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  • Radical Latinos in the 60s (Spanish 63 this summer) was created thanks to a DCAL mini grant and the contributions of students in the class and talented designer Nathan Giffard—class AT. The site compares 1960s activism with today’s Black Lives Matter movement and publishes important updates on current activism and research on the 60s.

    https://journeys.dartmouth.edu/radical/

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    Martín Chambi was an indigenous photographer who lovingly registered the life of Cusco, Peru, from the later 1890s to the 1950s as the city was undergoing rapid modernization. Out the Archive and Into the Streets: El Cusco de Martín Chambi chronicles Professor Spitta’s work to preserve his invaluable archive as well as to make it accessible to the city by curating  the first city-wide exhibition of his works. 

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  • EL JARDÍN DE LOS NUEVOS LECTORES, nuevo libro de Raúl Bueno, es poesía para ser leída a niños y niñas, y por niñas y niños, que gusten de imágenes netas, ricas en luz y color, cargadas de una primera ebullición de sentidos. El libro presenta el mundo real y maravilloso de una niña, Susana, que es reinventado y enriquecido por ella misma en distintas etapas: cuando crece; cuando tiene sus niños; y, cuando tiene sus nietos propios, o ajenos. Es también un tapiz de figuras y colores que, por la...

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  • But There Are No Palm Trees Here! by Kianny Antigua (Jade Publishing, 2020), a beautiful translation by our own Elizabeth Polli!

    Immigration, family, loss, profound and boundaryless love from a child perspective? This is your book!

    Manu is as joyful as the waves of the coasts in Quisqueya, and as warm as her grandmother’s embrace. Even though she is happy, she has to leave behind the life she knows to go live in Queens, NY, with her mother and her half-brother....

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  • Congratulations to Paul Carranza and Antonio Gomez for Winning the 2019 Aggar Award

    The Apgar Award recognizes and supports innovative teaching initiatives that cross traditional academic boundaries. The award is aimed at team-taught, interdisciplinary courses, particularly those offered by faculty at an early stage of their careers and particularly faculty in the Arts and Humanities. A gift from Mahlon Apgar, IV D'62 and Sarah Tipper Apgar, Tu'11 made this award possible. The...

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  • Congratulations to the graduating majors and minors in Spanish and Portuguese. We would love to have you with us in Hanover to celebrate your achievements as we normally do each Spring. But, what a year! We all had to adapt very quickly to an unexpected situation, given the challenges that the pandemic posed to students, professors and staff across campus. But here we are, in June, wishing we could all overcome the current situation and that you are able to soon fulfill your...

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  • Congratulations to Professor Jorge Quintana-Navarrete who has won an honorary mention for best article in the humanities at LASA's Mexico section for his article "Biopolítica y vida inorgánica: la plasmogenia de Alfonso Herrera"

  • One of this year’s two keynote speakers is Kianny Antigua, a senior lecturer in Spanish, and a poet, translator, and fiction writer for both children and adults. Antigua has won many awards, including first place at the International Latino Book Awards for Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book, Bilingual, in 2018. Her work has been published in anthologies, literary magazines, newspapers, and textbooks.

    At 7 p.m...

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    Gala includes a keynote address by Professor Kianny N. Antigua followed by a live DJ & music, dancing, food, photos, and fun. Join us!

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