Claudia Albarrán

Division of General Studies and International Studies
Department of Languages

Claudia Albarrán

Full time professor

She is a renowned essayist and literary critic, as well as a specialist in Mexican contemporary literature and academic writing related topics. She has a Masters Degree in Literature by El Colegio de México and a Doctorate in Literature by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). She’s the author of Luna menguante. Vida y obra de Inés Arredondo (2000), and coauthor of several books, such as Diccionario de Literatura Mexicana. Siglo XX (2000 y 2004), Guía Práctica de Redacción (2002), Narradores mexicanos en la transición de medio siglo (1847-1968) (2007) and Herramientas para escribir (bien): nociones básicas (2014). She conducted the biographical research for the complete works of Inés Arredondo (complete collection of stories and essays, 2012) and the compilation of texts for the book Cómo escriben los que escriben. La cocina del escritor (2011), of which she’s also a coauthor. She has published several articles and imparted a diverse number of workshops, courses and conferences about Mexican literature and academic and professional writing. She’s a full-time professor at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Department of Languages.

Academic Studies

BA in Human Sciences, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Humanas
MA in Hispanic Literature, El Colegio de México
PhD in Literature, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


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Topics of Interest

  • Punctuation and syntax
  • Education and didactics of the draft in Spanish
  • Workshops of creation: poetry(poem), story, test(essay) and novel
  • Literature written by women
  • How one writes a biography
  • Juan Vicente Melo
  • Mexican literature 20th century
  • Writers of the Generation of the Half Century
  • Inés Arredondo
  • The academic test(essay
  • Academic and professional writing

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