Sonia is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Studies for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Scholar of Peninsular
Studies (Spain and Portugal)
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Spanish
and Portuguese Cultures and Literatures, American Literature
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Spanish I, Portuguese I and Ethnic
Education: BA, MA, University of the
Basque Country, Spain; Ph.D, University of Birmingham, England
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Vida y sucesos de la Monja Alférez, Catalina de
Erauso: An Early-Modern Autobiography. Book. Submitted and accepted for
publication by Farleigh Dickinson University Press.
Boundaries: Authority, Knowledge and Experience in the Autobiography Vida i
sucesos de la Monja Alférez. Forthcoming in the winter issue of a/b:
Autobiografía y teatro: el “yo” como
espectáculo en la Vida de Alonso de Contreras.”Compostella Aurea
(III). 341-349, 2010.
“Vida i sucesos de la Monja Alférez:
Spanish Dictatorship, Basque Identity, and the Tug-of-War over a Political
Heroine.”Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (University of Liverpool,UK),
83, 4, (2006) 337-349.
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