Spanish Faculty

Elizabeth Gansen

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Email
gansenel@gvsu.edu

Title
Assistant Professor

Office Address
B-2-216 MAK

Office Phone
616-331-8769

Field Of Study
Spanish

Office Hours

Tuesday:

9:00-10:00 AM (Niemeyer Reading Room)

3:00- 4:00 PM (MAK B-2-216)

Thursday:

9:00-10:00 AM (Niemeyer Reading Room)

3:00- 4:00 PM (MAK B-2-216)

Degrees

Ph.D. in Spanish Literature (2015) 
Yale University

M.S. in Library and Information Sciences (2009)
University of Illinois

B.A. in Comparative and World Literature and Spanish with honors (2007)
University of Illinois

Publications

“Con la garganta abierta: La retórica en la lucha por la Amazonía en Un viejo que leía novelas de amor.” Revista Iberoamericana, Vol. LXXXV, No. 266, January-March 2019, pp. 153-166. 

“Framing the Indies: The Renaissance Aesthetics of Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo (1478-1557).”Colonial Latin American Review. Vol. 28, 2019, pp. 130-151.

“‘Written in the Memory of the Living’: The Boundaries of History in Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo’s Sumario and Historia general.” Revista de Estudios
Hispánicos
. Forthcoming, 2019.

“Agua y inmortalidad poética en las églogas de Garcilaso.” Hipogrifo. 8.1 (Forthcoming, 2020).

Research

  • New World natural histories
  • Renaissance visual culture
  • Early modern scientific culture

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