Sílvia Roig

Assistant Professor, Modern Languages

Sílvia Roig received her PhD in Spanish Literature, with Special Distinction, from the University of Kentucky in 2013. Her areas of specialization include 20th Century Spanish Literature, Contemporary Women’s Narrative, and Catalan Literature. In her dissertation she explored the published and unpublished narrative of Aurora Bertrana (1892-1974), an unknown writer today, from a feminist approach, taking into account the intellectual history of Spain and Catalonia.

She has taught a wide variety of courses, including Spanish Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced levels, Introduction to Spanish Literature and Culture from a gender perspective, Introduction to Catalan Language and Culture, Spanish Community Service-Learning, and Spanish for the Professions.