• Assistant Professor, World Languages and Cultures
(801) 587-8817

Research Keywords

  • Surrealism
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Media Theory
  • Experimental and Documentary Cinema
  • Critical Geography
  • Architecture and Urbanism
  • 20th and 21st Century Spain


  • “Ruins of the Democratic Promise: Dystopian Cityscapes in the Films of the Disenchantment.” Modern Ruins Symposium. University of Utah. Conference Paper, Presented, 09/16/2022.
  • “Constructing and Contesting History: Dictatorial Memory and Documentary Cinema in Franco Spain.” Visible Evidence. Gdansk, Poland. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/18/2022.
  • “Propuestas de la movilidad: Género y exilio en Homo Rodans (1959) de Remedios Varo.” American Comparative Literature Association. Virtual Meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/01/2022.
  • "In Dialogue with the Archive: Videographic Approaches to Teaching Archival Materials." Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Virtual Meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/01/2022.
  • “Digital Rhetoric: Harnessing the Language of Media in the Language Classroom.” Roundtable on Using Digital Tools in 20th and 21st Century Iberian Studies. Modern Language Association. Virtual Meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 01/10/2021.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Mexico
  • Spain


  • Jacqueline Sheean (2021). "Almodóvar and Madrid". The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies. Published, 07/16/2021.
  • Jacqueline Sheean (2021). "Intersections in Madrid’s Periphery: Cinematic Cruising in Eloy de la Iglesia’s La semana del asesino (1972)," in Media Crossroads: Intersections of Space and Identity in Screen Cultures. Eds. Paula J. Massood, Angel Daniel Matos, Pamela Robertson Wojcik. Duke University Press. Published, 01/2021. Published, 03/01/2021.
  • Jacqueline Sheean (2019). "Monument and Memory: The Valley of the Fallen and its Cultural Archive". Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies. Vol. 23, 9-32. Published, 12/2019.
  • Jacqueline Sheean (2018). "A (New) Specter Haunts Europe: The Political Legibility of Spain’s Hologram Protests". Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies. Vol. 19, 465-480. Published, 10/2018.
  • Jacqueline Sheean (2018). "Nostalgic Materialism: Crisis and Memory in Mercedes Álvarez’s Mercado de futuros". Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. Vol. 52, 327-349. Published, 09/2018.