• Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
  • Presentations
Timothy Reed

Timothy Reed

Professor of Spanish

[email protected]
Office: West 309

Basic Information


  • Ph. D., Spanish Peninsular Literature, Penn State University
  • M.A., Spanish, University of Delaware
  • B.A., Spanish, Music, Dickinson College

Courses Taught

  • Elementary Spanish 1
  • Elementary Spanish 2
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • El mundo hispano
  • Civilizaciones hispanas
  • Hispanic Theater Workshop
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • Voces españolas I: Survey of Peninsular Literature through 1700
  • Voces españolas II: Survey of 18th – 20th Century Peninsular Literature
  • Literature and Film of the Spanish Civil War
  • Post-Franco, Post-Modern: the Literature of Democratic Spain
  • 19th – 20th Century Peninsular Literature
  • Federico García Lorca
  • Fantastic Spanish Literature and Film."

Awards & Honors

  • Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Teaching Award, Penn State University, 2002
  • Weiss Prize for the Creative Arts, Dickinson College, 1993
  • Phi Sigma Iota



  • García Lorca, Federico. Yerma. Timothy Reed, ed. Linguatext:Newark. April 2012.
  • García Lorca, Federico. Bodas de sangre. Timothy Reed, ed. Linguatext:Newark, July 2011.
  • Reprinted article in a reference book: Reed, Timothy P.“Tócalo otra vez, Santiago. Mass Culture, Memory, and Identity in Antonio Muñoz Molina’s El invierno en Lisboa.” Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC-289). Jeffrey Hunter, ed. Gale. May 2010.
  • García Lorca, Federico. La casa de Bernarda Alba. Timothy Reed, ed. Linguatext:Newark, April 2010.


Refereed Articles

  • Reed, Timothy P. “Love Stinks: Mass Culture, Love, and Writing in Rosa Montero’s La función Delta.” Letras Peninsulares22.3 Winter 2009-2010 (2012): 37-62.
  • “Tócalo otra vez, Santiago. Mass Culture, Memory, and Identity in Antonio Muñoz Molina’s El invierno en Lisboa.” Letras Hispanas, July 2004. http://www.modlang.txstate.edu/letrashispanas/previousvolumes/vol1.html     ISSN 1548-5633
  • “Confesión y autoridad religiosa en el teatro de Carlos Solórzano.” Latin American Theatre Review, Fall 2002: 36/2.


Book Reviews

  • “Review of Kathryn Everly’s History, Violence, and the Hyperreal: Representing Culture in the Contemporary Spanish Novel.” West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2010.” Hispania, the Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. 95.3 (September 2012): 545-547.
  • “Review of Ian Gibson’s <<Caballo azul de mi locura>> Lorca y el mundo gay. Barcelona: Planeta, 2009. Pp. 463.” Hispania,the Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese 94.2 (June 2011): 368-369.
  • “Review of Samuel Amago’s True Lies: Narrative Self-Consciousness in the Contemporary Spanish Novel. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2006. 215 pages.” Hispanic Journal 31.1 (spring 2010): 161-163.


  • "Liminality in Carmen Laforet’s Nada and Ana María Matute’s Primera memoria." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference Annual Conference in Lexington. 2017
  • “Specters of Humanism in Buero Vallejo’s Las Meninas and El sueño de la razón.” Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Annual Conference in Milwaukee. November 7th, 2013. Co-chair.
  • “Confronting Monsters: Hauntology and Defiance in Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth (2006).” 18th Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures (CCRL), UNC Chapel Hill. March 22, 2012.
  • “Talking to Ghosts: Hauntology and the Recovery of Historical Memory in Juan Antonio Bayona’s The Orphanage (2007).” Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Annual Conference in Chicago. November 4th, 2010.
  • “¡Hacer teatro! Self-evaluation of Spanish skits using digital cameras, Picasa 3, and YouTube. The WisconsinAssociation of Foreign Language Teachers (WAFLT) Annual Conference, October 9, 2009.
  • “Talking to Monsters: Hauntology and the Search for Truth in Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth, andThe Orphanage.”
  • TheKentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC), April 17, 2009.
  • “LOVE STINKS”: Mass Culture, Love, and Meta-fiction in Rosa Montero’s La función Delta. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 2005.
  • “Mass Culture and Transvestitism in Eduardo Mendicutti’s Una mala noche la tiene cualquiera.Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 2004.
  • “Garden Imagery, Feminine Role Models, and Writing in Adelaida García Morales’ El Sur.” The Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literatures. University of Kansas, October, 2001.

Areas of Interest

  • 20th-century peninsular novel
  • Postmodernism
  • Mass cultural theory
  • The Spanish civil war
  • Hispanic theater
  • Dissertation: “Mass Culture in Four Spanish Novels, 1982-1994.”
  • Fantastic Spanish literature and film.


Ripon College

  • Invited talk at faculty dinner: “The Main Thing- Educating for Global Citizenship.” I gave a short address to the faculty about the academic benefits of studying foreign languages.
  • Brown Bag Lunch Presentation, Ripon College. “My Edition of Federico García Lorca’s La casa de Bernarda Alba“. Feb. 25, 2010.
  • Teaching Circle Presentation: “A Microteaching Demonstration.” Ripon College, Nov. 19, 2008.
  • Brown Bag Lunch Presentation: “Confronting the Supernatural in Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth, and The Orphanage.”Ripon College, Nov. 6, 2008.
  • Campus Presentation: “Mass Culture, Transvestitism, and National Identity.”RiponCollege, February 2008.
  • Brown Bag Lunch presentation: “What Can One Do with an Ethical Leadership Grant?”Ripon College, March 2007.