Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Dr. Susana Cavallo

 

Department Chair

Professor, Spanish Language and Literature

Email: scavall@luc.edu

Research Interests

  • 20th Century Peninsular Poetry
  • 20th Century Hispanic Prose
  • Latin American Poetry
  • Latina Writers
  • Hispanic Women's Writing
  • Feminist Theory and Criticism
  • Translation

Selected Publications

  • La Poetica de Jose Hierro (Madrid: Taurus, 1987).
  • Estudios en Honor de Janet Pérez: el Sujeto Femenino en Escritoras Hispánicas, eds. Susana Cavallo, Luis Jiménez and Oralia Preble-Niemi. Potomac, Washington: Scripta Humanistica, 1998.

Selected Articles

  • "European Feminisms: Theories and Practices of Sexual Differences." Duoda. Revista d’EstudisFeministes 14 (1998): 181-7.
  • "Francisco Brines. La última costa y Escritos sobre poesía española." Alaluz 28.1&2 (primavera- otoño 1996): 110-114.
  • "Autobiografía, testimonio, y ficción en la literatura carcelaria femenina: Lidia Falcón, Tomasa Cuevas, y Eva Forest." Duoda. Revista d'Estudis Feministes 10 (1996): 87-100.
  • "President's Column: Diversity, Relevance, and Creativity," M/MLA Newsletter 21 (December 1999): 3 (8).
  •  “Preface: Witness: The Real, the Unspeakable, and the Construction of Narrative,” M/MLA 33-3 & 34-1 (Fall 2000/Winter 2001): 1-3.
  •  “Emotions Recollected Through Antiquity: Francisco Brines’s Poemas a D.K.,” Hispania. Vol. 84.2 (May 2001): 205-212.
  • “Las sombras de su pasado: El tema de la muerte en tres relatos de Francisco Ayala,” Hispania. December 2006. Homenaje a Francisco Ayala. Hispania 89-4: December 2006, 718-728.
  •  "Polvo en la tierra: la poesía temprana de Susana March", en Escritoras españolas del siglo XX, Vol. 2, Arbor (CLXXXII, 2006): 447-53. From a three-volume journal on 20th century Spanish women writers entitled “Vidas abreviadas.”
  •  “Dos odiseas españolas: Juan Goytisolo y Montserrat Roig en la URSS.” Memoria Histórica, Género e Interdisciplinariedad. Los estudios culturales hispánicos en el siglo XXI. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2008, 45-54.
  •   “The Gift of Tongues: Re-visiting Molly Bloom’s Monologue in Joyce’s Ulysses,” in Variantes de la modernidad. Estudios en honor de Ricardo Gullón, Newark & Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta, 2010, pp. 65-79.
  • Poemas a D.K.: Emociones convocadas desde la Antigüedad. Sevilla: Renascente, 2011.
  •  “Francisco Ayala: A Man for All Seasons.” Epilogue to Francisco Ayala en Chicago.  Acercamiento oral y escrito.  Gemma Delicado Puerto, Tànit Fernández de la Reguera Tayà, eds. Cáceres: Universidad de Extremadura, 2017.
  •  “Emily Dickinson and Flannery O’Connor: Lives Beyond Convention,” Special Edition of English Studies on Flannery O’Connor and the Arts, Routledge: London & New York, Forthcoming, 2019.

Video

  • Rumba para Ayala,” commissioned by the Ministerio de Cultura of Spain & the Fundación Francisco Ayala

Education

  • Ph.D. The University of Chicago (Romance Languages and Literatures)
  • M.A. Middlebury College (Spanish)
  • B.A. Brown University (History and Music)

Courses Regularly Taught

  • Contemporary Spanish Poetry
  • Modern Spanish Narrative
  • 20th Century Latin American Poetry
  • 19th Century Poetry
  • Hispanic Women Writers
  • Latina Writers
  • Critical Analysis

Other Activities

  • Board of Trustees (Patronato), Universidad Loyola Andalucia
  • Steering Committee, Women's Studies Program
  • Steering Committee, Italian American Studies Committee
  • Dean of Faculty, John Felice Rome Center, 2007 - 2015