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Ortega, Elika Assistant Professor

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Research

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  • Digital media, book studies, digital humanities

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • HUMN 2100 - Arts, Culture and Media
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Promotes a better understanding of fundamental aesthetic and cultural issues by exploring competing definitions of art and culture. Sharpens critical and analytical abilities by asking students to read and compare different theories about arts, culture, media, and identity, and then to apply and assess those theories in relation to a selection of visual and verbal texts from a range of cultural and linguistic traditions.
  • HUMN 3093 - Topics in Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Students should check with the department for specific semester offerings. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours, provided the specific offerings vary.
  • SPAN 4130 - The Power of Storytelling: Oral, Textual and Digital Narratives
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Examines the ways in which oral, textual and digital narratives have shaped, and continue to shape, our lives and the different communities we inhabit. Looks at stories of the Spanish tradition produced in a variety of historical settings and across different media.
  • SPAN 4180 - Major Works and Trends in Literature and Culture in Latin America: 1900-Present
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Examines major works of literature, visual arts and/or other cultural expressions of Latin America from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day.
  • SPAN 5320 - Seminar: 20th Century Spanish American Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Treats various topics, as needs and resources dictate. Gives special attention to developing historical and current theoretical and critical background of each topic. Representative topics might include modernism, theatre, the essay, the regional novel, the novel of the Mexican Revolution, the modern novel, contemporary theatre, and contemporary poetry. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as SPAN 7320.
  • SPAN 7320 - Seminar: 20th Century Spanish American Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Treats various topics, as needs and resources dictate. Gives special attention to developing historical and current theoretical and critical background of each topic. Representative topics might include modernism, theatre, the essay, the regional novel, the novel of the Mexican Revolution, the modern novel, contemporary theatre, and contemporary poetry. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as SPAN 5320.

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