Shelby Thacker

Department Chair
RE 110-B
(859) 858-3511 ext. 2202




PhD, University of Kentucky, dissertation topic: The Regenerationist Essay in Spain, 1890-1901

Courses offered: 
Advanced Topics in Spanish (graduate)
Advanced Independent Research in Spanish (graduate)
Masterpieces of Spanish Literature
Spanish Linguistics
Senior Seminar
Culture and Civilization of Spain
Survey of Spanish Literature I and II(medieval period through the modern era)
Survey of Spanish-American Literature I and II (colonial through twentieth century)
Intermediate Spanish
Elementary Spanish
Selected/Recent Publications: 

Dendle, Brian J. and Shelby Thacker. British Travellers in Mallorca in the Nineteenth Century. Newark, Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta Press, 2006. 150 pp.

Chronicle of Alfonso X. Trans. Shelby Thacker and José Escobar. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002.  268 pp.

Schmidhuber de la Mora, Guillermo.  The Three Secular Plays of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.  Trans. Shelby G. Thacker. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. 
208 pp.

Current research/scholarship: 

Translation of Juan Luis Arsuaga’s El reloj de Mr. Darwin (Mr. Darwin’s Timepiece), published in Madrid by Ediciones Temas de Hoy in 2009; 348 pages.


Sigma Delta Pi, The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society

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