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Puga, Alejandro, Ph.D.




Modern Languages, East College, Room 120
Greencastle, IN

Modern Languages

Laurel H. Turk Professor of Modern Languages, Associate Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish) and Chair of the Modern Languages Department

My research interests include Mexican literature, especially the Mexican urban novel, orality and literacy studies, and postmodern theories as they apply to Latin America. I am currently working on intersections between urban studies and literary theory.


Courses Regularly Taught

SPAN140 Intensive Elementary Spanish

SPAN330 Conversation & Phonetics

SPAN332 Spanish Reading & Grammar

SPAN333 Spanish for Heritage Speakers

SPAN390/456 La novela urbana de México

SPAN456 Oralidad y escritura en la narrativa mexicana


Selected Publications

La ciudad novelada a fines del siglo XX. México, DF: Universidad Nacional Autónoma Metropolitana, 2012.

"Oralidad y escritura en la ciudad letrada: desde La región más transparente a Gazapo". Palabras al aire: Discursos sobre oralidad

(ed. Silvia Hamui Sutton). México, DF: Universidad Iberoamericana, 2013.


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