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  • The figure of the freak as perceived by the Western gaze has always been a part of the Latin American imaginary, from the letters that Columbus wrote about his encounters with dog-faced people to Shakespeare's Caliban. The freak acquires greater significance in a globalized, neoliberal world that defines the "abnormal" as one who does not conform mentally, physically, or emotionally and is unable or unwilling to follow the economic and cultural norms of the institutions in power. Freak...

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  • This one-day symposium brings Dartmouth alumni who graduated within the last 50 years and who have pursued careers in academia. These alumni will share how their scholarship and experience are helping to diversify the academic profession. The panelists will discuss the challenges they faced as students of color at Dartmouth, where they found support on campus, and how the Liberal Arts curriculum has contributed to their professional achievements and successes. The alums will also describe...

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  • It's been quite a week in Noelia Cirnigliaro's Spanish 43.06 course Tango Argentino: Music, Dance, Poetry, Community. From July 24th to 27th, in coordination with Dartmouth's 250th Celebration Concert, students and community came together to enjoy tango music and dance featuring the Pedro Girado Tango Quartet and professional dancers Sarita Apel and Andrés Bravo.
    To read more about students participating in a community-based class, please take a look at Sarah Earle's article in the...

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  • Más que islas. Antología de cuentistas del Gran Caribe hispano
    MAGDALENA LÓPEZ (COORD.)

    Carolina Lozada (Venezuela) – Ena Lucía Portela (Cuba) – María Del Carmen Pérez Cuadra (Nicaragua) – Alexandra Pagán Vélez (Puerto Rico) – Karla Suárez (Cuba) – Laura Fuentes Belgrave (Costa Rica) – Mayra Santos-...

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  • The department of Spanish and Portuguese is thrilled to announce that our esteemed colleague Carlos Cortez Minchillo has been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure! Minchillo holds a Ph.D. on Brazilian literature from the University of São Paulo, and his main areas of interest include modern and contemporary Brazilian prose, inter-American cultural diplomacy in the 20th Century, and the contemporary spoken word scene in Brazil. He has published several articles in scholarly journals...

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  • Congrats to Cheyenna! Cheyenna González – Pilsner has just won one for the 2019 MAD (Made At Dartmouth) Research prizes in the category “Best visual storytelling” for her short video “Queer Tango. What it Means for all of Us.”  Cheyenna is a Romance language major with plans to go on to study Epidemiology. This term she has worked as a research assistant alongside professor Noelia Cirnigliaro, to help the poroifessor in her research on contemporary expressions of Argentine Tango. In helping...

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  • In October 2019 Annabel Martín, an associate professor of Spanish, comparative literature, and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, will be the Bernardo Atxaga Chair at City University of New York Graduate Center, where she will teach a doctoral seminar on the arts and political violence and give a public talk on reconciliation in the Basque post-ETA...

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  • On April 24th at 4:00 p.m. in The Baker Library Jorge Carlos Álvarez, a professional photographer, graphic designer and editor will present an exhibit of his photographic work “Look at me in the Eyes! - The True Faces of the People on the Other Side of the Wall.” Álvarez’s work is a compilation of photographs aimed at provoking empathy and greater understanding through allowing viewers to stand “face to face” with people of México and Central America grappling with complex decisions about...

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  • The Department of Spanish and Portuguese F2019 Language Sustainability project Stop, Guac and Roll was a resounding success. Check out the video in the Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61pyIWyMWa0

     

  • The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and La Casa present the Minitalleres @ La Casa and the second panel of the series “Understanding Social Justice, Approaching and Embracing Diversity” on Thursday, April 4th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at 003 Rockefeller. Migration, Voices and Glances, a series of short films by Tonatiuh Ramírez and his Bendita Production, and Migrare/Mutare: Undocumented DREAM, poetry and anecdote by Rossy E. Lima de Padilla.

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