Associate Professor, Spanish

regalatx@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Office
Keezell 425
Education

University of Salamanca
2009 Ph. D. Contemporary Latin American Narrative 
2000 M. A. English Language and Literature
1999 B. A. Spanish
1998 B. A. English

Curriculum Vitae

Information

Dr. Tomás Regalado-López is Associate Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at James Madison University. A native from Spain, his passion and interest in Latin America led him to write his dissertation about Mexican and Latin American literature at the University of Salamanca. At James Madison University he teaches Latin American literature and Latin American civilization. He is also coordinator of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS), member of the Madison Hispanic Caucus (MHC) and faculty advisor for Latino Student Alliance (LSA) and Students Helping Honduras (SHH). He is the author of Crack. Instrucciones de uso (Mondadori, 2004), with the seven writers of the Crack movement, and La novedad de lo antiguo: la novela de Jorge Volpi (1992-1999) y la tradición de la ruptura (Universidad de Salamanca, 2009). He is a member of the UC-Mexicanistas academic association.

Courses
SPAN 415 Spanish American Novel
SPAN 395 Latin American Poetry
SPAN 385 Latin American Short-story
SPAN 308 Latin American Civilization
Research Interests
Contemporary Latin American literature, Mexican literature, Crack, McOndo, Boom
Forthcoming Publications

BOOK

Historia personal del Crack. Entrevistas críticas. Valencia: Albatros, 2017.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Pesar con las manos las cosas: Ignacio Padilla y el ejercicio del ensayo.” Revista de la Universidad de México, 2018.

“Ignacio Padilla et Julián Herbert. ” L´Atelier du Roman, 2017.

BOOK CHAPTERS

“El Crack vs la crítica. Encuentros, mediaciones, contrastes.” Our America? Past and Future of the New Latin American Fiction. Ed. Pablo Brescia and Oswaldo Estrada. Valencia: Albatros, 2018.

“Historia de un libro inédito. Sobre Los funerales del alcaraván, de Ignacio Padilla.” Nuevas narrativas mexicanas 3. Ed. Cristina Mondragón and Marco Kuntz. 2018.

Ensayo de un crimen o ensayo de un género. Rodolfo Usigli y la fundación del policial mexicano.” Ed. Àlex Martín Escribà and Javier Sánchez Zapatero. Clásicos y contemporáneos. Santiago: Andavira, 2018.

“A Tale of Three Cities. Urban Space in the Crack Novels.” Urban Landscape in Contemporary Latin American Narratives. Ed. Timothy Robbins and José González. New York: Palgrave, 2018.

“The Crack. Generational Strategies in Mexico at the Turn of the Century.” Contemporary Latin American Literatures. The Crack Writers. Ed. Héctor Jaimes. New York: Palgrave, 2017. 

“Living in Las Rémoras. An Introduction to Eloy Urroz´s Fiction.” Contemporary Latin American Literatures. The Crack Writers. Ed. Héctor Jaimes. New York: Palgrave, 2017. 

BOOK REVIEWS

“Humanizar al héroe. Sobre Tierra roja. La novela de Lázaro Cárdenas, de Pedro Ángel Palou.” Puentes de crítica literaria y cultural. 2018. 

“Sobre Senderos de violencia. Latinoamérica y sus narrativas armadas, de Oswaldo Estrada, ed.” Letral, 18 (2017): 135-139. http://revistaseug.ugr.es/index.php/letral/article/view/6055/5366


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