Texas Tech University

Spanish Faculty

Dr. Susan Larson

Qualia Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Arizona


Academia Profile



Research Interests and Funding

Urban Studies, Cultural Geography and Spatial Theory, the Historical Avant-Garde, Spanish Film, Contemporary Spanish Literature. Professor Larson's research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and HISPANEX (the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and United States Universities)

Courses Commonly Taught

Cultural Resistance in Social Space; The Death of the Novel in the Age of the Internet; The 'Other' Generation of 27; Advanced Readings in Critical Theory; Hispanic Cities; Spanish Cinema; U.S. Latino Politics and Culture; Space, Place and Culture; Language, Image, Power

Recent Publications

  • Architecture and the Urban in Spanish Film. Intellect Books, 2021.

Editorial Positions

Romance Quarterly
Executive Editor

Hispanic Urban Studies
Palgrave-Macmillan Book Series Co-Editor