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Fall 2018


Spanish Conversation Group: Café Latino. All Wednesdays during the semester (except exam week), from 1 to 2 pm in Humanities 2029. [ Poster]

Club de Español. Second and forth Wednesdays of each month in Humanities 1082, from 1 to 2 pm. [Poster]


September 19:   Teaching  Workshop "Using VoiceThread to Promote Language Learning". From 1 to 2 pm in Humanities 1051.


October 10:  University Libraries Present Dr. Elena Davidiak (Hispanic Lang and Lit), "Raising Bilingual Children (A Workshop for Parents and Educators)", from 5.30 to 6.30 in Melville Library, Special Collections Seminar Room, E-2340.

October 11:   Workshop: ¿Cómo leer poesía? Poetas en Nueva York: lecturas y conversaciones en torno a una poética hispanoamericana. From 5:30 - 6:30pm in the Poetry Center (Hum 2001). [ Poster] 

October 17:    Isabel Murcia (PhD student), "Spanish Accentuation Workshop". From 1 to 2.15 pm (campus life time). In Humanities 3017. [ Poster]

October 24:   Undergraduate Spanish Open House. From 1 to 2 pm in Humanities 2029. [ Poster]

October 31:   HLL INVITA:  A conversation with  Brooke Larson on "Rethinking 'neo-colonial modernity' in the Bolivian Andes". From 1  to 2.10 pm  in Hum #2026. [ Poster]


November 6:   6th Accelerated College Education ( ACE) Spanish Conference "Transatlantic Encounters and Culinary Fusion". Tuesday, from 11.30  to 2.30 pm in Wang Center 201.

November 14:   HLL Dissertation Workshop: José Chueca (ABD student) presents his work on photography and political memory in Peru. From 1 to 2.10 pm in HUM 2036. [ Poster]

November 16:   Poetry Reading. Pido la palabra, with PhD students Giovanni Bello (History), Sara Martínez (HLL) and Carlos Vincéns (HLL). Second issue launching of the poetry journal America Invertida. 4 pm in the Poetry Center (HUM 2001). [ Poster]

November 19:   Guest Speaker Dr. Luciana Martins (Colégio Militar de Brasília), “A gramática poética de Ana Cristina César e Hilda Hilst.”. Monday at 1 pm in HUM 2036


December 13: Workshop series "Cómo leer poesía": Lectura y conversación en torno a J.A. González Iglesias.  [ Poster ]

Spring 2018


Feruary 9     Talk by writer Mario Campaña: "Violencia y desarraigo en la narrativa ecuatoriana contemporánea". Organized by Stony Brook and CUNY Graduate Center. In Manhattan CUNY Graduate Center 365  5th Ave, at 6.30 pm.

February 14      Bruno Carvalho (Princeton University): “Contradictions, tensions, transits: Rio de Janeiro as a porous city.” In Frey Hall 328, 2:30 - 3:50 pm.  [ Poster]

February 19     Rosario Lázaro Igoa (Universidade Federal de Santa Catalina): "Ciudad, márgenes, mundo: desplazamientos en las crónicas de João do Rio, Alcântara Machado y Mário de Andrade".  5:30 to 7:00 pm - Melville Library - Room N3060. [ Poster]

February 21     Presentation and conversation with CARECEN (Central American Refugee Center of Long Island). 1 pm to 2 pm. Melville Library N3060.. Volunteer and internship opportunities and exchange language classes via Skype project. [ Poster]

Feb 26              Jorge Marcone (Rutgers Univ) and Victoria Saramago (Univ. Chicago). Coloquio. Las formas del campo II. Estudios latinoamericanos y ecocrítica. [Coloquium. Latin American Studies and Ecocricism]. 5.30 pm to 8 pm. Melville Library N3060. Free and opem to the public.  [ Poster] Watch videos here.

February to April

New Directions in Latino Caribbean  Studies (Skype Talks in Prof. Burgos-Lafuente's seminar in Melville Library N3060) [ Poster]

1. Wednesday, February 21, 6.00 pm: Jaime Rodríguez Matos (California State University, Fresno), author of  Writing of the Formless: José Lezama Lima and the End of Time. (NY: Fordham University Press, 2017)

2. Tuesday, March 6, 11 am: Juan Duchesne Winter (University of Pittsburgh [and Stony Brook PhD alumn]), author of  Caribe, Caribana: cosmografías literarias (San Juan: Callejón, 2015)

3. Wednesday April 11, 6.00 pm: Lorgia García Peña (Harvard Univ), author of Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation and Archives of Contradiction (Durham: Duke Univ Press, 2016)

4. Wednesday, April 18, 6.00 pm: Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia (Univ of Maryland), author of  La hoja de mar (:) efecto archipiélago I. (Leiden: Almenara, 2016)

5. Wednesday, April 25: Harris Feinsod (Northwestern University), author of  The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2017).


March 22-23    Graduate Student Conference No Direction Home: Travels, Travelers and (Trans)formations. Keynote speaker: Prof. Sylvia Molloy (NYU). Poster and full program.

March 26         “Moving between Places": A Conversation with Edward Casey (Philosophy, Stony Brook) 6 - 8 pm - Melville Library - Room N3060

March 29        Talk by Colombian writer Juan Álvarez in Melville Library N3060 from 1 to 2 pm. See poster. Watch video.


April 2            Film screening and discussion with director Toshi Sakai. Documentary  Cimarronaje en Panamá (2017)  (with English subtitles). 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Room Melville N3060. See poster.

April 9            Talk by Skype by Prof. Jesús Losada (Pont. Univ de Santo Domingo): "En defensa de la poesía. Buenos tiempos para la lírica". In Melville Lib N3074, 10 am. See poster.

April 18           Tertulia Literaria: Spring Poetry Reading  Campus Life. Lounge HLL 

April 18-26     9th Stony Brook Hispanic Film Festival. Humanities Building 1006. April 18, 19, 25 and 26th from 6.30 to 8.30 pm. Organized and curated by graduate students in Hispanic Lang & Lit. See festival webpage. See poster here.


May 2              Teatro Abierto en Español: conversation with playwriter  Pablo García Gámez. In Spanish. In the dept lounge (Melville Library), 1 to 2 pm. See poster.

May 3            Talk by Prof. Carlos Mata (Universidad de Navarra. España): "La poesía de García Lorca y el Siglo de Oro: de Libros de poemas (1921) a Sonetos del amor oscuro (1936)". In Melville Lib 3074, 10 to 11.20 am. See poster.  


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