Brittany Frodge

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  • Graduate student
  • Full-time Lecturer at Penn State University
  • Hispanic Studies
1118 Patterson Office Tower
Research Interests:

Education

University of Kentucky, Ph.D. candidate, Hispanic Studies (degree expected Fall 2022)

Dissertation title: The Human, the Posthuman, and the Body in the Science Fiction of Rita Indiana and Rosa Montero

University of Kentucky, M.A. in Hispanic Studies (Fall 2019)

Certificate in Social Theory (Fall 2019)

Ohio University, B.A., Spanish Language and Literature (Fall 2014) 

Publications

“Do Androids Dream of Care Labor? Rosa Montero’s Bruna Husky Trilogy and Its Lessons for Cyborg Feminism,” Romance Notes. Forthcoming.

Conference Talks

“The Intersection Between Ecocriticism and Disability in Sordo (2019),” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, KY, April 2022. 

“RainbowBright: Rita Indiana's La mucama de Omicunlé and Why Challenging the Gender Binary is Essential to Achieving a Brighter Ecological Future,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2021. 

“Unbounded Consciousness and Immortality in Rosa Montero's Bruna Husky Trilogy,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Virtual, November 2020. 

“Un aplauso para las modistas: Affective Labor and Emotional Alienation in El vestido de Boda,” 23rd Annual Hispanic and Lusophone Studies Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, March 2020. 

“Night and Romantic Epistemology in Noches lúgubres,” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Conference, Denver, Colorado, March 2019. 

“Una profundización deleuziana del potencial revolucionario de Redes (1937),” Visual and Artistic Manifestations in Literary and Cultural Studies, Tempe, Arizona, March 2018. 

“The University Art Museum as a Learning Space for Language Acquisition,” Ohio Museums Association Conference, Athens, Ohio, May 2014.

Courses Taught

Pennsylvania State University

SPAN 2 Beginning Spanish 2

University of Colorado, Boulder

SPAN 3100 Literary and Cultural Analysis in Spanish (online)

SPAN 3000 Advanced Spanish Language Skills (online)

SPAN 1020 Beginning Spanish 2 (online)

SPAN 1010 Beginning Spanish 1 (online)

University of Kentucky

SPA 211 High Intermediate Spanish Conversation 

SPA 210 High Intermediate Spanish Grammar

SPA 203 High Intermediate Spanish (course leader, Spring 2018) 

SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish 3 (course leader, Spring 2017)

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish 2 (course leader, Fall 2017)

SPA 101 Elementary Spanish 1 (course leader, Fall 2018)

University of Kentucky, Teaching Assistant

SPA 371 Latin American Cinema 

Selected Publications: