Alexandra Ripp is a Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) alumna who graduated from Princeton in 2008. Currently, she works as the director of Five College Dance, a collaboration of the dance departments and programs from Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
On January 27, Diego Baena successfully defended his dissertation “La literatura y sus pueblos: demopoéticas de la España liberal (1834-1854)."
Diego has been appointed as a Postgraduate Research Associate (PGRA) with the department until the fall.
During fall break, students enrolled in SPA 342/LAS 342 took a trip led by Professor Rubén Gallo and graduate student assistant Ingrid Brioso Rieumont to Havana, Cuba. While there, students visited numerous cultural and historical sights and attended events such as plays and film screenings. Each student also conducted independent research on a...
By Nadia Cervantes Pérez
Salama’s opinion piece titled "When Being Jewish Means Being Afraid" was recently published in the New York Times. Please click here to read more.
By Julie Clack
To explore issues of social stratification and poverty and their connection to identity formation, students in the “Identity in the Hispanic World” course traveled to Guatemala over fall break to participate in a service-learning program at a nonprofit organization that addresses education, health care and housing in...
On December 11, faculty, lecturers, staff, graduate students, and concentrators gathered in Palmer House for the department’s Holiday Reception.
Marina Brownlee’s book, Cervantes’ ‘Persiles’ and the Travails of Romance, was recently featured in Discovery magazine.
By Alejandro Martínez
On November 25 "The Whisperers", a performance directed by the Argentine theater director Vivi Tellas, took place at Princeton. Students, faculty and staff walked through the campus together while reading various texts about Latin America in a quiet voice.
The Mitchell Scholarships recognize outstanding academic distinction, leadership and service. The recipients will spend a year of graduate study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The program is named in honor of former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s contributions to the Northern Ireland peace process.