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Modern Languages and Literatures Program Faculty Profile


Boll, Jessica R., PhD

Modern Languages & Literature
Assistant Professor
Office: MacAllister 313
Office Phone: 262-524-7214
B.A. – University of Delaware  
M.A. – Purdue University
Ph.D. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of Specialization:
Golden Age Spanish literature, Early Modern Spanish-Ottoman relations, captive literature
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:

“Violating the Harem: Manipulation of Spatial
  Meaning in Cervantes’ La gran sultana”
  The International Journal of the Humanities,
  Fall 2011

“A Tale of a City: Travelling Images of Urban Space
  in Early Modern Spain and the Ottoman Empire”
  Travelling Concepts & the Metaphor of Travelling
  in Literary and Cultural Studies, Summer 2011

“Home, Hasret and Hüzün: Shifting Identities in the
  Cosmopolitan Context of (Early) Modern Istanbul”
  Turkish Studies Association Journal, Spring 2011

“The Experience of Enemy Space: Istanbul through
  the Eyes of the Spanish Other”          
  The International Journal of the Humanities,
  Fall 2008

“East, West and Everything In-Between”
  High End Magazine, October 2008
Service to Carroll University or the Profession:
International language and culture specialist, UISFL Grant, Carroll University

Faculty Development Community, Cross-Culture Experience course development, Carroll University

MLA member
Honors and Awards:
Carroll University Cross-Culture Experience Development Grant, Fall 2011

Carroll University Faculty Development Grant, Fall 2010

UW-Madison Teaching Fellows Award Nomination, December 2009                                    

VILAS Travel Grant, UW-Madison, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010

Student-nominated Honored Instructor Award, UW-Madison, December 2008

FLAS Grant, UW-Madison, Summer 2008

LACIS Grant, UW-Madison, Summer 2008

Excellence in Teaching Award, Purdue University, May 2004  

Last updated 12/5/2012

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