Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Dr. Ana Gómez-Pérez

Chair, 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 336 Rewriting the Self: Women’s Literature in Contemporary Spain
  • SN 355 Spanish Postwar Literature
  • 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

  • La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel y la heterodoxia religiosa.” Presented at the XX Congreso Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas (AIH), held in Jerusalem, on July 11, 2019.
  • La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel y la heterodoxia religiosa de la Segunda República.” Presented at the 38th Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, held at the University of Cincinnati, on April 7, 2018.
  • La sinrazón (1960) de Rosa Chacel y la aniquilación de la Segunda República.” Presented at the 48th Annual NeMLA (North East Modern Languages Association) Convention, held in Baltimore, on March 24, 2017.
  • “El espectro del proyecto intelectual de la Segunda República española: En torno al contexto histórico de La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel.” Presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies (ASPHS), held at San Diego, on March 19, 2016.
  • “Feminismo y vanguardia en Estación. Ida y vuelta y La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel.” Presented at the MACHL (Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature) 2014, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on October 10, 2014.
  • “La máscara de la masculinidad y su subversión en Estación. Ida y vuelta y La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel.” Presented at the 70th Annual South Central MLA (Modern Language Association) Conference, held in New Orleans, on October 3, 2013.
  • “La nueva Ifigenia: vanguardia y exilio en La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel.” Presented at the MACHL (Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature) 2012: Exiles, Migrations, & Movements, held at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, on October 13, 2012.
  • “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.

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

  • “Las confesiones de Rosa Chacel: Memorias de Leticia Valle y La sinrazón.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies (2019). Forthcoming. Already available online.
  • “La nueva Ifigenia: feminismo, vanguardia y exilio en La sinrazón de Rosa Chacel.” Crítica Hispánica 36.1 (2014): 19-34.
  • “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

  • Inmaculada Plaza-Agudo, Modelos de identidad en la encrucijada. Imágenes femeninas en la poesía de las escritoras españolas (1900-1936). Málaga: Universidad de Málaga, 2015. Feministas Unidas, Inc. Newsletter 37.2 (Fall 2017): 18-20.  http://feministas-unidas.org/
  • Carmen Rivero Iglesias (Ed.) El realismo en Gonzalo Torrente Ballester. Poder, religión y mito. Madrid: Iberoamericana/Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert, 2013. Bulletin of Spanish Studies 92.6 (July 2015): 1034-1035.
  • William M. Sherzer. The Spanish Literary Generation of 1968. José María Guelbenzu, Lourdes Ortiz, and Ana María Moix. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2013. Crítica Hispánica 35 (2013): 212-215.
  • 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.

 

PJB 8/23/19

Nora Benedict
Alumni

Nora Benedict

Nora credits her Loyola education with affording her critical thinking skills and relationships with faculty, both of which inspired a career in academia

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