Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

Associate Professor

Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, 20th & 21st C. Latin American Studies, 20th & 21st C. Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing

Dr. Ricardo F. Vivancos-Pérez specializes in the cultural production of Hispanics and Latinxs/as/os in the United States. He is a tenured Associate Professor and the author of the book Radical Chicana Poetics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), the main editor of the first critical edition of Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa’s seminal book Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza (Forthcoming in 2021), and the editor of the special dossier “Transdisciplinary Approaches to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Thought” in the peer-reviewed journal Cuadernos de ALDEEU (2019).

Professor Vivancos-Pérez’s publications also include articles on social movements in Spain and Latin America, on exile and displacement in Hispanic literatures, on masculinities in transatlantic Hispanic Studies, and on the relationship between human rights, feminisms, and literary forms.

He is currently working on a manuscript tentatively entiled “Spanish Intellectuals in the United States: Displacement, Culture of Residence and Identity Narratives (1936-2020),” a study that includes archival research on the cultural production of the different generations of Spanish intellectuals in the United States, both exiles and immigrants.

He is Associate Editor of BANLE, Boletín de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lenguaa peer-reviewed journal of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language.

Prof. Vivancos-Pérez is a first-generation college student, and a first-generation immigrant. He is a Safe Zone trained LGTBQ Ally. He has been recognized as an Ally of the Mason LGTBQ Community during Pride Week.

Selected Publications

Book


 

Radical Chicana Poetics. New York and London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 

Look inside the book at http://www.amazon.com/Radical-Chicana-Poetics-Literatures-Americas/dp/1137343575/

Editor of Journal Special Dossier

“Transdisciplinary Approaches to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Thought.” Cuadernos de ALDEEU, vol. 34, Spring 2019, pp. 109-280.

Articles and Book Chapters (Selected)

Sobre crítica y críticos de Juan Luis Alborg: ‘Una novela de la crítica’ de un emigrante intelectual en Estados Unidos.” Recepción y canon de la literatura española en el siglo XX: Juan Luis Alborg, edited by José Lara Garrido and Belén Molina. Biblioteca Nueva. Forthcoming.

“Carta-sueño a Sor Juana.” Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, vol. 44, no. 2, Fall 2019, pp. 173-82.

“Vicente Blasco Ibáñez en la Convención Republicana de 1920: Artículos periodísticos norteamericanos recuperados.” Journal of Blasco Ibáñez Studies, vol. 4, 2016-2017, pp. 177-202.

“Toward a Transnational Nos/otr@s Scholarship in Chican@ and Latin@ Studies.” Spanish Perspectives on Chicano Literature: Literary and Cultural Essays, edited by Jesús Rosales and Vanessa Fonseca, Ohio State UP, 2017, pp. 58-70.

“Desarraigo y deseo de comunidad en la narrativa de Roberto Ruiz.” Nueva York en español: Intersecciones hispánicas en EE UU, edited by Tina Escaja and Marta Boris Tarré. ALDEEU, 2017, pp. 279-95.

[With Sarah Pérez-Kriz] “Using Diagrammatic Drawings to Understand Fictional Spaces: Exploring the Buendía House in Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude.Diagrammatic Representation and Inference, edited by Mateja Jamnik, Yuri Uesaka, and Stephanie Elzer Schwartz, Springer, 2016, pp. 187-93.

“Gloria Anzaldúa and the Coyolxauhqui Imperative.” Crossing the Borders of Imagination, edited by María del Mar Ramón Torrijos, Instituto Franklin de Estudios Norteamericanos, 2014, pp. 175-84.

“Parallax Views on Human Rights: Portillo’s Experiment Al más allá.” Global Studies Review, vol. 8, no. 3, Fall/Winter 2013. 

“On Being a Spanish Immigrant, a Feminist, and a Writer in the United States: An Interview with Concha Alborg." Confluencia: Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura, vol. 27, no. 2, Spring 2012, pp. 191-99.

“¿Primavera Hispana 2011?: Youth, Indignation, and Human Rights in the Hispanic World.” Global Studies Review, vol. 7, no. 2, Summer 2011.

