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Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Tim Fujioka, a doctoral candidate in Hispanic literature, won a fellowship from  CSIC (“Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas”) in Madrid. He will spend a year gathering materials for his dissertation in the National Library of Spain and other archival collections in Madrid. He specializes in early modern Spanish literature, and will write his thesis on the literary output of the seventeenth-century writer Manuel de Villegas, in its relation to the development of Baroque culture. (posted 1-08)

Constanza L√≥pez (Hispanic/Luso-Brazillian) won a 2008-09 MAGNET Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000 + in-state tuition) that will support work on Testimonial Narratives in Colombia: The Crisis of the 1980’s Through a Woman’s Gaze. (posted 5-08)

Miguel Martinez (Hispanic/Luso-Brazilian) won a 2008-09 Carell Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000+ in-state tuition) that will support work on Imagining the Empire: Epic Discourse in Early Modern Iberia (1571–88). (posted 5-08)

Michael Predmore, a doctoral candidate in Hispanic literature, won a two-year fellowship from CSIC (“Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas”) in Madrid to study issues of production and reception of Spanish classical literature during the seventeenth and the twentieth century. He will be working at the CSIC and at the National Library in Madrid starting in the academic year 2008–09. (posted 1-08)

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2008

Category: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, Student News