Dana A. Meredith is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She received a B.A. in Spanish and a B.S.J. from the University of Kansas in 2012, and a M.A. in Spanish from the University of Kansas in 2016. She is the subscriptions manager for the Latin American Theatre Review, for which she previously served as editorial assistant. She is currently at work on her dissertation, which examines men and masculinity in female-authored historical fiction on the Mexican Revolution.
- Individualized Instruction
- Inclusive Classroom
- Communicative Language Teaching
- Sociocultural Approach to Language Learning
- Mexican Narrative
- 20th & 21st Century Mexico
- Armed/Revolutionary Movements
- Gender Studies
- Masculinity Studies
Meredith, Dana A. “Crumbling Walls, Crumbling Roles: Metatheatricality and Gender Performativity in Héctor Mendoza’s La dama boba (1981).” Accepted by Symposium, fall 2019. Refereed Journal.
Meredith, Dana A. “Defusing Brazil’s Woman Militant: Historical Fiction and the “Correction” of Female Masculinity in Olga and O que é isso, companheiro?” Accepted by Luso-Brazilian Review, fall 2018. Refereed Journal.
Meredith, Dana A., and Luis Alberto Rodríguez Cortés. “Expanding Outrage: Representations of Gendered Violence and Feminicide in Mexico.” Modern Mexican Culture: Critical Foundations, edited by Stuart Day, The U of Arizona P, 2017, pp 235-58.
Selected Awards & Honors
2018 Alva V. Ebersole Award for outstanding scholarly paper
2019 Exter Marguerite Memorial Prize in Foreign Languages for excellence in academic performance