“Marjorie Agosín’s Poetics of Memory: Human Rights, Feminism, and Literary Forms.” Confronting Global Gender Justice: Women’s Lives, Human Rights, edited by Debra Bergoffen, Paula R. Gilbert, Tamara Harvey, and Connie L. McNeely, Routledge, 2011, pp. 112-25.

“El deseo de comunidad en la escritura  del desplazamiento español en Estados Unidos: Carlos Blanco Aguinaga y Víctor Fuentes.” El Exilio Republicano de 1939 y la Segunda Generación, edited by Manuel Aznar Soler and José Ramón López García, Renacimiento, Biblioteca del Exilio, 2012, pp. 683-90.

“United in Differences: U.S. Latino Collective Cultural Experiences.” The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience. ABC-CLIO, 2010. Web. 1 Sept. 2010. http://latinoamerican2.abc-clio.com/

“Feminismo, traducción cultural y traición en Malinche de Laura Esquivel.” Journal of Mexican Studies, vol. 26, no. 1, Winter 2010, pp. 111-27.

“El desplazamiento y la crítica: novelistas españoles del exilio y de la emigración intelectual en los Estados Unidos.” Contra el olvido: El exilio español en Estados Unidos, edited by Sebastiaan Faber and Cristina Martínez-Carazo, Instituto Franklin, 2009, pp. 101-26.

“Siguiendo el ‘rastro’ del cuerpo femenino: Margo Glantz y el pensamiento feminista contemporáneo.” Realidades y fantasías / Realities and Fantasies, edited by Sara Poot-Herrera, U Autónoma Metropolitana de la Ciudad de México-U.C. Mexicanistas, 2009, pp. 365-82.

“Apuntes de Don Luis Leal sobre la función del crítico.” One Hundred Years of Loyalty. In Honor of Luis Leal, edited by María Herrera-Sobek, Francisco A. Lomelí, and Sara Poot-Herrera, UCSB, UC-Mexicanistas, UNAM, 2007, pp. 965-77.

Una lectura queer de Manuel Puig: Blood and Sand en La traición de Rita Hayworth.” Revista Iberoamericana, vol. 72, nos. 215-6, 2006, pp. 633-50.

Courses Taught

FRLN 330 /FRLN 331 Global Human Rights: Immigrants, Exiles & Refugees in Fiction & Film

FRLN 330. Global Magical Realism. General Education Literature Course

SPAN 685, WMST 640. Women, Displacement & Desire in the Hispanic World. Graduate

SPAN 551/680. Exile & Displacement in Hispanic Literatures. Graduate

SPAN 551/675. Latin American Literature & Film II. Graduate

SPAN 551. Border Narratives of Sustainability. Graduate

SPAN 551. Hispanic & Latinx Narratives of Immigration. Graduate

SPAN 551. Flamenco in Literature & Film. Graduate

SPAN 545/685. Border Issues & Transnational Perspectives. Graduate

SPAN 545/675, WMST 600. Gender Representations in Colonial Latin America. Graduate

SPAN 510. Introduction to the Graduate Study of Literature & Culture. Graduate

SPAN 488. The Literature of Spanish America: From the Chronicler to the Professional Writer

SPAN 487. The Literature of Spanish America: From Modernismo to the Present

SPAN 481. U.S. Latinx Literature in Spanish

SPAN 481. Latinxs, Gender & Human Rights

SPAN 481. Love in 21st Century Fiction & Film of the Hispanic World

SPAN 480. Southern Cone Literature

SPAN 466. Latin American Civilization & Culture

SPAN 452. Advanced Written Spanish. Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 370. Spanish Writing & Stylistics. Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 390. Introduction to Literary Analysis

SPAN 388. Introduction to Latinx Studies. General Education Synthesis Course

SPAN 329/WMST 300. Latina & Latin American Women: Transnational Perspectives in Literature & Film

SPAN 325. Hispanic & Latinx Los Angeles & New York City. General Education Literature Course

Education

Prof. Vivancos-Pérez completed his undergraduate work at the University of Málaga, Spain (Licenciatura, 1998), and his graduate work at Texas A&M University (M.A. 2002) and the University of California, Santa Barbara (Ph.D. 2006).