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Persephone Braham

  • Associate Professor of Spanish
    and Latin American and Iberian Studies

University of Delaware
209 Jastak-Burgess Hall
Newark, DE 19716

(302) 831-1565

Courses Taught (Fall 2017)

Course and LocationDaysTime
SPAN 303-010/080, 231 PRNMWF10:10 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
SPAN 305-010/080, 202 MDHMWF1:25 P.M. - 2:15 P.M.
LLCU 867-010, 202 MDHW4:30 P.M. - 5:20 P.M.

Office Hours

M 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
W 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
F 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


Teaches Latin American literatures and cultures and has also served as faculty director of the Latin American & Iberian Studies Program (2009-2012). She teaches upper-level courses on Hispanic literatures and cultures with an emphasis on gender and cultural studies, media, and Caribbean literatures and cultures.


  • PhD., University of Pennsylvania


  • She is the author of Crimes Against the State, Crimes Against Persons: Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico.
  • She has published numerous articles on Latin American and Caribbean literature, and her current book project is From Amazons to Zombies: Monsters in Latin America.

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Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures · 30 E Main. St. · Newark, DE 19716 · USA

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