Sessional Lecturer of Spanish

Office Hours:
Mon 14:00-15:00;
Thu 15:00-16:30
Or by appointment

Olga Albarran Caselles


  • Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada. 2018. Dissertation titled “(Pro)creation: New Discourses of Motherhood in Three Contemporary Women Writers.”
  • M.A. in Literary Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. 2008-2009.
  • B. A. in Hispanic Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. 1999-2004.
  • International Student in The School of Arts and Humanities, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico. 2004-2005.
  • Exchange Student in Italian and Hispanic Studies, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy. 2001-2002.



  • Women Studies and Intersectional Feminism
  • Reproduction and Motherhoods
  • Contemporary Hispanic Literature and Culture
  • Literary Theory
  • Popular Culture
  • Second Language Teaching and Learning
Winter 2019

SPAN201 Elementary Spanish I Sections

Expansion of fundamentals. Enhanced ability to exchange information, discuss the past and future, and express wishes, hopes and feelings in common personal and social contexts. Aligned with CEFR level A1-A2 objectives.

Winter 2019

SPAN202 Elementary Spanish II Sections

Expansion of fundamental notions and presentation of more elaborate structures in a variety of tenses and modes. Communicate to explore Hispanic culture and to hypothesize about present and past situations. Aligned with CEFR level A2 objectives.