Alice Edwards

Alice Edwards Education

1998 - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Ph.D. in Latin American Literature. Minor in Peninsular Literature (Baroque and Contemporary).

1988 - Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT. M.A. in Spanish Literature.

1985 - Gannon University, Erie, Pa. B.A, in Foreign Languages and Literatures: Spanish and French. Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate, K-12, Spanish and French.

1984 - Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Semester of study with Brethren Colleges Abroad.

Recent Publications, Presentations and Conferences

La cómplice oficial: Catalina in Arráncame la vida by Angeles Mastretta.” In Women Characters in Latin America and Spanish Literature. Eds. Maria Claudia Andre and Eva Bueno. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co.  2012.

“Doing it Differently: Meeting the Challenge (Imperfectly) of Feminist Pedagogy in a Women in Hispanic Civilization Class”. Pennsylvania Foreign Literatures Conference. Duquesne University. September 23-24, 2011.

“Resisting Paradise: Gioconda Belli’s Re-vision of Creation.” XX Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica. Austin, TX. October 2010.

Book review of El infinito en la palma de la mano by Gioconda Belli. Hispanic Journal. February, 2010.

“El infinito en la palma de la mano: Feminist Revision as Midrash.” 22nd Annual Pennsylvania Foreign Language Conference, October 2009. Pittsburgh, Pa.
 
House of Mist and La última niebla: María Luisa Bombal Between Two Worlds”. Latin American Literary Review_. Spring 2009.
 
“People, Potatoes, and the Art of Listening”. PSMLA Journal Vol. LXXIX, No. 1. Spring 2009.

“History Lessons: El pergamino de la seducción by Gioconda Belli and Malinche by Laura Esquivel.” XVIII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica, Atlanta, GA. October 2008

"History Lessons: El pergamino de la seducción by Giaconda Belli and Malinche by Laura Esquivel." XVIII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica, Atlanta, Ga. October 2008
                       
Entry on Norah Lange, Encyclopedia of Latin American Women Writers, Eds. Maria Claudia André and Eva Bueno. New York: Routledge, 2007.