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Rebecca Biron

Professor Rebecca BironProfessor of Spanish

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
6072 Dartmouth Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3511

Office: 225 Dartmouth Hall
2014 Spring Office Hours: Wednesday 1:45-2:45 pm, and Thursday 12:45-1:45 pm
Telephone: (603) 646-6549
Fax: (603) 646-3695
E-mail: Rebecca.E.Biron@Dartmouth.edu

Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), University of Iowa
B.A. (Comparative Literature and Spanish), University of Georgia

Primary Interests

  • 20th-21st Century Latin American Prose and Film
  • Literary/Critical Theory
  • Mexican Cultural Criticism
  • Gender Studies

Selected Publications

  • Mexico's Modern Dreams: Elena Garro and the Anxiety of Desire: (Book manuscript).
  • City/Art: The Urban Scene in Latin America, editor. (Duke University Press, 2009).
  • Murder and Masculinity: Violent Fictions of 20th Century Latin America (Vanderbilt University Press, 2000).
  • Articles on globalization, urbanization, modernization, Mexico City, Mexican authors, and feminism in books and in journals such as: Latin American Literary Review, Discourse, Feminist Studies, and Revista de estudios hispánicos.

Current Projects

  • Globalization in 21st Century Film: Thinking Through Trilogy (Book manuscript)
  • The Geopolitics of Form: 21st Century film trilogies in the Americas.

Latest Courses

  • SPAN 80: Senior Seminar: "Los Modernismos Latinoamericanos"
  • SPAN 80: Narco-narrativas 
  • SPAN 65: Cien años de soledad
  • SPAN 43: Boom: The 20th Century Spanish American Novel
  • COLT 10: Introduction to Comparative Literature: Hollywood Adaptations of Latin American Novels
  • COLT 42: Cultures of Surveillance
  • LALACS 30: Latin American Mega-Cities
  • WGST 7: First Year Seminar: "Latin American Masculinities"

Last Updated: 3/24/14