Diana Pifano

Assistant Professor, Chair


Email: diana.pifano@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6954
Mailing Address: 
Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies
Dalhousie University
6135 University Ave., Rm. 3025
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Office: McCain 3035
Research Topics:
  • Latin American literature
  • Contemporary Spanish American literature
  • Hispanic literary studies
  • Advanced Spanish

- BA (Ottawa)
- MA (Ottawa)
- PhD (Ottawa)

Dr. Pifano joined the department in 2008. Her research interests include contemporary Latin American literature and the study of humour in Hispanic literature. Her current research explores a methodology that allows for a comprehensive analysis of humour within literary texts. Dr. Pifano teaches courses in Spanish language and Latin American literature.