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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kimberly Contag

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Faculty Profile - Kimberly Contag

Nadine B. Andreas Endowment
Faculty Profile: Dr. Kimberly Contag


kcontagDr. Contag has served as Graduate Coordinator and Chair in her Department and as Interim Vice President of Undergraduate Studies and International Education (2010-11). She has authored a variety of articles and scholarly books on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literatures as well as co-authored a book of creative-nonfiction on German-Ecuadorian internment and repatriation during World War II (Where the Clouds Meet the Water) and co-edited a volume of essays on Cervantes’ Don Quixote, her favorite book. Dr. Contag’s current scholarly interests concern fantasy and realism in contemporary Ecuadorian literature. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2006 and the Nadine B. Andreas Creative or Faculty Research Grant in 2009 to continue her research in Ecuador for a forthcoming book.










Kimberly Contag's Presentation
Musing Matters: 
Humor in Contemporary
Ecuadorian Literature