Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages
B.A, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
M.A., University of Nebraska
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Eva Paris-Huesca is coming from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She completed her Doctoral dissertation in Hispanic language and culture and holds a Certificate in Film Studies. In 2013 she received a research associateship from the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center. From 2004 to 2007 she was Director of the Basic Spanish program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Paris-Huesca has taught Spanish language and literature courses at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, at the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, and at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to her appointment at Ohio Wesleyan, she was a Visiting instructor at the College of the Holy Cross, where she taught a variety of Spanish courses, including Civilization and Culture from Spain and Composition and Conversation. She has also taught Catalan language and culture and Intro to Literary Analysis at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Her teaching and research interests include contemporary Spanish detective fiction and film noir, Spanish literature of female authorship from XIXth Century to the present, as well as topics on film adaptation and historical memory. Her courses include: Contemporary Spanish narrative and cinema, Spanish detective fiction, and language courses from beginning to advance levels. She is currently teaching Intermediate Spanish I and Beginning Spanish II.
Areas of Interest / Expertise
Spanish narrative from XIXth C. to the present, Spanish cinema, Spanish detective fiction, cultural studies, women’s and gender studies, historical memory.