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Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Office: 417 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 9:50am-11:50am
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Education

B.A. 1998 Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras M.A. 2002, Ph.D. 2005 Yale University

Research and teaching interests

19th and 20th century Spanish and Latin American Poetry and Poetics; Film Studies; Transatlantic Studies; Comparative literature; Gender Studies; Memory Studies: Spanish Civil War and Exile Studies

Courses Taught

RL 623 Graduate Seminar: Myths and Stories: Poetry and Poetic Theory (from Medieval times to the 21stcentury) (co-taught with Leah Middlebrook)

RL 620 Graduate Seminar: Introduction to Theory and Graduate Studies in Romance Languages

Sp. 607 Graduate Seminar on Professionalization and Dissertation Writing

Sp. 607 Graduate Seminar on Desire in Spanish and Latin American 19thcentury literatures

Sp. 607 Graduate Seminar on Women in Spanish and Latin American 19thcentury literatures

Sp.437/537Graduate Seminar on the Spanish Civil War and Transatlantic Studies

Sp.480/580Graduate Seminar on The City in Spanish and Latin American Poetry 

Sp. 407/507Graduate Seminar on Spanish and Latin American Contemporary Poetics

Sp. 448 Seminar on Puerto Rico and Its Diaspora

Sp.407Seminar on Transatlantic Feminisms

Sp.407Seminar on Children in Spanish and Latin American Literature and Film 

Sp.407Seminar on the Literature and Film of the Spanish Civil War

Sp.407Seminar on Latin American and Spanish Avant-gardes

Sp.351 Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Theater

Sp.333Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Narrative

Sp.350Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Poetry

Sp. 319Introduction to 19thand 20thcentury Latin American Literature

Sp. 318Introduction to Pre-Hispanic and Colonial literatures in Latin America

Sp. 317Introduction to 19thand 20thcentury Spanish Peninsular Literature

Sp. 343 Introduction to 19thand 20thcentury Spanish and Latin American Literatures

Book Projects

Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics. (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures, Vol. 50, 2010.)

La verdad sobre el caso de José Antonio Primo de Rivera. Federico Enjuto Ferrán. Introduction and edition with Pedro García Caro. (To be completed in 2019) (Edition of a historical memoir of the investigative judge in the trial of José Antonio Primo de Rivera during the Spanish Civil War.)

Transatlantic Studies: Iberia, Latin America and Africa. Introduction and edition with Sebastiaan Faber, Robert Newcomb and Pedro García-Caro. (In press, Liverpool University Press.)

Through Children’s Eyes: The Politics of Memory in Iberian and Latin American Film (Book manuscript in progress)

Publications

‘In Search of a Voice: from Latin American Romanticism to Modernismo’. Cambridge Companion to Latin American Poetry. Ed. Stephen Hart. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

“Nicolás Guillén y la guerra civil española.” Special Issue on Cuba y EspañaPeriphérica. Ed. Duanel Díaz Infante and Cecilia Enjuto Rangel. (submitted; To be reviewed in Winter 2019)

 

“The Children’s Gaze in Contemporary Cinema: A Transatlantic Poetics of Exile and Historical Memory.” Transatlantic Studies: Iberia, Latin America and Africa. Introduction and edition with Sebastiaan Faber, Robert Newcomb and Pedro García-Caro. (In press, Liverpool University Press.)

“La política transatlántica de solidaridad de Vicente Huidobro y la poética de la Guerra civil española.” Huidobro. Ed. Luis Correa Díaz and Scott Weintraub. Editorial A Contracorriente, North Carolina State University, 2018. 

“Weaving National and Gender Politics: A Transatlantic Reading of Rosalía de Castro and Julia de Burgos’s Poetic Projects” CENTRO Journal of the Center of Puerto Rican Studies. Special Issue on Julia de Burgos. Ed. Lena Burgos. Vol. 26, No. 2, Fall 2014.

“La poética de la traducción: Briceida Cuevas Cob.” (un ensayo introductorio a la obra poética de Briceida Cuevas Cob, y a sus poemas en maya, castellano e inglés). Cuadernos de ALDEEU, Volumen 25, Primavera 2013. pp. 279-300.

La mirada nostálgica del exilio en En el balcón vacío (1962).” (book article) Exilio y cosmopolitismo en el arte y la literatura hispánica. Ed. Araceli Tinajero. Madrid: Verbum, 2013.

