Liana Hakobyan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Address: JC Long 132
Curriculum Vitae: Download


PhD, Spanish, Purdue University
M.A., Spanish, Purdue University
B.A., Languages and Cultures, Yerevan State University of Languages and Social Sciences

Research Interests

20th- and 21st-century Latin American Literary and Visual Culture

Baroque and Neo-baroque Aesthetics in Contemporary Literary and Visual Culture

Violence, Armed Conflict and Displacement in the Andean Region

Borderland Narratives and Latinx Literature

Documentary Film and Photography

Courses Taught

SPAN 320 Introduction to Textual Analysis
SPAN 313 Spanish Composition
SPAN 333 Topics in Hispanic Cultures
SPAN 314 Spanish Conversation
SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish I
SPAN 190 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 275 Spanish Skills Review


“Entre juego y guerra: violencia e infancia en la película Los colores de la montaña.” Hispanic Journal, vol. 40, no. 1. (forthcoming, Spring 2019)

 “Photography and Neobaroque Imaginary in Julio Cortázar’s ‘Las babas del diablo.’ Can the Neobaroque Name a Photograph?” Hispania vol. 101, no. 2, 2018, pp. 286-93.

 “The Machiavellian Narrator in Machado de Assis’s ‘Missa do Galo.’” Brasil/Brazil: A Journal of Brazilian Literature, vol. 30, n. 56, 2017