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Julie Ann Ward

Associate Professor, 20th and 21st Century Latin American Literature

Copeland Hall 120A


Julie Ann Ward joined the faculty of the University of Oklahoma in 2014. She was promoted to Associate Professor of 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American Literature with tenure in 2020. Her research focuses on representations of the real in contemporary Latin America, focusing on Mexican drama, narrative, and performance. Her book, A Shared Truth: The Theatre of Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol, was published in 2019 as part of the University of Pittsburgh Press' series Latino and Latin American Profiles. Dr. Ward’s other publications on this topic have appeared in Revista de Estudios HispánicosTheatre Journal, TransModernity, Latin American Theatre Review, Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea, and Paso de Gato, as well as the Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy and the Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture. She is the General Editor of student-generated Open Educational Resource, the Antología abierta de literatura hispana, and co-authored an article on the anthology's pedagogical merits with undergraduate Honors Research Assistant for InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching. She is also an active translator, with translations appearing in World Literature Today and Latin American Literature Today.  

Affiliate Faculty in International and Area Studies

Core Affiliate Faculty in Women and Gender Studies

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