SPO concentrator Rodrigo Picharo '21 was featured by the Lewis Center for the Arts in honor of National Poetry Month. Seniors writing a poetry collection as their creative writing thesis were invited to read one of their poems.
On Monday, April 26, 2021, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese presented a book launch event for The Business of Conquest: Empire, Love, and Law in the Atlantic World (University of Notre Dame Press, 2020) by Nicole Legnani, assistant professor.
The 3rd Annual NYU Conference on Second Language Pedagogy: Teaching Literacy and the Multiliteracies Framework was held virtually on Friday, April 23.
By Jovana Zujevic
SPO graduate student Alejandro Martínez has been named a recipient of a 2021 Graduate School Teaching Award in recognition of his exceptional work as an assistant in instruction for the fall course, SPA 250: Identity in the Hispanic World...
By Catalina Méndez Vallejo
On April 7, we welcomed Prof. Megan Strom from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, for a virtual visit in SPA307 (Advanced Spanish Language and Style), which is taught this semester by Prof. Catalina Méndez Vallejo and Prof. Raquel Mattson-Prieto.
By Michelle Tong
Border relations between the United States and Mexico has become a major topic for recent news. This inspired Spanish and Portuguese Lecturer Nadia Cervantes to design “Before and After the Wall”, a freshman seminar that takes a closer look at the subject through a humanistic lens.
Aparecida Vilaça’s Paletó y yo. Memorias de mi padre indígena translated, edited, and with an introduction by Ph.D. candidate Ingrid Brioso Rieumont will be released on April 28, 2021 by Casa de las Américas.
The book was awarded the Casa de las Américas Prize for Brazilian Literature in 2020.
Spanish and Portuguese Lecturer Anna Alsina Naudi has been elected to a Visiting Fellowship for the whole academic year 2021-22 at Exeter College (University of Oxford).
Berta Del Río Alcalá, postgraduate research associate (PGRA) has been a part of a collective research project that highlights the impact of the pandemic on Spanish theatre. The project utilizes interviews and surveys with professionals in the field to produce an archive.
View the project’s...