prizes

Kathleen S. Chung '14 awarded the Jonathan B. Rintels Thesis Prize

Kathleen wrote a bilingual Spanish and French thesis on Women of La Española, (The Dominican Republic, Haiti and the Diaspora), directed by Professors Israel Reyes and Keith L. Walker, ninety pages in Spanish and ninety pages in French.

Dean of Faculty,  Michael Mastanduno congratulated Kathleen on her accomplishment.

Kudos: Highlighting Faculty Achievements

Professor Rebecca Biron gave the opening keynote address for the Simposio Internacional Elena Garro. Assistant Professor Noelia Cirnigliaro’s edition is awarded the SSEMW’s prize for the Best Collaborative Project of 2013. Kianny Antigua, writer and Lecturer of Spanish, honored for her work and accomplishments in NYC.

Professor Rebecca Biron gave the opening keynote address for the Simposio Internacional Elena Garro hosted by the Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México (UACM) in Mexico City, September 24-26, 2014. With over 150 people in attendance, the event honored the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Elena Garro's most widely read novel, Los recuerdos del porvenir. Biron's address drew from her recently published book, Elena Garro and Mexico's Modern Dreams (2013).