Modern Language Faculty - Patricia Bazán Figueras

Office: Mansion 34

Phone: x-8733

E-mail: figueras@fdu.edu


Ph.D. New York University; M.A., New York University; B.A., Washington Square University College, New York.


Interests: Spanish Literature, Latin American Literature, Italian culture and civilization; Global Studies and the teaching of foreign languages; pedagogy; creative writing.


Select Publications and Presentations:

“The Culture of Spain: The New Conquest and the New Conquistadores” Hawaii International Conference on the Arts and Humanities, Spring 2008

Spanish Mosaic. Co-authored with Laureano Corces. New Jersey: Houghton & Mifflin, Spring: 2005.

“The Global Approach: Teaching the Five C’s in the College Classroom,” Journal of Critical Inquiry into Curriculum and Instruction. Wichita State University. Issues 5 (3), Fall 2004

“Alicia Partnoy and Horrific Realism,” 31st Annual Twentieth-Century Literature Conference University of Louisville, Spring 2003 

“The Global Approach: Inclusion of the 5 C’s in the College Classroom,” Hawaii International Conference on the Arts and Humanities, University of Hawaii, Spring 2003

“Alicia Partnoy and Horrific Realism,” Reflexiones Journal. Fall/Winter: 2002

Eugenio Cambaceres: Precursor de la novela argentina contemporánea. Peter Lang: New York, 1994

"El tema del otro en la literatura argentina de 1880," Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Interamerican Review, Fall/Winter, 1994


Study Abroad Coordination:

  • China, 2008, Coordinator and Faculty Leader
  • Peru, 2006, Coordinator and Faculty Leader
  • Chile, 2006, Coordinator and Faculty Leader
  • Argentina, 2005, Faculty Leader
  • Italy, 2005, Coordinator
  • Spain, 2004, Faculty Leader