Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center|Queens College
Research Interests: Twentieth Century Latin American Literature; Cinema and Theatre; Creative Writing.
Nora Glickman is Professor of Spanish at Queens College. A playwright, scholar, and educator, she was born in Argentina and has written extensively about contemporary Latin American literature. She is the author of two collections of short stories, Uno de sus Juanes and Mujeres, Memorias Malogros, as well as a play, Suburban News, which won the Jerome Foundation Drama Award in 1993 and was performed at New York's Theater for the New City. Her play A Day in New York was produced in Miami in 1997, while her play Liturgies was performed at the International Students Theater Festival in Jerusalem in 1998. Among her scholarly writings, she has edited Modern Jewish Studies: Critical Essays on Argentine Writers and Argentine Jewish Fiction, has co-authored Tradition and Innovation: Reflections on Latin American Jewish Writings and A Critical Anthology of Argentine Drama. She recently published The Jewish White Slave Trade. [text source: The Queens College Center for Jewish Studies; photo courtesy of Queens College]