Josefa (Pepa) Lago-Grana

Professor, Foreign Languages and Literature

Licenciatura, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 1991
MA, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1993, 1997

As a professor of Hispanic Studies, Pepa teaches courses on Spanish language and culture, and Latin American and U.S. Latino literature.

Her research interests include recent fiction by women writers of the Caribbean basin –particularly form the Spanish-speaking countries, narratives of the migration experience, and the socio-cultural exchange between Cuba and Spain in the late 19th century.

Recent teaching assignments include:

Spanish 201: Intermediate Spanish I

Spanish 202: Intermediate Spanish II

Spanish 212: Culture and Civilization of Latin America 

Spanish 204: Advanced Oral Expression

Spanish 303: Hispanic Short Story 

Spanish 310: Migration Narratives

Spanish 405: Twentieth Century Latin American Literature  

LAS 380: Around Macondo in Eighty Days