Rita Cano Alcala

Rita Cano Alcala

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chicana/o Studies

Department: Hispanic Studies

Office Address: Balch 205

Office Phone: (909) 607-3543

Email: rita.alcala@scrippscollege.edu

Rita Cano Alcala will be on leave during the spring semester.

Academic History

  • B.A. (Spanish), University of Texas, San Antonio
  • M.A. (Spanish), University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.A. (Portuguese), University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), University of Texas, Austin

Personal Interests

My research interests lie in contemporary Chicana Literature, specifically, and in 19th and 20th century Chicano literature, more generally.

My work-in-progress is titled "Virgins, Martyrs and Whores: Mexican Cultural Icons of Womanhood in Chicana Literature."

I also do work in Brazilian Literature, specifically by contemporary women.

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