Dr. DeWeese teaches all levels of Spanish language, culture and literature as well as translation. Her area of research is 20th and 21st-century Spanish prose and culture. She is the author of several articles on contemporary Spanish literature and the book Approximations to Luis Goytisolo’s Antagonía as well as a biography of Luis Goytisolo in the Dictionary of Literary Biography: Twentieth Century Spanish Fiction Writers. Her most recent projects include the translation of Goytisolo’s novel, 360° Diary (Peter Lang, March 2008), the translation of Laura Freixas’ Amor o lo que sea (Love, Or Whatever), and a study of twentieth-century women writers in Spain with an emphasis on the way in which the dramatic changes in their political and social status during that time period are reflected in their novels, essays and short stories.
(B.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro; M.A. and Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)