News & Events

  • Rosa Alice Branco is a poet, essayist, and translator with a Ph.D. in Philosophy. She has published eleven volumes of poetry, including Cattle of the Lord, which won the prestigious 2009 Espiral Maior de Poesia Award and The World Does Not End in the Cold of Your Bones (she tells herself) (Quasi Edicões, 2010). Her most recent book is Live Concert (& etc, 2012). Her two volumes of essays are What Prevents the World from Becoming a Picture and Visual Perception in Berkeley. Volumes of her...

  • Prof. del Pino presented his edited volume El impacto de la metrópolis: la experiencia Americana en Lorca, Dalí, and Buñuel (Madrid: Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2018) at the Centro Cultural de la Generación del 27 (Málaga) on March 9 and at the Residencia de Estudiantes (Madrid) on March 13, 2018.

  • Karen Jaime, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor of Performing and Media Arts and Latina/o Studies at Cornell University. Her book project The Queer Loisada: Language and Performance at the Nuyorican Poets Café, uses hip-hop studies, alongside critical race, queer, literary, and performance theories in order to deminstrate the ways in which historically pejorative identity markers are recuperated and recodified as useful tools in the development of contemporary aesthetic practices. ...

  • Un zompopo peculiar, Antigua’s novel, received the XIII Letras de Ultramar Literary Prize, in the children’s category. Letras de Ultramar is a literary contest sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic and organized by the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the USA. The contest is aimed at recognizing Dominican writers living and writing abroad. This year’s prize was in Essay, Theater and Children’s Literature.

    Un zompopo peculiar is an homage...

  • In his piece, “What Deep Learning Gets Wrong about Language,”he warns against the hidden social and economic costs of relying on automated translation—persistent problems with accuracy with the potential for costly errors in critical fields, gender and cultural bias in its design, shortchanging youth’s future access to higher paying jobs that require advanced language and intercultural skills--and argues...

  • Gramsci has become (once more) one of the most influential thinkers in the Humanities. His work helps us understand how new social hegemonic situations take shape, and how meaningful changes are fostered and consolidated through cultural and intellectual intervention. Antonio Gómez is working on a comparatist book on Gramsci and his reception in Spain in the late 1970s and during the last decade (2008-2018). For this project, he has been awarded a New Directions in the Humanities Scholarship...

  • Black Widow

    Ayer me pegaste, como acostumbras.

    Mañana volveré a vestirme de negro, como acostrumbro.


    Thursday, February 15th

    La Casa



    Refreshments provided

  • The Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites you to attend two events by internationally recognized performance artist Regina José Galindo (Guatemala), who will be on campus the 14th of February.


    Regina José Galindo uses her own body as artistic material to show how state violence impacts the bodies of women and racial minorities across the globe. Her bold work enacts violent histories and insists on memory as a weapon against...

  • The jury considered Minchillo's book an in-depth research that skillfully articulates Erico Verissimo's literary works and the political and professional trajectory of the Brazilian writer.


  • Esta obra narra la vida de Florinda Soriano (Mamá Tingó), líder agraria dominicana y víctima de la violencia estatal de la década de los 70. Es la obra insigne de las fricciones de clase, el afán de los trabajadores por organizarse y el indiscutible rol de la mujer en las luchas sociales.

    Thursday, February 8th

    Occom Commons