Languages, Literatures and Cultures
B.A., Moravian College
M.A., Ph.D, Rutgers University
Mirna Trauger is a full-time lecturer of Spanish at Muhlenberg and specializes in Hispanic Caribbean Literature. She teaches Intermediate Spanish I and II, Civilization of Latin America, Hispanic Literature and Film and 20th Century Spanish American Literature. She also serves as advisor to Phi Sigma Iota, the International Foreign Language Honor Society. Her research interests include teaching language creatively using art. This interest resulted in a presentation given at the annual ACTFL conference held in Denver, CO titled “Ways of Incorporating Artistic Expression and Humor into Intermediate Spanish”.
Recent publications include “El cuerpo y su conceptualización posmoderna en Pájaros de la playa de Severo Sarduy” for which she was awarded the James Street Prize for the best article submitted for publication in the current volume of Latin American Essays. She is also putting the finishing touches on her doctoral dissertation titled “Las rupturas del contrato mimético tradicional en cinco textos caribeños contemporáneos”.
She recently organized a Latin American Film Festival which will took place from February 10th-17th, 2013 at Muhlenberg College.
- Latin American Film Festival Poster
- Campus Map
- Film Synopses
- View Photos
- 'Berg Announcement
Courses taught in Spanish by Dr. Trauger
SPN-418 Hispanic Literature and Film - Spring 2013
SPN-417 Contemporary Spanish American Novel - Fall 2012
SPN-418 Hispanic Literature and Film - Spring 2012
SPN-418 Hispanic Literature and Film - Spring 2011