New Appointments for Simal, Gibbons, and Castillo Larrea

in Alumni, News, News Spring 2011
July 5th, 2011

The Department of Romance Studies congratulates three of its graduate students: Megan Gibbons, who has been appointed Assistant Professor of Spanish at Glenville State College, in Glenville, West Virginia. Monica Simal will be Assistant Professor of Spanish at Providence College (Rhode Island), and Carolina Castillo Larrea has been appointed Lecturer at the University of Southern California.

Megan Gibbons’s interests include the Golden Age, theater, and gender studies, and she is in the final stages of a dissertation on 17th-century playright Ana Caro.

Monica Simal defended her dissertation in May 2011 on “The Writers of the ‘Mariel Generation’ and the Cuban Literacy Canon.”

For her dissertation, Carolina Castillo Larrea is preparing an edition of Juan de Segura’s Proceso de cartas de amores (1548)