Spanish and Portuguese Language Tables are back for Fall 2022!
Sept. 12, 2022

Language tables are open to ALL Princeton students

Author/illustrator Canizales returns to SPA207 to talk about his work
May 11, 2022

His novel, "Amazona", is read by the students every semester and focuses on the journey of an indigenous woman of the Colombian amazon, Andrea, in her quest to figure out why her community has been forced out of their sacred lands.

¡Sí se puede! - A Conversation with Dolores Huerta
April 27, 2022

by Iris I. Hauser

On April 22nd, Dolores Huerta visited students in Spanish 107 to talk about the power of voting and the importance of representing our communities as messengers of peace and justice. Dolores empowered students and all attendees by asking them…

Prof. Moreno Fernández visits SPA-LIN 211 class and talks about standardization and language ideologies
March 18, 2022
Written by Catalina Méndez Vallejo

On February 17, we welcomed Prof. Francisco Moreno Fernández, from Alcalá University and Heidelberg University, for a virtual visit in SPA-LIN 211 (Varieties of Spanish).

Prof. Moreno Fernández is a renowned linguist, editor of several specialized journals and books in the field of sociolinguistics. He has also served as member of the…

Spanish and Portuguese students and faculty showcase current and ongoing projects during SPO Research Day
Nov. 11, 2021

By Michelle Tong

On Friday, October 29, 2021, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese gathered together in East Pyne 010 for the inaugural SPO Research Day. This event highlighted current and ongoing research projects as well as creative and literary endeavors by Spanish and Portuguese faculty, lecturers and students.

SPO film club “Boquitas Pintadas” continues to engage university community
Nov. 10, 2021

By Oriele Benavides, Renee Congdon and Catarina L. Oliveira

On Friday November 5th, 2021, graduate students from different departments attended the second screening of The Boquitas Pintadas Club, a film club organized by SPO graduate students Oriele Benavides, Renee Congdon and Catarina L. Oliveira.

The project, which aims…

Afro-Asian Lives and Cultures in Latin America
Oct. 13, 2021

By Michelle Tong

On Friday, September 24, 2021, Professor Christina Lee hosted a virtual conference that focused on highlighting the complexities and cultural richness of Afro-Asian identities and communities in Latin America. The conference featured prominent speakers who presented talks focusing on a different aspect of this rich…

"A Conversation about Career Paths for PhDs in SPO"
Nov. 23, 2020

On Friday, November 20, a panel of SPO graduate alumni spoke to current graduate students to share insight and advice about pursuing career paths with a Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese.

The alumni on the panel were: Felipe Cala, associate director for advocacy at the Latin America Program at Open Society Foundations,…

SPO celebrates Class of 2020 and awards undergraduate prizes via virtual Class Day
June 1, 2020

View the full list of graduates and thesis titles

More photos can be found on the department's Facebook page

On June 1, 2020, the…

SPO gathers together for holiday reception
Dec. 19, 2019

On December 11, faculty, lecturers, staff, graduate students, and concentrators gathered in Palmer House for the department’s Holiday Reception.

Chair Pedro Meira Monteiro began the evening with brief remarks and announced the departure of visiting faculty member Arturo Arias, as well as Professor Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús who has been…