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Symposium Visual Cultures and Textualities in Colonial Spanish America, Stony Brook University, March 5-6, 2020 ( webpage)


The 7th Annual Spanish Accelerated College Education (ACE) Conference at Stony Brook University ( more), Noveber 5th, 2019.

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International Conference: "Mentiras y secretos en el teatro hispánico del Siglo de Oro"

Friday Oct 3, 2014.


Participants and colleagues of the Department during lunch break at the Simons Café

Conference. LATINO PEDAGOGIES : Theorizing a Transnational Experience



Standing: Yeidi Rivero, Richard Rodríguez, Carmela Alcántara and Carlos Ulises Decena / Urayoán Noel, Jennifer Leeman, Adrián Pérez Melgosa.

Prof.   Fernando Loffedo   and his students of   SPN 405  :   History and Politics of Art during the Spanish Golden Age, during a class visit to The Metroplitan Museum of Art in New York City (May 2014).



Hemispheric Brazil, April 2013.

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Participants in the conference "Hemispheric Brazil: Brazilian Studies from a Trans-American Perspective. New perspectives on an ongoing dialogue", April 26, 2013 in the Humanities Building. Prof. Javier Uriarte, organizer, holds the official conference poster!

Pedro meira

Hemispheric Brazil. Session 1: Intellectual debates over war and translation.
Pedro Meira Monteiro, Mariano Siskind and Lena Burgos-Lafuente.

Eric Zolov

Hemispheric Brazil. Session 4: National, regional, popular? Brazilian music in a Latin American context.
Eric Zolov, Dylon Robbins and Bryan McCann.


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Julieta Vitullo  and   Edgardo Dieleke(April 2013), writer and filmmaker, during their visit to the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature at Stony Brook University to present their film   La forma exacta de las islas / The Exact Shape of the Island.   More on the film.

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Vitullo and Dieleke discussing their film with students in Prof. Firbas' course HUS 254: Latin America Today.

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Spanish writer   Javier Cercas  in the middle of a lively conversation with our faculty and graduate students.

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Javier Cercas  and Víctor Roncero-López, who moderated the conversation (Nov 2012).


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The Accursed Circumstance: Virgilio Piñera Centennial Conference at Stony Brook University.   Inaugural table:
Lena Burgos-Lafuente, Ana María Dopico and Antonio José Ponte. (   View full program   )

Piñera mesa Noel Arcadio

Virgilio Piñera Centennial Conference.   Table 4: "Contra y por la palabra. Poesía y política en Virgilio Piñera" with Arcadio Díaz Quiñones, Noel Luna, Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia and Gerard Aching.

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Virgilio Piñera Centennial Conference.   Table 3 with Paul Firbas, Jorge Brioso, Mariana Amato and Enrique del Risco. Students and Faculty at the Conference in Stony Brook Manhattan (Friday Nov 9, 2012)

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Argentine filmmaker   Andrés Di Tella  in Prof. Lena Burgos-Lafuente's graduate seminar (Oct 2012)

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Andrés Di Tella discussing his new film   Hachazos  and the documentary as a form in one of our graduate seminars.


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Mexican writer   Juan Villoro  during the presentation of   Oblivion: A personal history of Mexico City  (Dic. 2011)



Mexican-American filmmaker   Lourdes Portillo  (middle) with Prof. Vernon (right) and graduate students in Hispanic Languages and Literature (Nov. 2011)



Graduate students and Faculty in Hispanic Languages and Literature during the presentation of   Cinelites, a publication on film studies by our graduate students (Nov. 2011).   Get your free copy here!