Bower article is published in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies

August 22, 2008

An article titled "Remembering Things Past: Reading History, Writing Memory and the Poetics of Agency in Ernesto Cardenal" by Robin Bower, associate professor of Spanish at Penn State Beaver, was published recently in the refereed journal The Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Vol. 85, Issue 3, 2008. 

In the spring Bower will serve as a visiting professor in the Department of Romance Languages at Duke University where she'll also teach an upper-level undergraduate seminar and a graduate seminar in medieval Spanish literature. In 2008, she participated in Columbia University's prestigious Literature Humanities Luncheon Speaker Series with a presentation on "Augustine's Confessions."

Bower taught at Columbia from 1990 to 1993 and from 1995 to 2000. While there she received the President's Fellowship, a Literature Humanities Preceptorship and a Dissertation Research Fellowship. She is a recipient of the Penn State Beaver Advisory Board Michael Baker Corp. Faculty Excellence in Research Award.

She holds a doctorate from Columbia as well as a master's degree in medieval and Golden Age and a master's degree in Latin American literature. She received a bachelor's degree from West Chester University and also studied at St. Louis University in Spain.

Bower can be reached at or (724) 773-3886.

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