Brendan Lanctot

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

BA, Haverford College, 2000
MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University, 2002, 2005, 2008

Courses Fall 2013:
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish 1
SPAN 300: Literature, Theory, and Practice

Office Hours: MW 12:30-1:50; F 9-10, or by appointment

Other Recent Courses:
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish 2
LAS 100: Introduction to Latin American Studies
SPAN 203: Advanced Grammar and Composition. (Theme: Seeing Latin America Through the Lens of Photography)
SPAN 306: Latin American Cinema
SPAN 402: Seminar on Nineteenth-Century Latin America
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century Latin American literary and cultural studies, nation-building, theories of sovereignty and populism, visual culture, contemporary Argentine literature and film.

Selected Publications:
Beyond Civilization and Barbarism: Culture and Politics in Post-Revolutionary Argentina
Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2013.

“Generic Mutations and Critical Adaptations: A Comparative Reading of César Aira’s La prueba and Diego Lerman’s Tan de repente”. Cine-lit VII: Essays on Hispanic Film and Fiction. Ed. Guy H. Wood, Fernando Fabio Sánchez, Gina Herrmann. Corvallis, OR: Cine-Lit Publications, 2012. 13-31.

“César Aira, inversionista; o, la krisis de la nueva narrativa argentina”. Cuaderno de Estudios Humanísticos y Literatura 14 (2010): 145-55.

Graffiti and the Poetics of Politics in Rosas’s Argentina (1829-1852)”.  Hispanic Review 78.1 (2010): 49-70.