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Pablo  Brescia

Pablo Brescia

Pablo Brescia


Office: CPR 444



Dr. Pablo Brescia is Professor of Latin American literature at the University of South Florida, where he teaches courses on 20th and 21st century Latin American literature, culture and film and directs the Imagining Argentina Study Abroad Program. His areas of research are Latin American short fiction history and theory, Latin American fantastic and science fiction literature and film, Hispanic cinema and literature, philosophy and literature and technology and literature. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish cum laude and his Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2000). He is the author of Modelos y prácticas en el cuento hispanoamericano: Arreola, Borges, Cortázar (2011), and the editor of La estética de lo mínimo: ensayos sobre microrrelatos mexicanos (2013). He coedited El ojo en el caleidoscopio: las colecciones de textos integrados en la literatura latinoamericana (2006), Borges múltiple: cuentos y ensayos de cuentistas (1999), Sor Juana y Vieira, trescientos años después (1998) and El cuento mexicano (1996). He has published articles, essays, book and film reviews, interviews and translations in books and journals from Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, Spain, the United States and Uruguay. He is the recipient of the 2013 Status of Latinos' USF Faculty Award and the 2010 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award awarded by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. You may contact Dr. Brescia at

CV: (link here)

Interview about his fiction books:

Courses offered by Dr. Brescia:

Latin American Short Story (link here)
Cinema and Literature (link here)
Mexican Literature and Culture (link here)
Fantastic and Science Fiction Literature (link here)

Sites of interest

Art, culture and literature

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
82340SPW 4130001Spanish Amer Lit I
Crosslisted with SPW 5934-003 #94220.

CPR 254
89140SPW 4930001Religion in Hispani Lit & Film
Crosslisted with SPW 5934-004 #95059.

CPR 247
94220SPW 5934003Spanish Amer Lit I
Crosslisted with SPW 4130-001 #82340.

CPR 254
95059SPW 5934004Religion in Hispani Lit & Film
Crosslisted with SPW 4930-001 #89140.

CPR 247
95398SPW 6806901Intro to Hispanic Grad Studies

CPR 349
81825SPW 6971001Thesis: Master's

TBA 100
95359LAS 6971901Theses Lat Amer/Caribbean