of the Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize. The prize was presented during the University’s virtual Class Day ceremony which was held on Saturday, May 15.
On May 5, Miguel Dominguez successfully defended his dissertation titled "Esquirlas de la vanguardia: Juan García Ponce y la literatura como supervivencia en el México del desarrollismo", advised by Rubén Gallo.
On May 4, Sowmya Ramanathan successfully defended her dissertation titled "Textures of the Sensible: Reading Affect in Diamela Eltit", advised by Gabriela Nouzeilles.
Cierra Moore ’21 has been named a recipient of the Martin A. Dale ’53 Fellowship which allows student to pursue independent post-graduation and summer projects.
Spanish and Portuguese concentrator Daniel Benitez, and Spanish and Portuguese certificate students Jonathan Ort and Phoebe Park have recently been awarded a 2021 Spirit of Princeton Award in recognition of their positive contributions to campus life.
Spanish and Portuguese graduate student Robert Myak has been named a recipient of a Hyde Fellowship in the Humanities which provides funding for dissertation research abroad for the summer or full-year.
In the ever-changing world of popular culture, current events, and rapidly evolving socio-political issues, it is imperative that the materials used to teach language and culture reflect these shifting dynamics.
By Iris Hauser
“And following everything that I’ve done with my [activism] work… I’ve realized that I have a voice and I can see changes happening. I can face the beasts. I have that privilege…” -Fabiola Mendieta, activist