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José Juan Colín

Associate Professor, 20th & 21st Century Latin American Literatures and Cultures


Kaufman Hall 210

(405) 325-1409

josejuan@ou.edu

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After completing his Ph.D studies at the University of New Mexico, Alburquerque, Professor Colín came to teach Spanish as an ABD at the University of Oklahoma in 1999 (Ph.D. received in 2003) and he is now an Associate Professor teaching Latin American 20th and 21st Centuries Literatures and Cultures. He has published the books, Los cuentos de Sergio Ramirez (2004) and Sergio Ramírez: acercamiento crítico a sus novelas (2013.) The first book being an analytical approach to the short stories of the Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez Mercado; the second one deals with his novels. He has also two other book projects going on. One is a study of the novels of Salvadoran writer Horacio Castellanos Moya. The other is a critical perspective on the "Literatura de la onda" in México. His field of expertise is the Latin-American Literature and Culture of the 20th & 21st Century focusing primarily in the social struggle literature that flourished in the 1950's, 60's and 70's all over Latin America along with the most recent literary works. Born and raised in Mexico City, Professor Colín has a deep love for his country and culture and enjoys very much teaching it. He has written, presented and published several articles and essays on contemporary Central American, Mexican and Caribbean writers as well as those of South America.

Tesis doctorales dirigidas:

“En torno a la literatura cubana contemporánea: tradición y evolución estructural y temática” ***en activo***

Ángel Hidalgo

 

“La nueva crónica latinoamericana: Juan Villoro, Martín Caparrós y Alberto Salcedo Ramos” ***en activo***

Luvia Estrella Morales Rodríguez

 

“Detectives que leen: el rol de la literatura, evolución y resistencia en el neopolicial de Ramón Díaz Eterovic y Leonardo Padura Fuentes”.

Christina Miller, Ph.D. (2017)

 

“La ciudad como tercerespacio en la literatura estridentista”.

Rodrigo Figueroa Obregón, Ph.D. (2016)

 

“Construcciones estilísticas y estructurales en el neopolicial mexicano del siglo veinte y veintiuno”.

María Carpio Manickam, Ph.D. (2016)

 

“Nomadismo, poética de la desolación e intertextualidad en Empresas y tribulaciones de Maqroll el Gaviero de Álvaro Mutis”.

Carlos Gerardo Torres Rodríguez, Ph.D. (2013)

 

“Presencia y voces de escritores chino-latinoamericanos”.

Huei-Lan Yen, Ph.D. (2012)