Manuel García-Castellón, Ph.D.

Manuel García-Castellón, Ph.D.Professor

Contact

Office: 223 Liberal Arts Building
Phone: 504-280-6928
Email: mgarciac@uno.edu

Biography

Education Background

  • Doctoral degree, University of Georgia, 1991
  • M.A. Degree West Virginia University, 1986
  • Licenciatura en Filología Anglo-Germánica, Universidad de Valencia, Spain, 1983
  • Primer Ciclo de Filología Española, Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 1981
  • Licenciatura en Teología, Seminario Evangélico Unido, Madrid, 1971

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Spanish, University of New Orleans, 2002-present
  • Associate professor of Spanish, University of New Orleans, 1995-2002
  • Assistant professor of Spanish, University of New Orleans, 1991-1995
  • Teaching Assistant of Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese during the years of graduate studies at West Virginia University and University of Georgia, 1984-1991

Research Interests

  • Colonial Spanish Literature
  • History of Ideas in the Hispanic World
  • Filipino-Spanish Literature
  • Spanish Poetry of all Ages

Professional Society Membership

  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Asociación Español de Estudios de Pacífico
  • Phi Beta Delta Honorary Society for International Scholars
  • Isleños Heritage Cultural Society of Louisiana (Honorary)
  • Spanish Society Sigma Delta Pi
  • Italian Society Gamma Kappa Alpha
  • French Society Pi Delta Phi
  • M-MLA
  • SCMLA
  • SAMLA

Publications

Books

  • Estampas y cuentos de la Filipinas Hispaníca. Madrid: Editorial Clan, 2001.
  • Introducción al arte español. El siglo XX: persistencias y rupturas, in coauthorship with Javier Pérez Rojas of University of Valencia, Spain. Madrid: Editorial Sílex, 1994.
  • Guamnán Poma de Ayala: pionero de la Teología de la Liberación. Madrid: Editorial Pliegos, 1993.

Editorship

  • Journal of Afro Latin American Studies and Literatures

ArtisticCreation

  • Terra Pontus Astra (a book of poetry). Murcia, Spain, 1995.
  • Scattered poems in Empireuma, Alamo, Poesía de Venezuela, Mairena, etc.

Translation

  • Los Sorolla de Valencia / The Sorolla Paintings of Valencia. (A book- catalogue) Valencia, Spain, 1996.

Book Chapters

  • "Alicia Alonso," in Noted 20 th Century Latin American Women. Ed. by David William Foster. West Haven, CT: Greenwood Publishing Co., 2000.
  • "Antonia Novello," in Noted 20 th Century Latin American Women. Ed. by David William Foster. West Haven, CT: Greenwood Publishing Co., 2000.
  • "Lengua y letras hispánicas en Filipinas; síntesis y elegía," en Centenario de 1898 en Cartagena. Cartagena, Spain: Editorial La Verdad, 1998.
  • "Poma de Ayala, uma proto-teologia da libertação," in Teologia na história social e cultural de América Latina. Sao Leopoldo RS, Brazil, 1996.
  • "Poma de Ayala y los pobres de Jesucristo: proto-teologío de liberación en lengua mestiza," in Actas del I Congreso de Historia de la Lengua Española en América y España, Valencia, Spain: Tirant lo Blanch, 1995.
  • "Célia Vinyes i Olivella," in Double Minorities of Spain: a Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Women Writers of the Catalan, Galician, and Basque Countries. New York: Modern Language Association, 1994.
  • "Guaman Poma: Eines Proto-Befreiungstheologie," in Perspektive des Arm, ed. Raul Fornet-Betencourt. Köln, Germany: Ditto Verlag, March 1993, 168-186.

