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World Languages and Literatures
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Mary Kate Donovan

Mary Kate Donovan

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office:  Palamountain 407
Phone: (518) 580-5205


  • Ph.D., Stony Brook University
  • M.A., New York University in Madrid
  • B.A., Bard College

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Spanish Cultural Studies
  • Spanish Cinema
  • Migration Studies
  • Critical Race Theory


  • “Race, Celebrity and Fashion: Anna May Wong in Spanish Magazines of the 1930s” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (2020)
  • “Se ríen de la crisis: Chinese Immigration as Economic Invasion in Spanish Film and Media” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (2017)
  • “Mapping Chinatown in 1920s and 1930s Barcelona: How el Raval Became el Barrio Chino” Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies (2016)