Nicole Caso (Director)

Associate Professor of Spanish; Director of Spanish Studies; Coordinator of Latin American and Iberian Studies

Caso (Director), Nicole
Office: Seymour 201 (Warden's Hall)
Phone: 845-758-6822 x6073
E-mail: caso@bard.edu

A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Areas of specialty: Hispanic languages and literature, Latin American literature. Author of Practicing Memory in Central American Literature (Palgrave Macmillan 2010). Work published in scholarly journals such as Revista Iberoamericana and Istmo: Revista virtual de estudios literarios y culturales centroamericanos; contributions to critical compilations analyzing various novelists such as Manlio Argueta and Rosa María Britton. Research interests include: 19th and 20th century narrative of Latin America; Central American literature; subaltern studies; memory and literature; the cultural production of collective identities; the limits of representation through writing; literature and Human Rights; ethics and representation; theories of space and place. Teaching interests include: Spanish for Heritage Speakers; Latin American testimonio; the city in Latin American fiction; literature of Human Rights in Latin America; historical fiction; crafting Mayan identities.