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Popular Wintersession by SPO's Amina Shabani features homegrown produce and flowers
Jan. 3, 2023

SPO lecturer Amina Shabani shares her passion for growing herbs, vegetables and flowers during the Wintersession. A second section of her course was added as a result of so many eager participants from the Princeton community.

An Interview with Sergio Ramírez
Nov. 8, 2022

Ramírez recently sat down with the Spanish & Portuguese Department to discuss his courses, his life in politics, and his passion for writing. The interview has been edited for clarity and length and is featured here in both Spanish and English.

SPO lecturer María Sáiz Angulo appointed program director of a unique non-profit that helps bring literature to diverse audiences
Nov. 3, 2022

Founded in 1972, People and Stories / Gente y Cuentos is a non-profit organization that engages youth, adults, and seniors in social service agencies at the local, regional, and national levels with literature.

A SPO faculty summer retreat to Puerto Rico generates ideas that will benefit the department for years to come
Oct. 17, 2022

The break provided faculty with much-needed time to relax as well as think about the department's future.

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.  

SPO Lecturer Luis Gonçalves named Director of the Middlebury Portuguese School
Oct. 5, 2022

Gonçalves said he is excited and honored to join the Middlebury Portuguese School.

SPO lecturer Nicholas Figueroa receives $25K from Bad Bunny for making a difference in the Bronx community
Oct. 3, 2022

Figueroa has been recognized for his work in helping his local Bronx community through a book club he founded in 2021 during the pandemic.

SPO faculty Javier Guerrero to teach global seminar in Chile summer 2023
Sept. 23, 2022

The title of this global seminar is "Images in Transition: Art and Politics in Chile’s Transition to Democracy" and it will be taught in Santiago Chile and from June 26th through August 4th, 2023.

Gira Cósmica: SPO Student's experimental short-video now available on YouTube!
Sept. 6, 2022

An experimental movie and a collective notebook were produced by seven SPO students in a 2022 Spring seminar devised by Anna Dantes and Pedro Meira Monteiro.