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Faculty Profile

Heather J Allen

Modern Languages
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SPANISH
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BONDURANT C-111
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5981
Joined UM: August 16, 2012

Areas of Expertise

  • LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, LATIN AMERICA
  • SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE

Brief Bio

Dr. Heather Allen is an Assistant Professor of Spanish. She received her doctoral degree in Colonial Spanish Literature from the University of Chicago in 2011. She is the Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at the Newberry Library (Sept 2019-Feb 2020). She teaches Spanish language courses, early modern Spanish American and Peninsular literature, and Spanish American civilization and culture. Her research interests include Mesoamerican indigenous studies, Nahuatl, early modern Spanish American literatures and cultures, and the history of print. Latin American Textualities, her co-edited volume, was published in December 2018. She has also published articles on her areas of research interest in Colonial Latin American Review, Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, Cambridge and the University of Toronto and Arizona Presses.

Degrees

BA
LITERATURE
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA/ IOWA CITY, IOWA (2001)
MA
SPANISH
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA/ IOWA CITY, IOWA (2005)
PHD
ROMANCE LANGUAGES
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO/ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (2011)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee