Department of Spanish and Portuguese

College of Letters & Science

Colleen Schmit receives the Wisconsin Sophomore Research fellowship

Colleen Schmit was the only humanities recipient of 2015-2016 Wisconsin Sophomore Research fellowship

With professor Ksenija Bilbija she developed a research project about Eloísa Cartonera, a publishing cooperative in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Eloísa Cartonera's books are made using recycled cardboard and have unique, hand-painted covers . In this photo, Colleen is learning how to assembles the cardboard books from a member of Eloísa Cartonera.