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SPO grad student Rodney Lebrón Rivera awarded McGraw Center grant for digital pedagogy project
Jan. 17, 2023

Grad student Rodney Lebrón Rivera designed, managed and implemented the Puerto Rico Storymaps Project in SPS250 / LAS250 Identity in the Spanish Speaking World. Access some of the students' creations in this news article. 

Professor Nicola Cooney's POR 262 visits Brazilian artist Maxwell Alexandre’s exhibition “Pardo é papel” at the Shed in NYC
Nov. 21, 2022

Professor Cooney spoke with her students about their experience of the exhibition on November 11th. Read more to see what the students had to say...

Author-illustrator Canizales visits SPA207 - "Studies in Spanish Language and Style"
Nov. 9, 2022

Award winning Colombian author and illustrator Canizales came to Princeton to join the students in SPA 207, taught by instructors Anais Holgado Lage and Oriele Benavides Salazar

SPO Professor Natalia Castro Picon's course “Questions in Iberian Studies” visits UPenn
Nov. 8, 2022

Visiting UPenn entails not only a change of scenery, but also an opportunity to form a new community... to generate a space in which language can alter our experience.

Nicolas Sanchez course "Narco Aesthetics in Colombia and Mexico" (SPA324) exceeds enrollment limits for Fall 2022
Oct. 10, 2022

Professor Nicolas Sanchez creates a course he believes students will be interested in, and students respond enthusiastically.  

Every Day the River Changes: An interactive map of Jordan Salama's journey along the Magdalena River and his thoughts on various topics
Sept. 21, 2022

Follow Jordan's path along the Magdalena River and read his thoughts on his time with SPO, language learning, study abroad and what he wished he had included in the final print of "Every Day the River Changes".

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!

Congratulations to grad students Tatiane Rangel and Pablo Guarin
Aug. 29, 2022

SPO Graduate students Tatiane Rangel and Pablo Guarin were among this year's Lassen Fellowship recipients. 

Congratulations to Ryan Goodman
Aug. 22, 2022

On Friday, August 12th, Ryan Goodman successfully defended his dissertation titled “Wayfaring Visions: The Politics of Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela (1879-1950).