Leticia Pérez Alonso

  Assistant Professor of Spanish

  Alpha Mu Gamma Advisor

  Email: leticia.p.alonso@jsums.edu

  Phone: 601.979.2898

  Office Location: College of Liberal Arts Building, #440







Ph.D. University of Salamanca, English 2017

Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, Comparative Literature, 2014



Twentieth-century Spanish American and Anglophone poetry; European avant-garde art and poetry; comparative literature; critical theory with particular emphasis on aesthetics, poetics and semiology; gender, queer and LGBT studies; teaching of English and Spanish as second languages.



Graduate Courses

  • SP 506, Spain and Latin America: People and Culture
  • SP 507, Reading from Spanish Culture
  • SP 588, Master’s Project (Survey Translation)


Undergraduate Courses:

  • SP 101, Elementary Spanish, Semester I 
  • SP 102, Elementary Spanish, Semester II
  • SP 201, Intermediate Spanish, Semester I
  • SP 202, Intermediate Spanish, Semester II
  • SP 313, Landmarks of Peninsular Spanish Literature
  • SP 317, Landmarks of Spanish American Literature
  • SP 322, Conversation and Composition in Spanish
  • SP 422, Advanced Topics for Conversation in Spanish
  • SP 425, Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • SP 431, History of Spanish American Civilization
  • SP 499, Senior Seminar (Survey Translation)



  • Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society
  • American Comparative Language Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • Northeast Modern Language Association
  • Spanish Association for American Studies
  • South Atlantic Modern Language Association



Book Chapters:

-“Susan Howe’s Historical Ethics of Space and Puritan Spirituality: An Ecofeminist Reading of Souls of the Labadie Tract.” The Ethics and Aesthetics of Eco-Caring: Contemporary Debates on Ecofeminism(s), edited by Margarita Estévez-Saá and María Jesús Lorenzo-Modia, 1st. ed., Routledge, 2019. Originally published in The Ethics and Aesthetics of Eco-Caring, edited by Margarita Estévez-Saá and María Jesús Lorenzo-Modia, spec. issue of Women’s Studies: An Inter-Disciplinary Journal, vol. 47, no. 2, 2018, pp. 187-200.

-“Futurism and Ultraism: Identity and Hybridity in the Spanish Avant-Garde.” Iberian Futurisms, edited by Günter Berghaus, spec. issue of International Yearbook of Futurism Studies, vol. 3, Berlin, 2013, pp. 151-177.

Peer Reviewed Articles:

-“Police, Politics and Anti-Art: the Case of Berlin Dada.” Political Literature, edited by Diana Eidson, spec. issue of South Atlantic Review, vol. 83, no. 3, 2018, pp. 105-129. 

-Co-authored with Brian M. Phillips. “The Impact of Vicente Huidobro and Ramón Gómez de la Serna on the Spanish Avant-Garde: Visualization and Rhetorical Artifice.” in Fall 2017 in the Cincinnati Romance Review.

-“Frida Kahlo and the Improper/Unclean: Towards the Condition of Abjection.” Women’s Studies: An Inter-Disciplinary Journal 43.4 (May 2014): 407-424. Routledge/Francis & Taylor.

-“Robert Duncan on Charles Baudelaire: Towards a Poetics of Infection.” ODISEA: Revista de estudios ingleses 11 (2011): 169-181.

-“Wuthering Heights: The Quest for Continuity.” ES: Revista de filología inglesa 31 (2011): 187-201.

-“The Surrealist Collection of Objects.” Four Hundred and Fifty-Two Degrees: Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature 2 (2010): 112-126. <http://www.452f.com/pdf/numero02/02_452f_misc_perez_indiv.pdf>.