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SPANISH AND HISPANIC STUDIES DEPARTMENT NEWS

Farnsworth Publishes Children's Book

Associate Professor and Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Studies May Farnsworth recently published her first children's book, "You're Joking: Animal Jokes for Children." Appealing to young readers ready to laugh as well as budding biologists, the book includes 30 pages of illustrated jokes and a "Did You Know" section with information about the animals featured in the book. Farnsworth coauthored "Yo...  More >>

 

Inside the New Cuba

In May 2017, a group of Hobart and William Smith students will make a journey that until recently was impossible. They will be the first participants in the Center for Global Education's (CGE) new, short-term abroad program, in Havana, Cuba. Directed by Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Juan Liébana, "Inside the New Cuba" will immerse students in Cuban life, literature and histo...  More >>

 

McDowell '15 Earns Fulbright

In September, Emma McDowell '15 will arrive in Bangkok, Thailand to begin her tenure as an English Teaching Assistant with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. "It was a goal of mine to apply for a Fulbright since sophomore year, and it's an honor to have been chosen," explains McDowell, who double-majored in environmental studies and Spanish & Hispanic studies, with a minor...  More >>

 

Halter '16 Awarded "Drum Major for Service"

At the spring 2016 Day of Service, Sophie Halter '16 was presented with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Drum Major for Service" award in recognition of her commitment to community engagement and service during her time at Hobart and William Smith. Named for the "Drum Major Instinct" sermon that King delivered in 1968, the national service award honors "volunteers who perform extraordinary everyda...  More >>

 

Rodríguez Mansilla Receives Cervantes Award

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Fernando Rodríguez Mansilla has been honored by Cervantes, the official journal of the Cervantes Society of America (CSA), with the Luis Andrés Murillo Award for Best Article of the Year 2014. Rodríguez Mansilla received the award for his article, "La media rota de Alonso Quijano: desengaño y cortesía en el episodio de los duques," which was pub...  More >>

 
 

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