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Department of Romance Studies’ Commitment to Diversity The faculty and staff of the Department of Romance Studies want to make explicit our commitment to the diversity that gives shape to our community. Collectively, we have lived, studied, and taught about dictatorship, censorship, persecution, and intolerance; about people who had to flee Africa, Europe, or Latin America to reinvent their lives somewhere else, enriching t ... read more
Paz Soldán’s “Norte” Receives Great NYT Review Professor Edmundo Paz Soldán’s latest novel, Norte, has received a great book review from The New York Times. The novel follows three separate protagonists as they travel north over the US-Mexico border and is “a tale of displacement and the very human costs of immigration,” according to the publisher. Lili Wright of The New Yor ... read more
Amigo-Silvestre Awarded the Sophie Washburn French Instructorship We are delighted to announce that Silvia Amigo-Silvestre, Senior Lecturer of Spanish Language, has been awarded the Sophie Washburn French Instructorship! The newly instituted annual award recognizes excellence in language instruction among lecturer faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences. The selection committee highlighted Silvia’s recent innovation to par ... read more
Upcoming Conference on Cervantes’s Life and Works II Cervantes Symposium of the North East — “Anudando este roto hilo”: A Commemoration of Cervantes’s Life and Works A Commemoration of Cervantes’s Life and Works to take place at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 2016 Our Symposium “Anudando este roto hilo” aspires to honor th ... read more
Dubreuil’s Book “The Refusal of Politics” Published Professor of French, Francophone & Comparative Literature, Laurent Dubreuil, has a book entitled The Refusal of Politics forthcoming next month from the Edinburgh University Press. In his book, Dubreuil “proposes an extremist rethinking ... read more
Call for Papers: Transforming Bodies Conference Call for Papers Transforming Bodies Conference Cornell University, April 21-22, 2017 Presented by the Early Modern Conversions project and Cornell University In this conference, we propose to explore the centrality of bodies to concepts and practices of conversion in the early m ... read more
Pinet’s Book “The Task of the Cleric” Published Professor of Spanish Literature and Medieval Studies, Simone Pinet, has published her latest book The Task of the Cleric: Cartography, Translation, and Economics in Thirteenth-Century Iberia. To read more about the book, visit the University of Toronto Pr ... read more
Four Romance Studies Graduate Students Win Summer Grants from CIES We are delighted to announce that Jack Frost, Yen Vu, Valeria Dani, and Lia Turtas have all been awarded funding from the Cornell Institute for European Studies for summer study and research. Brief descriptions of their projects, supplied by the recipients, are given below. Congratulations to each of you for these significant achievements and best wishes for your re ... read more