Char Prieto is a Professor of Spanish at California State University, Chico. She has a B.S. from Indiana University, a M.E from Purdue University and Ph.D. in Spanish literature from Purdue University, Indiana. Born in Spain. Educated in Paris, London and Barcelona she now lives in the USA.
Dr. Prieto’s teaching and research interests are contemporary Hispanic Women Writers, Literature and Representations of Spanish Civil War, Transition and Historical Memory in Post Franco Spain and Democracy, Exile Literature, Narrative Constructions and Representations of Memory, Mass Graves in the Hispanic World, Pedagogy, Spanish Language, and Culture and Civilization of Spain
Professor Prieto's expertise is twentieth century Spanish women novel and historical new millennium narrative. At CSUC she teaches Spanish language, literature, history, and culture. She has authored a book entitled Four Decades Four Authors about Spanish life and literature under the Franco's dictatorship and Bahktinian theory, No More the Weaker Sex: Spanish Women Writers in the New Millennium about twentieth century Spanish women writers, and Between Two Worlds, a book of poems, as well as numerous articles and creative work. She also has written Nieve the Snowman, a children’s book to learn Spanish and at the present time, she is working on another book called The Forgotten Holocaust: Spanish Civil War, Massacre, Pact, Obliviousness and Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain.
Dr. Prieto loves to travel and to experience different countries and cultures. She has been to five continents and many countries. Every summer she travels to Spain to teach immersion courses to US students.
Please contact her if you are interested in the Summer Study Abroad Program in Spain.