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Stephen Silverstein

Assistant Professor in Spanish

Baylor University
One Bear Place #97393
Waco, TX 76798-7393
Old Main 175
[email protected]

Spring 2016 Office Hours:
TR 3:15-5:15, and by appointment


2012 - Ph.D. in Spanish, University of Virginia
M.A. in Spanish, University of Virginia
B.A. in Spanish, Rutgers University
B.S. in Finance, Rutgers University

Courses Taught
Elementary Spanish, Intermediate Spanish, Introduction to Hispanic Literature

For full C.V., click HERE.


Single-Authored Book

The Merchant of Havana: The Jew in the Cuban Abolitionist Archive. Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2016.

Journal Articles

“Deleuzo-Guattarian Becoming in Cristina Rivera Garza's La cresta de Ilión.” Letras Femeninas. Forthcoming. 28 ms. pp.

“The Cuban Anti-Antislavery Genre: Anselmo Suárez y Romero’s Colección de artículos and the Policy of Buen Tratamiento.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 68.1 (June 2015), 59-75.

“Racial Alchemy and Alejandro Tapia y Rivera’s La cuarterona.” Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana 44.1 (May 2015), 119-35.

“La hibridación en las Cartas de Luis de Carvajal, el Mozo.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 31:1 (Winter 2015), 1-21.

“Jorge Luis Borges’s Poetic Response to the Arab-Israeli Six Day War.” Hipertexto19 (Winter 2014), 31-42.

“Ragpickers of Modernity: Cristina Rivera Garza’s Nadie me verá llorar and Walter Benjamin's Theses on the Philosophy of History.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. 47:3 (October 2013), 533-59.

“The Discourse of Jewish Difference in J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace.” Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, Society n.s. 17, no.2 (Winter 2011), 80-100.

Book Chapter

“The Cuban Protest Song from Pablo Milanés to Los Aldeanos.” Sounds of Resistance: The Role of Music in Multicultural Activism. Eds. Lindsay Michie Eades and Eunice Rojas. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2013. 397-421.


Sala Valldaura, Josép María. “Popular Theatre and the Spanish Stage, 1737-1798.” A History of Theatre in Spain. Eds. Maria M. Delgado and David T. Gies. Trans. Stephen Silverstein. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2012. 134-156.


“The Uses of Anti-Semitism in Nineteenth-Century Cuba.” Latin American Jewish Studies 33.1 (2013), 58-59.