Faith Blackhurst


Position Title
Graduate Student in Spanish

609 Sproul hall
Office Hours
W23: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8-8:50am in Sproul 609
Or by Zoom appointment
Education and Degree(s)
  • BA-Spanish Translation- minors in Editing and Portuguese-Brigham Young University Provo
  • MA- Hispanic Literatures- Brigham Young University Provo
Honors and Awards
  • Dean's Distinguished Fellow 
  • Winner of three FLAS Fellowships for the study of Brazilian Portuguese and has worked as an archival research intern at the Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros at the University of São Paulo.
  • SPA 1-3
Research Interests & Expertise
  • Latin American Literature and Culture
  • Interests include 20th and 21st century narratives and media from Brazil and Mexico as well as gender/women's studies, food studies, affect theory
  • 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.