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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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 2017): Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30 PM and by appointment… Read more about Sarah Axelrod

Boylston Hall 321
p: 617-495-5478
Janet  Beizer

Janet Beizer

On Leave (2016-17)
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French)

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature; Feminist Studies; Narrative Theory; Psychoanalysis and Literature; Cultural Studies;… Read more about Janet Beizer

Boylston Hall 508
p: (617) 495-5823
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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… Read more about Vanessa Ceia

Boylston Hall 506
p: 617-495-1813
Tom Conley

Tom Conley

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

Early Modern French Literature; Film and Media Studies; Intersection of Literature and Graphic Imagination

Academic Degrees:

B.A.,… 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

Academic Degrees… Read more about Elvira G. Di Fabio

Boylston Hall 435/436
p: (617) 495-5478
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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.
Read more about Lorgia H. García Peña

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… 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
Spanish Section Leader

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

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