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Read more at: Open Seminar - 'Schmitt, Glissant, Mouffe: Latinx, Islands, Films' - 9th Nov 22
two met seemingly argue beside a shallow river. From the film Cocote

Open Seminar - 'Schmitt, Glissant, Mouffe: Latinx, Islands, Films' - 9th Nov 22

Please join us on Wednesday 9th November at 5pm for the next Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminar. Refreshments will be served afterwards! If you have any questions, please get in contact with the co-convenors Oliver Wilson-Nunn ( ojw33@cam.ac.uk ) and Carlos Iglesias Crespo ( ci244@cam.ac.uk ). Speaker: Dr...


Read more at: A few photos from 'Eduardo Mendoza: A Lifetime in Spanish Fiction'

A few photos from 'Eduardo Mendoza: A Lifetime in Spanish Fiction'

On Wednesday 19th October, 2022, the Spanish and Portuguese Section were delighted to host Eduardo Mendoza, one of the foremost contemporary Spanish novelists. Mendoza came to Cambridge to discuss his literary career in an event co-organized with the Instituto Cervantes (London) . Mendoza with University Lecturer, Dr...


Read more at: Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminar Series announced for Michaelmas 22

Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminar Series announced for Michaelmas 22

We are delighted to share with you the term card for our seminars in Michaelmas, held on Wednesdays (26/10, 9/11, 23/11). The first seminar of term will be held at 12:30pm on Wednesday 26th October in LB 8, Sidgwick Site , in which Dr Maya Feile Tomes (University of Cambridge) will present on "Writing the Void? The Paradox...


Read more at: Eduardo Mendoza: A Lifetime in Spanish Fiction. 19th Oct, 5pm, Lecture Block

Eduardo Mendoza: A Lifetime in Spanish Fiction. 19th Oct, 5pm, Lecture Block

The Spanish and Portuguese Section is delighted to invite you to attend an event co-organized with the Instituto Cervantes (London). Eduardo Mendoza, one of the foremost contemporary Spanish novelists, will come to Cambridge to give us a talk on his literary career. The talk will be delivered in English, and this is a...


Read more at: Cambridge Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, 31 October-4 November

Cambridge Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, 31 October-4 November

You are invited to the Cambridge Postgraduate Virtual Open Days 2022, which take place from 31 October to 4 November . The Postgraduate Virtual Open Days are an opportunity to find out more about our wide-ranging postgraduate community, engage with departments, and to chat to staff and current postgraduate students. During...


Read more at: The Phoebe Taylor Prize – June 2022

The Phoebe Taylor Prize – June 2022

This year, the newly-introduced Phoebe Taylor prize for outstanding work in Spanish Translation was awarded to Ruby Morris of Queens’ College for her translation project on an early collection of stories, El trueno entre las hojas , by the Paraguayan author Augusto Roa Bastos. Like Phoebe’s own project on the poetry of...


Read more at: Phoebe Taylor Prize established to honour memory of language student
Phoebe Taylor, an MML student at Clare College from 2007-2011

Phoebe Taylor Prize established to honour memory of language student

The Spanish and Portuguese Section is honoured to announce the establishment of the Phoebe Taylor Prize for the Best Spanish or Portuguese Translation Project, which will be awarded from this academic year. The prize has been made possible thanks to a generous donation by Phoebe Taylor’s family.


Read more at: Global Echoes | The Worlds of Early Modern Spanish Poetry, 22-24 March 2022
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Global Echoes | The Worlds of Early Modern Spanish Poetry, 22-24 March 2022

15th Biennial Conference of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry This event took place in Cambridge from 22-24 March 2022. The local and international politics of early modern Spain and the Spanish Empire, and its handling of power, capital and knowledge produced a new global world order bringing...


Read more at: Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars: Wednesday, 19th January

Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars: Wednesday, 19th January

Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars: Wednesday, 19th January 2022 Poetry, Parody, and the Question of History: Savage Detectives and the fall of the poets Speaker: Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott, University of Michigan Registration: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcoduChqDksGtxmUvrZqcz9xcepsNqcEB83...


Read more at: Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Spanish & Portuguese Alumni

Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Spanish & Portuguese Alumni

We would like to send our warmest congratulations to Anna Kathryn Kendrick , who has been awarded the prestigious MLA’s Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for her book Humanizing Childhood in Early Twentieth-Century Spain (Legenda, 2020) . The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding book published in English or Spanish in...