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Notable Faculty & Student Achievements

May 2020

  • Associate Professor of Spanish Carlos de Oro  published an article titled “Traveling Narratives, Neorealism, and Marginalization: Ciro Guerra’s Cinema of Denunciation and Resistance” in the peer-reviewed journal Latin American Perspectives . He also presented a paper about the same topic at the 2020 Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies conference in Austin, TX.





October 2019

  • Professor of Spanish Katy Ross presented her paper titled “Baby Space: Narrating Infertility in Spain” at the Strong Foundations: 100 Years of Hispanism in Kansas and Beyond symposium at the University of Kansas.





  • Professor of Spanish Katy Ross presented her paper titled “Baby Space: Narrating Infertility in Spain” at the Centennial Symposium: 100 years of Hispanism in Kansas and Beyond at the University of Kansas.





September 2019

  • Professor of Spanish Katy Ross wrote a chapter titled “Isabel: Mito, Madre y Mujer: Exploration of the Cultural Role of Isabel” in Mito e Historia en la Televisión y el Cine Español, edited by Christine Blackshaw Naberhaus and published by Albatros Hispanófila, 2019. The chapter examines the representation of Queen Isabel of Spain, from the conflicting embodiments of Isabel as mother to her depiction as queen in the television series Isabel.