Spanish Faculty

Daniel  Aguirre Oteiza

Daniel Aguirre Oteiza

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish)
On leave (2016-17)

Modern Spanish Peninsular Literature; Spanish Civil War, Exile, Historical Memory; Modern Peninsular and Latin American Poetry; Translation 

Boylston Hall 516
p: (617) 496-3488
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Vanessa Ceia

College Fellow in Spanish

 

Research Interests: 20th- and 21st-century Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies; Iberian and Ibero-African Cinema and Photography; Gender and Queer Theories; Poetics of Democracy and Opposition; Intersections of Technology, Politics and Culture; Digital Humanities

Office Hours (Spring 2017): Tuesdays 1-3pm

Boylston Hall 506
p: 617-495-1813
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Lorgia H. García Peña

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish) and of History and Literature

Contemporary U.S.Latino/a literature and cultures, Caribbean literature and cultures, performance studies, race and ethnicity, transnational feminism, migration, human rights, Dominican and Dominican diaspora studies.

Office Hours (Fall 2016): Wednesdays 3-4:30pm or by appointment

Boylston Hall 507
p: (617) 495-0801
Mary  Gaylord

Mary Gaylord

Sosland Family Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish)

Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature; Latin American Colonial Literature; Hispanic Poetry; Poetics; Literary Theory; History and the Novel

Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:15-4. By appointment only on Tuesdays 2:15-4 and Thursdays 3:30-5 [please email mgaylord@fas.harvard.edu for appt.])
Boylston Hall 424
p: (617) 496-6027
Luis    Girón Negrón

Luis Girón Negrón

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish) and of Comparative Literature
Spanish Section Leader

Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature; Medieval, Arabic, Latin and Hebrew Literatures; History of Religions; Comparative Literature

Office Hours (Fall 2016): Wednesdays 10-12; Dana Palmer 104 

Dana Palmer House 104
p: (617) 495-2567
María  Luisa  Parra

María Luisa Parra

Undergraduate Advisor in Spanish, Latin American, and Latino Studies
Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish)

Spanish as a heritage language and Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy; Child Language Development and Bilingualism; …

Boylston Hall 326
p: (617) 495-1868
Mariano  Siskind

Mariano Siskind

Chair of the Department
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish) and of Comparative Literature

19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Literature; Travel Writing;Globalization and Cosmopolitanism; Marxism; Psychoanalysis

Boylston Hall 327 (431 as Chair).
p: (617) 495-9371
Doris  Sommer

Doris Sommer

Ira Jewell Williams, Jr., Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish) and in African and African American Studies

19th-Century Narrative in Latin American Women's Literature; Ethnic Literature; Bilingual Aesthetics

Boylston Hall 417
p: (617) 495-5273
Diana  Sorensen

Diana Sorensen

James F. Rothenberg Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish), Professor of Comparative Literature
On leave (2016-17)

19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Studies; History and Memory

Boylston Hal 418
p: (617) 496-8667