Hispanic Studies News

Juegos Florales Poetry Contest

Prof. Ann Marie Stock comments on her latest book

"One of the goals in writing [On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition (2009)] was to explore ... the experiences of real Cubans; to cast Cubans as individuals and not as the Other, as the enemy..." Check out Prof. Stock's full interview!

Prof. Regina Root presents her latest book at the Library of Congress

In an event sponsored by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, Prof. Regina Root presented her award-winning book Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina (2010). Prof. Root's presentation is available: check it out!

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W&M Hispanic Studies Students Nominated for Film Award

Hispanic Studies students Rob Marty, Danielle Dwyer, Scott Brewington, and Paula Billingsley are finalists in the Fair Trade Fits Video Contest. Watch the video and cast your vote for them.

Hispanic Studies Student Presents at MACLAS

Clemencia Johnson recently presented her senior capstone research at the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS) meeting on March 26-27, 2010.

Ethical fashion: Aware of what we wear

The first Ethical Fashion Show at William & Mary highlights the commitment of the university and its students to sustainability.

Hispanic Studies goes to MACLAS

W&M faculty and students recently presented their research at this year's Mid-Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies conference at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Portfolio: Students Create, Recite Poems in Spanish

Students in Professor Tandeciarz's creative writing class studied a variety of poetic traditions, analyzed classic texts, and reflected on the relationship between words, identity, and activism. Check out the text and audio of their class portfolio.

La Plata Students

William and Mary students participating in our semester study abroad program in La Plata were recently featured in the Argentine press when they visited clandestine detention centers in the city of Tandil.

Juegos Florales Poetry Contest
Juegos Florales Poetry Contest

Hispanic Studies faculty and students second annual poetry contest

For whom the bell didn't toll

A group of students journey to Spain to trace the twisted threads of the legacy of that country's tragic civil war.

Ecofashion: We're not only what we wear

We're also who made what we wear and what it's made from. (And other fashion truisms that will keep green the new black.)