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Bridget Franco

Spanish Department

Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of California - Irvine

 

Fields: Contemporary Latin American Literature, 20th/21st century Southern Cone Literature and Film, Philosophy and Politics in Literature


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Email: bfranco@holycross.edu   
Office Phone: 508-793-2291
Office: Stein 412
PO Box: 211A

 

Courses

  • SPAN 201 & 202 - Intermediate Spanish 1 & 2
  • SPAN 301 - Spanish Composition & Conversation
  • SPAN 304 - Aspects of Spanish-American Culture
  • SPAN 305 - Introduction to Textual Analysis
  • SPAN 308 - Readings in Latin American Literature
  • SPAN 420 - Latin American Film
  • MONT 106G; 107G - Latin America through Cinema; Diverse Art in Latin America

Research

  • Madness and Politics in Southern Cone Literature
  • Memory and Resistance in Latin American Narrative and Film
  • Latin American Literature and the Visual Arts
  • Digital Humanities & Latin American Film Studies

Recent Work

  • Franco, Bridget. "Floating Statues and Streams of Consciousness: Memory Work in Argentina's Río de la Plata and Río Salí." The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature. Eds. Elizabeth Rivero and Jeanie Murphy. Lexington Books 2017. 
  • ___. "La política de la locura en las novelas de Ricardo Piglia." Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana 46.1 (May 2017). 
  • ___. "Cineglos. " Vademécum del cine iberoamericano: Métodos y teorías. Eds. Eugenia Afinoguénova, Samuel Amago and Kathryn Everly. Hispanófila177 (Spring 2016).
  • ___. "Cinematographic & Political Transitions in La redada and La frontera." Special issue on Film and Film Studies, Hispania 98.3 (September 2015): 406-420.
  • ___. "Crossing Pedagogical Boundaries: United States-Mexico Border Simulation Game." The Border in the Classroom: Approaches to Border Studies. Eds. Benita Heiskanin and Andrae M. Marak. The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies 8 (Spring 2014).
  • ___. "United or Divided States? U.S.-Mexico Border Simulation." The Electronic Hallway. Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington. January 2014.
  • ___. "Una 'redada' literaria y cinematografica a la memoria tucumana."Revista Iberoamericana 78.241 (octubre-diciembre 2012): 983-1000.
  • Franco, Bridget, Sheila Coursey, and Kelsey Smith. CINEGLOS: Glosario cinematografico interactivo. College of the Holy Cross. August 2011. <http://sites.holycross.edu/cineglos/ >

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