Vicky Unruh

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Primary office:
3072 Wescoe Hall



Current Research
Cuban literature and culture in the post- Soviet era.
Current Projects
I am currently working on a co-edited volume of articles on the image of urban ruins in Latin American cultural production at the turn of the millennium.
Research Interests
Her research and teaching fields include modern Spanish American narrative and theatre, the literary vanguards in Latin America, and Hispanic Caribbean literature.
Selected Publications
She is the author of Latin American Vanguards: The Art of Contentious Encounters (1994) and Performing Women and Modern Literary Culture in Latin America (2006), and her articles have appeared in critical collections in the U.S. and abroad and in Cuadernos Americanos , Discurso Literario , Hispania , Hispanic Review , Latin American Literary Review , Latin American Research Review , Latin American Theatre Review , Modern Drama , Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos , Revista de Estudios Hispánicos , Revista Iberoamericana , Romance Quarterly , and Siglo XX/Twentieth Century .
Courses Taught
Latin American literature of the 20 th century including vanguard literature from Chile , Argentina , Peru , literature of Cuba and Latin American Theatre
Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin 
B.A. and M.A.T. from Antioch College


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