Faculty

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Sarah Axelrod

College Fellow in Italian

Research Interests: The tre corone, the literary monument, Boccaccio’s vernacular and Latin prose, humor and laughter in medieval literature, and fiction and narrative in modern and contemporary literature.

Office Hours (Spring 2018): Wednesdays, 11-12 and Fridays, 1-2
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Boylston Hall 323
p: 617-496-6026
Janet  Beizer

Janet Beizer

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French)
French Section Leader

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature; Feminist Studies; Narrative Theory; Psychoanalysis and Literature; Cultural Studies;...

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Boylston Hall 508
p: (617) 495-5823
Josiah Blackmore

Josiah Blackmore

Chair of the Department
Nancy Clark Smith Professor of the Language and Literature of Portugal
Portuguese Section Leader

Research Interests: Medieval and Renaissance Portuguese Literature and Culture; Camões; the Maritime Humanities; Lusophone Imperial/Colonial Studies;...

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Boylston Hall 322
p: (617) 495-1931
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Sidney Chalhoub

Affiliate Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (Portuguese)
Office Hours (Spring 2018): Wednesdays, 2-4pm
Robinson Hall, Room 212
p: 617-495-3551
Tom Conley

Tom Conley

Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French) and of Visual and Environmental Studies

Early Modern French Literature; Film and Media Studies; Intersection of Literature and Graphic Imagination... Read more about Tom Conley

Boylston Hall 509
Elvira  G. Di Fabio

Elvira G. Di Fabio

Director of Language Programs
Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures (Italian)
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies

Italian Phono-Morphology; Literary Translation; Language across the Disciplines; Professional Development and Teacher Preparation

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Boylston Hall 435/436
p: (617) 496-4842
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Lorgia H. García Peña

Roy G. Clouse Associate 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.
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Barker Center 147
p: (617) 495-0801
Mary  Gaylord

Mary Gaylord

Sosland Family Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish)
On Leave (2017-18)

Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature; Latin American Colonial Literature; Hispanic Poetry; Poetics; Literary Theory; History and the Novel... Read more about Mary Gaylord

Boylston Hall 424
p: (617) 496-6027
Luis    Girón Negrón

Luis Girón Negrón

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

Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature; Medieval, Arabic, Latin and Hebrew Literatures; History of Religions; Comparative Literature
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Dana Palmer House 104
p: (617) 495-2567

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