César Chávez Fellowships


Application Information

Dartmouth College invites applications for the César Chávez Dissertation Fellowship. The fellowship supports scholars whose research addresses aspects of Latinx experience and culture. Particular attention will be given to candidates whose work augments and complements current faculty in Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies (LALACS). Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to educational diversity. Applications from candidates who are underrepresented in their fields are especially welcome.

AT/Drill Instructor Workshop Winter 2018

AT / Drill Instructor Workshop Winter 2018

Who is eligible?

Students in courses numbered 9 or above (e.g. Spanish 9, Portuguese 20)

Returning LSA/LSA+/FSP students

Majors and minors in Hispanic, Romance and Lusophone Studies

Dartmouth students with demonstrable proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese (e.g. students who placed out of the language requirement, native and heritage speakers)

When is the training taking place?

Wednesday January 3

6:00-7:00pm Orientation (Dartmouth Hall 105)

Mandatory for ALL NEW candidates

7:00-9:00PM Practice (Dartmouth Hall 102)

Thursday January 4

6:00-8:00pm Practice (Dartmouth Hall 102)

Friday January 5

6:00-8:00pm Practice (Dartmouth Hall 102)

Monday January 8

4:00pm Selection (Dartmouth Hall 102)

Returning and Veteran Apprentice Teachers are excused from Orientation. They are however, required to come to all practice sessions to assist in the training of new candidates.



On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, Adjunct Professor Kianny N. Antigua received the Premio Arte 2017’s Outstanding Writer of The Year Award. Premio Arte annual awards recognize the artistic trajectories of individual Latinx artists and artistic institutions in categories such as music, dance, theater, fine arts and literature. ¡Enhorabuena, profesora Antigua! 

Roberto Rey Agudo appointed DCAL Faculty Fellow for 2017/18

Roberto Rey Agudo has been appointed as a DCAL Faculty Fellow through the 2017-18 academic year. As DCAL Faculty Fellow, he will take responsibility for organizing professional development programs and events for faculty. The first event will be a talk by Professor Mary Coffey titled “Teaching with Digital Orozco”.

The theme for the activities will be digital pedagogy in higher education.

Nuñez '18, a Romance Studies major, selected as Stamps Scholar

Rafael Nuñez, a Junior and Romance Studies major, has been chosen as a recipient of the Stamps Scholarship. The Stamps Scholars Program allows the most promising students an opportunity to design an experiential learning plan to build on or respond to what they've learned in their first and second years at Dartmouth. Stamps Scholars have access to an enrichment fund of up to $10,000 per year, per student to engage in experiential learning opportunities that can be spread over multiple terms, during on and off terms.

Since freshmen year, Rafael has been very involved in the department of Spanish and Portuguese: he has taken many upper level courses; has participated in a FSP, been a drill instructor; and has been a Presidential Scholar in a project on Argentine tango with Associate Professor Noelia Cirnigliaro.

Canal Europa interviews Annabel Martín

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 GRID, and her attraction to gender for Spanish cultural studies.  Watch her here:

Canal Europa: Annabel Martin



Lecturer and Writer Kianny Antigua Wins Literary Award

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 contest in January of 2016.

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

Professor Presents Book in Paraguay

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 the publisher's website