Megan DeVirgilis

Affiliation: Morgan State University

Research Areas:
Period: 19th Century Gothic, 20th Century Gothic, 21st Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic
Genres and Media: Fiction, Film and TV
Regions and Cultures: Postcolonial Gothic, European Gothic, Latin American Gothic
Creatures: Monsters, Vampires

Megan DeVirgilis is an Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of World Languages & International Studies at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Her research focuses on the relationship between ideology and cultural production, with a special focus on Gothic strategies in Latin American literature and film.

She has published in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Gothic Studies, and other venues. Her current book project, The Female Vampire in Hispanic Literature, is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and forthcoming with University of Wales Press. She is also co-editor (with Sandra García Gutiérrez) of the volume, Women’s Agency and the Gothic in Spain and the Americas, forthcoming with Manchester University Press.