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Cristina de la TorreEmeritus Faculty


Cristina de la Torre was at Emory for almost 40 years first as a graduate student, and then as a faculty member. She founded the Taller de Teatro (with yearly theater performances in Spanish), and the Spanish House (a theme dorm and center for Hispanic cultural activities). Her main academic interest is literary translation, and she was the first to teach it at Emory. She lectured and published widely in the discipline (translating into English works from Rosa Montero, Carme Riera, Leonardo Padura, Angeles Mastretta among others), and received  various honors including felllowships from The Howard Foundation, NEH, and The Banff Center for the Arts.