John Day

Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

B.A., University of Utah 
M.A., University of Northern Iowa 
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 

Programs: Spanish, World Literature

Dr. John F. Day is assistant professor of Spanish and has been at St. Norbert College since 1998. His current research interests include contemporary Costa Rican fiction and the tension between the oral and literate cultural traditions of Costa Rica, and the presence of non-western cultures and perspectives generally in the literature of Latin America. 

He has directed study abroad programs in Ecuador and Costa Rica, and has taken students for shorter immersion trips to Costa Rica.

Courses
SPAN 101 and 102: Elementary Spanish 
SPAN 203 and 204: Intermediate Spanish 
SPAN 304: Spanish Composition 
SPAN 305: Introduction to Hispanic Literature and Literary Criticism 
SPAN 320: Survey of Latin American Literature 
SPAN 325: Central American Literature 
SPAN 385: Latin American Civilization 
SPAN 400: Senior Capstone Seminar Literature and Culture of Costa Rica and Peru 
WOLT 207: Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture