Crystal Chemris

Crystal Chemris has taught at a number of research institutions as well as in private liberal arts colleges, including the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Iowa and Reed College. She received her PhD from Brandeis University.  Professor Chemris is the author of a recent book, Góngora's Soledades and the Problem of Modernity (Tamesis 2008), which has received favorable reviews in Hispania, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Calíope and the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (posted below). She has also published critical studies on Spanish Renaissance and Baroque literature and modern Latin American poetry, in the journals Symposium, Hispanic Journal, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Cincinnati Romance Review, Romance Studies and Calíope as well as in an homenaje collection for Denah Lida.  Among the courses she has taught are Golden Age Poetry, Peninsular Poetry Survey, Modern Latin American Poetry, Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Hispanic Literature, Renaissance and Golden Age Literature, Spanish Cultural History (18th-20th centuries), Twentieth Century Transatlantic Hispanic Literature, Hispanic Civilization, Humanities, Composition, Conversation and Language.  A recent article (available through the link below) develops a transatlantic approach to the pilgrimage topos in Baroque and modern Hispanic texts.   Dr. Chemris has lectured widely on her work; in Córdoba, Spain at a conference marking the 450th anniversary of the poet Luis de Góngora, by invitation at the University of California-Berkeley, where she spoke on Don Quijote, and at the recent colloquium at Brown University in honor of Carlos Fuentes. She is editor of a special number of the journal Calíope (Journal of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry) on the topic of the Transatlantic Baroque.  For further information on her publications, please refer to her posts on www.academia.edu.

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Chemris Curriculum Vitae Sept 8, 2018.pdf Chemris Curriculum Vitae Sept 8, 2018.pdf
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ChemrisBook.pdf ChemrisBook.pdf
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Review BHS 87.5 Emilie Bergmann.pdf Review BHS 87.5 Emilie Bergmann.pdf
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Reseña Hispania 92 Baena.pdf Reseña Hispania 92 Baena.pdf
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Review RHM  62.1 Cory Reed w. correction.pdf Review RHM 62.1 Cory Reed w. correction.pdf
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Peninsular Poetry.pdf Peninsular Poetry.pdf
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Latin American Poetry.pdf Latin American Poetry.pdf
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Spanish Cultural History.pdf Spanish Cultural History.pdf
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Renaissance and Golden Age Lit.pdf Renaissance and Golden Age Lit.pdf
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GoldenAgePoetry.pdf GoldenAgePoetry.pdf
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Humanities.pdf Humanities.pdf
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Introduction to Literary Analysis.pdf Introduction to Literary Analysis.pdf
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Conversation U Iowa 2010.pdf Conversation U Iowa 2010.pdf
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Spanish Civilization (2).pdf Spanish Civilization (2).pdf
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Composition U Iowa 2007.pdf Composition U Iowa 2007.pdf
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Grammar and Composition.pdf Grammar and Composition.pdf
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Intermediate Spanish I.pdf Intermediate Spanish I.pdf
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Intermediate Spanish II.pdf Intermediate Spanish II.pdf
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Transatlantic 20C.pdf Transatlantic 20C.pdf
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First Year Spanish II.pdf First Year Spanish II.pdf
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Additional syllabi in language, literature, composition and conversation available upon request. 

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