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Silvia Goldman Pérez


  • ​B.A., Instituto Nacional de Docencia IPA, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2001
  • ​M.A., University of Washington, 2004; Ph.D.
  • M.A., Brown University
  • Ph.D,. Brown University, 2011


Silvia Goldman, a native from Uruguay, received her PhD in Hispanic Studies from Brown University in 2011. She is currently working on the final stages of a book-length manuscript on contemporary Latin American Poetry entitled La recuperación de la palabra en la poesía latinoamericana contemporánea

She teaches all levels of Spanish language and culture. Her research and teaching interests include Hispanic poetry and poetics, creative writing, representations of madness in the Hispanic tradition, violence and repression in post-dictatorship Southern Cone, Transatlantic Studies, and the interplay between performance, memory, and cultural identity in Latin America.

Silvia is also a poet. Her academic journals and poems have been published in journals such as Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, Rassegna Iberistica, RILCE, Inti, Maldoror: Revista de la ciudad de Montevideo, Nueva York Poetry Review, Plenamar, Conexos, TriQuarterly, Revista de escritura y poéticas 7 de 7. She is the author of three poetry collections: Cinco movimientos del llanto (Hermes criollo, 2008), De los peces la sed (Pandora Lobo Estepario 2018), and miedo (Axiara editions 2020).​