Norman Valencia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Department

Modern Languages and Literatures

Areas of Expertise

Brazilian Literature & Culture
Latin American Literature
Literary Theory
Portuguese Language
Spanish Language
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Office Hours

Tuesday, 9-10 a.m., or by appointment
Thursday, 9-10 a.m., or by appointment

Biography

Norman Valencia is a Colombian professor whose work has focused on comparative approaches between Brazilian and Hispanic American Literatures and Cultures. He is interested on the relationships between literature, culture and politics in Latin America. 

Education

Ph.D., Yale University (Brazilian and Hispanic American Literatures); M.A., New York University (Humanities and Social Thought); B.A., Universidad de los Andes (Magna cum Laude in Literature)

Research and Publications

“Retóricas del poder y nombres del padre en la literatura latinoamericana: paternalismo, política y forma literaria en Graciliano Ramos, Juan Rulfo, João Guimarães Rosa y José Lezama Lima. Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2017. Print

Borges y el texto clásico como institución: lecturas contra-canónicas del Quijote y la Commedia. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 92.8. (2015). pp. 933-47. Print.

Pensar el Brasil hoy. Teorías literarias y crítica cultural en el Brasil contemporáneo. Bogotá: Ediciones Uniandes, 2013. Print.

“Prólogo” in Galvão, Walnice Nogueira. Las formas de lo falso. Un estudio sobre la ambigüedad en Gran sertón: veredas. Bogotá, Instituto Caro y Cuervo, 2013. Print.

“Gramática y poder en Colombia: el caso de Rufino José Cuervo.” in: Revista Itinerarios. Vol 15 (2012): pp. 67-82. Print.

“As palestras norte-americanas de Joaquim Nabuco: uma recepção contemporânea de Os Lusíadas de Luis de Camões.” In: Jackson, K. David (Ed.): Conferências sobre Joaquim Nabuco. Yale- Wisconsin. Rio de Janeiro: Bem-Te-Vi, 2010, pp. 163-175. Print

“Andrés Caicedo, el viaje y el concepto de Bildungsroman en América Latina.” in: Duchesne-Winter, Juan and Felipe Gómez (eds.) La estela de Caicedo. Pittsburgh: IILI, 2009, pp. 263-77. Print.