Laurent Dubois

Professor Laurent Bubois, New Directions Fellow and founder and director of The Forum for Publics and Scholars, interviewed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for his work on the role of the banjo in history and the perception of higher education. read more about Professor Laurent Dubois, New Directions Fellow and The Origins of Sound »

Ana Ugarte

Congratulations to Romance Studies graduate alumna, Ana Ugarte who was awarded the NEH Humanities Connections Grant for the project A Health Humanities Concentration and Community Based Leaning.  This grant will fund the creation of a Health Humanities program at The... read more about Ana Ugarte awarded NEH Humanities Connections Grant »

Nicolas Sanchez

Congratulations to Romance Studies PhD student, Nicolás Sánchez, who was awarded the 2019 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for The Minted-City: Money, Value, and Crises of Representation in Nineteenth-Century Colombia, 1825-1903.  The fellowship provides a... read more about Nicolás Sánchez named 2019 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow »

Versatile Humanists

Congratulations to Ciro Incoronato and Alyssa Granacki, two of our PhD students, on being named Versatile Humanists at Duke Interns for 2019!   Versatile Humanists at Duke provides resources to enrich PhD training in the humanities at Duke. read more about Romance Studies PhD students, Alyssa Granacki and Ciro Incoronato named Versatile Humanists at Duke! »

Samuel Hunnicutt

Congratulations to Samuel Hunnicutt on his 2019-2020 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship award from the Duke Center for Latin American and Carribbean Studies for K'iche' Maya language studies! read more about Romance Studies PhD Student, Samuel Hunnicutt awarded FLAS Fellowship for 2019-2020 »

Trinity Teaching Awards

Congratulations to two of our wonderful faculty members, Deb Reisinger and Antonio Viego on their 2019 Trinity Awards!  Deb Reisinger was awarded the Richard K. Lublin 2019 Trinity Teaching Award and Antonio Viego was awarded the Dean's Award in Leadership.  In the... read more about Congratulations to Deb Reisinger and Antonio Viego on their 2019 Trinity Awards! »


Duke University Senior, Briana Kleiner featured on Duke's Global Education Office blog for her reflection on her time abroad, partiularly in the program Duke in Chile.  Now in her final semester, Briana is working on her honors thesis and explains the lasting impact that her study abroad... read more about Bienvenidos a Chile »

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Graduate alumni, Stephanie Reist was featured in Jacobin for her article, "Finding Marielle Franco's Killers" marking the one-year anniversary of the murders of city councilor Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes.  Arrests made an entire year after the assassination point toward... read more about Stephanie Reist feature in Jacobin for her article "Finding Marielle Franco's Killers" »

Candela Marini

Congratulations to our graduate alumni, Candela Marini on her honorable mention for Best Thesis for the 19th century section of LASA (Latin American Studies Association)!  Marini's doctoral thesis, "War, Photography, and Visual Citizens: Territorial and Visual Expansion in the... read more about Congratulations to our graduate, Candela Marini on her honorable mention for Best Thesis in the 19th century section of LASA! »

Joan Munne

The Spanish Language Program faculty of Romance Studies are developing courses that take a new approach to heritage-language teaching and learning in addition to translation and interpretation. Senior Lecturer Joan Munné was featured in DukeToday for his work in the program, collaborating... read more about Joan Munné featured in Duke Today »