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Guillermo Severiche


Guillermo Severiche, Advanced Lecturer of Spanish, for the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

Advanced Lecturer of Spanish
Lowenstein 414-A  (Lincoln Center)
[email protected]

Office hours Spring 2023 (Lincoln Center):
W 11:30-3PM and by appointment
In-person and on Zoom


B.A., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina)
B.Ed., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina)
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.F.A., New York University


Guillermo Severiche (1986) holds a Bachelor’s in Modern Literatures from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Mendoza, Argentina) as well as an M.A. in Hispanic Studies and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA). In 2016, he moved to New York to complete an M.F.A. in Creative Writing in Spanish at NYU. As a writer, he has published short stories and essays in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Spain, and Chile. His plays have received staged readings in New York, Orlando, and Madrid. In 2021 he won the first prize in the Playwriting Contest Open Scene with his play Vos. His first novel, El agua viene de noche, has been published by GG Editora in Argentina in 2021. He has been granted fellowships to complete research for his work as a writer and scholar and to participate in artistic and academic events in Turkey (Bilgi University, 2012), Cuba (Festival de Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, 2014), and Bolivia (Colectivo Ch’ixi, 2017), among others. He has obtained grants from Queens Council on the Arts in New York to fund EN CONSTRUCCIÓN, a series of workshops and readings that showcases new work by NYC-based Latin American writers. He also works as Literary Manager at IATI Theater, a Latinx bilingual company in the East Village.

Courses Taught

SPAN 1001 – Introduction to Spanish I
SPAN 1002 – Introduction to Spanish II
SPAN 1501 – Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 1502 – Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 2001 – Spanish Language and Literature
SPAN 2201 – Spanish Community Engaged Learning
SPAN 2500 – Approaches to Literature
SPAN 2655 – Creative Writing in Spanish
SPAN 3808 – Bodies, Touch, and Affect in Argentine Film and Literature