Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

María José García Otero, Ph.D.

Maria OteroCroft Instructional Assistant Professor of Spanish

Ph.D. in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature and Cultures, University of Kansas
Office: Croft 211
Email: otero@olemiss.edu
Phone: 662-915-5520

Dr. María José García Otero is a Croft Instructional Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Mississippi. She obtained her B.A. in English Philology from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in 2004, her M.A. in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures in 2006 and her Ph.D. in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature and Cultures in 2012 from the University of Kansas. Her research interests include Castilian Hagiography, Medieval Castilian Geopolitical Hegemony, and Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Monasticism. Dr. Otero teaches courses in intermediate and advanced Spanish, such as Spanish 305: Conversation and Composition and Spanish 529: Contemporary Spanish.

Recent Publications:

Hag[e]ografía pro-castellana. La castellanización del santo en Vida de San Millán de la Cogolla (s. XIII), de Gonzalo de Berceo.” La Corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Literatures and Cultures 45.1 (2016): 37-61.

“Negociación de ‘mestizaje’ e identidad nacional nicaragüense en la obra teatral El Güegüense o Macho Ratón.Latin American and Iberian Institute, LAII Research Paper Series 54 (Fall 2010). UNM Lobo Vault 10 Nov., 2010.

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