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Rafael Climent-Espino

Assistant Professor in Spanish and Portuguese

Baylor University
One Bear Place #97393
Waco, TX 76798-7393
254-710-3897
Old Main 105
Rafael_Climent@baylor.edu

Spring 2015 Office Hours:
TR 10:00-11:00, and by appointment

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Spanish and Portuguese, Purdue University, 2012
M.A. Hispanic Literature, University of Granada
M.A. Teaching of Spanish as Foreign Language, Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid
B.A. Portuguese Philology, University of Granada
B.A. Hispanic Philology, University of Granada

AWARDS
2012 College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Dissertation Award, Purdue University

COURSES TAUGHT AT BAYLOR
Graduate Courses
Latin American Literature: 1950 to Present (5337)
Undergraduate Courses
Intro to Hispanic Literature (3305)
Intermediate Spanish (2320)
Intermediate Spanish (2310)
Beginning Portuguese (1402)
Beginning Portuguese (1401)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Contemporary Spanish American literature
Contemporary Brazilian literature
Literature and textual studies
Literature and food studies

PUBLICATIONS

Book Translations

Miranda, Ana. Amrik. Romance. Companhia das Letras, São Paulo, 1997 as Amrik. Novela. La Habana: Casa de las Américas, 2016. Forthcoming.

Refereed Journal Articles

“La tradición clásica en el teatro brasileño del siglo XX: del Amphitruo de Plauto a Um deus dormiu lá em casa de Guilherme Figueiredo.” Chasqui. Revista de literatura latinoamericana. Spring 2016 Forthcoming

“Culinaria, recetarios y clase social en La tribuna y Los pazos de Ulloa de Emilia Pardo Bazán.” Hispanófila. Fall 2015 Forthcoming

“Degustando el recuerdo: comida, memoria, género y etnicidad en Amrik de Ana Miranda.” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 81, Spring 2015 Forthcoming

“Contextos ctónicos y figuras simbólicas en El reino de este mundo de Alejo Carpentier.” La Habana, Revolución y Cultura, Spring 2015 Forthcoming


“Terapia teatral: una lectura psicoanalítica de La noche de los asesinos de José Triana.” Confluencia. Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura 30.2 (2015): 88-101.


“Ramón de Hoces el Sevillano: ¿figura histórica en Don Quijote de la Mancha?” Olivar: Revista de Literatura y Cultura Españolas, 17 (2012): 119-27.


“Textualidades negativas: um novo traço de coesão na poesia modernista brasileira.” Language and Literature Journal, Vol. 7.1 (2012), http://ojs.gc.cuny.edu/index.php/lljournal/article/view/1105/1279.


“Rádio e rádio-teatro em Boquinhas pintadas de Manuel Puig.” Departamento de Comunicação Social, FAFICH/UFMG. Rádio em Revista 7 (2011): 22-25


"El receptor en el punto de mira: exordios encontrados en la primera parte de Don Quijote de la Mancha." Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America 30.2 (2010): 101-14
http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/csa/articf10/Climent-EspinoF10.pdf.


“Jogos de alteridade em A menor mulher do mundo de Clarice Lispector.” Romance Notes 49.3 (2009): 339-46


“Ramón Gómez de la Serna y la Generación del 27.” Boletín Ramón 15 (2007): 49-58


“Un filme literario: La flor de mi secreto de Pedro Almodóvar.” Berlín: Hispanorama 117 (2007): 55-68

Proceedings articles

“Espacio enajenante y espacio reivindicativo en Amor, curiosidad, prozac y dudas de Lucía Etxebarria.” Eds. Menczel, Gabriella y Scholz, László. El espacio en la narrativa moderna en lengua española. Budapest, Hungary: Eötvös József Könyvkiadó, (2003): 144-51

Interviews

“Censura, Literatura e cinema: entrevista com Ignácio de Loyola Brandão.” Portal Cronópios. Literatura Contemporânea Brasileira 2011. http://www.cronopios.com.br/site/artigos.asp?id=5068.


Book reviews

Vieira, Estela. Interiors and Narrative: The Spatial Poetics of Machado de Assis, Eça de Queirós, and Leopoldo Alas. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 2013. Brújula. Revista interdisciplinaria sobre estudios latinoamericanos 10, 2015

Valladares Reguero, Aurelio. Literatura giennense en el siglo XVIII. Jaén: Universidad de Jaén, 2008. The Eighteenth-Century: A Current Bibliography (ECCB) 35. Eds. Kevin L. Cope and Robert C. Leitz. New York: AMS Press, 2013

Salas y Quiroga, Jacinto de. El dios del siglo. Ed. Russell P. Sebold. Madrid: Cátedra, 2013. Iberoamericana 51. Madrid: Veuvert, 2013. 221-22

Cañas Murillo, Jesús. Cajón de Sastre. Textos dispersos del setecientos español. Cáceres: Universidad de Extremadura, 2007. The Eighteenth-Century: A Current Bibliography (ECCB) 34. Eds. Kevin L. Cope and Robert C. Leitz. New York: AMS Press, 2012. 327-29

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2012- Present. Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Baylor University
2008-2012. Teaching Assistant, Purdue University
2007-2008. Lecturer of Spanish Language, Purdue University
2005-2007. Lecturer of Spanish Language and Culture, University of Évora, Portugal
2002-2005. Lecturer of Spanish Language and Literature, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
2001-2002. Teaching Assistant of Spanish Language and Literature, Central College, Iowa