What is Literature?

Literature refers to writing considered to be an art form or any single writing deemed to have artistic or intellectual value, often due to deploying language in ways that differ from ordinary usage.

Literature at the UPRM

Our program has a long and significant history in the field of Literature. Many of our students have earned PhDs in prestigious universities such as UT Austin and Penn State. Our faculty specializes not only in Linguistics, but in Literature as well and are actively pursuing research in this area. We count with skilled professors that work in the areas of American Literature, British Literature, Digital Literature, Fiction, Poetry, among others. If you wish to learn more about what areas our faculty specializes in, feel free to visit the faculty listing site. Don’t forget to take a look at our student site and learn what some of our accomplished graduate students are currently working on.

Our Faculty

Nandita Batra
Ricia Chansky
Laurence Chott
Leonardo Flores
Nickolas Haydock
José Irizarry
Eric D. Lamore
Mary Leonard
Linda Rodriguez