Evans-Corrales, Carys

Evans-Corrales Carys

Dr. Carys Evans-Corrales
Professor of Spanish
Division of Communication and the Arts

Contact Information:
cae1@pitt.edu 814-362-7515
Swarts 102C

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Spanish Literature, Rutgers University 1993
M.A. Spanish Literature, Rutgers University 1987
B.A. Linguistics, University of York (England) 1973

Academic Focus:
Dr. Evans-Corrales teaches Elementary and Intermediate Spanish, Short Fiction in Spanish, Hispanic Literature in Translation, Communication in Spanish, Business Spanish, and a Translation Seminar. 

Short Bio:
Dr. Evans-Corrales has seen a lot of the world. She was raised in Singapore and Malaysia, spent three years in Jamaica, instructed English for twelve years at the University of Santiago de Compostela, and likes to visit Puerto Rico. Dr. Evans-Corrales specializes in contemporary Spanish poetry, Hispanic narrative, and translation. She is a member of the American Translators' Association.

Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:
Apart from scholarly work in translation studies and Spanish theater, Dr. Evans-Corrales has published several short stories in Galician (a language spoken in northwestern Spain), and has translated a book of Galician prose-poems by Miguel-Anxo Murado. Her translations of work by Spanish authors include two sets of children’s plays, one by Alfonso Sastre and the other by Pilar Enciso and Lauro Olmo; her translations on works written by Latin American authors include a work by Puerto Rican memoirist Loreina Santos Silva and a reference book on the cave art of the Americas by Argentine anthropologist Juan Schobinger.