Faculty

Eva Woods Peiro

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Director of Latin American and Latino/a Studies

  • Office: Chicago Hall 136
  • Office hours: Monday 2-3pm CH 136; T/R 2-3pm NE 105
  • Phone: 437-5620
  • Box: 196
  • Email: evwoods@vassar.edu

B.A., M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., State University of New York, at Stony Brook. Vassar faculty since 2000

Eva María Woods is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and is currently directing the Media Studies Program. She is the author of White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals (Minnesota UP, 2012) and is the co-editor of the collected volume of essays Seeing Spain: Vision and Modernity, 1868-1936 (Berg, 2005). She is one of the authors of Cinema and the Mediation of Everyday Life: An Oral History of Spanish Cinemagoing in the 1940s and 50s (Berghanh, 2012), and its sequel, Film, Fashion and Photography, funded by the British government and headed by Jo Labanyi (University of London). Her articles have appeared in the Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, Studies in Hispanic Cinemas, Letras Peninsulares and in the collections The Blackwell Companion to Spanish Cinema, Burning Darkness: A Half Century of Spanish Cinema, Gender and Spanish Cinema, and Spanish Popular Cinema.

Ms. Woods' has taught in the Media Studies, Women's Studies and the Latin American and Latino Studies Programs.