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  • Kianny N. Antigua, Spanish Lecturer, was just awarded the XI Premio Letras de Ultramar (in Children's Literature), for her book Elementos. This literary prize is the highest award given to Dominican writers living abroad, and it is sponsored by the Dominican Republic's Ministry of Culture via the Office of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the US.

    Full story in Spanish

  • Starting January 13, 2016, Dartmouth will host an Ibero-American film festival on six consecutive Wednesday nights.  Thanks to the generosity of the Spanish & Portuguese, Film and Media Studies and Environmental Studies departments, the festival will bring new Spanish and Portuguese-language feature films and documentaries to campus, complementing a diversity of curricular activities.  Documentaries about the Amazon, the US/Mexico border, and the ETA conflict in Spain, in addition to...

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  • Analysis of some discussions and representations that have reshaped how Andalucía is portrait from the mid-seventies to today.

  • A group of 19 Dartmouth undergraduate students, three medical professionals, and two Geisel medical students recently traveled to the northern Atlantic autonomous region (RAAN) of Nicaragua and spent two weeks on a experiential learning international service trip working as volunteers in a medical clinic and on a construction team. Participants in the program engaged in thoughtful reflection, learned many aspects about Nicaraguan culture and history from the communities in Nicaragua, and...

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  • Students who have never drilled before must attend the Orientation and all practice sessions; students who HAVE drilled before must attend the first workshop as listed below in order to establish their schedule.

    We will figure out the case-by-case attendance schedule the first day of the workshops.

    We need you!

    General Orientation, Workshops and Jury will take place starting Monday January 4th through Thursday January 7th 2016

    Monday,...

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  • A Language Study Abroad Plus Program in Cusco, Peru started this fall 2015. A group of students from the Spanish and Portuguese department spent three month in South America, and here is how they celebrated Thanksgiving!

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  • FRIDAY JANUARY 15, 7PM

    LOEW AUDITORIUM, BLACK FAMILY VISUAL ARTS CENTER

    Followed by an in-depth Q&A post screening with Director Lisandro Alonso

    Lisandro Alonso is a key figure of the New Argentine Cinema, a loosely connected new generation of filmmakers that has emerged since the late 1990s. The most radical, controversial, and arguably original representative of this new wave, Alonso is the director of La libertad/Freedom (2001), Los muertos/The Dead (2004), ...

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  • “This paper will address the epic poem San Ignacio (Madrid, 1666) by the Jesuit Hernando Domínguez Camargo (Viceroyalty of Peru, 1606-1659), paying particular attention to the depiction of the saint’s rapture at Manresa (book II, canto V). This passage shows how the poetic description of an ecstatic vision is a subgenre of ekphrasis, based on the assumption that the imagination of the poet may go beyond the testimony of the mystic. The paper will look at how Camargo reads and responds...

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  • A lecture and discussion with Prof. Palmar Álvarez Blanco (Chair, Department of Spanish, Carleton College), on cultural responses to austerity. Spain’s deep economic crisis has inspired brilliant new ways of reimagining the cultural and political spheres of our times. Interrupting the status quo of neoliberal’s radical redesign of life will be the focus of the talk and ensuing conversation.

  • About the speaker: Patricia Billingsley has been researching the intersection between the lives of Federico García Lorca and Philip Cummings since 2006. In the course of her research, she has discovered important new archival documents in the United States and Spain and received additional unpublished materials from leading Lorca scholars and biographers. She has given invited talks about Lorca and Cummings at the International Institute in Madrid, the City University of New York (...

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