Graduate Student
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Research Interests: 
19th and 20th century and contemporary Spanish literature
De la prosa al teatro: la juglaresca teatral de Rafael Álvarez El Brujo
Mario Santana
Current Student

Susana is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago. She received her B.A. in English Philology from the University of Salamanca and holds a M.A. in Latin American and Iberian Cultures from Columbia University. She has collaborated writing articles with the newspaper Tribuna Universitaria, translating and teaching Spanish with the non-profit organization Salamanca Acoge, and producing texts for the Salamanca Corpus. Her article on mythology based on Dalí’s work “Leda Atómica” was also published by the University of Salamanca. During the past academic year, she was a Spanish instructor at the Language Resource Center of Columbia. Her current research interests include: 19th- and 20th-century and contemporary Spanish literature -especially theater, mass media and historical memory, psychoanalysis, political theory and women´s studies. As a secondary interest, she studies La Celestina and the celestinesque imitations and continuations.