Marcos Colón Receives 2018 Nabuco Award

Marcos Antonio Colón presented one of two winning essays about Brazil, winning a lump-sum cash award of $2000 for a research trip to Brazil. His project, “Seeing Amazônia Slowly: Its Connection with Beyond Fordlândia” deals …

Spanish 226 Students on Madison Metro

Sophia Madore, Sameer Pardiwala, Olivia Reuter, and Kelsey Stimes, all Spanish 226 students, were among the winners of the 2018 Madison Metro Bilingual Bus Lines Poetry Contest. The poems will be accompanied by images created by Edgewood College …

Marcos Colón’s “Beyond Fordlândia”

Written and directed by Marcos Colón, Beyond Fordlândia (2017, 75 min) presents an environmental account of Henry Ford’s Amazon experience decades after its failure. The story addressed by the film begins in 1927, when the Ford …