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Congratulations, Graduate Students, on These Great Achievements and Honors!

May 15, 2019

We are pleased to announce the following news about our graduate students:

Zorimar Rivera Montes has been awarded Graduate Assistantship in the Latina and Latino Studies Program during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Iván J. Pérez-Zayas has been accepted into the Summer Institute of Cologne 2019. He will take part in the seminar: “Comics, Caricatures, and Cartoons in Comparative Perspectives.”

Catalina Rodríguez has been awarded a TGS Summer Graduate Research Grant and an SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship. In addition, her publication "Los hogares de Laura Méndez: Comunidad transpacífica y ciudadanía" will appear in the Spring 2019 issue of Latin American Literary Review.

Jacob Wilkenfeld has been awarded a TGS Summer Graduate Research Grant and an SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship.

Carlos Halaburda has been awarded a Government of the Republic of Poland Research Fellowship for the 2019 Witnessing Auschwitz International Seminar; research funds from the Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) for the reading group “Intersectionality;” conference funds from SPAN to travel to the Canadian Association of Hispanists meeting at the University of British Columbia in June 2019; and a Graduate Student Dissertation Research Travel Award for the “Pleasure and Duty: Melodrama, Queer Sexualities, and the Futures of Reproduction in Latin America (1880-1910).”

Stephen Delaney McNabb has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship through the University of Michigan in order to study Intensive Quechua at Centro Tinku Cusco, PERU in summer 2019.

Please join us in congratulating these distinguished students on their achievements.

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