Hispanic Studies Career Fair

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On February 25, 2013, the Hispanic Studies Program hosted a career-panel for majors and potential majors. The panel, which was the result of engaged dialog between the Cohen Career Center and faculty in Hispanic Studies, featured four outstanding Hispanic Studies alums: Sara Gilmer (State Department), John Cipperly (National Center for State Courts), Jennifer Primeggia (physician)… Read More

Eleonora Figliuoli ’12 – R. Merritt Cox Fellowship in Hispanic Studies

Eleonora plans to become a Hispanic Studies professor, having been accepted to Spanish programs at UVA and American and having been shortlisted at Johns Hopkins. Last spring she won the undergraduate research prize for her paper on Martín Fierro and the poetics of suffering which she subsequently presented at the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin… Read More

Professor Regina Root Wins Award

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Professor Regina Root’s book Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina was recently awarded the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies 2012 Arthur P. Whitaker Book Prize at American University.  Professor Root’s book, which explores the interaction of power, identity and fashion in post-colonial Argentina.  Editorial Edhasa will publish the Spanish translation later this year. John Incledon… Read More

Hispanic Studies helps organize “Encuentro Latino”

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Saturday October 8th the Admission’s Office, in coordination with Professor Jonathan Arries and several other faculty members from Hispanic Studies and Latin American Studies, organized the first ever, Encuentro Latino. A faculty initiated event, Encuentro Latino was a highly successful effort to reach out to Latino families in the NOVA/ D.C. area and introduce them… Read More

Bellini Colloquium with Jorge Terukina

“Creoles, Peninsular Newcomers, and Aristotelian ‘Economic Thought’ in Balbuena’s Mexican Grandeur (1604): a Transatlantic and Pre-Disciplinary Inquiry” Jorge Terukina, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Wednesday, March 23, 4:00pm. Washington Hall 315

Study Abroad La Plata Information Session

You are invited to learn more about W&M’s Semester in La Plata, Argentina Program (Spring or Fall or Both) WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 5.00 pm WHERE: Washington Hall 315 WHO: La Plata faculty and staff, program alumni, and La Plata Program Faculty Advisor Professor Silvia Tandeciarz will present information about courses, homestays, and internship opportuntities… Read More

National Colloquium on Minority Studies

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The College hosted the National Colloquium on Minority Studies in February 2011. John “Rio”Riofrio, Professor of Hispanic Studies at the College, was the host and organizer of this incredibly successful event. Watch the video below to learn more about the colloquium and Rio’s involvement in this exciting initiative: Want to see more? You can watch… Read More

National Minority Studies Colloquium

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Feb 24-27th, WM will be hosting a national colloquium on Minority Studies.  The colloquium, which is a partnership between WM and the Future of Minority Studies Project (FMS) will bring together nationally recognized scholars and activists dedicated to Minority Studies on both a national and international level.  The program will feature panels on Human Rights,… Read More

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