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Dr. Sharon Keefe Ugalde

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Office: Centennial 141
Phone: 512.245.3072

Curriculum Vitae

Biography: Professor Ugalde received her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of California, Davis. She spent her junior year abroad at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, receiving a certification of completion. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish from Stanford University. Since 1973 she has taught at Texas State University, where in 2011 she received the designation of University Distinguished Professor. During spring semester of 1998 she was a Visiting Full Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and has taught in summer school programs of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, the Universidad de Almería and the Universidad de Islas Baleares.

Research Interests: Dr. Ugalde’s research focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century poetry of Spain, with an emphasis on poetry written by women. Included in her list of publications are the books En voz alta. Las poetas de las generaciones de los 50 y los 70 (Madrid: Hiperion, 2007) and Conversaciones y poemas. La nueva poesía femenina española en castellano (Madrid: Siglo XXI, 1991). She has also published books on Juana Castro, María Victoria Atencia, Ángel González and Gabriel Celaya and more than eighty articles on Spanish poetry and the Latin American narrative.

Courses Taught:
Courses recently taught by Professor Ugalde:


SPAN 5310D Gabriel García Márquez
SPAN 5310C Poetry of Spain and Latin America


SPAN 3309 Introduction to Hispanic Literature and Literary Analysis

Honors College:
HON3394X Magic Realism in the Works of Gabriel García Márquez