Professor Lilian Baeza-Mendoza is a native of Chile, but she has spent most of her life in the US. She holds a BA from George Mason University and a MS from Georgetown University. During her years as an educator, she has focused on Golden Age Theater… More
Dr. Carmen Cacho has a PhD in Contemporary European Studies. She has taught language courses at the universities of Denver, Washington and Georgetown. She is interested in Spanish culture and contemporary political and economic issues in Spain and Eu… More
Ludy Grandas’ research interests include issues of national identity in Latin America and in the Hispanic communities in the U.S. Her teaching interests include the Studies of Culture in Latin America, the Studies of Culture in Hispanic populations i… More
Professor Consuelo Hernández teaches courses on Creative Writing in Spanish, 20th century Latin American Literature, Central America Cultural Studies, Colombia and Afro-Latin America Culture and Music. She is the author of two scholarly books: Alvaro… More
Professor Holtermann is interested in immigration, day labor and the Latino community. She teaches language and topic courses in Spanish at American University, and is currently the assistant director for the Spanish Elementary Programs.
Growing up… More
Professor Martínez focuses on the intersection of violence and body politics in the Latin-American and US Latino context. Her two main areas of research are: representation of historical violence recent cultural production; and gender and sexuality—p… More
Professor Oliver's teaching and research on Latin America explore philosophical topics such as marginality, feminism, nepantlismo, and transfronterismo. She works on the Hispanic essay of ideas and Latin American narrative. She has lived in Mexico, A… More
Professor Carmen Helena Ruzza received her undergraduate degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Conservatorio Lino Gallardo. She obtained a M.A in Latin American literature from University of Maryland and… More
Author of The New Man in Cuba: Culture and Identity in the Revolution (2007), on representations of model revolutionary identities in Cuban literature, during the formative decade of the Cuban revolution.
A second book in preparation, tentatively… More
This dissertation (published as a book by the Centro cultural de la Generacion del 27, Malaga, Spain) is a deep and meticulous reconstruction of the philosophy of one of the poets of the Spanish Generation of ’27 who has always been deemed to be “dif… More
Núria Vilanova teaches Latin American Culture, Literature and Cinema. Her research is devoted to the impact of social change and migration on cultural production. She works on textual and cinematic narratives of violence, inequality and poverty, part… More
Brenda Werth's research interests include Latin American theatre, performance, documentary film, memory studies, and translation. She is author of the book Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina (Palgrave 2010); co-editor (with Paola … More