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Congratulations to our PhD Graduates!

September 9, 2020

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is proud to celebrate its graduating doctoral students for the 2019-20 academic year. We wish them the best as they embark on the next phase of their careers.

Dr. Lily Frusciante

Dissertation: “Beyond Memory’s Limits: Resistance, Justice, and Truth in Contemporary Brazilian, Chilean, and Argentine Culture"

New Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, in Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University


Dr. Verónica Dávila Ellis

Dissertation: “Uttering Sonic Dominicanidad: Women and Queer Performers of Musica Urbana”

New Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Latinx Studies at Smith College


Dr. Walther Maradiegue

Dissertation: “Geographies of Indigeneity: Space, Race, and Power in the Andes, 1880-1930”

New Position: Visiting Assistant Professor in Department of Spanish at Carleton College

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