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Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Student Award Winners

June 14, 2017

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is proud to honor the 2016-2017 student award winners. This year's winners are: Paul Curtis, Alex Karahalios, and Sofia Salgado, with honorable mention to Arnold Johnson and Laura Padilla.

Best Essay for Spanish 200 level Literature and Culture Classes Prize

Paul Curtis 2020 Chemical Engineering Major

"Fiat iustitia: Una exploración de la culpa y la justicia en “Las medias rojas” 

Spanish 220, Professor Lucille Kerr

Honorable Mention to: 

Arnold  Johnsen 2019 Statistics Major/Spanish Minor

“Yo me conozco esa historia”: Repetición y subversión en También la lluvia"

Spanish 260, Professor Casey Drosehn

Best essay on the Literatures and Cultures of Latin American and/or Spain:

Alex Karahalios 2018 Political Science Major/Spanish Minor

"La incertidumbre, la recuperacion de la identidad y el legado: las consecuencias de la violencia deshumanizante y del cuerpo perdido" 

Spanish 395, Professor Nathalie Bouzaglo

Honorable Mention to: 

Laura Padilla 2017 Spanish & Neuroscience Major

“La causalidad mágica en “Verbo matar”

Professor 348, Professor Lucille Kerr

Josef J. Barton Prize for Undergraduate Service in Spanish and Portuguese:

Sofia Salgado 2018 Psychology Major/Portuguese & Global health Studies Minor

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