Maria G. Zuffi

Maria Zuffi
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Professor of Spanish

Phone
301-696-3472
Office
Tatem Arts Center, Room 212

Biography

Griselda Zuffi received her PhD in Hispanic American Languages and Literatures from the University of Pittsburgh in 1996. Her research engages in testimonial narratives and memory studies of post-dictatorship in the Southern Cone. Her book, Demasiado real. Los excesos de la historia en la escritura postestimonial de Tomás Eloy Martínez 1973 –1995, is the first complete study of the Argentine writer and journalist Her articles have appeared in peer-reviewed journals and books in Argentina, Cuba, Italy and the US. Given her work on testimonial literature and human rights, she has been invited to universities in the United States and Canada. She writes stories and explores humor of the often unpleasant scenes of life. Her most recent work is an autobiographical essay Intimate Cartographies: A Journey with Tomas E. Martinez published by Alción Press, Argentina. In 1997 she joined the department where she serves as Professor of Spanish and Director of Latin American Studies. 

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

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