Catherine Brix

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Research Focus: Modern and Contemporary Literature in Spanish, Gender Studies Graduate Minor

Background: I graduated from Central College in 2009 with bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Art and a specialized minor in Linguistics and TESOL.  My studies and research during my MA in Spanish at the University of Northern Iowa focused my inquiries on issues of gender, identity, sexuality, and culture, especially within the scope of the 20th century texts in Spanish.  Having many research interests and travel experiences in Latin America and Europe has influenced my studies on how these questions and texts are important to discourses on Human Rights.

Undergraduate Institution: BA (Spanish and Art), Central College, Pella, Iowa, magna cum laude, Alpha Zeta Mu Academic Honors Society

Master of Arts Institution: MA (Spanish), University of Northern Iowa, summa cum laude, Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honors Society

Current Teaching:  Spanish 10102, Beginning Spanish II

Current Projects (developing workshops & conferences):

Grants: (special projects and summer):

Kellogg Institute Research grant, conducted research in translation and testimonial literature in Chile, summer 2013

Publications:

Contact information:

323 O'Shaughnessy Hall
cbrixtro@nd.edu