Linda Britt

Title
Chair: Division of Humanities. Professor of Spanish
Telephone
207.778.7459
Bio

Linda Britt teaches Spanish language, literature, and culture. She holds a PhD in Peninsular Spanish Literature from the University of Virginia, where she wrote her dissertation on Federico García Lorca. She has published articles on Lorca, Cervantes, and Carmen Naranjo, and two books of translations of Argentinean and Costa Rican fiction. She also served as editor of Teaching Matters (I and II), collections of essays about teaching by UMF faculty and staff. Also a playwright, her current project is “American Dreams: Immigration Stories,” which has been performed in multiple venues. Three full-length plays, “Chosen,” “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington,” and “Mirrors and Memories,” along with two short children’s musicals, were recently published with Leicester Bay Theatricals. Her plays have been produced in California, New York, and Washington, and in several venues around Maine. She is also a two-time Moss Hart award-winning director with Out of the Box Theater Company.


Degrees

  • 1986 PhD University of Virginia
  • 1981 MA University of Arkansas
  • 1977 BA University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Linda Britt - HUMA