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SPANISH AND HISPANIC STUDIES DEPARTMENT NEWS

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 >>

 

Fuller '18, Moore '18 Elected Student Trustees

Elected by their peers, Tyler Fuller '18 and Brianna Moore '18 have been named junior Student Trustees for the next academic year. As student leaders active in multiple facets of campus life, the duo will bring an encompassing representation of the student body to the Board of Trustees in governing the Colleges' policies, financial health and overall welfare. Each spring, students vote one rising...  More >>

 

Paiewonsky-Conde to Host Hispanic Radio Series

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde is hosting a three-part radio series on selected popular music of the Hispanic Caribbean. The programs air on Oct. 3, Oct. 17, and Oct. 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. on WHWS-FM. The show will be rebroadcast on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. "The...  More >>

 

Language and Culture in Seville

More than 20 Hobart and William Smith students studying abroad in Seville, Spain, are advancing their Spanish-language skills and cultivating a deeper understanding of Spain's culture as they use their new surroundings as an extension of the classroom this semester. "There's truly no better way to learn a language than to be fully immersed in it and using it every day," says Jeremiah Piersante '1...  More >>

 
 

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