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  • Department faculty member, Annabel Martín, Director of the Gender Research Institute (GRID), was interviewed for Canal Europa, a new web-based platform that serves as a meeting point for artists, writers, scientists, and professionals in a wide variety of fields so that they can share their ideas, reflections, and their creativity.  Annabel’s conversation analyses the power of gender as instrument of change, the importance of gender-related teaching and research, her tenure as director of...

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  • This month "La Casa" is collaborating with the Latinx Heritage Month committee, OPAL, and La Alianza Latina in the "Día de Muertos" festivities.

    Wednesday, October 26: Making tissue flowers for the Baker-Berry Altar at "La Casa" from 4:30-6:00pm. Come join us at the "La Casa" Altar to learn about this tradition and have some Chocolate, arroz con leche y arepas.

    Sunday, October 30:  Altar setting at the ...

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  • Members of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese held their annual department dinner at Simon Pearce Restaurant on September 23rd to formally welcome Roberto Rey Agudo as our new Language Program Director, and his spouse Irit Kleiman.  Welcome Roberto and Irit!

  • Angie Cruz, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, founder and editor of the journal Aster(ix), and author will lead a conference titled "Writer's Debt" on October 19th as part of LatinX Cultural Expressions.

    Professor Cruz has authored two novels, Soledad and Let It Rain Coffee, and has published short fiction and essays in magazines and journals, including Callaloo, The New York Times, and Kweli. She is currently...

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  • Professor Kianny Antigua won first prize in a literary contest in the Dominican Republic for her book of short stories Las puertas se hicieron para cerrarse.

    On August 12th, the winners were granted prizes for their works in the Literary Contest of Short Stories, Poetry, and Essays that takes place each year in Dominican Republic. The judges unanimously chose Professor Antigua's work as the first prize.

    Her book Elementos also won first prize in a different...

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  • All students interested in becoming Apprentice Teachers (A.T.'s) for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese must attend the following tryout sessions and final jury:

    Wednesday, 1/4/17: Intro and Orientation: 6-7PM Dartmouth Hall 105; (all new AT candidates must attend this session)
    Workshops 7:00-9PM Dartmouth Hall 102
    Thursday, 1/5/17: Workshops 6-8PM Dartmouth Hall 102
    Friday, 1/6/17: Workshops 6-...

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  • Associate Professor Sebastián Díaz-Duhalde will present his latest book, La última guerra. Cultura visual de la guerra contra el Paraguay, on August 1 in Asunción, Paraguay.  

    The event is part of an interdisciplinary conference entitled "La Guerra Grande a la luz de las políticas públicas: Investigadores, artistas y gestores culturales," which will take place on August 1 and 2.

    For more information about the book and the event, visit ...

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  • "During spring break, about a year after President Obama’s executive order re-opening cultural and commercial pathways to Cuba, a group of Dartmouth faculty and staff went to Havana to celebrate the opening of the Galería Haydee Santamaría, an elegantly renovated art gallery that will serve as a classroom building for exchange students. The travelers met with Cuban scholars and officials as well as faculty and staff from the...

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  • Synopsis: “Tiana believes that her world is twisted: her Mom spends little time with her and usually leaves her with her grandma. Tiana then imagines how it would all be if the world were upside down: if kids went out and work and their parents stayed home playing.”

  • Ximena Briceño is Lecturer of Latin American Literature at Stanford University. Her research engages theories of animality and cultural consumption in Latin American literature and visual culture, with a concentration in the Andean region. She has been an Ibero-Amerikanisches researcher in Berlin. Her current book project, The Wolf and the Saint: An Ecosophic Critique of Franciscanism in Latin America studies the artistic retelling of Francis of Assisi’s life and...

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