Migrant Farm Workers on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
John Riofrio, "Rio," recently published an editorial response to CNN's documentary Latino in America in the Huffington Post
Kate Hibbs a double major in Hispanic Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies, had an unusual summer internship.
The Hispanic Cultural Organization’s annual conference, focused on the theme of “Environmentalism in Costa Rica and the Larger Latin America,” recently featured the work of Hispanic Studies research team.
A panel of distinguished judges from the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS) has selected Stephanie Demaree as this year's Juan Espadas Prize winner.
Amy Firestone's fieldwork in Arequipa and Ayacucho, Peru, will focus on the revitalization of Quechua in urban centers.
Three Hispanic Studies students, Maritza Alcoreza, Lydia Sinkus, and Jacqueline Stabnow, organized a film festival and blogged live from conference presentations addressing "Latin America and the World: Challenges and Opportunities" at the 30th annual Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies.
The Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies held its 30th annual conference on "Latin America and the World: Challenges and Opportunities" on our campus on March 6-7, 2009.
t the 30th annual conference of the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, also known as MACLAS, Hispanic Studies professor Regina Root was elected President of the organization.
Modern Languages and Literatures faculty and students had a chance to talk with Mexican photographer Octavio Kano-Galván at a special opening reception of "The New Outcasts/Los nuevos olvidados" on March 7, an art exhibit featuring the photography of Kano-Galván and narratives by Sonia Feigenbaum Karsenti.
Dr. Virginia Bouvier, senior program officer at the United States Institute of Peace, discussed the state of Latin American Studies in a lecture held on our campus on March 6.
Sonia Feigenbaum, Deputy Director of the Division of Public Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities, presented a special workshop on the humanities in public programming. The workshop was organized as part of the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, a conference that drew over 100 faculty and professionals from throughout the United States.
Peter Sanders, acclaimed film director of "The Disappeared", presented his work and met with faculty, students, and alums during his four-day visit to our campus.
Silvia Tandeciarz was recently awarded the Class of 2011 Professorship; Francie Cate-Arries has just received a Plumeri Award.
Lauren Jones named "Distinguished Teaching Assistant" at UCLA.
"Critica," a prominent Argentine newspaper, recently interviewed Hispanic Studies professor Regina Root for her views on revolutionary culture in Argentina on the eve of May 25, 1810, when creole leaders declared their independence and initiated war against Spain... To find out if the revolutionaries wore English, French or Spanish fashion, click on the full story.
Recent graduate Kristin Corcoran has been awarded the Juan Espadas Prize by the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS).
This spring students of Cultural Constructions of the Environment created brief eco-documentaries designed to teach others about the environmental issues facing Latin America today.
Marianne McLaughlin (Hispanic Studies student) has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship for next year in Chile
Latreesha Herring participated in organizing Spanish Day for her 8th graders at Smithfield Middle School.
Christine Kudrav ’08 Studies Argentine Human Rights through Internship and Senior Research Project.
Busch Entertainment Corporation (BEC), the family entertainment subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch Cos., today announced the promotion of Hispanic Studies alumnus John T. Reilly, Corporate Vice-President of Merchandising, to Executive Vice-President and General Manager of Busch Gardens Europe in Williamsburg, Va.
George Greenia professor of Medieval Hispanic Studies and known for his work on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage received Spain’s highest cultural achievement distinction for foreign nationals on October 11.
Hispanic Studies student David Culver is blogging his experiences as a foreign student in W&M semester program in Seville, Spain, for NBC News.
Laura Novik, the co-founder with Alex Blanch of the Chilean-based NGO Raíz Diseño, visited our campus for a week-long discussion on the ethics behind the aesthetics of Latin American design.
Michelle Neyland is a 2005 Hispanic Studies graduate.
In what may well be a first for William and Mary, a student from the College and her professor were interviewed for a local TV news show—in Spain.
Charles Abbot, graduate in Hispanic Studies, was recently awarded a Fulbright scholarship.
The Education Office of the Embassy of Spain in the U.S.A. has announced the opening of the period for applications for the program of Language and Culture Assistants in Spain 2007-08.
Francie Cate-Arries, professor of Hispanic studies, and Daniel Cristol, associate professor of biology, were selected as two of the 12 statewide recipients of the 2007 Outstanding Faculty Awards, sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and Dominion.
Hispanic Studies majors Andrew Cunningham and Catalina Esguerra were granted internships at the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC for the summer of 2007
Hispanic Studies students were interviewed about their experiences working with migrant farm workers as language interpreters in Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Hispanic Studies major Benjamin Boone recently presented his work on early twentieth century school textbooks at a conference sponsored by the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies and held in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
The MLA announced on November 30, 2005 that Francie Cate-Arries's book, "Spanish Culture behind Barbed Wire," received the Honorable Mention Award for the fifteenth annual Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for an outstanding book published in English in the field of Latin American and Spanish literatures and cultures.
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures celebrated the 400th anniversary of the publication of Don Quixote of la Mancha I