Isabel de Sena

Joseph Campbell Chair in the Humanities

MA, University of California-Berkeley. PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara. Has published on late medieval and early Renaissance Peninsular literature, as well as Latin American literature (Sarmiento, Altamirano, Manuel de Jesús Galván). Among her translations are Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts (into Portuguese) and Caetano Veloso’s Tropical Truth: A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil (Knopff, 2002). Taught at King’s College (London), Princeton, and Goucher College; directed and was the first resident director of the Sarah Lawrence in Cuba program (2001-04). Currently at work on a bilingual edition of short tales from the Spanish-speaking world. SLC, 1997–

Undergraduate discipline: Literature

Courses taught in Literature

Courses from previous years

  • First-Year Studies: Calles y Plaza Antigua: The Country and the City in Literature and Film
  • Defiant Acts: Hispanic Theatre in Translation
  • Hispanic Literature in Translation: A Course on Spanish and Latin American Theatre

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