Jane G. Peacock, Ph.D. in Romance Languages, received her degree from the University of Georgia in 1998. Her studies have included music, specifically the bassoon, as well as Spanish language and literature. In music she received a B.S. in music plus an outside field, Spanish, from Indiana University and also an M.M. in bassoon performance from the Manhattan School of Music. After performing for two years with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, she returned to the study of Spanish, completing the M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the M.A.T. from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, and finally the Ph.D. As a child she lived in Brazil, where she learned some Portuguese. Subsequently, she has studied Portuguese as her minor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and in Athens, Georgia. During the academic year (1998-1999) with the support of a Fulbright grant, she investigated flamenco music and the poetry of Federico García Lorca in Spain.
Spanish 110-02 Elementary Spanish I
Spanish 120-01 Elementary Spanish II
Spanish 120-02 Elementary Spanish II
Spanish 431 Golden Age Theater of Spain
Her interests are in the Spanish language and literature as well as music of all types. She has presented papers on the relationship of flamenco music in the poetry of Spain and Latin America and has published a paper on the landscape in Andalusian poetry and music. She enjoys working with the Hispanic language and culture in the community as well.
October 2001-April 2002. “Un paisaje palpitante del cante jondo poético.” Ojáncano, pág. 107-116.