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SPANISH AND HISPANIC STUDIES DEPARTMENT NEWS

Farnsworth Edits Anthology, Publishes Chapter

Recently tenured Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies, May Farnsworth, published two pieces of scholarship on women in Latin American theatre history. Escrito por mujeres II (Latin American Theatre Review Press), which Farnsworth co-edited with Brenda Werth from American University and Camilla Stevens from Rutgers University, is a collection of works by female playwrights in Latin America fr...  More >>

 

Traub’14, Bike Trek Featured

Wes Traub '14 was recently featured in the Finger Lakes Times for taking an approximately 80-mile bike trek around Seneca Lake prior to graduation. "I've done a lot of rides around the area, and two days ago I biked around Seneca Lake," Traub said. "I biked in Minnesota where I grew up, but this area is incredible for biking." The article also explains how the Minnesota native decided to attend c...  More >>

 

Villacorta Publishes First Novel

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Carlos Villacorta, a native of Peru, has had his first novel, "Alicia, esto es el capitalismo," published in Peru. In an interview with the Ploughshares Literary Magazine, Villacorta explained he "tried to depict a particular moment in Peru: the nineties during Fujimori's dictatorship. Especially 1996 and 1997 when Fujimori consolidated...  More >>

 

Van De Water ’79 Publishes First Novel

Ann Van De Water '79 has released her debut novel, "Mommy Memoirs: A Hilarious and Heartwarming Look at the Trials and Triumphs of Being a Mom." Described as a collection of short, read it and run stories, the book contains 83 anecdotes on Van De Water's experience as a stay-at-home mom raising her three sons with husband Wesley Van De Water '78. Originally published as "A Funny Thing Happened on...  More >>

 

Three Salisbury Winners, Seven Countries

Three students will complete internships this summer that will help provide critical insight and a distinct advantage as each pursues his or her career. Kelly Haley '15, Megan Soule '15 and Kyle Zaverton '15 were selected to receive Charles H. Salisbury Summer International Internship Stipend Awards from among a competitive pool of applicants. Their experiences will take them through a combined s...  More >>