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 (expected 2018)
B.A., Latin American Studies, New York University (2015), magna cum laude

Research Interests

  • Religion in Spanish America, particularly missionary narratives, conventual literature, hagiography, and indigenous belief systems
  • 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


  • 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

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