Dr. Maiz-Peña is on sabbatical from Fall 2011 until Fall 2012
If you need to reach her please contact her by the e-mail.
Office: Chambers 2252
Box 6986, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28035-6986
B.A. - Arizona State
M.A. - Arizona State
Ph.D. - Arizona State
Professor Magdalena Maiz-Peña specializes in twentieth-century Latin American Women Writers, Life-Writing and the Politics of representation, and Contemporary Latin American literary and cultural narratives. Her teaching interests include Basic and Intermediate language courses, Introduction to Hispanic literatures and cultures, Contemporary Latin American literatures, and The Latin American City and its historical and cultural representation.
She is the author of Identidad, nación y gesto autobiográfico, and co-editor of Modalidades de representación del sujeto auto/biográfico femenino. Her recent publications have appeared in Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and the U.S. Maiz-Peña is presently working on a book project on Urban Spaces, Gender, and Cultural Production in Mexico 1920-1950.
At Davidson College she has been awarded The Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award (1995), the ODK Outstanding Teaching Award (1997), and the Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award (2006). She was recently recognized for her work on the Latino Community with the Latin American Coalition Award (2007).
Courses taught at Davidson College
Basic and Intermediate Spanish Courses
Basic Spanish for a Community of Learners (Faculty and Staff)
Conversation and Composition
Introduction to Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
Contemporary Latin American Literature
The Latin American City: Historical Narratives and Cultural
Representations (Team-Taught Interdisdciplinary Course)
Latin American Women Writers (Body Writing and Writing the Body)
Life-Writing, Gender and Representation
Latin American Icons and the Politics of Representation (Senior Seminar)
Framing Latin American Identities: Life-Writing, Memory, and
Representation (Senior Seminar)
Writing Selves, Bodies, Identities, ande Narratives (Senior Seminar)
Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages
Dr. Maiz-Pena's short CV*
*Complete Curriculum Vitae available upon request