On May 8, 2017, SPO instructors of SPA107 hosted an event with Lorenzo Santillán to discuss the challenges and obstacles that children of undocumented immigrants face. Lorenzo also shared his personal story as featured in the documentary, Underwater Dreams.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Assistant Professor Javier Guerrero recently won the Latin American Studies Association's Sylvia Molloy Award for the best peer-reviewed article in the Humanities published in 2016. The annual award is given by the Sexualities Section of the Latin American Studies Association, the largest scholarly association of Latin Americanists.
Paloma Moscardo-Valles Participates in Roundtable Panel Discussion for Celebrating Service at Princeton
Thursday, May 4, 2017
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Paloma Moscardo-Valles, lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, spoke on a roundtable panel discussion for Celebrating Service at Princeton. More information about the event can be found here.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Miguel Caballero Vázquez has successfully defended his dissertation, “The Cartographic Monument: Writing the Future in Stone in Mexico, Spain, and Brazil.” Miguel has recently been appointed Collegiate Assistant Professor/Harper Fellow, Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago.
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
Graduate student Azahara Palomeque from the department of Spanish and Portuguese recently published a new book of poems, En la Ceniza Blanca de las Encías, with the publisher La Isla de Siltolá in Spain. In 2015 Palomeque also published the book American Poems.
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
SPO Graduate Student, Jorge Gaupp Berghausen, was recently awarded a 2017 Teaching Award from the Graduate School to recognize Assistants in Instruction (AIs) for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Several faculty members of the department as well as students submitted letters of support for Jorge.
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
The Colectivo de Acciones de Arte (CADA) was a Chilean art group founded by visual artists Lotty Rosenfeld and Juan Castillo, sociologist Fernando Balcells, writer Diamela Eltit and poet Raúl Zurita, who used performance and public interventions to challenge the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile.
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Fischer's book Queering the Chilean Way: Cultures of Exceptionalism and Sexual Dissidence, 1965-2015 (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016) will be launched at Fordham's Lincoln Center campus on February 15.