FLL Faculty Fall 2016
Katie Ford

Katherine Ford

Associate Professor
Hispanic Studies
252-328-6523 (phone)
252-328-6233 (fax)
Bate 3323 (office)
Dept. Foreign Languages & Literatures
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Coordinator of Spanish, Minors L-Z


A.B. Bowdoin College
M.A. Middlebury College
Ph.D. Emory University


20th Century Latin American Theater and Performance
Narrative and Poetry of Contemporary Spanish America
Feminist Theory
Latino/a Theater


Katherine Ford specializes in Modern Latin American literature, concentrating on Latin American theater and performance of the twentieth century with a special focus on the Hispanic Caribbean. She is the author of Politics and Violence in Cuban and Argentine Theater (published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010). Her current book-length project centers on the role of re-writing and re-visioning in the theater of the twentieth-century in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.



  • 2010. Politics and Violence in Cuban and Argentine Theater. Palgrave Macmillan.


  • 2010-11. "Sounds and Silences of the Habanero Stage: Theater and the Cuban ' Quinquenio gris' (1971-1976)" Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies (Vol. 8-9) 353-70.
  • 2009. "Performing the In-Between: Caridad Svich's Iphigenia (A Rave Fable)" Gestos 24.48.
  • 2007. "Splintering Theater: Violence in Griselda Gambaro's Información para extranjeros" in Celebrations and Connections in Hispanic Literature. Ed. Margaret Parker and Andrea Morris. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 211-221.
  • 2006. "Spaces Inside Out: Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La frontera" in Leading Ladies: The Hispanic Woman in the Arts and Literature. Ed. Yvonne Fuentes and Margaret Parker. Louisiana State University Press.
  • 2005. "El espectáculo revolucionario: el teatro cubano de la década de los sesenta." Latin American Theatre Review 39.1: 95-114.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina by Brenda Werth, in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (forthcoming).
  • 2010-11. Review of Home is Where the (He)art Is: The Family Romance in Late Twentieth Century Mexican and Argentine Theater by Sharon Magnarelli, in Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies 8-9: 399-401.

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