Olga Sanz Casasnovas

Olga Sanz Casasnovas

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Olga Sanz holds a degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Zaragoza (2019). In 2021, she finished a Spanish MA at the University of Cincinnati. She is currently in her second year of a Spanish Ph.D., working as a TA for this same department and as the editorial assistant of Cincinnati Romance Review. 

 

Education

Filología Hispánica: Universidad de Zaragoza Zaragoza (Aragón) , 2019

Spanish M.A. : University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH , 2021 (Spanish and Latin American literature. )

Spanish Ph.D. : University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH , 2024 (Spanish and Caribbean Literature. )

Research and Practice Interests

Interested in grotesque as an aesthetic category, Olga studied this subject for her final project at the University of Zaragoza. She investigated La vida de Pedro Saputo, an Aragonese novel, and its relation with this aesthetic category. This study was qualified with a 9.1 of 10. 
Currently, she is interested in the dialogue between the Caribbean and Spanish literature, as well as the construction of identity through the body in novel and poetry. 
 

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (2021. ) El grotesco como herramienta de autorrepresentación: una aproximación al teatro popular de mujeres en Fonz .Rolde, Revista de Cultura Aragonesa, , (176-177 ) ,42-63

Other Publications

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (2018. ) Revista IMAN (nº 19), 47-50

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (09-2020. ) "Oral Assessments" .RALL Online Workshop Series, University of Cincinnati. Workshop. . Level:Department

Paper Presentations

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (04-2022. ) "Prácticas contra-sexuales en Cobra (1972) de Severo Sarduy” .University of Cincinnati. UC. Level:International

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (04-2022. ) “De la construcción del icono a la destrucción de la historia en De donde son los cantantes de Severo Sarduy” .University of Kentucky . Conference. Level:International

Symposium

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (03-22-2019. ) “El elemento grotesco en la Vida de Pedro Saputo: El episodio del convento” .Madrid (Spain). Conference. Level:University

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (04-2021. ) El renacimiento de la poesía escrita en Aragonés en los años 70 .University of Cincinnati. UC. Level:International

Olga Sanz Casasnovas (04-2021. ) El cuerpo femenino como elemento subversivo en Mujer sin Edén de Carmen Conde .University of Kentucky . Conference. Level:International

Honors and Awards

06-2022 -08-2022 "Dissenting Discourses: Body as an Archive versus the National Body in Two Novels by Severo Sarduy" Graduate Summer Fellowship Taft Research Center (University of Cincinnati) Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Fellowship

Courses Taught

-SPAN-1001 BASIC SPANISH I Level:Undergraduate

15-SPAN-102 BASIC SPANISH II Level:Undergraduate