College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  
    
  Álvaro Baquero-Pecino
Assistant Professor
World Languages and Literatures

Álvaro Baquero-Pecino
Assistant Professor

Office : Building 2S Room 113
Phone : 718.982.4079
Fax : 718.982.3712
Alvaro.BaqueroPecino@csi.cuny.edu


Degrees :
PhD. Literature and Cultural Studies. Georgetown University
M.A. Spanish, New Mexico State University
B.A. (Licenciatura) Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, University of Granada (Spain)
B.A. (Licenciatura) Hispanic Philology, University of Granada (Spain)


Biography / Academic Interests :
Professor Baquero-Pecino obtained a double degree in Hispanic Philology, and Literary Theory and Comparative Literature from the University of Granada (Spain). He also earned a M.A. in Spanish from New Mexico State University, and received his Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies from Georgetown University. His main research interests include Contemporary Peninsular and Latin American Literature and Culture, Film Studies, Immigration, Violence, Crime Fiction, and Trauma Narratives. He currently is a Board Member of the Film Studies Section of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

Scholarship / Publications :
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

REFEREED ARTICLES

- Otherness and Nationhood in Tizuka Yamasaki's Gaijin I and Gaijin II in “Migration in Lusophone Cinema”. Eds. Cacilda Rêgo and Marcus Brasileiro. New York: Palgrave – Macmillan, November 2014, 151-165.
-Víctimas, delitos y falta en la novela policial de Leonardo Padura in Víctimas, novela y realidad del crimen. Ed. Gustavo Forero. Colombia: Planeta. September 2014, 125- 140.
- Violencia y representaciones del espacio en O homem do ano de José Henrique Fonseca. Delaware Review of Latin American Studies (DeRLAS) 14.1. August 2013. N.P.

BOOK REVIEWS


- El estado de las cosas. Cine latinoamericano en el nuevo milenio. Edited by Gabriela Copertari y Carolina Sitnisky. Revista Guaraguao (Accepted. Forthcoming)
- Screening Minors in Latin American Cinema. Edited by Carolina Rocha and Georgia Seminet. Revista Chasqui. (Accepted. Forthcoming)
- A Companion to Pedro Almodóvar. Edited  by Marvin D'Lugo and Kathleen M. Vernon. Revista Siglo XXI. Issue 11,2014.
- Ciudades europeas en el cine. Edited by Gloria Camarero. Revista Teatro 28, 2014.
- Meanings of Violence in Contemporary Latin America. Edited by Gabriela Polit and María Helena Rueda. Revista Letras Femeninas.39.2, 2013.

Last Updated: 10.06.2015