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Araceli Tinajero

Professor of Spanish

School/Division

Division of Humanities and the Arts

Department

Foreign Languages & Literatures

Office

NAC 6/336A

p: 212-650-6390

e: atinajero@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Profile

    Araceli Tinajero. Before joining CUNY, professor Tinajero taught Japanese at the University of Wales and Spanish and Hispanic literatures at Middlebury College and Yale. She is the author of Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericano; El lector de tabaquería (Eng. El Lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader); and Kokoro, una mexicana en Japón. Tinajero is the editor of Cultura y letras cubanas en el siglo XXI;  Exilio y cosmopolitismo en el arte y la literatura hispánica; and Orientalisms of the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian World. She has co-edited two volumes: Technology and Culture in Twentieth Century México (with J. Brian Freeman) and Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Social Change (with Mauricio Font). Tinajero teaches at the Graduate Center (Hispanic Literatures) and is the founder of The City Reading Club and the co-founder of the Mexico Study Group at the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies. She is the Book Review Editor of TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World: http://escholarship.org/uc/ssha_transmodernity 

  • Education

    Ph.D., Rutgers University.

  • Courses Taught

    (GC) = The Graduate Center
    (CCNY) = The City College of New York

    - Orientalismos en la literatura hispánica y el mundo de habla portuguesa (GC)
    - Latin American Society & Literature (GC)
    - Literatura y exilio (GC and CCNY)
    - Contemporary Spanish Drama (CCNY)
    - Romanticism in Spanish-American Literature (CCNY)
    - Spanish-American Theater (CCNY)
    - Modernism in Spanish-American Poetry (CCNY)
    - Topics in Spanish American Civilization I (CCNY)
    - Topics in Spanish American Civilization II (CCNY)
    - Masterworks of Spanish Literature II (CCNY)
    - Independent Study (CCNY)
    - Spanish American Literature of the 19th Century (CCNY)
    - Spanish American Colonial Literature (CCNY)
    - Studies in Spanish American Literature (CCNY)
    - Practice in Writing Spanish (CCNY)
    - Problems of Spanish Grammar (CCNY)
    - Spanish for Heritage Speakers and Listeners I (CCNY)
    - Intermediate Spanish (CCNY)
    - Introductory Spanish II (CCNY)
    - Introductory Spanish I (CCNY)

  • Publications

    PUBLICATIONS - BOOKS ONLY

    Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, And the Arts: New Perspectives on
    Historical and Contemporary Social Changes
    (Paradigm Press, 2014). Co-editor, with Mauricio Font.

    Orientalisms of the Hispanic and Brazilian World (Escribana Books, 2014). Editor.

    Exilio y cosmopolitismo en el arte y la literatura hispánica (Verbum, 2013). Editor.

    Technology and Culture in Twentieth Century Mexico (University of Alabama Press, 2013). Co-Editor, with J. Brian Freeman.

    Kokoro, una mexicana en Japón (Verbum, 2012)

    El lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader (University  of Texas Press, 2010).

    Cultura y letras cubanas en el siglo XXI
    (Iberoamericana, 2010). Editor.

    El lector de tabaquería: Historia de una tradición cubana (Verbum, 2007).

    Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericano (Purdue University Press, 2004).

     
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