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Spanish for Spanish Speakers?_by Mayeline

Every student in our program is required to take an advanced Spanish language course. This includes students like me, who are already fluent in Spanish. I was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and completed my education until the first half of 7th grade there. After doing so I moved to New York where […]

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Leyendo teatro_by Naomi

La semana pasada, en nuestra clase “Sexo, mentiras e intrigas: mujer y patriarcado en el Siglo de Oro español,” algunxs estudiantes representaron escenas que habíamos leído de La celestina. Nuestra profesora, Bethania Guerra, nos había explicado que una obra teatral no está totalmente completa cuando la leemos, y que cuando vemos las acciones y las […]

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Through my Sketchbook_by Mayeline

Hello everyone! Today I want to introduce one of my favorite classes at the program center: Sketchbook: Walking in the City. Sketchbook is an on-site studio art course, based on drawing, designed for both art majors and non-art majors (like me). Personally, I just know how to draw stick figures. Since that’s the extent of […]

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Para empezar_by Naomi

Hola chicos! My name is Naomi, I am a senior at Skidmore College majoring in sociology with a minor in Spanish and yes! I am spending my last semester of college in Madrid, Spain. I was always interested in studying abroad but since I am a transfer student, that opportunity wound up aligning with my […]

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Ir al teatro con las clases del programa

Ir al teatro siempre debe ser una fiesta. Las clases del programa “En boca de mujer” y “Literaturas Transatlánticas“, invitan a ver dos grandes obras urgentemente necesarias. No solo duelen los golpes… nos duele toda la estructura patriarcal y machista. A partir de esa idea se desarrolla el monólogo creado y representado por Pamela Palenciano. […]