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SPANISH AND HISPANIC STUDIES DEPARTMENT NEWS

Rodriguez-Mansilla on Spanish Golden Age

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Fernando Rodriguez-Mansilla recently joined three scholarly events centered on Spanish philology, sharing his expertise in the field as a keynote speaker and twice as guest lecturer. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the second part of "Don Quijote de la Mancha" (published in 1615), Rodriguez-Mansilla offered the keynote address for a g...  More >>

 

Troy '15 Selected for Fulbright

Christopher Troy '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to support an English Teaching Assistantship to Argentina, giving him an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow his passion for teaching while at the same time, providing him with an opportunity to pursue a career in global medicine. Known for drawing a highly competitive field of applicants, the Ful...  More >>

 

Aquadro '15 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Courtney Aquadro '15 has been named as one of Campus Compact's 2015 Newman Civic Fellows, a prestigious national honor awarded to student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities. At HWS, Aquadro has dedicated her time to working with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) as a Civic Leader, connecting student volunteers with loca...  More >>

 

Dezago '15 Awarded Fulbright to Ecuador

Jordyn Dezago '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Through the program, Dezago will work in higher education as an English teaching assistant at an institution where she will instruct and mentor student...  More >>

 

Using Theatre to Advance Feminism

May Summer Farnsworth, associate professor and chair of Spanish and Hispanic Studies, will address how early feminist dramatists in Argentina began a tradition of using theatre to promote women's rights, and the ways this paralleled social activism that would be used by later generations of feminist theatre practitioners during the next event in the Sentiments & Declarations lecture series...  More >>