Faculty & Staff


Anita L. Johnson

Associate Professor of Spanish, Romance Languages and Literatures

B.A. Carlow College 1974
M.A. Middlebury College 1976
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1988

Office: 210A Lawrence
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 2:45-3:45;
........................Friday 11:20-12:20
Phone: 315-228-7232
Email: ajohnson@mail.colgate.edu

Courses Taught:

101-102 Elementary Spanish, 201 Intermediate Spanish, 202 Intermediate Spanish: Language and Literature, 353 Modern Spain in Crisis, 473 Post-Civil War Spanish Novel, 474 Contemporary Spanish Theater, 461 Golden Age Spanish Theater, Core 151, Western Traditions and Core 152, The Challenge of Modernity

Professional and Administrative Activities

Director of Vassar-Wesleyan- Colgate Program in Spain 1988-1989 and Spring 1995; Book Review Editor of Estreno 1996-current, Member of the Editorial Board of Estreno, 1994 to the present.

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Spanish Theater, Post-Civil War Spanish Novel, Contemporary Spanish Women Dramatists, Feminist Literary Theory,  Contemporary Spanish Film.

Publications: Articles on García Lorca, Domingo Miras, Alfonso Sastre, Concha Romero and The Contemporary Spanish Stage in Anales de La Literatura Española Contemporánea, Gestos, Estreno, Critica Hispanica and Confluencias

Awards and other Distinctions: Grants from: Middlebury College, Summer M.A. School, 1974; University of Wisconsin Graduate School: Travel Grant, 1981; Program for Cooperation between the Spanish Ministry of Culture and American Universities, June 1990; American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant, June 1990, Mellon Foundation Research Grant,  May 1999,  Faculty Development Grant for study in Perugia, Italy 1999; Program for Cooperation between the Spanish Ministry of Culture and American Universities, June 2001.

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