Faculty
Faculty
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Melanie Nicholson

Associate Professor of Spanish; Director of FLCL

Melanie Nicholson
Phone: 845-758-7382
E-mail: nicholso@bard.edu
Office: Seymour 202.
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., M.F.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin. Translations and poems in American Poetry Review, Yale Review, Contemporary Women Authors of Latin America, Mundus Artium, Puerto del Sol, and Translation Review. Scholarly publications: Surrealism in Latin American Literature: Searching for Breton’s Ghost (2013); Evil, Madness, and the Occult in Argentine Poetry (2002); articles and reviews in Latin American Writers, Latin American Literary Review, Letras Femeninas, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Studies in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Literature, and Social Text. Prof. Nicholson is currently working on a book-length study of the bestiary in Latin American literature. Teaching interests include: surrealism, Latin American poetry, twentieth-century Latin American narrative, literature of the Conquest, translation studies, and Latino immigration.