Daniela Gutiérrez Flores

Cohort Year: 2016
Advisor(s): Miguel Martínez

Daniela Gutiérrez Flores received a B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from Tecnológico de Monterrey in 2012. She joined the PhD program in Fall 2016, after having worked as an editor, translator and lexicographer. She is interested in the intersection between literature, food and culinary cultures, and, more specifically, in the emergence of cultural discourses about food in Early Modern Spain and Colonial Latin America. Her dissertation considers cooks, both literary characters and historical agents, as key figures to understand the literary practices and cultural transformations of the Early Modern Hispanic world.

Research interests: Early Modern Spanish literature; Colonial Latin American literature; Food studies; Gender and Sexuality; Historical cooking.

Dissertation: Kitchen Selves: Cooks and the Literary Culture of the Early Modern Spanish Atlantic

Recent Courses in RLL
  • SPAN 10100 Beginning Elementary Spanish I (Autumn 2019)
  • SPAN 20100 Language, History, and Culture I (Winter 2021)
  • SPAN 22620 Food, Culture and Writing in the Early Modern Spanish Atlantic (Autumn 2020)
  • SPAN 26822 Women and Food in Latin America (Spring 2022)