Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Fernando Rivera-Díaz

Associate Professor - Spanish & Portuguese

Contact Info
friverad@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.A., University of San Agustin, Literature and Linguistics, 1994
  • Licentiate, University of San Agustin, Literature and Linguistics, 1995
  • M.A., Princeton University, Latin American Literature, 2001
  • Ph.D., Princeton University, Latin American Literature, 2006

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 2013-
  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2007-2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2006-2007
  • Visiting Instructor, Moravian College, 2004-2006
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of San Marcos, Peru, 2002
  • Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, 2000-2004

Research & Teaching Specializations: Andean Studies; Peruvian Internal War Narratives; Contemporary Latin American Fiction

Related Experience

  • Member, Brazilian Studies Association, 2008-
  • Member, Latin American Indian Literatures Association, 2006-
  • Member, Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, 2005-
  • Member, Modern Language Association, 2003-

Distinctions

  • University Fellowship, Princeton University, 1999-2004
  • William Ebenstein Student Research Fund Award, Princeton University, 2003
  • Caretas “El cuento de las mil palabras” award, 1992

Languages: Spanish; French; Italian; Portuguese

Selected Publications

  • Forthcoming. “From Natiion’s Ear to God’s Eye to the Language of Reconciliation: The Commission and Reconciliation in Peru.” Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana.
  • 2013. “Writing the sexual-cultural encounter in the Andes: La hora azul by Alonso Cueto.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 90(7): 853-866.
  • 2011. Dar la palabra. Ética, política y poética de la escritura en Arguedas. Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana-Vervuert.
  • 2011. “La escritura de la reciprocidad en Arguedas.” Lienzo 31: 39-92.
  • 2010. “El indio no es un indio: el indigenismo y la narrativa de Arguedas, revisitados.” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 72: 205-216.
  • 2009. “Mariátegui: la escritura de la travesía.” In José Carlos Mariátegui y los estudios latinoamericanos. Mabel Moraña and Guido Podestá. Pittsburgh: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, 257-282.
  • 2008. “La alcoba de Garcilaso, erotismo y violencia en el ‘encuentro’ cultural: La hora azul.” Lhymen: Revista de cultura y literatura. 7 (5): 103-115.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Introduction to Latin American Culture, Post-Identitarian Narratives in Latin America; Modern Readings in Spanish; Topics in Spanish American Literature

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 1

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