Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Dr. Ana Gómez-Pérez

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Associate Professor of Spanish

410-617-2775
agp@loyola.edu
Office: 351B Maryland Hall

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D (Spanish)
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, M.A. (Spanish)
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Licenciatura (Filología Hispánica, especialidad: Literatura)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • 20th Century Spanish Literature
  • Spanish Realism and Naturalism
  • Women writers 

Recent Courses Taught at Loyola University Maryland

  • SN 104  Intermediate Spanish II
  • SN 201  Spanish Conversation and Composition                                                   
  • SN 203  Introduction to Literature
  • SN 307  Contemporary Spanish Civilization and Culture                                                                         
  • SN 335  Spanish Literature from 1975 to the present                                          
  • SN 372  Spanish Realism and Naturalism                                                                
  • SN 363  Contemporary Span Lit: Generations of 1914 and 1927                    
  • SN 364  Spanish literature of exile (1939-1975)

Lectures and Presentations

  • “Una nueva Orestíada: La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel y la lucha de los sexos en el contexto de la vanguardia.” Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel. International Conference, held at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, on March 9, 2011.
  • “Rosa Chacel y la Revista de Occidente. En torno al discurso hispánico de género del primer tercio del siglo veinte.” Presented at the Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature held at Washington University in St. Louis, on October 29, 2010.
  • “Rosa Chacel y el exilio intelectual de la mujer.” Presented at the 2009 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (which included a conference of the Canadian Association of Hispanists), held at Carleton University in Otawa, Canada, on May 24, 2009.
  • “González Prada y Miguel de Unamuno”. Presented at the II International Colloquium on Manuel González Prada: Challengin the Liberal Tradition, held at Loyola College in Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, on February 28, 2008
  •  “Rosa Chacel y el imperativo de la intimidad: En torno a la revisión del proyecto biográfico nacional de Ortega y Gasset.” Presented at the XVII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica (AILCFH), held in Seville, on October 26, 2007.
  • “Rosa Chacel y la (auto)biografía: Timoteo Pérez Rubio y sus retratos del jardín” Presented at the 38th Annual Convention of NEMLA,  held in Baltimore, on March 3, 2007.
  • “Galdós y la desilusión histórica: género y política en la utopía galdosiana.” Presented at the 59th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, held at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, on April 21, 2006.

Service, Activities, and Memberships in Academic Societies

Service: College Activities (Representative assignments)

  • Coordinator of SN 102 (Fall 2006, Spring 2007-Fall 2007)
  • Coordinator of Spanish language courses SN 101, SN 102, SN 161, SN 103 (Fall 2009; 2010-2011); SN 104 (Spring 2011)
  • Sigma Delta Pi Adviser (2000-2006, 2009, 2011)
  • 20th Annual Colloquium on Language, Literature and Society: “The Distorted Mirror. Manipulating Legend and Myth to shape National and Political Identities,” on April 26, 2006. Co-organizer with Prof. Ursula Beitter, Prof. Ramón Espejo-Saavedra, and Prof. April Wuensch.
  • 2010 Hanna Geldrich-Leffman Colloquium on Language, Literature and Society: “Music and the Art of Subversion: the Meaning Behind the Melody,” on April 13, 2010. Co-organizer with Prof. Ursula Beitter, and Prof. Margarita Jácome.
  • Board on Discipline (Fall 2006-20)
  • Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies Committee (Fall 2005-)
  • Career Center Advisory Committee (Fall 2006-Spring 2008)
  • Faculty Evaluation Committee (Spring 2007-Spring 2009)
  • Honors Executive Board (Summer 2008-)
  • Academic Standards Committee (Fall 2008-)
  • Research and Sabbatical (Fall 2008-Spring 2011)

Memberships in Academic Societies

  • Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas
  • Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas
  • Northeast Modern Language Association
  • Asociación Internacional de Literatura Femenina Hispánica
  • Modern Language Association

Publications

Books

  • Las trampas de la memoria. Pensamiento apocalíptico en la literatura española moderna: Galdós, Baroja, Chacel y Torrente Ballester. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta–Hispanic Monographs, 2005.

Articles

  • “González Prada y Miguel de Unamuno.” In “El porvenir nos debe una victoria”: La insólita modernidad de Manuel González Prada. Ed. Thomas Ward. Lima: Red para el Desarrollo de las Ciencias Sociales en el Perú, 2010. 261-271.
  • “Rosa Chacel y la (auto)biografía: Reflexiones en torno a Timoteo Pérez Rubio y sus retratos del jardín.Letras Peninsulares 20.2-3 (2007-2008): 401-423.
  • “Baroja y el anarquismo: política y estética de oposición.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 30.2 (Winter 2006): 311-330.
  • “Torrente Ballester and the Specter of Fascism: Fragmentos de Apocalipsis.” Translated by Ramón Espejo-Saavedra. In Traces of Contamination. Unearthing the Francoist Legacy in Contemporary Spanish Discourse. Eds. Eloy E. Merino and H. Rosi Song. Lewisburg: Bucknell U P, 2005. 99-123.
  • “La confesión en La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 54.2 (December 2001): 348-363.
  • “La manipulación de la naturaleza en Fortunata y Jacinta.” Hispanófila 133 (Sept. 2001): 17-30.
  • “Torrente Ballester y el espectro del fascismo: el conflicto de Javier Mariño.” vol. 2. Actas del XIII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas: Madrid, 6-11 de julio de 1998. Eds. Florencio Sevilla and Carlos Alvar. Madrid : Castalia/Fundación Duques de Soria, 2000. 631-636.

 

Reviews

  • Gemma Mañá, Rafael García, Luis Monferrer y Luisa A. Esteve. La voz de los náufragos. La narrativa republicana entre 1936 y 1939. Madrid: Ediciones de la Torre, 1997. Hispanic Review 68 (2000): 334-336.
  • Urioste Azcorra, Carmen de. Narrativa andaluza (1900-1936). Erotismo, feminismo y regionalismo. Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla, 1997. Hispanic Review 68 (2000): 332-334.
  • Juan Benet: A Critical Reappraisal of His Fiction. Ed. John B. Margenot III. West Conrwall, CT: Locust Hill Press, 1997. Hispanic Review 67 (1999): 390-391.
  • Rodríguez Fontela, María de los Ángeles. La novela de autoformación: Una aproximación teórica e histórica al “Bildungsroman” desde la narrativa española. Kassel: Universidad de Oviedo/Edition Reichenberger, 1996. Hispanic Review 67 (1999): 294-296.