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Amy L. Tibbitts

Amy Tibbitts is currently an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Beloit College in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures where she teaches courses on Spanish literature and culture, film, and language. She holds an MA in Spanish and PhD in Romance Languages from the University of Oregon. Most recently, her work focuses on representations of childhood in Spanish contemporary film, investigating the ways children filter and expose political and cultural shifts.

She has written a chapter for an edited volume titled The Changing Spanish Family: Essays on New Views in Literature, Cinema, and Theater (ed. Tiffany Trotman) entitled "Meet the Nihilists: The Disintegration of the Contemporary Spanish Family in Pedro Aguilera’s La influencia (2007)." Currently she is working on a piece about his most recent film Naufragio (2010).

In fall 2012 Beloit College will host a Spanish-language film festival made possible by a grant from the Spanish Film Club by Pragda.

Email: tibbittsa@beloit.edu