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  • “This paper will address the epic poem San Ignacio (Madrid, 1666) by the Jesuit Hernando Domínguez Camargo (Viceroyalty of Peru, 1606-1659), paying particular attention to the depiction of the saint’s rapture at Manresa (book II, canto V). This passage shows how the poetic description of an ecstatic vision is a subgenre of ekphrasis, based on the assumption that the imagination of the poet may go beyond the testimony of the mystic. The paper will look at how Camargo reads and responds...

  • A lecture and discussion with Prof. Palmar Álvarez Blanco (Chair, Department of Spanish, Carleton College), on cultural responses to austerity. Spain’s deep economic crisis has inspired brilliant new ways of reimagining the cultural and political spheres of our times. Interrupting the status quo of neoliberal’s radical redesign of life will be the focus of the talk and ensuing conversation.

  • About the speaker: Patricia Billingsley has been researching the intersection between the lives of Federico García Lorca and Philip Cummings since 2006. In the course of her research, she has discovered important new archival documents in the United States and Spain and received additional unpublished materials from leading Lorca scholars and biographers. She has given invited talks about Lorca and Cummings at the International Institute in Madrid, the City University of New York (...

  • Caribe Global is a two-week series of readings, performances, exhibits and conversations by writers, performers, and artists who represent Cuban American, Dominican and Dominican American, and Nuyorican experiences and artistic visions.
    Oct. 1
    * 11:45-1:15PM Treasure Room, Baker Library
       Jacqueline Herranz-Brooks Brown Bag Lunch
    * 5:00-6:30PM Faculty Lounge
      Jacqueline Herranz-Brooks Lecture with reception afterward

    Oct. 2
    * 6:30-8:00PM Rocky 003...


    The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is proud to announce that Professor José M. del Pino has been awarded an Endowed Chair with the name of "Dartmouth Professor of Spanish".  The Endowed Chair acknowledges the academic excellence of our faculty, and also provides additional funds for research and other professional activities during a period of five years.  The donor/donors are anonymous.  Congratulations Professor del Pino!

  • Students who have never drilled before must attend the Orientation and all practice sessions; students who HAVE drilled before must attend the first workshop as listed below in order to establish their schedule.

    We will figure out the case-by-case attendance schedule the first day of the workshops.

    We need you!



    Wednesday, September 16th - General orientation +...

  • Last July, at the three-annual meeting at Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Asociación Internacional de Cervantistas elected our colleague Isabel Lozano-Renieblas as its new President for the next three years.            


    The International Association of Cervantists is the most important association of scholars on Cervantes and his work. It currently lists around 450 members representing more than 60 countries.         


    Congratulations, dear Isabel, for this great...

  • July 23, 2015 at 4:00pm in Rockefeller 003

    Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese


    Ginetta E. B. Candelario:

    Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American & Latina/o Studies, Smith College.

    Ginetta E. B. Candelario is an Associate Professor in Sociology and Latin American and Latina/o...

  • Ensayo general. Poesía reunida 1964-2014, the collected poems of Raúl Bueno, has been recently published by Hipocampo Editores (Lima, 2015) under the auspices of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty at Dartmouth College. It includes five books already published (amongst them Misivas de la Nueva Albión –Letters from New England, 2014) and three previously unpublished collections. It also includes a Prologue by Prof. Beatriz Pastor (“Raúl Bueno… captures with exact lyricism the seasons’...

  • A big congratulations to Professor Rebecca Biron for her new role as Dean of the College!

    Please see the full article about her appointment to the position, here.