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Faculty Directory » Karina Bautista


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., online

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon Fine Arts 255B
Phone: 978.665.3019
Email: kbautist@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Spanish for Beginners I (SPAN 1000)
Spanish for Beginners II (SPAN 1100)
Intermediate Spanish II (SPAN 2100)
Spanish Conversation and Composition (SPAN 3500)


Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Latin American Literatures)
M.A., Syracuse University (Spanish Language, Literature and Culture)
B.A., State University of NY, College at Cortland (Sociology and Spanish)

Representative Publications:

Baez, J. & and Bautista, K. (2013). "Of Identity and Other Mere Feelings: Josefina Baez on Dominicaness, Race, and Creativity." Anglistica, 17(1), pp. 191-210. 

Bautista, K. (2005). "Dominican American Poetry." In E.S. Nelson (Ed.), The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature (Vol. 2). Wesport Greenwood Press.

Bautista, K. (2009). "En la marea del transnacionalismo de margen en la ensayistica de Jesus Colon." Utah Foreign Language Review.

Bautista, K. (2013). "Isolation on Hybridity Road: Complexities of Identity Formation in Jula Alvarez's Something to Declare." In R.L. Harrison & E. Hipchen (Eds.), Inhabiting La Patria: Identity, Agency, and the Work of Julia Alvarez. SUNY Press.

Bautista, K. (2003). "Speaking Out for Bilingual Education: A Bilingual Ed Student's Story." Against the Current, 17(6).

Bautista, K. (2015). "Vessels of Immortality." Review of A.C. Winkler, "God Carlos." The Caribbean Writer (Vol. 29). U of Virgin Islands.

Professional Affiliations:

MLA - Modern Language Association
LASA - Latin American Studies Association
NECLAS - New England Council of Latin American Studies
ASWAD - Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora
AATF - American Association of Teachers of French
AATSP - American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese