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Rebecca Bender

Rebecca Bender
Assistant Professor

Summary of research interests and areas of expertise: 

Primary Academic Interests: 
19th-21st century Spanish narrative, especially Spanish women’s literature and early 20th century narratives (novels/novelas); Romanticism and Realism (in Spanish or Transatlantic contexts); The Spanish and Hispanic Avant-Garde; Golden Age Theater and Prose 
Other Academic Interests: 
Feminist Theory; Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies; Medical History; Urban Cultural Studies; Film and Media 

 

Teaching and Research Blog

Campus Phone: 

(641) 260-9271

Fax: 

(641) 269-4985

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On-Campus Address: 

Alumni Recitation Hall 220-A
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Ph.D. Spanish Literature – The Pennsylvania State Universit. Dissertation title: First-Wave Spanish Feminism: Negotiating the Changing Faces of Maternity and Motherhood through Narrative M.A. Hispanic Literature – The University of New Mexico B.A. Spanish and B.S. Education – Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Primary Academic Interest: 

19th-20th century Spanish narrative
especially Spanish women’s literature of the 1920s; Romanticism and Realism; The Spanish and Hispanic Avant-Garde; Golden Age Theater and Prose
Department/Office: 

Other Academic Interests: 

Feminist Theory; Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies; Medical History

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