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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Summer Program in Madrid

May 28-July 6, 2018


Cecelia Lawless (program director)

Cecelia Lawless is a senior lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies where she teaches both literature and advanced language courses. She holds a PhD from Cornell in comparative literature. She has a strong interest in film and architecture and has published a book on Cuba, Making Home in Havana.

Alisa Linarejos Jimenez

Alisa Linarejos Jimenez is a lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies. She holds an MA in teaching Spanish as a foreign language from the Menendez Pelayo International University of Santander and a BA in translation and interpretation from the Complutense University of Madrid. Before coming to Cornell in 2013, she taught Spanish language courses at Brown University, the University of New York in Prague, and the Cervantes Institute of Prague.

Jon Snyder

Jon Snyder is an adjunct professor of Spanish literary and cultural studies in Madrid, Spain, where he teaches for Boston University, the University of California Education Abroad Program, and the State University of New York at Albany. The author of Poetics of Opposition in Contemporary Spain: Politics and the Work of Urban Culture (2015), he holds a PhD from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor.