Claudia Schaefer

Rush Rhees Chair
Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
Professor of Film and Media Studies

PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

418 Lattimore Hall
(585) 275-5569

Office Hours: ON LEAVE, FALL 2017

Research Overview

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • SP 200  Advanced Spanish Composition (Fall 2016)
  • SP 202  The Forging of a Nation: Literary Ideas and Aesthetics from the Romantics to Democratic Spain (Fall 2016)
  • SP 205  Spain: Past, Present, and Future (Spring 2017)
  • SP 249D  Buñuel, Dalí, Lorca: Surrealism in Spain and Beyond (Spring 2016)
  • SP 249M  Out of the Wings: Contemporary Spain on Stage (Spring 2016)
  • SP 272  Postcards from Spain: Visitors, Observers, and Imaginary Geographies (Fall 2015)
  • SP 280  The Transhispanic Supernatural: Ghosts, Witches, and Vampires in Film and Literature from Spain and Spanish America – co-taught with Raúl Rodríguez-Hernández (Spring 2017)
  • SP 281  Other Worlds and Underworlds (Spring 2014)
  • SP 288  Spanish Film (Fall 2014)
  • SP 292  Politics, Portraits, Public Spaces: The Power of Photography in Spain and Spanish America (Fall 2014)

Selected Publications

Books and Monographs

Articles and Book Chapters

Honors and Activities

  • Book for Understanding the World award for "Bored to Distraction," Association of American University Presses, 2003
  • Book for Understanding the World award for "Danger Zones," Association of American University Presses, 1996