María de Jesús Cordero

Associate Professor of Spanish

Contact Information:
0720 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-0720

maria.cordero@usu.edu
(435) 797-1423
Office: Main 210

Educational Background
Ph.D. Princeton University, Spanish, 1999; M.A. 1992
M.A. New York University, Comparative Literature, 1988-99
B.A. Loyola University of Chicago, 1988

Courses Regularly Taught
Spanish Language
Intro. to Spanish Literature and Composition
Advanced Spanish Grammar
Topics in Latin American Literature
Survey of Latin American Literature
Graduate Practicum in Language Teaching

Current Research Interests
Colonial Spanish- American LiteratureG
Golden Age Spanish Literature
Latino Studies

Recent Publications/Presentations

The Transformations of the Images of Araucania in the Spanish Siglos de Oro: Valdivia's Letters and Vivar's Chronicle. New York: Forth coming with Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

"The Image of Rome in Vivar's Chronicle." Latin American Studies Association. Miami, Florida, 13-17 March 2000.

"Refashioning History: Representations of the Burning of Colonial Santiago in Valdivia and Vivar." Second Biennial Conference on Iberian/Iberian-American Literatures. Florida International University. October 28-30, 1999.


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