Monthly Archives: November 2021

S&P alum Willivaldo Delgadillo wins award for book based on UCLA dissertation

Published: November 23, 2021

Willivaldo Delgadillo has been awarded the Premio Guillermo Rousset Banda for his book Fabular Juárez: marcos de guerra, memoria y los foros por venir, published in Ciudad Juárez in 2020 by Brown Buffalo Press and the Instituto para la Ciudad y los Derechos Humanos. The Rousset Banda prize is awarded annually by the Universidad Autónoma de…

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Job Opportunity: Spanish & Portuguese Department Coordinator

Published: November 4, 2021

Requisition Number: 34897 Job Title: _____ASSISTANT III Working Title: Department Coordinator Job Type: Career Application Deadline: 11/18/21 Click HERE for complete job details Under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Fund Manager, the Department Coordinator will provide general administrative support to the Chair, faculty, staff, students, and visitors of the Department of…

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The short documentary Aguilas (Kristy Guevara-Flanagan & Maite Zubiaurre, 2021) is now part of the IDA Shortlist for Best Documentary Short!

Published: November 4, 2021

Aguilas is on the New Yorker short documentary platform and will screen on PBS’s Oscar and Emmy-award-winning documentary series POV on December 6. Aguilas is eligible for the Oscar nomination list. Aguilas has been admitted into numerous festivals and has won 8 awards so far (see list below): 1.Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2021, Missoula, MN, February…

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Juliana Espinal wins award for her Ph.D. dissertation

Published: November 4, 2021

Assistant Adjunct Professor and Faculty Fellow Juliana Espinal was recently awarded the prize for best doctoral thesis in her field of specialization for the period 2019-2021 by the Asociación de Colombianistas. Dr. Espinal defended her dissertation, titled “De forma oblicua: representaciones de la violencia paramilitar en la Colombia del siglo XXI,” at UCLA in Spring 2021. The prize…

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