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Luisa Briones-Manzano
Briones-Manzano Presents in Madrid

Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Luisa Briones-Manzano presented “En un lugar de España de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme…,” at the V International Congress of History and Cinema held by the Carlos III University of Madrid Sept. 5-7.  More ...

Luisa Briones-Manzano
Briones-Manzano Presents in Spain

Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Luisa Briones-Manzano recently presented a paper at the 18th International Congress of Literature and Hispanic Studies. The conference, sponsored by Lock Haven University, was held in the Basque city of San Sebastián, Spain.  More ...

Ian Baize '17
Ian Baize ’18 Defines “Positivism”

What do you do when you’re reading and come upon an unfamiliar term? Most people will look it up and move on; Ian Baize ’18 took it a step further and turned his search on “positivism” into an Emerson summer research project. His advisor on the project is Professor of History Al Kelly.  More ...

Gretchen Gardner ’09 Thrives in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gretchen Gardner ’09 currently lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she runs her own communications strategy firm, GMG Strategic Communications. According to Portada, Gardner “works with Argentine and international ventures on shaping their content, branding and marketing strategies to position them for success in global markets.”  More ...

Some of the Hamilton students who taught Spanish at Clinton Elementary School during the spring semester.
Hamilton Students Teach Spanish at Clinton Elementary

During the spring semester, 27 Hamilton students taught Spanish to students at Clinton Elementary School. The Hamilton students participated in a training workshop in order to learn about teaching methods and to discuss lesson plans. The program began in February and continued through the end of the semester.  More ...

Seniors Brisa Camacho-Lovell and Katie Conroy marvel at the Technicolor dyes on display in the Eastman Museum atrium.
Hispanic Studies Class Visits Eastman Museum

Students in the Hispanic Studies Latin American film course (HSPT 323/423) recently visited the George Eastman Museum, in Rochester, N.Y., home to an important celluloid film collection. They viewed key works in the George Eastman archives and toured climate-controlled celluloid vaults.  More ...

Arthur Williams '16
White House Calling

Anyone who doubts the significance of Hamilton students’ research should have a talk with Arthur Williams ’16. His summer research, focused on the impact of microfinance loans on Cuban entrepreneurship, attracted the attention of President Obama’s senior director for speech writing as the president prepared for his historic trip to the island nation this week. Williams, an international student from Jamaica, also presented that research at SUNY Binghamton, and he attended Nasdaq’s Cuba Opportunity Summit.  More ...

Xavier Tubau
Tubau Appointed Mayers Fellow at Huntington Library

Xavier Tubau, assistant professor of Hispanic studies, was appointed as a Mayers Fellow at the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.  The fellowship will support a month's work in primary sources related to Tubau’s book project on political propaganda during the empire of Charles V.  More ...

Hispanic Studies Group Views Emilio Sánchez Exhibit at MWPAI

The Hispanic Studies Department recently took students to view works by Cuban American artist Emilio Sánchez at Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) in Utica.  Mary Murray, curator of modern and contemporary art at MWPAI, did a behind-the-scenes tour for Hispanic Studies students in February.  More ...

Xavier Tubau
Tubau Receives Grants for Ongoing Research

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Xavier Tubau recently received grants from the American Philosophical Society and the Central New York Humanities Corridor for two projects he is working on.  More ...

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