SCHOLARSHIP

Nineteenth-Century Mexican Literature and Culture

[Peer-Reviewed Journal Article] “Sisters at War: Mexican Women’s Poetry and the U.S.-Mexican War.Latin American Research Review, Vol. 47, No. 1 (2012): 3-15.

[Book chapter] “La tumba de Hidalgo: Poesía y memoria histórica en México, 1846-1847.” In Independencias, revoluciones y revelaciones: doscientos años de literatura mexicana. Eds. Alicia Rueda Acedo, Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez and Rodolfo Mendoza Rosendo. Xalapa: Biblioteca Universidad Veracruzana/UT Arlington/UC Mexicanistas, 201o.

[Edited book] The U.S.-Mexican War: A Binational Reader. (Hackett Publishing, 2010). [Amazon page here, with “Look inside” feature.]

[Book chapter]“Birds of a Feather: Pollos and the Nineteenth-Century Prehistory of Mexican Homosexuality.” In Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America. Ed. William Acree and Juan Carlos González Espitia. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2010. [Google Books preview here.] [Abstract here.]

[Book chapter] “El enigma del pollo: Apuntes sobre la prehistoria de la homosexualidad mexicana.” In Entre hombres: Masculinidades del siglo XIX latinoamericano. Ed. Ana Peluffo and Ignacio Sánchez Prado. Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2010.

[Article] “Troubled Selves: Gender, Spiritualism and Psychopathology in the Fiction of Amado Nervo.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Vol. LXXXV, No. 4, (2008). 461-476.

[Article] “Sombras sublimes: Conquista, nacionalismo y subjetividad infantil en La biblioteca del niño mexicano de Heriberto Frías (1899-1901).” Siglo diecinueve (Literatura hispánica). 13 (2007).

[Article] “Entre tarántulas y dementes: Heriberto Frías, reo-narración y la cárcel de Belem.The Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies, Vol. 4 (2006). 253-268.

Nineteenth-Century Mexican Literature and Culture-Ignacio Manuel Altamirano

[Peer-Reviewed Journal Article] “Tecnologías de la mirada: Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, la novela nacional y el realismo literario.” Decimonónica Vol. 10, No. 1 (Winter/Spring 2013).

[Book chapter] “El libro de las masas: Ignacio Manuel Altamirano y la novela nacional.” In Dos Siglos de Narrativa Mexicana, Vol. 1. Ed. Rafael Olea Franco. México: El Colegio de México, 2010.

[Book Chapter] “Native Republican: Ignacio Manuel Altamirano and El Zarco, The Blue-Eyed Bandit,” in Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, El Zarco, The Blue-Eyed Bandit, Ronald Christ and Sheridan Phillips eds., Ronald Christ, translator (Santa Fe: Lumen Books, 2007: 7-35.)

[Article] “Próspero y el Teatro Nacional: Encuentros Trasatlánticos en las Revistas Teatrales de Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, 1867-1876.” In México Trasatlántico. Ed. Julio Ortega and Celia del Palacio. México: Fondo de Cultura, 2008. 133-157.

[Article] “Ignacio Manuel Altamirano and the Contradictions of Autobiographical Indianism.” Latin American Literary Review. 34.67 (2006). 34-49.

[Article] “El aparecido azteca: Ignacio Manuel Altamirano y el necronacionalismo mexicano, 1893.Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana. 62 (2005). 125-142.

[Article]  “Próspero y el Teatro Nacional: Encuentros Trasatlánticos en las Revistas Teatrales de Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, 1867-1876.” Iberoamericana, March 2003. Iberoamericana/Vervuert, Frankfurt, Germany and Madrid, Spain. 147-159.

[Article] “Lecturas: Ventanas de la Seducción en El Zarco.” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana, Año XXVI, No. 52. 2000. Lima, Peru-Hanover, New Hampshire. 91-106.

Nineteenth-Century Latin American Literature

[Invited Book Chapter] “Ni salvajes ni sietemesinos: la restauración de la masculinidad en Nuestra América.” Perfiles del Heroísmo en la Literatura Hispánica de Entresiglos (XIX-XX), Luis Álvarez Castro and Denise DuPont, Eds., Editorial Verdelís, Spain: 45-60.

[Edited Book] Peruvian Traditions by Ricardo Palma. Edited by Christopher Conway. Translated by Helen Lane. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2004).

[Article] “The Limits of Analogy: José Martí and the Haymarket Anarchists“. A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America. Vol. 2, No. 1, Fall 2004. 33-56.

[Article] “Cambaceres Meets Schopenhauer: The Ontology of Despair in Sin rumbo.” Romance Notes, Fall 2002. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 65-73.

[Article] “José Martí Frente al Wild West de Buffalo Bill: Frontera, Raza y Arte en la Civilización y Barbarie Norteamericana.” Hispanic Journal. Vol 19.1, Spring 1998. 129-142.

