Akiko Tsuchiya

Akiko Tsuchiya

​Professor of Spanish and of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
PhD, Cornell University

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​Professor Tsuchiya’s areas of specialization include nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spanish literature and culture, and gender studies.

She is the author of a book on Galdós and has published extensively on nineteenth-century Spanish narrative and on women writers of contemporary Spain, in journals such as Hispanic Review, MLN, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, and Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. Her most recent books include Marginal Subjects: Gender and Deviance in Fin de Siècle Spain (University of Toronto Press, 2011), and Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World (Vanderbilt UP, 2016), co-edited with Billy Acree. Her co-edited book, Unsettling Colonialism: Gender and Race in the Nineteenth-Century Global Hispanic World, is forthcoming with SUNY Press in October 2019.

She was a Faculty Fellow at the Center for the Humanities during the Spring 2007 semester. She served as the Peninsular Editor of the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos for 12 years (2002-2014) and was previously Reviews Editor (1995-2004) for the journal. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of Anales Galdosianos and of the monograph series “La cuestión palpitante”. Los siglos XVIII y XIX en España” (Iberoamericana Editorial Vervuert, Madrid). Most recently she was elected President of the International Association of Galdós Scholars, for the term 2015-17.

She is currently working on a new book, entitled Spanish Women of Letters in the Nineteenth-century Antislavery Movement: Transnational Networks and Exchanges.