Faith Blackhurst


Position Title
Graduate Student in Spanish

609 Sproul hall
Office Hours
F23: Monday 10am-11am, Wednesday 10am-11am, or by appointment



Education and Degree(s)
  • BA in Spanish Translation and MA in Hispanic Literatures, Brigham Young University
Honors and Awards
  • Dean's Distinguished Fellow 2019-2024, UCD Graduate Studies
  • Dean’s Graduate Summer Fellowship 2023, UCD College of Letters and Sciences
  • Winner of three FLAS Fellowships for the study of Brazilian Portuguese and to conduct archival research at the Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros at the University of São Paulo
  • Elementary Spanish 1, 2, and 3
  • Spanish Composition 1
  • Introduction to Latin American Culture
Research Interests & Expertise
  • Latin American Literature and Culture
  • 20th and 21st century narratives and cultural production
  • Brazil, Mexico, Argentina
  • domesticity, motherhood, gender/women's studies, food studies
  • Krause, James R., David P. Wiseman, and Faith Blackhurst. “The Boom Novel that Never Was Grande sertão: Veredas by João Guimarães Rosa”, Hispania, Portuguese Special Issue, vol. 103, no. 4, December 2020, pp. 603-619, Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/hpn.2020.0119.
  • Blackhurst, Faith. Review of How Borges Wrote by Daniel Balderston, Spanish and Portuguese Review vol. 5, 2019, pp. 153-155.
  • Blackhurst, Faith. “‘Dios en la tierra’: La desconexión como modelo del odio”, Entremundos, vol. 1, 2016.