• Yangyou Fang awarded 2021 Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Prize

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    On Monday, May 24, 20201, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese presented graduate student Yangyou Fang with the 2021 Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Prize in recognition for her contributions and dedication to undergraduate teaching.

  • Daniela Alvarez ’21 awarded 2021 Senior Thesis Prize by the University Center for Human Values

    Tuesday, May 25, 2021

    The University Center for Human Values named SPO concentrator Daniela Alvarez ’21 as a recipient of a 2021 Senior Thesis Prize in recognition of her thesis titled “La Gran Cárcel: Two Militarized Borders, Two Failed Asylum Systems and a Mexico-Wide Prison.”

    This prize awards up to three prize(s) to senior theses that best apply ethical reasoning to advance our understanding of human values. 

    Read more about the prize and prize winners on the University Center for Human Values webpage.

  • Jimin Kang ’21, Hannah Rose Smalley ’21, and Lydia Spencer ’21 elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa

    Friday, May 21, 2021

    SPO concentrators Jimin Kang ’21, Hannah Rose Smalley ’21, and Lydia Spencer ’21 were elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa.

    The Phi Beta Kappa Society, founded in 1776 and the oldest of all national honorary scholastic societies, has a chapter at Princeton. Election to this chapter is based on scholastic standing and is open to candidates for the A.B. and B.S.E. degrees in their senior year. The chapter generally includes in its membership the highest-ranking tenth of each graduating class.


  • Daniela Alvarez awarded Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize

    Monday, May 17, 2021

    Spanish and Portuguese concentrator Daniela Alvarez ’21 was named the recipient of the Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize. The prize was presented during the University’s virtual Class Day ceremony which was held on Saturday, May 15.

    The Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize is given to a Princeton senior who has demonstrated independence and imagination in the area of community service, seeks knowledge and purposeful adventure in unfamiliar cultures and maintains strong academic work.

  • Congratulations to Miguel Dominguez

    Friday, May 14, 2021

    On May 5, Miguel Dominguez successfully defended his dissertation titled "Esquirlas de la vanguardia: Juan García Ponce y la literatura como supervivencia en el México del desarrollismo", advised by Rubén Gallo.


    Miguel Dominguez defense on Zoom

  • Congratulations to Sowmya Ramanathan

    Friday, May 14, 2021

    On May 4, Sowmya Ramanathan successfully defended her dissertation titled "Textures of the Sensible: Reading Affect in Diamela Eltit", advised by Gabriela Nouzeilles. 


    Sowmya Ramanathan defense on Zoom

  • Daniel Benitez, Jonathan Ort, and Phoebe Park named 2021 Spirit of Princeton Award recipients

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    Spanish and Portuguese concentrator Daniel Benitez, and Spanish and Portuguese certificate students Jonathan Ort and Phoebe Park have recently been awarded a 2021 Spirit of Princeton Award in recognition of their positive contributions to campus life.

    Award winners have demonstrated a strong commitment to the undergraduate experience through dedicated efforts in student organizations, athletics, community service, religious life, residential life and the arts.


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