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Faculty Bio

Anido, Raquel

Anido, Raquel

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office: 510 Strode

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Raquel Anido (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University) is an assistant professor in the Department of Languages, where she teaches a wide array of courses encompassing the literature, cinema, and culture of Spain. She also teaches courses on world cinema and documentary. She has received the Gentry Award for Excellence in the Humanities (2015) and the National Scholars' Award of Distinction for student mentorship (2012).

She holds a Licenciatura in Law from the University of Barcelona (the fourth year of which spent at the University of Catania in Italy) and studied Humanities at the Pompeu Fabra University. She was a fellow at the School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University and at the Writing In the Americas Institute at Boston University.

Her scholarly interests include cultural studies, women's studies, and human rights. She is also a translator, speaks five languages and can read seven. Her current book project engages popular music within both the literary and the cinematic traditions of Spain from the post-war years until present. Additionally, she is preparing an edited volume on literary representations of Spanish bars that spans the Golden Age through the Generation X.