Dr. Susan M. Smith


Dr. Susan SmithElliott Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall, 302
(434) 223-6986
ssmith@hsc.edu

Education

B.A., California Lutheran College, Thousand Oaks, CA (1966); M.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (1993); Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (1998).

Teaching Interests

Spanish language and culture
Medieval and Early Modern Spanish literature (especially allegory, drama and poetry), composition, translation

Committee Assignments & Service to the College

Member, Faculty Affairs Committee


Most Recent Publications

"Notes on a Newly Discovered Play: Is Marcela de San Félix the Author?" Bulletin of the Comedinates. 52:1 (2000)

El convento de las Trinitarias Descalzas de Madrid y la vida de sor Marcela. Madrid: Espasa Calpe (Real Academia Española), 2001.

Entre aventuras y encantamientos. Trans. audio CD. Alcalá de Henares (Spain): Music and Productions, 2005.

"Saint Teresa of Avila", Dictionary of Literary Biography: Sixteenth-century Spanish Writers, Detroit, Mich.: Gale Group, 2005.

Los coloquios del Alma: Cuatro dramas alegóricos por sor Marcela de san Félix, hija de Lope de Vega. Newark, Del: Juan de la Cuesta Press. 2006


Professional Affiliations

Treasurer, Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas
Member, Modern Language Association and South Atlantic MLA
Member, Renaissance Society of America


Other Interests

Golf
travel
Mexican history and culture
detective fiction


Family

Spouse: Curt Smith