The Cult of Bolívar and the Latin American Wars of Independence

[Book] The Cult of Bolívar in Latin American Literature. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003). Detailed review here (PDF).

[Article] “Letras combatientes: relectura de la Gaceta de Caracas, 1808-1822.” Revista Iberoamericana. 214 (2006). 77-92.

[Article] “Gender, Empire and Revolution in La Victoria de Junín.Hispanic Review, Summer 2001 69:3. University of Pennsylvania Press. 299-317.

[Article] “Itinerario del culto nacional: el fantasma de Bolívar.” Estudios: Revista de Investigaciones Literarias y Culturales. Año 6, July-December 1998, No. 12. Caracas, Venezuela. 11-29.

[Article] “Monumental Space and Corporeal Memory: Eduardo Blanco’s Venezuela Heroica (1881) and the Cult of Bolívar in Nineteenth Century Venezuela.” La Chispa ‘97: Selected Proceedings. Tulane University, New Orleans. 101-112.

[Article] “Espíritu de las leyes, espíritu bolivariano: apuntes sobre la diatriba en la obra de Simón Bolívar.” Torre de Papel, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 1992. University of Iowa. 40-50.

Twentieth-Century Considerations

[Book Chapter] “Essentializing Theory: A Testimonial” in Framing Theory’s Empire, edited by John Holbo (Parlor Press, 2007). Available for free download here.

[Edited book] Bakhtin and the Nation (Lewisburg: Bucknell Press, 2000.) Christopher Conway, ed., et al (The San Diego Bakhtin Circle: Barry Brown, Christopher Conway, Rhett Gambol, Susan Kalter, Laura Ruberto, Tomás Taraborreli, Donald Wesling).

[Article] “Nuestra América in English: la globalización de los Estudios americanos en EEUU.” in Crítica y literatura: La literatura latinoamericana sin fronteras. Mexico: UNAM, 2005.

[Article] “Poeta serpiente: el indigenismo chicano de Francisco Alarcón.” Insula: Revista de Letras y Ciencias Humanas, 667-668, July-August 2002. Madrid, Spain. 21-23.

[Article] “Of Subjects and Cowboys: Frontier and History in Pedro Mir’s Countersong to Walt Whitman.” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, vol. 15.4, Spring 1998. University of Iowa. 161-171.

Scholarly Book Reviews

The Spanish American Crónica Modernista, Temporality and Material Culture: Modernismo’s Unstoppable Presses by Andrew Reynolds.” Textos Híbridos: Revista de estudios sobre la crónica latinoamericana Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013. 51-54.

The Cultural Politics of Reading in Nineteenth-Century Latin America.” William Acree, Everyday Reading: Print Culture and Collective Identity in The Río de la Plata, 1780-1910. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2011. A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America. Vol. 10, No. 1, 2012. 548-552.

Prostitution and Desire in Porfirian Mexico: Federico Gamboa’s Santa (1903). (Review of Santa: A Novel of Mexico City by Federico Gamboa, edited and translated by John Charles Chasteen. University of North Carolina Press, 2010.) A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America. Vol. 9, No. 1, 2011. 416-422.

On the Dark Side of the Archive: Nation and Literature in Spanish America at the Turn of the Century by Juan Carlos González Espitia, Bucknell University Press, 2010. Bulletin of Spanish Studies. LXXXIX,  (2012). 824-826.

The Revolutionary Poetics of Pablo Neruda (Review of Verses Against the Darkness: Pablo Neruda’s Poetry and Politics by Greg Dawes, 2006). A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America, vol. 6, no. 1, Fall 2008, 277-282.

The Transatlantic Negotiations of Modernismo (Review of Geopolíticas de la cultura finisecular en Buenos Aires, París y México: las revistas literarias y el modernismo by Adela Pineda Franco, 2006). A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America, vol. 4, no. 3, Spring 2007, 247-251.

The Silent Hero (Review of The Myth of José Martí: Conflicting Nationalisms in Early Twentieth-Century Cuba by Lilian Guerra, 2005). A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America, vol. 4, no. 1, Fall 2006, 155-162.

The Incomplete American (Review of Overseas American: Growing Up Gringo in the Tropics) by Gene Bell-Villada. A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America, vol. 3, No. 3, Spring 2006, 65-72.

Commentary

That Old Chalkboard Mojo, Inside Higher Ed., April 1, 2013.

The Incredible Vanishing Book, Inside Higher Ed., November 3, 2008.

Professor Avatar, Inside Higher Ed., October 16, 2007.

Youtube and the Cultural Studies Classroom, Inside Higher Ed, November 13, 2006.

Our Office, Inside Higher Ed., April 10, 2006.