FALL 2017

August 22, 2017
Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, Professor & Martha S. Weeks Chair in Latin American Studies, and her co-editor Sarah Tobias, have been awarded the 2017 Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies for their book, Trans Studies: The Challenge to Hetero/ Homo Normativities. This award is presented by The Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) at CUNY’s Graduate Center.

August 30, 2017
Elena Bonmati Gonzalvez, Ph.D. Student in Spanish, has been awarded the 2017 Early Modern Essay Award for her essay titled "Colón y el arte de navegar: el barco como lugar de enunciación epistemológica en el Primer viaje de Cristóbal Colón." Click here for more information.

October 12, 2017
Christine Arce, Associate Professor in Spanish, presented her recently published book, winner of the Victoria Urbano book prize, México’s Nobodies: The Cultural Legacy of the Soldadera and Afro-Mexican Women, at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. as part of the programming for Hispanic Heritage Month. (Click here to view the flyer)