• SPO certificate students Christina Onianwa and Jordan Thomas named 2018 Spirit of Princeton winners

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Nine students have been named winners of the 2018 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.


    Read more here.

  • Website by SPO Lecturers Now Available

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    SPO lecturers recently launched a new website to showcase and promote their work both inside and outside the university. Visitors can find a variety of class projects, community engagement events, presentations, publications, etc. that relate both to their teaching and research interests.

    View the website here.

  • Professor Angel Loureiro to retire after 17 years at Princeton

    Thursday, May 3, 2018

    By Julie Clack

    This spring, Professor Angel Loureiro is retiring from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. A scholar of modern and contemporary Spain with interests in photography and film, Loureiro has taught courses on topics ranging from “History and Memory in Contemporary Spanish Culture” to “Work and Love, Play and Politics in Spanish Cinema.”

    Loureiro, who has taught at Princeton for over 17 years, became the first chair of the department when it was formed in 2001.

  • SPO Concentrator Kyle Berlin Named Valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2018.

    Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

    Kyle Berlin, a Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures major from Arroyo Grande, California, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2018. He will deliver the valedictory address at Princeton’s Commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 5.

    Berlin graduated from Arroyo Grande High School. He participated in Princeton’s Bridge Year Program in Peru before starting his academic program at the University.

    Along with his concentration in Spanish and Portuguese, he is pursuing certificates in Latin American studies, creative writing and theater.

  • The Princeton Center for Language Study Announces New Language Teaching Credential for Graduate Students

    Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

    The Princeton Center for Language Study (PCLS) will be offering a new Language Teaching Credential beginning September 2018 for graduate students in French & Italian, German, Slavic Languages & Literatures, and Spanish & Portuguese.

    The information about the credential can be found here:

  • Graduate School Awards Ingrid Brioso Rieumont with 2018 Teaching Award

    Monday, Apr 23, 2018

    SPO graduate student, Ingrid Brioso Rieumont, was recently awarded a 2018 Teaching Award by the Graduate School in recognition of her work as an assistant in instruction. The Teaching Awards honors graduate students who have made a significant contribution to undergraduate teaching. Ingrid was nominated through letters of support by her undergraduate students and by members of the faculty who felt her dedication to teaching was especially outstanding and deserving of recognition.

  • Lecturer Anais Holgado Lage Publishes Dictionary of Discourse Markers

    Monday, Mar 12, 2018

    Anais Holgado Lage recently published the book Diccionario de marcadores discursivos para estudiantes de español como segunda lengua. A dictionary of expressions to be used by both students and instructors of Spanish.

    The dictionary, edited by publisher Peter Lang, includes 700 expressions of different kinds: link words, speech organizers and conversational markers and was the core of Anais Holgado Lage's Ph.D. thesis, defended at the University of Salamanca in 2014. Every entry is organized by level and function and includes several examples.

  • SPO Undergraduate Course Assistants Available for Language Tutoring

    Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018

    The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is pleased to announce that we have two Undergraduate Course Assistants for Spring 2018: Kate Reed and Kathryn Phipps.

    Kate and Kathryn, both members of the Class of 2019, will be assisting the Language Programs in various ways. Among other things, they will be available to meet with students who have been recommended by their instructor, as well as those interested in some aspect of the language they are studying beyond the classroom setting.


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