Articles

  • "Influencia krausista en el abolicionismo español del siglo XIX: la Sociedad Abolicionista Española (1865-1887)." Conference Proceedings. In Diaspora. Southern Arkansas University. No 11, December 2001.
  • "El Padre Antonia Vieira: intereses imperial-sebastianistas frente a imperative profético," Conference Proceedings. Conference on Salvation and Sovereignty, Church and State in the Americas. Baylor University, Texas. 30-31 March 2000.
  • "Pierre de Ronsard y "Les Isles Fortunées," oda de Les Amours. Traducción parafrástica y notas," in Anales de Literatura Francesa, Vol. 6, Spring 1994.
  • "La teologia de liberación del Padre Acosta," in INTI, Revista de Literatura Hispánica, NO. 39, Spring 1994.
  • "Luis Silva Cuti, afro-brasileño y poeta de liberación," in Journal of Afro Latin American Studies and Literatures, Vol. I, No. 1: University of Tennessee, Knoxville and University of New Orleans. Fall 1994.
  • "Evangelina Guerrero, poeta de la edad de oro del español en Filipinas," in M airena, No. 35, Spring 1993.
  • "Evangelina Guerrero, una poetisa de la edad de oro del castellano en Filipinas," in Boletín Cultural de la Embajada de España, Manila, Filipinas, No. 28: 1992.
  • "En el Centenario del nacimiento de Almada Negreiros: Almada y España," in Anuario del Departamento de Historia y Teoría del Arte de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Vol. 4:1992.
  • "Charles Sorel et le picaresque: les sources de Quevedo," in C onfluências, University of Coimbra, Portugal, Fall 1991.
  • "Buenos Aires y Nueva York: imagen surreal de dos ciudades en García Lorca," Empireuma, Spain, Fall 1991.

Book Reviews

  • "Rareza y belleza redescubiertas: el "Stabat Mater" de Emanuele d'Astorga," Hyperion CDA6718. Argutorio,Spain, Año III, No. 5, Primavera 2000.
  • On Tua Blesa's Leopoldo Maria Panero, ultimo poeta, in Argutorio, Spain, Año III, No. 4, January 2000.
  • On Lohman Villena's Amarilis Indiana, in Hispania(AATSP), Vol. 78, No. 1, March 1995.
  • On Zezeu Vieira's Idolo, in Journal of Afro-Latin American Studies & Literatures. Vol. 3, No. 1, Fall 1995.

Internet Articles

  • "La Habana: '¿Quién dice que todo está perdido?'" La Habana Elegante. Internet. Primavera 2000.
  • "Guamán Poma denuncia las alienaciones del pueblo andino," Ensayo. University of Georgia. Internet. June 7, 1999.
  • "José Rizal," Ensayo. University of Georgia. Internet. April 22, 1998.
  • "Antonio M. Abad, novelista filipino del anhelo de independencia patria," Revista Filipina. Spring 1998.

Conferences

  • 2001: 12 th Afro-Hispanic Conference, Dec. 17-18, at University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Sponsored by Unesco and Southern Arkansas University. "Un poema abolicionista de Concepción Arenal."
  • 2001: 12 th Afro-Hispanic Conference, Dec. 17-18, at University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Sponsored by Unesco and Southern Arkansas University. Chair of the panel: "El escritor negro y su compromiso de dignidad étnica."
  • 2001: AASTP Louisiana Chapter, Nov. 10. Keynote Speaker: "Spanish in the Philippines: colonial and postcolonial aspects."
  • 2001: "LASA 2001". Latin American Studies Association Conference. September 7-10, Washington DC. Discussant, and also reader: "Adios, Muchachos, de Sergio Ramírez: nostalgia y catarsis de la fallida revolución sandinista."
  • 2001: SCOLAS. Southwest Council of Latin American Studies. 34 th Annual Meeting. March 21-24. Santa Fe, NM. "Carlotta Fainberg, de Antonio Muñoz Molina: Exilio y Distopias de soledad y aislamiento."
  • 2001: LFLTA. Annual Meeting. February 16. Louisiana Southeastern University, Hammond LA. Guest speaker. "La aventura postcolonial del español en Flipinas."
  • 2000: SCMLA 5 th Annual Meeting. Nov. 9-11. San Antonio, TX. "La Sociedad Abolicionista d Madrid y el Cancionero de Esclavo."
  • 2000: XI Afro-Hispanic Literature and Culture Conference. July 4-10. San José, Costa Rica. "Ideal krausista del abolicionismo español decimonónico."
  • 2000: I Conference on Salvation and Sovereignty in the Americas. Baylor University. March 30-31. "El Padre Antonio Vieira: intereses imperial-sebastianistas frente a imperativo profético."