OUTSTANDING WRITER OF THE YEAR PREMIO ARTE 2017

 

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

Department Chair and Professor trip to Cuba

"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 Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA), which includes Dartmouth and eight other U.S. colleges and universities.

Lecturer and writer Kianny N. Antigua latest publication

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.”

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