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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...


Read more at: Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars

Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars

Speaker: Dr Joanna Page, University of Cambridge Title: Expeditions through Time along the Río Paraná: Decolonial Perspectives on Environmental Change Date: Wednesday, 13th October Time: 5pm Venue: Zoom Abstract: Expeditions through Time along the Río Paraná: Decolonial Perspectives on Environmental Change The German...


Read more at: Congratulations to Prof Manucha Lisboa

Congratulations to Prof Manucha Lisboa

Congratulations to Prof Manucha Lisboa for her contribution in a volume published on the occasion of Tate Britain’s retrospective on Paula Rego (14 June - 24 October 2021): ‘Paula and Her Women: Singing All Alone’ in Elena Crippa (ed.), Paula Rego . London: Tate (2021), 40-45.


Read more at: Congratulations to Prof Manucha Lisboa for the publication of her monograph in the UK

Congratulations to Prof Manucha Lisboa for the publication of her monograph in the UK

A second revised edition of Manucha Lisboa’s monograph, Teu Amor Fez de Mim um Lago Triste: Ensaios sobre os Maias , first published in Portugal has been republished in the UK by SPLASH (Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies in the Humanities)


Read more at: Asociación de Jóvenes Investigadores de la Literatura Hispánica (Asociación ALEPH)'s XVIII International Conference

Asociación de Jóvenes Investigadores de la Literatura Hispánica (Asociación ALEPH)'s XVIII International Conference

We are thrilled to announce that postgraduate students Carlos Iglesias Crespo and Sergio Martínez Rey will organise the Asociación de Jóvenes Investigadores de la Literatura Hispánica (Asociación ALEPH)'s XVIII International Conference, which will take place in Cambridge in August 2022.


Read more at: Event with Ismael Cortés, Spanish MP and author

Event with Ismael Cortés, Spanish MP and author

On Sunday it is Romani Resistance Day. To commemorate this day, on Monday 17 May at 5:30pm (BST) , Wolfson College has organised a talk with Ismael Cortés Gómez, Spanish MP for En Comú Podem (a left-wing coalition in Catalonia related to Podemos), Doctor in International Studies of Peace and Conflict and author of numerous...