• SPO certificate student, Samuel Vilchez Santiago ’19, named 2019 Spirit of Princeton winner

    Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

    Eight students have been named winners of the 2019 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life. The award recognizes those who 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.

  • SPO alum Max Grear ’18 to pursue Ph.D. in Anthropology at Columbia University

    Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

    Beginning in the fall, SPO alum Max Grear ’18 will be pursuing a Ph.D. in Anthropology at Columbia University, specializing in Sociocultural Anthropology. Grear plans to study media and performance in Cuba, with an emphasis on popular music, race, and sexualities. This stems from initial research that he conducted in Cuba for his senior thesis.

    Grear was awarded the Ricardo Piglia Best Senior Thesis Prize on Class Day 2018

  • SPO certificate student Poland awarded Truman Scholarship for public service

    Friday, Apr 12, 2019

    By Karin Dienst, Office of Communications

    Princeton University junior Nathan Poland has been awarded a 2019 Truman Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to participate in professional development programs to prepare for careers in public service.

  • SPO Alumna Azahara Palomeque's New Poetry Book

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019

    Azahara Palomeque, alumna of the Spanish and Portuguese Department, has recently published a new book of poems, R.I.P. (Rest in Plastic) (RiL Editores).

    More information about the book can be found here.

  • SPO concentrator Jordan Salama ’19 awarded ReachOut fellowship for public service

    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 Jersey, and Mexico City.

    Salama will use his fellowship to produce a bilingual online video series for children and parents across the Americas, in association with Sesame Workshop.

  • SPO lecturer Daniela Salcedo Arnaiz publishes article on language attitudes in Peru

    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. The article, entitled "Andean Spanish and Provinciano Identity: Language Attitudes and Linguistic Ideologies towards Andean Migrants in Lima, Peru”, provides an approach to the language attitudes and ideologies that both Limeños and Andean migrants have towards a selection of (stigmatized) morphosyntactic features from Andean Spanish. Prof.


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