FAU
Department of Languages, Linguistics & Comparative Literature

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Michael J. Horswell

Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature
Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research,
Dorothy F. Schmidt Collge of Arts and Letters

Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park (1997)

Phone: 561-297-3863
Email: horswell@fau.edu


TEACHING AND RESEARCH FIELDS
Latin American Colonial Literature                19th Century Latin American Literature

Colonial and Post-colonial Studies                Andean Studies, Indigenismo
Gender and Sexuality Studies                       Spanish Language for Business Purposes
   

PUBLICATIONS
Books

Decolonizing the Sodomite : Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005. http://www.utexas.edu/utpress/books/hordec.html  

La descolonización del sodomita en los Andes coloniales, Spanish translation of Decolonizing the Sodomite : Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005. (Published by Abya-Yala Press, Quito, Ecuador, 2010; Second Edition, 2013). http://www.abyayala.org/informacion.php?CODLIBRO=2080&FAC_CODIGO=

 

Selected Articles and Book chapters

"Baroque and Neo-Baroque in the Americas" Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies.  Ed. Ben Vinson. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

“Negotiating Apostasy in Vilcabamba: Titu Cusi Yupanqui Writes from the Chaupi.” Romanic Review  103 Nos. 1-2 (January-March 2012): 81-110. (Special volume on  “Examining Heretical Thought,” edited by José Rabasa and Jesús Rodríguez Velasco).

“Hacia un tercer cine queer: La crítica de cuerpos y espacios transnacionales en Dependencia sexual de Rodrigo Bellot.” Book chapter in Miradas al margen. Cine y subalternidad en América Latina y el Caribe. Ed. Luis Duno-Gottberg. Caracas: Fundación Cinemateca Nacional de Venezuela, 2009.

“‘Perros aucas’ y ‘Mati-umas:’ Una lectura de la representación ideológica de los Cañari en las crónicas.”
Book chapter in Encuentro Nacional Sobre Historia del Azuay Cuenca 2007. Edited by Juan Cordero Iñiguez. Universidad de Cuenca (Ecuador), 2008.

“Transatlantic Performances of Hybridity in Sor Juana's Baroque Festival, Los empeños de una casa.Crosscurrents:Transatlantic Perspectives on Early Modern Hispanic Drama, eds. Bonnie Gasior and Mindy E. Badía. Bucknell: Bucknell UP, 2006.

“Toward an Andean Theory of Ritual, Same-sex Sexuality and Third Gender Subjectivity,” in Peter Sigal, ed., Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 25-69.

“Un sacrificio fundacional: el Inca Garcilaso, los sodomitas, y la identidad híbrida del cronista,” in Jorge Bracamonte Allaín, ed., De Amores y Luchas: Diversidad Sexual, Derechos Humanos y Ciudadania. Lima, Peru: Centro de la Mujer Peruana “Flora Tristán,” 2001. 81-103.

SELECTED COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate Courses

Road Movies and Travel Tales from Latin America
Andean Cultural Studies in Ecuador
Love and Desire in Latin American Literature and Film
Spanish Peninsular Literature and Film (taught in Salamanca)
Cultural History of Salamanca and Spain (taught in Salamanca)
Orality and Writing in Colonial and Post-colonial Andean Literature
Spanish American Literature until 1880
Introduction to Hispanic Literature
Introduction to Latin American Studies
Commercial Spanish I and II
Spanish Language: Beginning, Intermediate, and Conversation

Graduate Courses:

Seminario: El Barroco de Indias y sus antecedentes
Transatlantic Studies: Escribir en las fronteras del imperio español
Introduction to Literary Theory and the Hispanic Tradition
Foreign Language Teaching Practicum for Graduate Teaching Assistants
Literatura Andina: Del Incaismo al Post-indigenismo
Seminar in Colonial Latin American Literature
Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Golden Age Literature
20th Century Spanish Peninsular Literature and Film 

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