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  • Professor gives Key Note Address

    Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies Francisco Fernandez de Alba delivered the key note address at the Levy Wasteneys Symposium organized by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto (Canada). His presentation was entitled “1980s Madrid: the War on Drugs and the Transatlantic Conspiracy Theory.” (March 2014). More »
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    Professor to lecture on the Spanish Civil War.

    Professor Fernández de Alba was invited by the Spanish Department at Bryn Mawr College to lecture on the Spanish Civil War. The lecture centered on how his Wheaton course involved students to reflect on the construction of memory through texts and images. With the collaboration of a local veteran of the International Brigades, students participated […] More »
  • The volume, Women's Literacy in Early Modern Spain and the New World (Ashgate 2011) has been chosen by the Award Committee of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women as this year's winner of their award for a Collaborative Project.

    The volume, Women's Literacy in Early Modern Spain and the New World (Ashgate 2011) has been chosen by the Award Committee of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women as this year's winner of their award for a Collaborative Project. Containing essays from leading and recent scholars in Peninsular and colonial studies, this […] More »
  • Prof. Pérez-Toribio, Leonardo Padura, Nicole Dueñas, Zach D'Orsi, Prof. de Alba, Jane Gelb

    Faculty and Students in Transatlantic Conference

    Faculty and Students attended the 6th International Conference on Transatlantic Studies at Brown University. More »
  • Presentation on female workforce in early modern Spain

    Professor Montserrat Pérez presented at The Renaissance Society of America, 2012 a talk entitled "Female Workforce in Early Modern Spain: Alonso de Castillo y Solórzano´s Teresa de Manzanares." She was also the chair of the panel "Writing the empire on the female body." More »
  • Professor Lectures at the Cervantes Institute in Tel-Aviv

    Professor de Alba was invited by the Cervantes Institute at Tel-Aviv (Israel) to lecture about the 80s Spanish cultural movement la Movida. More »
  • Professor Ledezma at MLA

    Professor Ledezma participated, as regional delegate for New England and Eastern Canada, in the deliberations of the forty-first annual meeting of the Delegate Assembly of the Modern Language Association, held at Seattle, 6-8 january 2012. More »
  • Transatlantic Conference

    Professor de Alba will open the Transatlantic Conference at Wake Forest University (NC) with a paper entitled "Virgilio Piñera y Wilfredo Lam: cuando el modernismo se encontró a Cuba." The conference will take place March 2012. More »
  • MLA Panel Respondent

    Professor Fran de Alba will be the respondent in the Modern Language Association panel entitled "Catalonians in the Americas" to take place in Seattle, WA in January, 2012. More »
  • books

    Educational Lineage in Early Modern Catalonia

    Professor Montserrat Pérez-Toribio's piece "From Mother to Daughter: Educational Lineage in the Correspondence between the Countess of Palamós and Estefania de Requesens" has been published in Women's Literacy in Early Modern Spain and the New World. Ed. Anne J. Cruz and Rosilie Hernández-Pecoraro. Aldershot, UK; Burlington,VT: Ashgate, 2011. Professor Pérez-Toribio investigates the correspondence between the Countess of Palamós and […] More »