Cristina Casado Presa

Associate Professor of Spanish.
Education
  • B.A., University of León, 2000
  • M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2002
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
Research

Areas Of Research

  • Representations of Witchcraft in Contemporary Literature
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • Cultural Studies

LATEST PUBLICATIONS:

Guest editor: Volume 43 (2021) of Estudios Humanísticos. Filología : “The monstrous and the feminine: from “human” to posthuman.”

"La reconceptualización de la bruja como heroína en las novelas de Maite Carranza". Estudios Humanísticos. Filología : “The monstrous and the feminine: from “human” to posthuman.” 43 (December 2021)

“Y no vivieron felices para siempre: la reescritura del cuento de hadas y la problemática de la subjetividad femenina en Nueva historia de la princesa y el dragón de Carmen Resino”. Dramaturgia femenina actual. De 1986 a 2016. Feminismo/s, 30 (diciembre 2017): 31-46

“La bruja como paradigma de poder femenino en dos dramas españoles contemporáneos ”. Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica XXVII: Lo oculto en la literatura Hispánica (2012):85-100. Print

 “El silencio como conflicto en un drama de Pilar Pombo”. Letras Femeninas, vol. 36 (2010):277-293. Print

 “Mother -Daughter Relationships in Contemporary Spanish Theater”. Trotman, Tiffany. Ed. TheChanging Spanish Family: Essays on New Views in Literature, Cinema and Theater. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, 2011. 198-214. Print

  • REVIEWS:

 Amend, Tracie. The Adulteress on the Spanish Stage. Gender and Modernity in 19th Century Romantic Drama. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2015.  

Corbalán Vélez, Ana M. El cuerpo transgresor en la narrativa española contemporánea. Madrid: Libertarias, 2009. Nueva revista de literatura hispánica 13, 247-249. Print

Booth, Stephanie and Tolz, Vera, Ed. Nation and gender in contemporary Europe. Manchester University Press, 2005. Hispanófila 150, 103-105. Print

Teaching

Courses Taught At Washington College

  • HPS 101. Elementary Spanish I
  • HPS 200. Elementary Spanish Review
  • HPS 201. Intermediate Spanish I
  • HPS 202.Intermediate Spanish II
  • HPS 301. Adv Spanish Proficiency I
  • HPS 302. Adv Spanish Proficiency II
  • HPS 304. Introduction to the Literature of Spain.
  • HPS 394. Special Topics: Culture of Spain through cinema.
  • HPS 494/ GEN 494. Special Topics: I am no Angel: Post-Franco Literature by women.
  • HPS 494 Mundos ocultos:  lo fantástico en la literatura y la cultura de España
  • HPS 494. Special Topics: Contemporary Spanish Theater.
  • HPS 420. Perspectives on the Spanish Civil War.
  • FYS 101. Witches, Ghosts, and Vampires: Reflections on Strangeness and Otherness.
Professional Experience

Associate Professor of Spanish. Department of Modern Languages, Washington College. Spring 2014-Present.

Director of the Gender Studies Program. Washington College. Fall 2013-Spring 2019.

Assistant Professor of Spanish.Department of Modern Languages, Washington College. Fall 2008-Spring 2014.       

Course coordinator for SPAN 255 (Conversational Spanish). Department of Romance Languages, UNC-Chapel Hill, fall 2007-Spring 2008.

Teaching Fellow. Department of Romance Languages, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2003-2008.

Teaching Fellow. Department of Romance Languages, SUNY-Buffalo, 2000-2002.