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Alison Caplan

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Photo of faculty memberAssistant Professor
Department Chairperson, Foreign Language Studies

Contact Information:

acaplan@providence.edu
401-865-2893
Sullivan Hall 216

Education:

Ph.D. - University of California, Santa Barbara

Area(s) of Expertise:

History and literature of medieval and early modern Spain, foreign language and digital pedagogy


Selected Publications:

Alonso Garcia, Nuria., Caplan, Alison. (2014). "Reading the World’s Classics Critically: A Keyword-Based Approach to Literary Analysis in Foreign Language Studies". Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 11 (2), 100-120.

Caplan, Alison., Betancur, Bryan. (2010). La Numancia. Newark, Delaware: European Masterpieces.

Caplan, Alison. (2009). "Tirant lo Blanc, Don Quijote de la Mancha y la diferencia de género en la caballeresca medieval". U.S.A. Cervantes. 39 cervantistas en Estados Unidos, Eds. Georgina Dopico Black and Francisco Layna Ranz. Madrid: Polifemo., 277-304.

Caplan, Alison. (2003). “The World of Isabel la Católica” . Isabel la Católica, Queen of Castile: Critical Essays , Eds. David A. Boruchoff. New York: Palgrave MacMillan., 25-40.

Recent Presentations:

Caplan, Alison., Digital Humanities Conference, Hamburg, Germany, "Developing Transcultural Competence in the Study of World Literatures: Golden Age Literature Glossary Online (GALGO)". July, 2012.

Caplan, Alison., Northeast Modern Language Association, New Brunswick, NJ, "Unlocking Meaning: The Comprehensive Digital Glossary of Golden Age Spanish Literature". April, 2011.

Caplan, Alison., 42nd International Conference on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, "Daring and Decadence in the Late Medieval World of Tirant lo Blanc". May, 2007.


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