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Sara Lehman

PhD

Professor of Spanish
Faber Hall 561
718-817-2656
slehman@fordham.edu
Spring 2021 Office hours (Rose Hill): By app. at https://fordham.zoom.us/j/2826380159 

 

Education

BA, SUNY-Potsdam
MA, Boston College
PhD, Boston University

Specialization

Colonial Spanish American Literature

Latin American and Latino Studies

Biography

Sara Lehman researches and teaches colonial literature, 17th century discourse, and the picaresque. Her courses in Spanish cover literature from the 15th to the 19th centuries, and focus on transatlantic and interdisciplinary perspectives. Her courses in English for Latin American and Latino Studies include surveys, literature in translation, and culture courses.  

Her publications include the first critical edition of fray Antonio Vázquez de Espinosa's Tratado verdadero del viaje y navegación, a new critical edition of José Joaquí Frenández de Lizardi's Don Catrín de la Fachenda, multiple student editions of classic Spanish texts, and her monograph Sinful Business:  New World Commerce as Religious Transgression in Literature on and of the Spanish Colonies.