Rebeca Fromm Ayoroa
Campus Box 1077
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Rebeca Fromm Ayoroa is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University with a specialization in Latin American literatures and cultures. She holds an M.A. from Princeton University, and a B.S. from the University of Puerto Rico. She is currently completing her doctoral dissertation, under the supervision of Prof. Ricardo Piglia. Her work reconstructs theoretically and historically the initial reception of Walter Benjamin’s oeuvre in Latin America during the 1960s and 1970s. Her major area of research and teaching interest is twentieth-century Latin American literature and intellectual history, with an emphasis on Argentina and the Hispanic Caribbean.
Before coming to Washington University, Rebeca taught beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish language courses, and was the preceptor in a course on Jorge Luis Borges’s work taught by Ricardo Piglia. Currently, she serves as Coordinator of Advanced Conversation and Grammar 307.