Patricia Catoira, Associate Professor of Spanish
Advisor for Hispanic Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, and
Women's & Gender Studies
Office: Gaines 118C
Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 1-2pm,
& by appointment
Fall 2017 Classes:
SPNS 250 Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, online
SPNS 416 Latin American Culture & Revolution, MWF 12:00-12:50 p.m.
Spring 2018 Classes:
SPNS 250 Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, MWF 12:00-12:50 p.m.
SPNS 330 Modern Cultures of Latin America, MWF 10:00-10:50 a.m.
SPNS 445 Hispanic Caribbean, MWF 2:10-3:00 p.m.
Topic: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic
Summer 2017 Classes (first summer session): tentative
SPNS 335IH Travel in Latin American Literature & Film, MWF 12:30-2:50 p.m.
B.A. International Studies, & B.A., French, University of Idaho, 1995
M.A. Spanish, Washington State University, 1998
Ph.D. Hispanic Literature, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, 2004
Modern Latin American literature and culture; Cuba (antislavery narratives, exile, Special Period); Latin American migration to and cultural production in Spain since the 1990s; Crime Fiction in post-Cold War Central America
Six-week summer program in León, Nicaragua. 6 credits, one-on-one classes, homestay, volunteering, surrounded by volcanos, 30
min. from the beach, and more. Led by professors Patricia Catoira and James Martin.
Click here to see a Powerpoint presentation.
In Spring 2013 and 2014, she took students from her SPNS 445 Hispanic Caribbean course to Cuba for two weeks!