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About Bethsabe Huaman Andia, PhD

I am an Assistant Professor at St. Kate's in the department of Literature, Language and Writing, also affiliated to the Women's Studies Program. 
I am originally from Lima, Peru, where I studied Literature. I graduated from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMS) with a dissertation about the Peruvian poet Blanca Varela. I continued with the study of poetry among Peruvian female poets from 1980's generation in comparative research with Mexican female poets of the same generation. I graduated from El Colegio de Mexico (Colmex) with a dissertation about Coral Bracho and Rocío Silva Santisteban. I had the opportunity to add more female poets to the comparative study during a year at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). The study of poetry diversified into the study of performance art when I discovered Regina José Galindo.
My doctoral dissertation focus on the representation of sexual violence in the poetry of Rocío Silva Santisteban and performance art of Regina José Galindo. In a broad way, my scholarship tries to answer the question How to represent violence without reinforcing it?


Present Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University


2020 - 2021 Sister Antonine O'Brian Faculty Development Award
Global Studies
2020 Career Readiness Course Replacement
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2020 - Present Editor Committee, Revista Interdisciplinaria de Estudios de Género
2020 - Present Member, Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honor Society
2019 - Present Member, American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese
2018 - Present Associate, Con la A
2017 - Present Member, Memory Studies Association
2016 - Present Member, Latin American Studies Association
2009 - Present Member, Asociación de Estudios de Género y Sexualidades
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  • Global Search for Justice in Latin America: Memory and Reconciliation in Postwar Era Peru - CORE 3990W
  • Hispanic Women Writers - SPAN 4100
  • Short Stories in Spanish - SPAN 3550
  • Hispanics in the United States - SPAN 3160
  • Senior Seminar Latin American Cinema - SPAN 4860W
  • Elementary Spanish II - SPAN 1120
  • Elemantary Spanish I - SPAN 1110


August 2013 - May 2019 PhD, Tulane University ‐ Spanish and Portuguese
August 2010 - May 2012 MFA, New York University ‐ Creative Writing
2005 - 2007 MA, Gender Studies, El Colegio de Mexico, A.C. ‐ Programa Interdisciplinario de Estudios de Género

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Publications (9)