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Alison Maginn, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Study Abroad program in Cadiz, Spain

Department: World Languages and Cultures

Office: Plangere Center 128

Phone: 732-571-3612

Email: amaginn@monmouth.edu


Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Proficiency-oriented language

Spanish history and art history

18th Century through 21st Century Spanish literature

Spanish film and cultural studies

Scholarly Articles

Dr. Maginn has published in AIH/University of Birmingham​,Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Ciberletras, Letras femeninas, Siglo XXI, on issues related to female subjectivity; the intersection of postfrancoism and postmodernism; the transgressive drive of contemporary genre literature such as detective narrative, fantasy and female erotica.

Current work in progress and recent conference presentations have dealt with issues of memory and the Spanish Civil War; contemporary Spanish film and the radical force of street theatre and the carnivalesque.

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

  • Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse – FS 300A
  • Intermediate Spanish II – FS 202

2022 Summer E

  • Curso Intensivo Ele Nivel A1.1 – FS 101
  • Curso Intensivo Ele Nivel A1.2 – FS 102
  • Curso Intensivo Ele Nivel A2.1 – FS 201
  • Curso Intensivo Ele Nivel A2.2 – FS 202
  • Curso Intensivo Ele Nivel B1.2 and Oral Discourse – FS 300A
  • Curso Intensivo Ele Nivel B1.2 Daily and Practical Uses – FS 300B
  • Soc Iss CADIZ(MID Level) – FS 317

2022 Summer D

  • Intermediate Spanish II – FS 202

2022 Spring

  • Culture and Civilization Spain – FS 309
  • Intermediate Spanish I – FS 201

2021 Fall

  • The Literature and Culture of Post-Franco Spain – FS 415

2021 Summer A

  • Intermediate Spanish I – FS 201

2021 Spring

  • Culture and Civilization Spain – FS 309
  • Intermediate Spanish II – FS 202

2020 Fall

  • Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse – FS 300A
  • Intermediate Spanish I – FS 201

2020 Summer A

  • Intermediate Spanish I – FS 201

2020 Spring

  • Intermediate Spanish II – FS 202
  • Spanish Literature of the Twentieth Century – FS 404

2019 Fall

  • Culture and Civilization Spain – FS 309
  • Intermediate Spanish I – FS 201

2019 Summer A

  • Intermediate Spanish I – FS 201

2019 Spring

  • Intermediate Spanish II – FS 202
  • Spanish Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries – FS 403

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse (FS 300A)
  • Advanced Spanish: Composition and Conversation I (FS 300A)
  • Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Stylistics (FS 409)
  • Culture and Civilization Spain (FS 309)
  • Elementary Spanish I (FS 101)
  • Elementary Spanish II (FS 102)
  • Intermediate Spanish I (FS 201)
  • Intermediate Spanish II (FS 202)
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literature (FS 301)
  • Spanish Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (FS 403)
  • Spanish Literature of the Twentieth Century (FS 404)
  • The Literature and Culture of Post-Franco Spain (FS 415)