By Michelle Tong
By Paloma Moscardó-Vallés
On March 10-14, 2021, the 52nd North Eastern Modern Language (NEMLA) Conference was held online with 490 sessions in total. Many of the department’s lecturers took part in panels and roundtables showcasing the work of SPO.
The Humanities Council presents a new play for Zoom led by Argyro Nicolaou (Hellenic Studies) titled ESL (English as a Second Language). The play features SPO graduate student Oriele Benavides as part of the cast and as a co-writer of the script.
Benavides first learned of this project through email announcements that recruited...
Assistant Professor Natalia Castro Picón was recently featured in the article “Teaching a pandemic in real time” which highlights five Princeton professors as they share how they are teaching about the pandemic this semester.
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By Catalina Méndez Vallejo
On February 22, we welcomed Prof. María Florencia Rizzo from the CONICET institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 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.
The Humanities Council recently published a Q&A with Professor Christina Lee focusing on her publication “The Spanish Pacific, 1521-1815” which she co-edited with Ricardo Padrón, associate professor of Spanish, University of Virginia.
SPO graduate alum Jorge Gaupp and Professor Germán Labrador published an analysis of the Language of the Far Right Populism in Spain.
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Lydia Spencer ’21 has been named a recipient of the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Prize to pursue international civic engagement projects for one year following graduation.
Spanish and Portuguese language tables for Spring 2021 have started to meet!
Language tables meet weekly on Zoom and are a great way to allow students to practice speaking in an informal setting with instructors, peers, and native Spanish and Portuguese speakers. Topics of conversation can range from current events and readings to...
Spanish lecturer Daniela Salcedo Arnaiz has written "Language policy and education in Peru: The central role of language ideologies in recent studies", a chapter in the upcoming book Aspects of Latin American Spanish Dialectology. In honor of Terrell A. Morgan.