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Hispanic Studies



  • Professor Lectures at Amherst College

    Hispanic Studies Professor Francisco Fernandez de Alba invited lecture at Amherst College deals with the abuse of heroin in Madrid during the eighties, the explanations and conspiracies theories about such use and proposes a new way to read the massive use of this drug during this recent period of Spanish history. More »
  • Prize-winning pedagogy Prof. Ledezma wins “multimedia prize” from regional Latin American scholars conference

    Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies Domingo Ledezma was honored recently by the New England Council of Latin American Studies (NECLAS) for developing a digital publication on colonial Mexico that employs a combination of text, images and video. The ebook “Colonial Mexico” written and edited by Professor Ledezma was awarded the conference’s “Best Multimedia” prize for the way […] More »
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    Going Places - Alexis Nieves ’14

    Bringing his interest in politics and economics to his work, Alexis Nieves plans to study education reform and international affairs in Brazil with his Fulbright. More »
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    Going Places - Bailey McWilliams ’14

    As a Fulbright recipient, Bailey McWilliams will use her background in Hispanic Studies and International Relations to teach English in Venezuela. More »
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    Publications, honors, and creative works

    Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies Francisco de Alba authors chapter in essay collection More »
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    Developing opportunities

    Molly Skaltsis '13 wins an award for her Peruvian development effort. More »
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    Traveling scholars

    Alexis Nieves '14 wins Gilman award to study in Spain. More »
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    Hispanic Studies students in the Academic Festival XXII

    Graduating senior Ben Fagan ´13 and Bailey McWilliams ´14 presented their research focused on Latino trans-nationalism and Latino Political Identity respectively in  the Academic Festival Panel entitled "Identities and Images."               More »
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    Hispanic Studies Students Attend The 2013 Nieman Fellows Dinner: “National Crises, Global Consequences: Covering the Economy in China, Europe and the U.S.”

    The Harvard Club of Boston hosted a small group of Nieman fellows for an evening of discussion about their experiences, backgrounds and current projects. Ten Wheaton Students and Professor Pérez-Toribio and Professor Fernández de Alba were there. For the past 75 years, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has educated journalism’s leaders and elevated […] More »
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    The good fight

    Alexis Nieves's ’14 interest in law has earned him acceptance into the LatinoJustice LAWbound 2012 summer program and an internship with the Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation. More »