News & Events

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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:


  • 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.

    For information...

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    Haldeman 041

    Welcoming remarks from Department Chair, Silvia Spitta   

    Introduction to Panel:  Beatriz Pastor

    José Antonio Mazzotti: “Raúl Bueno: el maestro y el ensayista”
    Amy Millay:     "Raúl Bueno: el gran maestro de Dartmouth Hall."
    Pedro Palou:     "Voz y experiencia en la poesía de Raúl Bueno"

    Moderator: Rodolfo Franconi

  • A social bridge between cultures, races and identities; an opportunity for interpersonal exchange; a ritualistic embodiment of artistic forms; a lyrical and sensorial experience; a political stance. That is the Argentine Tango. The course Spanish 43: Tango Argentino: Music, Dance, Poetry, and Community is designed to help students think critically and interdisciplinarity about Argentine tango dance, music and poetry, as well as other intriguing...

  • Kianny Antigua was interviewd by Jill Baron on her prolific writing of poety and childrens literature. 

    Read full interview HERE

  • Join Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Horacio Legrás, Adela Pineda Franco and Sergio Delgado-Moya for a cultural lecture discussing the shift in media post Mexican revolution. 

    Friday, February 15, 2019


    Carpenter 13

    Dinner provided


    Popular Cosmopolitanism. Noirs and Literary Classics in Post-Revolutionary Mexican Cinema with Ignacio...