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Joaquín Gómez

Associate Professor of


Welles 212A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Joaquín Gómez has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1991.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Spanish Literature - The Catholic University of America, 1994
  • M.A., Spanish Literature - University of Maryland, 1988
  • Licenciatura, Filología inglesa - Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, 1981

Research Interests

Spanish Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Las tres últimas novelas de Emilia Pardo Bazán: Un estudio narratológico. Madrid: Ed. Pliegos, 1996.
  • "La sonrisa etrusca o la reconciliación de los opuestos." Selected Proceedings of the 17th Pennsylvania Foreign Languages Conference. September, 2005.
  • Vernon A. Chamberlin. "The Perils of Interpreting Fortunata's Dream" and Other Studies in Galdós: 1961-2002. Pittsburgh: Crítica Hispánica, 2006. Book Review.
  • "Marcela Maritornes: Dos visions del 'yo' femenino". Rondas literarias de Pittsburgh 2005, 2006.
Fall 2014 Classes

SPAN 201:
L/Intermediate Spanish I

    Reviews the fundamentals of structure and continues to develop the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Oral and written exercises are included. Reading materials emphasize
    cultural and contemporary topics. Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or its equivalent.
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SPAN 301:
Written Communication

    Offers practice in expository writing with emphasis on clarity, structure and idiomatic expression, focusing on a variety of topial issues. Students are introduced to practical applications andprovid
    ed a review of selected grammar topics. Prerequisites: SPAN 202 or equivalent.
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SPAN 372:
Contemporary Spanish Lit

    Close reading of representative Spanish works and literary movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. Prerequisites: SPAN 302. Offered fall, even years

SPAN 572:
Contemporary Spanish Lit

    A study of representative Spanish authors of the 20th and 21st centuries. Offered: when demand is sufficient