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Pablo  Brescia

Pablo Brescia

Pablo Brescia
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Pablo Brescia is a Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of South Florida, where he teaches courses on 20th and 21st century Latin American literature and culture, the Latin American short story, fantastic and science fiction literature, the Boom in Latin American literature, and cinema and literature in the Hispanic world, among others. He is the Graduate Coordinator for the Spanish Master of Arts program. He obtained his B.A. in philosophy and literature 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 a contributor to and coeditor of 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 more than sixty articles, essays, book and film reviews, interviews and translations in books and journals from Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, Spain, the United States and Uruguay. His areas of teaching and research are history and theory of Latin American short fiction; genre studies (fantastic and science-fiction/detective fiction) and 20th and 21st centuries Mexican and Southern Cone literatures and cultural histories, among others.  He is the recipient of the 2010 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award  awarded by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.

Sample Undergraduate syllabus (Survey of Spanish American Literature II)
Sample Graduate syllabus (Latin American Short Story)
Sample scholarly articles: (Fantastic Literature; Borges futurólogo)


Sites of interest:

Newspapers
Argentina: http://www.clarin.com  
Mexico: http://www.jornada.unam.mx
Global: http://www.elpais.com/global

Art and culture
http://www.elcatalejo.com
http://www.eldigoras.com
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/panoramas
http://realbiblioteca.patrimonionacional.es

Scholarly Associations and Institutions
http://www.literatura.unam.mx
http://www.mla.org
http://lasa.international.pitt.edu
http://litsciarts.org

Literary Publications and Sites in the Internet
http://www.elpais.com/suple/babelia
http://www.letraslibres.com
http://www.letralia.com
http://www.barcelonareview.com
http://www.ciudadseva.com
http://www.comunidadinconfesable.com
http://www.cuentoenred.org
http://www.borges.pitt.edu
http://www.poemuseum.org

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
58351SPN 2200416Spanish III
3R
1:00pm-4:00pm
OFFI AR
58352SPN 2201419Spanish IV
3R
2:00pm-5:00pm
OFFI AR
58353SPN 2240416Conversation I
3F
1:00pm-4:00pm
OFFI AR
58354SPN 2241413Conversation II
3S
1:00pm-4:00pm
OFFI AR
58355SPN 2341403Adv Spanish Native Speakers II
3S
3:00pm-6:00pm
OFFI AR
58347SPN 3520415Spanish American Civilization
3M
7:00am-10:00am
OFFI AR
58348SPW 4131405Survey of Span-Amer Lit II
3T
7:00am-10:00am
OFFI AR
58356SPN 4470416Advanced Overseas Study
1-6U
7:00am-8:00am
OFFI AR
58349SPW 4930416Selected Topics
1-3M
1:00pm-2:00pm
OFFI AR
58350SPW 5934408Politics Hist Lit Latin Amer
3W
1:00pm-4:00pm
OFFI AR
58716SPW 6971002Thesis: Master's
2

TBA 100
56916LAS 6971005Theses Lat Amer/Caribbean
3