News

Friday, Jan 3, 2020

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...

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019

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

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

Marina Brownlee’s book, Cervantes’ ‘Persiles’ and the Travails of Romance, was recently featured in Discovery magazine.

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

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.

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

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.

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Mauricio Acuña’s dissertation titled “Um mestre de capoeira entre gingas e letras” was defended with honors at the University of São Paulo in 2017 and recently received the First Honorable Mention of the Silvio Romero Prize, an annual award established by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute of Brazil. 

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

Interviewed by Julie Clack

You received your Ph.D. in ethnomusicology… can you describe what that field is for us?

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Congratulations to PhD candidate Ingrid Brioso Rieumont, recipient of a 2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to individual doctoral students whose dissertation will make an unusually significant contribution to their discipline.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019

Jorge has successfully defended his dissertation “Poetics of Solidarity: The Emergence of Anarchist Mass Culture (Spain, 1898).”

Jorge plans to move to Spain to work on his book manuscript.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

By Rafael SM Paniagua

Ten students from Prof. Rafael SM Paniagua’s course on Museums, Archives, and Audiences in Modern Spain (SPA382/HUM384/ART382) visited the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This visit complemented a class discussion about folk museums and the material heritage of pre-automated technology.

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