Professor Emeritus Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones has received Honoris Causa from Princeton University
May 30, 2023

The honorary degree was awarded by President Christopher L. Eisgruber during the Commencement ceremony on May 30, 2023, and is the most unequivocal recognition of Professor Díaz-Quiñones’s consistent and profound contributions to the University and to Puerto Rican and Latin American Culture.

Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones and Alma Concepción donate 6 pieces to Puerto Rican Graphic Arts Collection
May 23, 2023

In addition to silkscreen posters and prints donated soon after they moved to Princeton in 1982, SPO Emeritus Professor Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones and Alma Concepción added 6 more pieces from various graphic artists to their generous donation.

Emeritus Professor Ángel Loureiro has published a second novel
May 18, 2023

El fuego en el que ardemos (Madrid, Postmetropolis, 2022) narrates the lives of five generations of a family who emigrated to Cuba from Spain returning years later with a small fortune.

SPO lecturers take a well-deserved retreat to Long Branch NJ
May 16, 2023

They discussed important topics like syllabi, materials and lesson plans, assessment, and more. Their time together was very productive. 

SPO Professor Javier Guerrero receives Magic Grant for Programming to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Chilean military coup
May 16, 2023

September 11, 2023 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the military coup against President Salvador Allende in Chile. This grant will support a series of workshops, symposia, panels, art installations, and performances to commemorate this anniversary. 

An Informal conversation on literature and strangeness
April 21, 2023
Written by Dylan Blau Edelstein

The fun and relaxed conversation, which was filled with a series of anecdotes and stories, also generated a list of up-and-coming authors and filmmakers from the authors’ respective countries for the public to look out for.

A celebration of the centennial of the Nobel laureate José Saramago
April 17, 2023

On Wednesday, April 5, 2023, the Brazil LAB, together with the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and Anthropology, celebrated the centennial of Portuguese Nobel Laureate José Saramago, with a conversation between Pilar del Río, Lilia M. Schwarcz, and Kathryn Bishop-Sánchez, moderated by Pedro Meira Monteiro. 

Accommodating Justice: How to make justice more accessible to diverse vulnerable populations in the US and Latin America
April 17, 2023

On April 14th, Anna Alsina Naudi and Nicolás Espejo Yáksic (Research Center for Constitutional Studies of the Supreme Court of Mexico) organized a full-day workshop. It was a very inspiring and creative day. We’re grateful to all participants who brought so much to this roundtable conversation! 

Princeton's Department of Spanish and Portuguese Celebrates Prof. Javier Guerrero and Alumnus Dr. Thomas Matusiak's LASA Awards
April 11, 2023

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) at Princeton University is proud to announce that Associate Professor Javier Guerrero and alumnus Dr. Thomas Matusiak '19 have received prestigious awards at the 2023 Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Section Awards.

SPO lecturer Anna Alsina Naudi's contribution on legal discourse gets published!
April 11, 2023

Anna Alsina Naudi has contributed a chapter to Estudios del discurso - The Routledge Handbook of Spanish Language Discourse Studies, edited by Carmen López Ferrero, Isolda E. Carranza and Teun A. van Dijk.