Stephanie Gates

Assistant Professor of Spanish
On Faculty since 2016

Office: Wyngarden 203
Phone: (630)752-5794


Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia, 2017
Dissertation: "A Revolution (Dis)Placed: Environment and the Creation of Cultural Identity in Fernández, Yáñez, Castellanos, and Poniatowska"

M.A., Spanish, University of Florida, 2011

B.A., Spanish and Psychology, Hope College, 2007

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 103 Accelerated Elementary Spanish
  • SPAN 332 Advanced Grammar and Composition

Conferences and Papers Presented

“The Subversion of Nature in Mexico City: Buñuel's Los olvidados,” Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, March 2016; Hartford, CT

“Una identidad indefinible: La representación de Malintzín Tenépal en el Lienzo de Tlaxcala,” University of Virginia Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, 2012; Charlottesville, VA

Moderator, “The Beast in the Book: Animals in Cervantes,” the Florida Cervantes Symposium, April 2011; Gainesville, FL

Reader, “La voz enardecida/A Voice Impassioned: Miguel Hernández Centennial Colloquium," University of Florida, November 2010; Gainesville, FL

Memberships and Associations

  • Modern Language Association
  • Latin American Studies Association
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

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