Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Olga Casanova-Burgess

Email: Olga.Casanova@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: (646) 312-4223

Location: VC 6-268

 

Olga Casanova-Burgess (Ph.D. CUNY) specializes in Latin American and Puerto Rican literature. A poet and a literary critic, her works have appeared in anthologies and literary journals in the US and Latin America. Among her publications are Cofre literario, Iniciación a la literatura hispánica (co-authored), Alicia Ramos, Iraida H. López (New York: McGraw Hill, 2003); La charca de Manuel Zeno Gandía: temas y estilo (Río Piedras: Editorial Plaza Mayor, 1992); La novela puertorriqueña contemporánea: los albores de un decir (San Juan: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 1986);  La crítica social en la obra novelística de Enrique A. Laguerre (Río Piedras, Puerto Rico: Editorial Cultural, 1975);  Raíz al aire (poetry) (New York: Las Américas Publishing Co., 1972). 

Professor Casanova-Burgess serves on the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature’s Executive Committee and on the Spanish Curriculum Committee. At the WSAS level, Professor Casanova serves on the Latin American and Caribbean Committee. She serves as an advisor to Spanish majors and minors at Baruch College.

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