Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures
B.A., Bates College
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison
Brad Ellis is associate professor of Spanish and has been at St. Norbert College since 2002. He teaches at all levels of the Spanish curriculum and specializes in literature, culture and society of early modern Spain.
His research interests include the narrative prose of Miguel de Cervantes and María de Zayas, the Moriscos, and female empowerment and subversion in early modern Spain. He regularly presents at national and international conferences and has presented papers at Georgetown University, Cambridge University and the University of Lisbon. He is a member of the Executive Board of GEMELA (Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y Las Américas, pre-1800).
Most recently he has published an article on Christian/Muslim hybridity in Maria de Zayas's La esclava de su amante and currently has under review an article on representations of Morisco women in Alonso Jerónimo de Salas Barbadillo's picaresque novel La hija de Celestina.
SPAN 101 and 102 Elementary Spanish
SPAN 203 and 204 Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 300 Making Connections: Conversation, Composition and Culture
SPAN 301 Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature (pre-1800)
SPAN 375 Spanish Civilization
SPAN 389 (Special Topics) Sex, Gender and Religion: (Re)Constructing Identity in Golden Age Spain
SPAN 400 (Senior Capstone Seminar) Don Quijote de la Mancha