Stop, Guac y Roll

You're invited to visit our food truck:

"Stop, Guac y Roll"
Friday, November 9th
3:30-5pm
In front of Dartmouth Hall

 

Come and enjoy FREE food from the Hispanic world prepared and served by the Fall 2018 Spanish Language students. 

You just need to order your food in Spanish (help can be provided)

Please bring your own plate, bowl and spoon 

SEE YOU THERE! 

 

 

Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, DCAL and the Dean of Faculty

A Spanish Field Trip to Dartmouth Organic Farm

As part of the Experiential Learning project “The Sustainability of Language and the Language of Sustainability” all the language classes (265 students) visited the farm, and engaged in a conversation about sustainability, sustainable growing techniques, or the sustainable use of the food produced, among other topics, with the farm staff, who guided the tour. 

The visit was conducted mostly in Spanish.

Greña ~ Crazy Hair wins International Latino Book Award

On September 8th, Greña ~ Crazy Hair, one of professor Antigua’s latest publications, won first place at the International Latino Book Awards for Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book – Bilingual! The even took place at the California State University Domínguez Hills and was part of the 20th Annual Celebration of Latinx Literature. 

The International Latino Book Awards celebrate worldwide achievements in Latino Literature, recognizing greatness & authors in English, Spanish & Portuguese.

 

¡Enhorabuena, profesora Antigua!

Everyone Has an Accent

"When we say that someone speaks with an accent, we generally mean one of two things: a nonnative accent or a so-called nonstandard accent. Both can have consequences for their speakers. In other words, it is worth acknowledging that people discriminate on the basis of accent within their own language group, as well as against those perceived as language outsiders. The privileged status of the standard accent is, of course, rooted in education and socioeconomic power."

Read full article:

Everyone Has an Accent

Chair, Silvia Spitta Interviews Lucrecia Martel

"LucreciaMartel’s Zama (2017), set on the outer colonial frontiers of the Spanish Empire during the last decade of the eighteenth century, pushes traditional notions of a colonial adventure tale to its parodic limits. Based on Argentine writer Antonio Di Benedetto’s 1956 novel of the same title, the film follows the plight of Don Diego de Zama (Daniel Giménez Cacho), a Creole (defined as a Spaniard born in the Americas and, therefore, considered a second-class citizen) magistrate in the service of the Spanish crown. Resentful of his demotion to the provinces, he yearns for a transfer to the city of Lerma, where his wife and family live, and where he hopes to escape the deadening routine of his assignment."

Read full article and interview here:

https://spanport.dartmouth.edu/sites/spanport.dartmouth.edu/files/33.ful...

Book Release: Aquí hubo una mujer by Kianny Antigua

Book Release: AQUÍ HUBO UNA MUJER. CUENTOS PREMIADOS (Books&Smith, 2018) is Adjunct Professor Kianny N. Antigua’s latest publication. Its official presentation will take place at 77 Feria del Libro de Madrid, on June 7 at 17:30 / 5:30 p.m. - Salón Hilma Contreras.

This book is a collection of 15 awarded short stories, Prof. Antigua’s 4th book of short stories and her 15th publication.

 

The book will be available online on May 25th, via BooksandSmith.com.

 

¡Enhorabuena, profesora Antigua!

Rafael Nuñez ’18 presents his Honors Thesis at the University at Buffalo

Rafael’s Honors thesis investigates the renaissance of Argentine tango and its poetics of resistance in the 21st century. In his presentation, Rafael connects his findings to the overall theme of this year’s conference which is  “Spectacular, Spectacular! Truth, Violence, Politics and Performance”. He connects the political resistance found in contemporary tango to Guy Debord’s theory of the spectacle in order to demonstrate the processes by which cultural expressions can subvert traditional capitalist hegemony.  

The conference is the Romance Languages and Literatures 7th Annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the University at Buffalo

Assistant Professor Sara Muñoz-Muriana’s Book Presentation

Prof. Muñoz-Muriana presented her recent book ‘Andando se hace el camino’: calle y subjetividades marginales en la España del siglo XIX at Librería Iberoamericana, in Madrid, on March 15, 2018.  The presentation was part of a workshop on women, literature and public space in the Spanish 19th century. Days earlier, in honor of the International Day of Women, Prof. Muñoz-Muriana had given a public talk on 19th-century feminisms at the Espacio de Encuentro Feminista in Madrid.

 

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