Doreley Coll
Doreley Coll
Modern Languages
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Associate Professor

BA, MA (Alberta); PhD (Toronto)

Dr. Doreley Coll is Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Prince Edward Island. She completed her MA at the University of Alberta with the thesis “Novela testimonial en las dictaduras militares del Cono Sur (1973-1984): narrativas de resistencia”. She obtained her Ph.D in Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies at the University of Toronto. She is the author of several articles on Latin American contemporary literature, Cervantes (Don Quixote), and women writers. In 2006, she published Epistemología subversiva: el discurso místico de Teresa de Jesús y Clarice Lispector (Pliegos, Madrid). Doreley is the director of the University of Salamanca and University of Uruguay exchange programs. Her research interests are Peninsular and Latin American Literature, Diaspora, and Women’s Studies.

Research Interests
  • Santa Teresa de Avila
  • Clarice Lispector
  • Women's studies
  • Latin American studies
  • Golden Age literature
  • Hispanic mystics
  • Literary theory
  • Late Middle Ages, Renaissance

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