“Góngora, Unamuno y el 27 en clave transatlántica.” Reyes, Borges, Ramón: La vida literaria en Madrid de los años 20. Ed. Julio Ortega. Monterrey: Cátedra Alfonso Reyes, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and Brown University, 2011.pp. 157-170.

“Tres generaciones del exilio: la memoria guardada.” L’exil espagnol dans les Amériques. Ed. Carmen Vásquez. Amiens: Centre d’Études Hispaniques D’Amiens (CEHA), 2011. pp.41-50.

“Huidobro’s Voices in the Transatlantic Poetics of the Spanish Civil War.” (book article) Rereading Huidobro:  21st Century Approaches. Eds. Scott Weintraub and Luis Correa Díaz. University of Minnesota Press, 2010.pp.14-35. http://hispanicissues.umn.edu/Spring2010.html

“Baudelaire y Cernuda: un recorrido por las ruinas de la ciudad moderna.” (book article) Escribir la ciudad. Eds. Maribel Ortiz and Vanessa Vilches. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Fragmento Imán, 2009. pp.113-130.

“La guerra civil española: entre fantasmas, monstruos y faunos.” "España en armas: Cultura de guerras / Guerra de culturas". Vanderbilt e-Journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies. Guest Ed. Antonio Gómez López-Quiñones. Vol.5. 2009.  http://ejournals.library.vanderbilt.edu/lusohispanic/viewissue.php

“Entre ruinas y escombros de Itálica a Madrid: la poética transatlántica de Neruda.” (book article) Alma América. In honorem Victorino Polo. Eds. Vicente Cervera Salinas y María Dolores Adsuar. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia, 2008.pp. 232-250.

“Broken Presents: The Modern City in Ruins in Baudelaire, Cernuda and Paz.” Comparative Literature. Spring 2007, pp.140-157.

“Cities in Ruins: The Recuperation of the Baroque in T.S.Eliot and Octavio Paz.” How Far is America From Here? Proceedings of the International American Studies Association (IASA) Leiden 2003. Paul Giles, Theo D’Haen, Djelal Kadir, and Lois Parkinson Zamora, eds. Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi Publishers, 2005. pp. 283-296.

“Reaching the Past through Cities in Ruins: Itálica and Machu Picchu.” Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies. Vol. 2, Fall 2004, pp.43-60.

“Petrified Pasts: Octavio Paz and the Representation of Ruins.” Ciberletras. July 2004. http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ciberletras/

 

 

Reviews

“Entre dichos y desdichas: Diario de un poeta recién divorciado de Luis Correa Díaz” Anales de la literatura chilena. 7 (2006) 260-263. “Crossing the river, Cruzando el río: Twenty Mexican Poets” (Review of The River Is Wide, El río es ancho. Twenty Mexican Poets, A Bilingual Anthology. Marlon L. Fick, ed. and tr.). A Contracorriente. Vol. 4, No. 3, Spring 2007. “The Political, Aesthetic, and Ethical Responses to Ruins in Latin America.” Telling Ruins in Latin America. Eds. Michael Lazzara and Vicky Unruh. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009. Review for A Contracorriente, Vol.8, No.1, Fall 2010 http://www.ncsu.edu/acontracorriente/ La poesía en la literatura española y latinoamericana de Garcilaso de la Vega a José Emilio Pacheco. Daniel Torres. Madrid: Editorial Pliegos, 2007. Review for Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Forthcoming in Fall 2010. Binding Violence. Literary Visions of Political Origins. Moira Fradinger. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. Review for MLN (Modern Language Notes) 2011. Fugitive from Spanish Fascism. A Memoir by Miguel Domínguez Soler. Translated and with an Introduction by Richard Baker. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point: Cornerstone Press, 2010. Review for The Volunteer. Forthcoming in 2012.

Works in progress

Through Children’s Eyes: Remembering a History of Wars and Dictatorships in Spanish and Latin American Film and Literature (Book manuscript in progress) A Transatlantic Feminist Poetics. (Book manuscript on women poets as Rosalía de Castro, Julia de Burgos, Delmira Agustini, Rosario Castellanos) “Weaving National and Gender Politics: The Transatlantic Poetics of Rosalía de Castro and Julia de Burgos” (article) “Through Children’s Eyes: A History of Violence and the Politics of Memory in Spain and Latin America” (article)

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