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Arturo Meijide

Department Chair

Modern Languages and Cultures
Assistant Professor

Main Campus
McMullen Hall, 120A
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

563-333-6139
MeijideArturoF@sau.edu

Education and Training

PhD, University of Kansas
Spanish
Minor: Film Studies

MA, University of Kansas
Spanish

BA, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
English (Licenciatura en Filologia Inglesa)

at St. Ambrose since 2010

Courses Taught

SPAN 102 - Second Semester Spanish
SPAN 103 - Accelerated Beginning Spanish
SPAN 202 - Reading in Spanish
SPAN 311 - Advanced Spanish Grammar
SPAN 313 - Writing in Spanish
SPAN 314 - Introduction to Spanish Literature
SPAN 314 - Introduction to Hispanic Culture
SPAN 316 - Introduction to Hispanic Film
SPAN 334 - Spanish Film
SPAN 360 - Seminar:  Violence and Spanish Culture
SPAN 400 - Capstone

Areas of Professional Interest

Spanish film and literature
Popular culture
Representation of violence
Galician cultural studies
Transatlantic studies
Comics and graphic novels

Recent Publications

"Alonso Quijano en el Callejón del Gato: particularidades de las ficciones españolas de psycho-killers." Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 37.3 (2014). 

"La muerte tenía un precio: Consumismo y snuff movies en las ficciones españolas de los 90." Proceedings of the Cine-Lit Conference. Corvallis: Cine-Lit Publications (2012).

Committees

Advisory Board for the Baecke Humanities Fund
Study Abroad Department Representative

Professional Memberships

Modern Language Association
AsociaciónInternacional de Literatura y CineEspañoles Siglo XXI
Asociación Internacional de Estudos Galegos
Sigma Delta Pi