Faculty Profiles

Christine Kepner Faculty Headshot

Christine Goring Kepner, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish

On Faculty since 1977
McAlister 234

Christine Goring Kepner is the co-director of Wheaton in Spain.

North Illinois University
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, 1989

University of Kansas
M.A., Spanish: Peninsular and Spanish-American Literature, 1977

University of Kansas
B.S.E., Spanish/Secondary Education, with honors, 1974

Universidad de Guadalajara
Mexican Literature

University of Chicago
Hispanic Theatre

University of Illinois at Chicago
Latin American Film

  • Second-Language Writing
  • Literature of Human Rights
  • Hispanic Women Writers
  • Hispanic Film
  • Post-Colonial Theory
  • Christian Association of World Languages (CAWL)
  • Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL)
  • Sigma Delta Pi - Spanish Honorary Society
  • Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
  • Spanish 332 - Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • Spanish 334 - Cultures and Civilizations of Spain
  • Spanish 336 - Survey of Spanish Literature
  • Spanish 337 - Survey of Spanish American Literature
  • Spanish 493 - Mentoring
  • Spanish 494 - Senior Seminar: Represión, identidad y conciencia
  • Hispanic women writers
  • Hispanic film
  • Literature of human rights
  • Post-colonial theory
  • Second-language writing

Comer caliente: The Meaning of Food in Un calor tan cercano and La voz dormida, Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica
Christine Kepner and Phyllis Mitchell, 2005

Three Films of María Luisa Bemberg: A Female Gaze, Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages
Christine Kepner, 2003
Three films by María Luisa Bemberg (Argentina, 1922-1995) present alternative views of Latin American women. Strong female protagonists act to forge their own destinies as they search for identity and purpose from within a culture dominated by a patriarchal Church and State. Scrutiny of the costs and consequences of the characters' choices serves to promote critical thinking and cultural understanding objectives for Christian liberal arts students... view more

El tema de la constancia en dos obras religiosas de Calderon, Seattle Pacific University
view more

An Experiment in the Relationship of Types of Written Feedback to the Development of Writing Proficiency in Intermediate-Level Students of Spanish, Modern Language Journal 75 (iii), 305-313
Christine Kepler, Fall 1991

Metodos de transformacion en dos poemas de Jorge Guillen, Entre Nosotros,33, 13-15
Spring 1976