Anna is a doctoral student in literature in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at Penn State University. She received her B.A. (2013) in Spanish and Comparative Literature from Penn State, and her M.A. (2016) in Spanish literature at Penn State's Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Her areas of specialization are in late 19th/early 20th century Peninsular literature, and as a Teaching Assistant she teaches Spanish 002 and Spanish 003 in the Spanish Basic Language Program (SBLP). She is currently the Content Supervisor of Spanish 003 of the Spanish Basic Language Program .
Academic interests include:
A recent recipient of the Superior Teaching and Research Award in the College of Liberal Arts, Anna conducted archival research in the summer of 2016 at the University of Santiago de Compostela. This research was in support of her ongoing project on Hegelian historical consciousness in the work of Spanish modernist Ramón del Valle-Inclán; part of her project was presented at the 2016 University of Kentucky’s Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference. She has also presented her work at the 2016 Carolina Conference for Romance Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapell Hill.
In the past two years Anna has served on the Executive Board for the Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese Graduate Student Organization (SIPGSO), and is currently serving as its Vice-President in the 2016-2017 academic year.
Anna Torres Cacoullos
Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
The Pennsylvania State University
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