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Faculty

Name Contact Specialties Office Hours - Fall 2016
Sophia Beal
Associate Professor
206D Folwell Hall
612-625-2331
sfbeal@umn.edu
Brazilian literature and cultural studies, Luscophone-African Literature and cultural studies, urban studies, postcolonial studies Tuesday and Thursday: 3:45-4:45pm
Timothy Face
Professor
Chair
203E Folwell Hall
612-625-1328
facex002@umn.edu
Intonation and prosody, laboratory phonology, phonetics, phonoological theory, second language phonology Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00-11:00am, and by appointment
Ofelia Ferrán
Associate Professor
203D Folwell Hall
612-625-6883
ferra007@umn.edu
Autobiography, contemporary Spanish peninsular literature, contemporary Spanish women writers, exile literature, feminist theory, literary theory and criticism, narrative constructions and representations of memory Thursday: 1:30-2:30pm
Ana Paula Ferreira
Professor
206C Folwell Hall
612-626-6909
apferrei@umn.edu
Feminist and gender studies, Portuguese and Brazilian literatures, critical race studies, colonial/postcolonial studies, medieval and renaissance literatures  
Ana Forcinito
Profesor
205D Folwell Hall
612-625-1014
aforcini@umn.edu
19th and 20th century Latin American literature with an emphasis on the Southern Cone, testimonial practices, Latin American film, gender studies and feminist theory, cultural theory and critica cultural, memory studies and human rights  
Michelle Hamilton
Professor
209 Folwell Hall
612-625-6661
hamilton@umn.edu
Cultural contact in medieval Iberia, literary theory and cultural studies, Hebrew and Arabic cultures of Europe, the medieval Mediterranean and its legacy, Sephardic traditions, Mediterranean studies Tuesday & Thursday: 11:00-11:30am
Jaime Hanneken
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
214M Folwell Hall
612-626-2540
hanne045@umn.edu
Contemporary Latin American literature, culture Francophone literature, culture postcolonial studies, globalization, Latin American vanguardias, discursive appropriations of Paris in Caribbean, Latin American, and African contexts, uses and limitation of metropolitan literary, cultural theory in peripheral contexts Thursday: 12:00-2:00pm and by appointment
Anne Hoffman-Gonzalez
Visiting Assistant Professor
214N Folwell Hall
612-625-1837
hoffm826@umn.edu
  Wednesday: 10:00-11:00am
Carol Klee
Professor
Sabbatical 2016-2017
205C Folwell Hall
612-625-9521
klee@umn.edu
Spanish language contact, sociolinguistics, content-based language instruction  
Raúl Marrero-Fente
Professor
203F Folwell Hall
612-626-8029
rmarrero@umn.edu
Trans-Atlantic studies, colonial Latin American literature and culture, early modern Spanish literature and culture, colonial and post-colonial studies, global studies, feminist and gender studies, critical race studies, human rights, law and literature Thursday: 12:00-1:00pm
Mandy Menke
Assistant Professor
Director of Language Programs
214K Folwell Hall
612-626-6889
menkem@umn.edu
Spanish second language acquisition, second language phonology, language immersion education, second language teaching Monday: 12:00-1:00pm
Wednesday: 2:30-3:30pm
Francisco Ocampo
Associate Professor
203C Folwell Hall
612-625-5822
focampo@umn.edu
Language and ideology, language variation, relationship between syntax, cognition and discourse, word order in spoken Spanish Thursday: 11:00am-12:00pm, and by appointment
Luis Ramos-Garcia
Associate Professor
211 Folwell Hall
612-625-3039
laramosg@umn.edu
Human rights and politics: Latin America and Spain; human rights across the disciplines: theater, art, political science and literature; United States Latino theater and cultures; contemporary Latin American and peninsular theaters; Latin American shantytown cultural manifestations: music, literature and popular discourse; Latin American popular music; cultural studies: Spain and Latin America; contemporary Latin American and peninsular literature: novel, poetry, cultural discourses; Andean studies and Indigenous literature: concentration in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia; gender and women studies; Caribbean Spanish studies: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic SPAN 3512-Tuesday: 10:00am-12:00pm
SPAN 3972-Wednesday: 2:15-3:15pm
Nicholas Spadaccini
Professor
204C Folwell Hall
612-625-0732
spada001@umn.edu
Comparative literature, colonial Spanish-American literature, Cervantes' novel and theater, early modern Spanish literature and culture, postcolonial theory, sociohistorical approaches SPAN 3211-Tues/Thur: 12:45-1:30pm, by appointment or via email
SPAN 5180 by appointment
William Viestenz
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
214L Folwell Hall
wviesten@umn.edu
Contemporary Iberian literature and culture, post-secularism and the sacred, film studies, philosophy of history, Catalan studies Monday: 12:15-2:15pm

Affiliated Faculty

Name Contact
Alejandro Baer
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
113 Social Sciences Building
612-624-7548
abaer@umn.edu
Martha Bigelow
Professor
Department of Curriculum & Instruction (CEHD)
125 Peik Hall
612-624-787
mbigelow@umn.edu
Sara Chambers
Professor
Department of History
1218 Heller Hall
612-625-6376
chambers@umn.edu
Barbara Frey
Senior Lecturer
Institute for Global Studies
214 Social Sciences Building
612-624-9007
freyx001@umn.edu
Amy Kaminsky
Professor Emerita
Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
kamin001@umn.edu
Kendall King
Professor
Department of Curriculum & Instruction (CEHD)
125 Peik Hall
612-625-3692
kendall@umn.edu
Patrick McNamara
Associate Professor
Department of History
1212 Heller Hall
612-624-6531
pjm@umn.edu
Elaine Tarone
Director
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
140 University International Center
612-625-8882
etarone@umn.edu

Faculty Emeriti

Name Contact Speciality
Joanna O'Connell
Professor Emerita
oconn001@umn.edu Latin-American literature and culture, issues of colonialism, race and nationalism, women's writing, feminism and feminist theory, Mexico, indigenous revitalization movements and writing, the Caribbean, African and Caribbean writing in French and English
Antonio Ramos-Gascon
Professor Emeritus
ramos006@umn.edu  
Constance Sullivan
Professor Emerita
sulli002@umn.edu  
Barbara Weissberger
Professor Emerita
weiss046@umn.edu Ethnicity, gender, Isabella the Catholic, Spanish literature, Spanish romance
Anthony Zahareas
Professor Emeritus
zahar001@umn.edu