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Paz Soldan’s Rio Fugitivo selected as one of the 200 Essential Books of the Bolivian Canon Congratulations to Professor Edmundo Paz Soldan for his novel, Rio Fugitivo, being selected as one of the 200 Essential Books of the Bolivian Canon! It will be published in Bolivia in a special edition as part of the Library of the Bicentennial! Awesome achievement, Edmundo! ... read more
Aching on “…The ‘Enemies’ Within” Romance Studies Professor and Director of the Africana Studies and Research Center, Gerard Aching, wrote this insightful article which appeared in the February 11th, 2015 edition of the Huffington Post Politics. http://huff.to/1FszfKQ ... read more
Two new publications by graduate student Bécquer Seguín Congratulations to Romance Studies graduate student Bécquer Seguín on the publication of two recent articles! “On the Easel of Independence” is forthcoming in the Winter 2015 issue of Hispanic Review (Vol.83.1). “Can ... read more
Paz-Soldán Selected As One of the ’50 Most Influential’ We are proud to share the news of our Professor Edmundo Paz-Soldán who was recently selected as one of the “50 Most Influential Intellectuals in Iberoamerica.” The Cornell Chronicle details this award in its article from November 21, 2014 found in the link here ... read more
Bruno Bosteels: Published Books and New Translations We congratulate our very own Professor Bruno Bosteels whose book The Actuality of Communism recently came out in a paperback edition (Verso, 2014) and was translated into German (Laika, August 2014) and very recently into Korean (Galmuri, October 2014). In addition, Bosteels’ edition and translation of Alain Badiou’s The Age of the Poets and Other W ... read more
Congratulations to Rodrigo Fuentes At the end of Summer 2014, one of Romance Studies’ graduate students, Rodrigo Fuentes, was offered and accepted a job as a one-year Visiting Full-Time Professor of Spanish at Southern Connecticut State University. Congratulations, Rodrigo! ... read more
Traverso Awarded Premio Pozzale Award In July 2014, Enzo Traverso’s most recent book, La fine della modernità ebraica. Dalla critica al potere (Feltrinelli, 2013), was awarded the Premio Pozzale Luigi Russo of the City of Empoli (Florence), one of the oldest Italian literary prizes, established in 1948. His award was shared with Sabino Cassese’s Governare gli Italiani (Il Mulino) and ... read more