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SPO grad students to receive dissertation completion fellowships for the 2022-2023 academic year
Sept. 12, 2022

Congratulations to grad students Andy Alfonso, Alejandro Martinez Rodriguez and Jannia Gómez González on their fellowships!

Guest Speaker Series, POR 262 “Sounds and Stories: Voices in Portuguese”
April 22, 2022
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Fall 2022 Guest Speaker Series, POR 262 “Sounds and Stories: Voices in Portuguese”

On April 13th POR 262 “Sounds and Stories: Voices in Portuguese” welcomed Dr. Carla Martin, its final guest speaker, in a…

Fall 2022 Course Offering: SPA 250 with a trip to Puerto Rico
March 26, 2022

This fall, SPA 250 will offer a trip to Puerto Rico over Fall Break.

Students who are eligible and interested in enrolling in the course should check for more details on the Course offerings webpage.

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Remembering Ronald Surtz (1946-2021)
Feb. 3, 2022

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is saddened to announce the passing of Ronald Surtz, professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and literatures, emeritus.

Surtz joined Princeton’s faculty in 1973 and transferred to emeritus status in 2016. His teaching and research centered on religious texts with a focus on religious…

Congratulations to Ingrid Brioso Rieumont
Feb. 2, 2022

On Friday, January 28, Ingrid Brioso Rieumont successfully defended her dissertation titled “Representaciones póstumas en Cuba y Brasil, 1870-1910.”

Ingrid has been appointed as a Postgraduate Research Associate (PGRA) with the department beginning this month.

Congratulations!

País Portátil: Contemporary Venezuelan Literature and Arts by Professor Javier Guerrero published by Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas
Jan. 27, 2022

The special volume, País Portátil: Contemporary Venezuelan Literature and Arts, was curated and edited by Professor Javier Guerrero and was recently published by Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas.

Access the full volume via Taylor & Francis Online.

Article by SPO graduate student Alejandro Martínez published in Perífrasis. Revista de Literatura, Teoría y Crítica
Jan. 13, 2022

Alejandro Martínez’s article titled “Contiendas De Archivo: Sobre la reinvención de Roberto Bolaño” was published in the academic journal Perífrasis. Revista de Literatura, Teoría y Crítica. The article is featured in a dossier edited by Professor Javier Guerrero.

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Christina Lee awarded NEH grant to support advanced research in the humanities
Jan. 12, 2022

Christina Lee, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese, and Cristina Martinez-Juan, research fellow of Philippine Studies at SOAS University of London, have recently been named recipients of a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Their project, titled “The Library of the Convent of San Pablo …

Article by SPO alumna Anne Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff ‘20 published in Developmental Psychobiology
Jan. 7, 2022

For her senior thesis, Anne Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff ’20 designed a collaborative project between the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute to study the impact of detention at the United States–Mexico border, parent-child separation on children’s mental health, and to determine whether pre-immigration…

Applications Open: Spanish and Portuguese Summer Programs
Dec. 3, 2021

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is pleased to offer Princeton in Argentina, Princeton in Portugal, and Princeton in Spain in Summer 2022. Summer programs are exclusively for Princeton University students.

Programs will take place in-person and in-country, but will be subject to factors such as University…