Patricia R. Bazán

Professor of Language, Literature and University Core,
Department of Literature, Languages, Writing, and Humanities



  • Lower level Spanish language courses (I & II)
  • Spanish Civilization and Culture
  • Latin American Civilization and Culture
  • Topics in Spanish Literature
  • Topics in Latin American Literature
  • Latin American Women Writers
  • The Short Story in Spanish Spanish Cinema
  • Latin American Cinema
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives
  • Global Issues


  • BA, New York University
  • MA, New York University
  • PhD, New York University


  • The Hispanicization of the United States
  • The Argentine Generation of 1880
  • The Boom Generation (Cortázar, Borges, Carpentier, Gabriel García Márquez)
  • The Post-boom generation (Women’s literature)

Academic Profile

Along with having taught in higher education for more than thirty-five years, I have also pursued a career as a creative writer, focusing on lyric fiction more specifically.

“Cinco Nébulas de Obsesión” is a collection of five short stories taking place in both Peru and the United States and published a few years ago. My first novel, “Lazarillo en Londres” will see publication sometime this year, followed by “Nébula Cumplida.” I am currently working on a few projects on themes related to reincarnation, death and love, seen from the point of view of a woman.

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