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Sandra V. Navarro

Associate Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Latin American Literature & Film, Emory University
M.A., Latin American Studies & Spanish, University of Alberta
B.A., Latin American Studies (Philosophy minor), University of Alberta
Office: H 202A

Dr. Navarro's research and teaching focus on Spanish and Latinx literature, film, and culture. Her areas of specialization include childhood studies, film theory, and the intersections between race and gender. She is currently working on a manuscript analyzing the representation of children in contemporary Argentine film. 


Latin American Cultural Studies

Hispanic Film

Latin American Literature

Childhood Studies


Latin American and Latino Youth Culture

The Child in World Cinema

Modern Latin America

Culture and History of Southern Spain

Youth in Revolt: Young People and Counterculture in Hispanic Cinema

Beginner's Spanish

Intermediate Spanish I & II

Literary and Intellectual Currents in the Spanish-speaking World

Detective Fictions

Advanced Conversation I & II

Latin American Culture on Film

Hispanic Culture Through the Ages

From Goya to Almodóvar

Cultures of the Southern Cone


Book Chapters

Sandra V. Navarro (2020). Espacios inhóspitos: clase, género, y encierro en La nana (2009) de Sebastián Silva.” . In (Eds.), Inusuales: hogar, sexualidad y política en el cine hispano : Iberoamericana Vervuert.

Journal Articles

Sandra V. Navarro (2017 , September ). The Silent Other: The Latino Figure in No Country for Old Men and Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada . Latino Studies ,15 , 309-322.