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.”

Out of the Archive: Photography, Patrimony, and Performance in Latin America

Thursday April 14th

Location: Haldeman 246

2:00 Welcoming remarks by Director of The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Graziella Parati

2:15-4:15 Out of the Archives: El Cusco de Martin Chambi

  • Silvia Spitta (Dartmouth College) “Intervening in the Archive”
  • Jill Baron (Dartmouth College) “In the Chambi Archive”
  • Julio Pantoja (Universidad Nacional de Tucumán) “El ojo rasgado”

4:30-6:30 Andean Archives and Glass Plate Photography

Chair Raul Bueno (Dartmouth College)

Another Award for Our Department!

Kianny N. Antigua, Spanish Lecturer, was just awarded the XI Premio Letras de Ultramar (in Children's Literature), for her book Elementos. This literary prize is the highest award given to Dominican writers living abroad, and it is sponsored by the Dominican Republic's Ministry of Culture via the Office of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the US.

Full story in Spanish

Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero-American Cinema

Starting January 13, 2016, Dartmouth will host an Ibero-American film festival on six consecutive Wednesday nights.  Thanks to the generosity of the Spanish & Portuguese, Film and Media Studies and Environmental Studies departments, the festival will bring new Spanish and Portuguese-language feature films and documentaries to campus, complementing a diversity of curricular activities.  Documentaries about the Amazon, the US/Mexico border, and the ETA conflict in Spain, in addition to feature films from Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela, will draw students from Spanish & Portuguese, Film & Media Studies, Latin American, Latino/a & Caribbean Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, and Earth Sciences.  The festival will also be widely advertised in order to attract attendees from outside of the Dartmouth community.  This festival was also made possible with the support of Pragda, SPAIN arts & culture and the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain.

January 13th 7PM- Bad Hair (Pelo Malo)

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