Galen Brokaw, Department Head
Coordinator of Spanish Section
Advisor for Hispanic Studies and Latin American & Latino Studies
Office: Gaines 117A
Office hours: Tuesday & Thursday 11am-12 noon,
& by appointment
Fall 2017 Classes:
SPNS 333 Infinity and Beyond: Borges, TR 9:25-10:40 a.m.
ML 497 Teaching Language for Proficiency, T 3:10-5:40 p.m.
Spring 2018 Classes:
SPNS 496 Service/Experiential Learning, TBA
Ph.D. Indiana University, 1999
Hispanic Studies with a Minor in Latin American History
Colonial Latin America and Early Modern Spain, New World historiography, Indigenous Latin American cultures, the Andean quipu, Mesoamerican iconography, indigenismo, critical theory, translation
Recent Publications / Talks:
Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl and His Legacy. Co-edited volume with Jongsoo Lee. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2016.
Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives. Co-edited volume with Jongsoo Lee. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2014.
A History of the Khipu. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
“Semiotics, Aesthetics, and the Quechua concept of Quilca.” In Colonial Mediascapes: Sensory Worlds in the Early Americas, edited by Matt Cohen and Jeffrey Glover, pp. 166-202. University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
“La recepción del khipu en el siglo dieciséis.” El quipu colonial, edited by Marco Curátola and José Carlos de la Puente, pp. 119-144. Lima: PUCP [Press of the Catholic University of Peru], 2013.