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Brittany Tullis

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Assistant Professor

Modern Languages and Cultures

Main Campus
McMullen Hall, 121
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Education and Training

PhD, MA, University of Iowa
Hispanic Literatures

BA, University of Iowa

Courses Taught

SPAN 101 First Semester Spanish
SPAN 311 Advanced Spanish Grammar
SPAN 313 Writing in Spanish
SPAN 321 Latin American Women Writers
SPAN 360 Comics in the Hispanic World
WGS 210 US Latina Literature and Culture

Areas of Professional Interest

Hispanic comics and graphic novels
Representations of gender and sexuality in Hispanic literature and popular culture
20th century Latin American literature
US Latina/Chicana literature and culture
Latin American women writers

Recent Publications

"Los Bros. Hernandez' Love and Rockets: Forging Feminist Pathways in Alternative Latino/a Comics." Mind the Gap: Latino Comics Books Past, Present, and Future. Eds. Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2014. Forthcoming. Print.

"¿Chica moderna o mujer tradicional? Intersections of Modernity and Tradition in Gabriel Vargas' La Familia Burrón." International Journal of Comic Art 16.1 (Spring 2014): 48-73. Print.   "The Sequential Art of Memory: The Testimonial Struggle of Comics in Spain." Co-authored with Ana Merino. Memory and Its Discontents: Spanish Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century. Ed. Luis Martin-Estudillo and Nicholas Spadaccini. Hispanic Issues On Line 11 (Spring 2013): 211-225. Web.   "Paco Roca's Arrugas, Miguel Ángel Gallardo's María y yo, and the Impact of Social Comics in Contemporary Spain." International Journal of Comic Art 14.2 (Fall 2012): 77-89. Print.


International Comic Arts Forum Executive Committee
SAU Faculty Handbook Committee

Professional Memberships

Modern Language Association