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Faculty

Esther Allen
Translation, 19th and 20th century Latin American and French literature, life writing (autobiography and biography), and issues in anglophone globalization.
Isolina Ballesteros
cultural studies with a dual interest in gender, ethnicity and migration to Europe, and the cultural memory of the Spanish Civil War.
Raquel Chang-Rodriguez
Colonial Studies, 'Indigenismo' The Relationship between Text and Images in Literature
William Childers
Cervantes, Theory of the Baroque, the Moriscos
Marithelma Costa
Medieval Spanish Literature Fifthteenth-Century Cancioneros, Romancero
Cecelia Cutler
Language and Identity.
Silvia Dapía
Contemporary Latin America (Southern Cone) literature and culture, German-Latin American relations, philosophy and literature, comparative literature, and literary theory.
Fernando Degiovanni
Modern and contemporary Argentine literature and culture; Latin American critical theory; politics of theory; theories of value and the economics of literature; cultural wars; transnational literatures and cosmopolitism.
José Del Valle
The politics of language representation in Spain, Latin America, and the USA. The interface between linguistic and intellectual history.
Eva Fernández
Human sentence processing, bilingualism, second language acquisition, instructional technology
Ofelia García
Language and Education, Bilingualism, Sociology of Language.
Nora Glickman
Twentieth Century Latin American Literature; Cinema and Theatre; Creative Writing.
Jean Graham-Jones
Contemporary and colonial Latin American (especially Argentine) theatre and performance in addition to theatre, performance, and cultural theories.
Beatriz Lado
Bi/multilingual language acquisition (foreign, L2, L3, Ln, local, and heritage); Role of feedback & individual differences on language learning; Language teaching methodology; Critical approaches to language learning & teaching; Language assessment & placement.
José Luis Madrigal
Fiction and Essay in Sixteenth Century Spain and in other periods.
Miki Makihara
Linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, anthropology; ethnography of speaking, discourse analysis, political economy of language, language ideology, language contact, bilingualism, ethnicity; Polynesia, Pacific
Elena Martínez
Latin American Literature; Latin American Women's Literature; Latino/Latina Literature.
José Miguel Martínez Torrejón
Medieval and Renaissance Spanish and Portuguese Literature. Textual criticism. Philological and rhetorical analysis. History of Ideas. Literature and Politics. Colonial Historiography. Hispano-Portuguese relations
Juan Carlos Mercado
19th- and 20th- Century Spanish-American Literature History of Ideas in Latin America, The Essay 16th-Century Discoverers and Explorers in North America (USA Territory)
Nuria Morgado
20th and 21st century Spanish literature, cultural studies, comparative literature, philosophy and Hispanic literatures and cultures.
Magdalena Perkowska
Latin American Literature, Historical Novel, Visual Studies, Central American Fiction Literary and Cultural Theories
Sara Pollack
Carlos Riobó
Cuban and Argentine literatures and cultures; Critical theory and cultural studies; Archives and archiving; Captivity narratives from the Southern Cone.
Lía Schwartz
Seventeenth-Century Prose and Poetry, Quevedo, Renaissance and Baroque Satire
Paul Julian Smith
Modern Spain and Mexico, especially media studies: film and television.
Francisco Soto
Latin American Literature Hispanic Caribbean Literature Latino/Latina Literature Latin American Short Story Gender Studies in Latin America
Araceli Tinajero
Literary and intellectual history; Orientalisms; reading history; travel writing and biography; transpacific studies; Mexican, Caribbean and Latino literatures in comparative perspective; transatlantic studies.
Oswaldo Zavala
Contemporary Mexican Narrative, U.S.-México Border Studies, Literary Theory, Latin American Cultural Studies, Politics of Literature and the Literary Field.