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Nadia Avendaño

Associate Professor of Spanish
Director, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Address: JC Long 118
Phone: 843.953.5364
E-mail: avendanon@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download



Education

University of Arizona
Ph.D., Spanish

University of Arizona
MA, Spanish

University of California, Davis
BA, Spanish and French


Research Interests

The female Bildungsroman in contemporary literature by Latin American and Latina women writers
Jewish Mexican women writers
The Chicano/a Vietnam War narrative


Courses Taught

Introduction to Hispanic Literature (320)

Latinos/as in the United States (333, FYSE 120)

Survey of 20th-century Spanish American Literature (366)

Chicano/a Literature (492)

The Spanish American Boom and Post-Boom (494)

Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST 200)


Publications

Avendaño, Nadia D. “The Road to Healing: Pilgrimage and the Vietnam War in Let Their Spirits Dance.” Confluencia 34.1 (2018) Forthcoming.

Avendaño, Nadia D. “Negotiating Identities: Growing Up Female, Jewish, and Mexican.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 93.3 (2016): 497-513.

Avendaño, Nadia D. “The Chicana Subaltern and the Ethnic Female Bildungsroman in Patricia Santana’s Motorcycle Ride on the Sea of Tranquility.” Letras Hispanas 9.1 (2013): 66-75.

Avendaño, Nadia D. "La hija de la fortuna: Cross-Dressing, Travel, and Gendering the Self." in Critical Insights. Isabel Allende. Ed. John Rodden. Salem P, 2010.

Avendaño, Nadia D. "La hija de la fortuna: Cross-Dressing, Travel, and Gendering the Self." International Journal of Humanistic Studies and Literature 7 (2007): 113-127.

Avendaño, Nadia D. "La violencia masculina en los Desengaños amorosos de María de Zayas." South Carolina Modern Language Review 5.1 (2006): 38-53.