Department Chair, Chairman and Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature
Associate Director of the Kaye Scholarship.
Dr. Riobó's research interest includes nineteenth and twentieth-century Cuban and Argentine literature. He has done field research in Havana at the Cuban National Library, as well as in France, Spain, and Portugal. He has published articles and reviews in major journals on Manuel Puig, Severo Sarduy, Sigüenza y Góngora, nineteenth-century Argentine literature, Ezra Pound, and Italian and Spanish Medieval Literature. His article, "Raiding the Anales of the Empire: Sarduy's Subversions of the Latin American Boom," is forthcoming in Hispanic Review. Currently, he is working on a book manuscript on captives in Argentine literature and culture. He has taught at Yale University, SUNY Binghamton, and Columbia University.
Ph.D., Yale University.
B.A., Columbia University.
Nineteenth-century Argentine captivity narratives.
Contemporary Cuban literature and culture.
Literary and cultural theories.
Medieval literature and Romance philology.
Sub-versions of the Archive: Manuel Puig's and Severo Sarduy's Alternative Identities (Bucknell University Press, 2011)
Cuban Intersections of Literary and Urban Spaces (SUNY Press, 2011)
Handbook of Contemporary Cuba: Economy, Politics, Civil Society, and Globalization (Paradigm Press, forthcoming 2013)
"Raiding the Anales of the Empire: Sarduy's Subversions of the Latin American Boom" (Hispanic Review, forthcoming)