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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Kayce Davis

Kayce S Davis

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Kayce Davis is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Santa Clara University. His past areas of research dealt with intergenerational trauma and justice with regards to the Spanish Civil War as represented in contemporary Spanish literature and film while a PhD candidate at UC Davis. Since joining Santa Clara University, his research has continued exploring the deep scars left by historical conflicts, expanding beyond the Spanish Civil War to encompass cross-cultural border trauma and sheds light on the enduring impact of historical events, fostering empathy and understanding across generations and borders.

Research Interests
  • Spanish Graphic Novel
  • Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film
  • Memory Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Introduction to Spanish Language and Culture, News and Culture in the Hispanic World
  • Latin Identity in Film
  • Contemporary Spain through Literature and Film
  • Politics of gender, migration, and memory: Contemporary Spain in the Graphic Novel, Art and Film

Selected Publications: 

  • "Hackitat. 9 Layers of Political Hacking." Contributor.
  • “The Disenchantment by Jaime Chávarri: The Reflections of the Francoist (Post) Dictatorship in Private Family Spaces.” Cine y ... Revista de estudios interdisciplinarios sobre el cine en español / Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies of Film in Spanish 4.2