Jessica Shade Venegas

Jessica Shade VenegasJessica Shade Venegas

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish

Office: Greene Hall 533
Phone: (336) 758-4588

Jessica Shade Venegas’s teaching and research focuses on nineteenth-century Spanish and Spanish-American narrative, with an emphasis on naturalism. She has published articles in Symposium, Revista Hispánica Moderna, and Bulletin of Spanish Studies and is currently working on a book manuscript, tentatively titled Framing the Female: Space and Gender in the Nineteenth-Century Spanish American Novel.


Ph.D., Spanish, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
M.A., Spanish, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
B.A., Spanish, Davidson College


“Beyond Civilization and Barbarism: Marital Spaces in Carlos Reyles’s Beba.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 92.1 (January 2015): 91-106.

“Gendered Spaces: Marriage and the Limits of Civilization in Emilia Pardo Bazán’s Los pazos de Ulloa.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 66.1 (June 2013): 29-41.

“Heterotopic Space and the Limits of Naturalist Discourse in Federico Gamboa’s Santa.” Symposium 63.4 (2010): 251-64.


Review of From the Outside Looking in: Narrative Frames and Narrative Spaces in the Short Stories of Emilia Pardo Bazán by Susan Walter. Hispanófila165 (2012): 136-37.