Faculty Profile

Eva Copeland

Associate Professor of Spanish; Director of the Dickinson Semester/Year in Malaga Program, 2014-16 (2005)

Contact Information


Bosler Hall Room 122


Her teaching and research interests include 18th- and 19th-century literature, gender and sexuality studies and cultural studies. She is currently working on a book which explores constructions of masculinity and the intersections of gender, nation, and sexuality in the 19th-century Spanish realist novel.


  • B.A., Colgate University, 1994
  • M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1999
  • Ph.D., 2004

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

SPAN 251 Language Tutorial
An advanced and in-depth study of grammatical structures to prepare students for the demands of Spanish university classes, with a focus on achieving the necessary command of the language according to DELE standards. Students will learn some of the intricacies, complexities and subtleties of Spanish grammar through personalized instruction, oral presentations and written analysis of diverse texts. These will include cultural texts, literature, art, current affairs, politics, etc. This is an intensive, four week pre-semester required course, which includes weekly exams in addition to other specific assignments.

SPAN 372 Spanish Society and Culture
Offered only at the Dickinson Study Center in Málaga. In-depth study of several aspects of Spanish cultural traditions and values. Contrasts Andalusian culture with other peninsular cultures. Oral and written reports concerning cultural aspects of life in Málaga. Local field trips and interviews are an important part of the course. Offered in the fall semester.