Catherine Addington

PhD Student / SIP webmaster
New Cabell Hall 436
Office Hours:
Tue/Thu 9:30–10:30am or by appointment


Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (projected 2021)
M.A., Spanish, University of Virginia (2018)
B.A., Latin American Studies, New York University (2015), magna cum laude

Research Interests

  • Religious exchange in colonial Spanish America, with a particular focus on the indigenous influence on Catholic identity
    • Evangelization campaigns and missionary narratives
    • Catechetical texts, confessionaries, and theological treatises
    • Liturgical arts
  • The making of saints, myths, and icons in both religious and secular contexts
  • The history, politics, and culture of soccer, especially in Argentina
  • Digital humanities, particularly remediation and textual scholarship


  • Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 2010): fall 2016–spring 2018
  • Collaborated with students on a class playlist in conjunction with the grammatical and cultural curriculum in spring 2017
  • Led students in a writing workshop and creation of a class magazine, “SPAN 2010 Mag,” as part of action research into foreign-language composition in fall 2016

Selected Publications & Presentations

Grants & Awards

Current Positions

  • Instructor, SPAN 2010-018
  • Graduate Makerspace Technologist, Scholars' Lab
  • Webmaster, Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese at UVa