Professor of Spanish
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
562 985-5138 | Fax: 562 985-4259
Bonnie.Gasior@csulb.edu | Office: AS-338
Bonnie Gasior’s research is transatlantic in nature and focuses on early modern Spain and colonial Spanish-America with an interest in gender studies, women writers, travel narratives, theater, and poetry. Along with Mindy Badia, she has co-edited Crosscurrents: Transatlantic Perspectives on Early Modern Drama (2006); she has also partnered with Badia on the forthcoming Redes Literarias, a third-year introduction to literary analysis textbook. Currently, she is working on editing a collection of essays with Yolanda Gamboa titled Making Sense of the Senses in the Spanish Comedia. Her work appears in journals such as Chasqui, Hispania, Bulletin of the Comediantes, Hispanic Issues Online and Comedia Performance.
Professor Gasior teaches a variety of classes at the undergraduate and levels, including SPAN 300 (Advanced Grammar and Composition), 310 (Introduction to Literary Analysis), and 314 (Oral Communication), 500 (Don Quijote), 538 (Golden Age Literature Survey), 550 (Colonial Spanish-American Literature Survey) and 650 (Research Methodology). An advocate of study abroad, she has led CSULB students to both Madrid and Cuba. In SP2017, she plans to offer a service-learning course in the Pittsburgh area.
Professor Gasior has served on a wide range of departmental, college and university committees since 2001, including EPCC, Committee on Athletics, RSCA, RTP, and Sabbatical Leave. She was undergraduate advisor from 2005-2015, including one semester as graduate advisor. She recently assumed the role of the University’s Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR), whose job is to ensure the academic integrity (compliance) of the athletics program as well as the welfare of student-athletes.
- Crosscurrents: Transatlantic Perspectives on Early Modern Hispanic Drama
- GEMELA (Grupo de estudios sobre la mujer en España y las Américas)
- AHCT (Association for Hispanic Classical Theater)
- MLA (Modern Language Association)
- AITENSO (Asociación Internacional de teatro español y novohispano de los siglos de oro)