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Dr. Vanesa Landrus, Professor of Spanish, Coordinator Latin American Studies Program

Office: 1355 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-3021
Email: vmlandrus@eiu.edu

Vanesa Landrus's Vita

                       
Dr. Vanesa Landrus is Professor of Spanish at Eastern Illinois University, where she teaches all levels of Spanish. She is the Coordinator of Latin American Studies, and member of the International Center for Global Diversity Council, International Education Council, Women Studies Advisory Board, and Latino Heritage Month Celebration Committee. She is also the leader of the Summer Study Abroad Program to Costa Rica and Argentina.
 
Dr. Vanesa Landrus was born in Río Cuarto, Argentina, where she began her studies in English Literature. She joined Eastern Illinois University as a graduate student to obtain her second degree in Foreign Languages with a concentration in Spanish. She received her M.A and Ph.D. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (2007).
 
Her scholarly work focuses on nineteenth century women essayist and their perception of politics, race, gender, body image, and social class. She has presented at many national and international conferences. Her research has been published in Revista Iberomaericana, in the book Retomando la palabra: Las pioneras del XIX en diálogo con la crítica contemporáneaby Editorial Iberoamericana, and in ELADD, virtual collection of biographies and critical essays on Latin American Nineteenth Century Women Writers.

Fall Office Hours: MWF 11:00 - 12:00
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Women’s Studies Program

3744 Coleman Hall
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920- 3099
217-581-5947
jludlow@eiu.edu

EIU FEM Meetings

Tuesdays @ 8pm in Paris Room, University Union

Women's Studies Program Meetings

1/23/17 2pm in the WRC
2/20/17 2pm in the WRC
4/10/17 2pm in the WRC
5/1/17 2pm in the WRC


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