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Virtual Seminar Series Michaelmas 2020

We are very happy to announce our seminar series for Michaelmas 2020, which will be entirely virtual. Speakers are: 14 October 5pm Professor Jesús Rodriguez Velasco, Yale University 11 November 5pm Professor Julio Ramos, Independent Researcher 2 December 5pm Professor Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College More details to...

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Interview with Carlos Fonseca

Please see the following link to watch our graduate student Diego Azurdia interview Trinity college fellow Carlos Fonseca about his new book. https://www.musicandliterature.org/features/2020/8/2/a-conversation-with-carlos-fonseca

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Virtual Presentation of 2019 Ann Waterfall Award

Hannah Shakespeare, who graduated last year, won the Ann Waterfall Award 2019 for the best student of Portuguese in the UK, the most prestigious prize of its kind for students doing Lusophone studies. The award was presented yesterday during a virtual ceremony in the presence of Portugal’s ambassador in the UK. Watch the...

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'Brazil in the time of Coronavirus' and other essays

Please see the following link for important essays on the impact of COVID-19 on the Hispanic world, including a piece by our own Maite Conde on ‘Brazil in the Time of Coronavirus'. https://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/GEOP/issue/view/3602

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Online Launch of Dr Natasha Tanna's book: Queer Geneaologies in Transnational Barcelona

Online launch of Natasha Tanna’s new book Queer Genealogies in Transnational Barcelona (Legenda) Tuesday 19 May, 6pm-7.15pm (UK time) Registration and further details here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-and-qa-queer-genealogies-in-transnational-barcelona-tickets-103698370618 Book blurb: How do queer texts engage...

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Anglo-Portuguese Society: Ann Waterfall Award

Congratulations to Hannah Shakespeare who has received the Anglo- Portuguese society’s prestigious Ann Waterfall Award, given to the best student of Portuguese in the United Kingdom! This is highly-deserved recognition of Hannah’s hard work and dedication to Portuguese throughout her degree at Cambridge. Well done Hannah...

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Modernisme and the Media: Picasso's Periodicals

Dr Rihiannon McGlade will be discussing 'Modernisme and the Media: Picasso’s Periodicals' as part of the Royal Academy’s Lates: Barcelona Modernisme night on Saturday 15 February.

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In Visible Ink: Women and Visual Print Media in Spain's Transition to Democracy

Dr Rhiannon McGlade will be giving a lecture, 'In Visible Ink: Women and Visual Print Media in Spain’s Transition to Democracy’ on Thursday 13 February at 5 pm ER142 Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Elvet Riverside 1​, Durham University. Booking is essential - please register by emailing Renata.Taylor@durham.ac.uk . Further...

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Poster for Dr James Kent event

Dr James Kent’s seminar on Cuban Photographer Raúl Caribaño

We are looking forward to Dr James Kent’s seminar on Cuban Photographer Raúl Caribaño on 19 February at 1pm. Full details: 19th February, 1pm, RFB Room 142 (Media Centre) Dr James Kent, Royal Holloway Human Landscapes: Storytelling and Surrealism in the work of Raúl Cañibano See also the event poster here

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Sketching Sorority: Women and Visual Print Media in the Spanish Transition

Dr Rhiannon McGlade will deliver a talk 'Sketching Sorority: Women and Visual Print Media in the Spanish Transition' as part of the A Celebration of Iberian Culture at Newcastle University on Wednesday 12th February 2020, 1-2pm (OLB 2.20). Full details are available at https://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/news-events/events/item/...

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