Regina Castro-McGowan

Lecturer

Main Affiliation

Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures

Building

North Academic Center

Office

6/336A

Phone

212-650-5261

Regina Castro-McGowan

Profile

Regina Castro-McGowan, Ph.D., Graduate Center, CUNY, Lecturer of Spanish and Portuguese. Teaching and research interests: Latin American literature and film and Luso-Brazilian studies. Her research focuses on the literary historiography of the Portuguese Renaissance and the literature of colonial and imperial Brazil. She has been awarded national and international grants for archival research at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Brazil’s Fundação Biblioteca Nacional and Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and has taught at Hunter College and Queens College, CUNY, and at Montclair State University. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript on the unpublished poems of Nita Lupi, a modernist Portuguese writer, who died in 1999.

Education

Ph.D., Graduate Center, CUNY
M.Phil., The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
B.A., City College, The City University of New York

Courses Taught

Latin American Literature and Film and Luso-Brazilian Studies.

Publications


Terra Papagalli: A Historical Novel deconstructing Brazil’s Official History of Discovery.”  In Ometeca 12, 2015.


João Baptista Lavanha ‘cronista mor do reyno’ e a historiografia sebástica do século XVII.” In Representações do mito na história e na literatura. Org. Ana L. Vilela et al. Coleção Literaura 6. Évova: Universidade de Évora, 2014.


O discurso litrário nacionalista e a política linguística estatal.” In Ao redor do mundo: Leituras em Português. Vol. 2. 155-167. Coord. Elena Como. New York: Atlantico Books, 2013.


A retórica do fantástico: Murilo Rubião e Jorge Luis Borges: Um caso comparativo.” LL Journal. New York: CUNY Graduate Center, 2007.

Questões de número e gênero em Fernando Pessoa.” Viseu: Revista Ave Azul. 2005.