- Monday, Aug 30, 2021
- Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021
On August 23, Charlie Hankin successfully defended his dissertation titled "Break and Flow: Hip Hop Poetics in Brazil, Cuba and Haiti."
Charlie with be joining the faculty at Colby College as a visiting assistant professor of Spanish on a two-year appointment.
"Among other things, it will allow me to teach an exciting course I've designed on the relationship between orality, music, and literature in Latin America," Charlie said.
- Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021
On August 17, Mauricio Acuña successfully defended his dissertation titled "Poéticas e Performances de Imaginações Afro-Atlânticas: O primeiro festival mundial de artes negras."
Beginning at the end of this month, Mauricio will join the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese and the Program of Global Studies at the University of Virginia as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate (2021-2023).
- Thursday, Jul 15, 2021
This fall, SPA 250 will offer a trip to Puerto Rico over Fall Break.
Students who are eligible and interested in enrolling in the course should check for more details on the course offerings webpage.
Enrollment by interview only. Please contact Professor Christina Lee to schedule a zoom appointment at email@example.com.
- 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.
- 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.
- Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) named Brandon Dunlevy ’21 as a recipient of the 2021 Stanley J. Stein Senior Thesis Prize in Latin American Studies. The Stanley J. Stein prize is awarded each year to the student who writes the best senior thesis on a Latin American topic.
- Monday, May 24, 2021
On Monday, May 24, 2021, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese hosted a virtual Class Day event in celebration of the Class of 2021.
View the full list of graduates and thesis titles.
Friends, family, faculty, and staff were welcomed with opening remarks by Javier Guerrero, director of undergraduate studies, followed by introductions by the graduating senior concentrators.
- 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.
- Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese announces the departure of four lecturers effective this summer: Jeannie Byrne, Iria González-Becerra, Manuel Malia, and Jovana Zujevic.