Monday, Mar 18, 2019

By Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications

Senior Jordan Salama’s earliest connection to Colombia came through the piano in his living room in Pelham, New York — 2,500 miles away from the country that would fire his imagination during his time at Princeton.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

Students in SPA 204 are spending spring break in Ecuador as part of the course, Spanish for a Medical Mission in Ecuador, in collaboration with Conestoga Eye. Throughout their trip, they will be publishing blog posts here.

The website also includes students’ profiles and the...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

By Monserrat Bores

On March 7, several undergraduate and graduate students gathered at the Center for Jewish Life (CJL) to practice Spanish during the first Spanish Table at this location.

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019

Each year, ReachOut awards one fellowship for a domestic project and one for an international project. The latter can be performed anywhere in the world, including the United States. The international fellowship is funded through a donation by a Class of 1956 alumnus. Two ReachOut fellows are currently in the field, working in Trenton, New...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Eighty-nine-year-old Simón Villanueva lay a thread of shiny silver wire across the width of his decaying wooden workbench. He cut the strand into six pieces of equal length, and used pincers to twirl them into tiny, tightly-wound bulbs no larger than small beads before carefully wedging each of them into the frame of a six-petal flower.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

A leading voice in Latin American studies, Rossana Reguillo has given us a new vocabulary for understanding the ultra-contemporary forms of violence that shape not only her native Mexico, but which have come to condition global politics and visual culture in the twenty-first century.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Daniela Salcedo Arnaiz has contributed a chapter to the book Hispanic Contact Linguistics: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Perspectives, to be published by John Benjamins Press this year.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

By Mariana Bono

On Monday, February 25th, SPA207 students visited the Rare Books and Special Collections, where Fernando Acosta-Rodríguez, librarian for Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, and Iberian Peninsular Studies, guided us through an exploration of the Augusto Monterroso Papers and other archival sources in connection with...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

SPO Concentrator Peter Schmidt '20 was recently named a 2019 Arthur Liman Fellow in Public Interest Law selected by The Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA).