Betty Sasaki, who came to Colby in 1991, is an Associate Professor specializing in Renaissance and Baroque literature. Along with her beginning and intermediate language classes, she has also taught a variety of Golden Age literature courses ranging from ideology and ethics to the identity politics of the picaresque novel. Her research interests include sixteenth and seventeenth century Spanish poetry, women writers of the Golden Age, and representations of race, class, and gender in the literature of that period. She has written articles on Luis de Góngora, Francisco de Quevedo, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and multicultural biography. She is currently preparing articles on Quevedo's sermons, Miguel de Cervantes's Novelas ejemplares, and on multiculturalism ,assimilation, and affirmative action.

Contact Information:  
Lovejoy 327
Office Phone: (207) 872-3121
E-mail: bgsasaki@colby.edu  
Mailing Address:  
Colby College  
Department of Spanish  
4677 Mayflower Hill  
Waterville, ME 04901-8852

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