Emrys Reading Room with Santiago García-Castañón
Santiago García-Castañón holds a degree in Anglo-Germanic Philology from the University of Oviedo (Spain), and a PhD in Spanish Literature from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). He has lived in the United States since 1985 and is currently Professor of Spanish Literature at Western Carolina University, where he was head of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages for seven years. A literary scholar, translator, poet and novelist, he has sixteen books to his credit. His academic research deals mostly with the cultural production of Early Modern Spain.