Faculty Bio

Eva Woods Peiró

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chair of Hispanic Studies

B.A., M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., State University of New York, at Stony Brook. Vassar faculty since 2000

Eva Woods Peiró is an Associate Professor. Currently she is on scholarly leave and will return in July 2017. 

Woods Peiró is the author of White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals (Minnesota UP, 2012) and is the co-editor of the collected volume of essays Seeing Spain: Vision and Modernity, 1868-1936 (Berg, 2005). She is currently collaboring with Lisa Paravisini-Gebert on the ebook, Porfirio Rubirosa: Masculinity, Race and the Transnational Subject, and is one of the authors of the in-progress book, Cinema and the Mediation of Everyday Life: An Oral History of Spanish Cinemagoing in the 1940s and 50s. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, the Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural StudiesStudies in Hispanic CinemasLetras Peninsulares and in the collections Kiosk Literature in Silver Age SpainPerformance and Spanish Film; Le cinéma espagnol: histoire et culture; The Blackwell Companion to Spanish Cinema; Latin American and Latino Icons. Models and Theories of Cultural Iconicity; El cine y la transición política en España (1975-1982)Burning Darkness: A Half Century of Spanish Cinema; Gender and Spanish Cinema; and Spanish Popular Cinema.

Prof. Woods Peiró has taught in the Media Studies, Women's Studies and the Latin American and Latino Studies Programs.