J.P. Spicer-Escalante
Professor of Spanish

Contact Information:
0720 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-0720

jp.spicer@usu.edu
(435) 797-0709
Office: Main 212

Dr. Spicer-Escalante is the Founder and Co-Director of the online journal: Decimonónica:
https://www.facebook.com/decimononicarevista

Educational Background
Ph.D., Latin American Literature, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign (1999)
M.A. Spanish, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1992)
B.A. Economics and Spanish, Kansas State University (1987)

Courses Regularly Taught
Survey of Latin American Literature II
Topics in Latin American Literature

Current Research Interests
Pan-Hispanisc Naturalism in Literature and Cinema
Hispanic-American Travel Writing
Nineteenth Century Hispanic Cultural Production
modernity/Post-Modernity/Globalization Studies
Marxism and Subaltern Studies
Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara and Guerrilla Warfare

Recent Publications/Presentations
Au Naturel: (Re)Reading Hispanic Naturalism. Ed. J.P. Spicer-Escalante and Lara Anderson.Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010.

Visiones patológicas nacionales: Lucio Vicente López, Eugenio Cambaceres y Julián Martel ante la distopia argentina finisecular, Gaithersburg, MD: Ediciones Hispamérica (2006).

Eduarda Mansilla de García, Recuerdos de viaje. Ed. J.P.Spicer-Escalante. Buenos Aires: StockCero, Inc., 2006.

Eugenio Cambaceres, Sin Rumbo. Ed. J.P. Spicer-Escalante. Buenos Aires: StockCero, Inc., 2005.

"Time is money”: La literatura de viaje, la mujer moderna, y el contracanon en Recuerdos de viaje (1882) de Eduarda Mansilla. Retomando la palabra. Las pioneras del XIX en diálogo con la crítica contemporánea. Ed. Claire Martin and Nelly Goswitz. Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2012. 51-70.

"Extraterritorialidad y Transculturación: Recuerdos de viaje de Eduarda Mansilla (1882).” Viajeras entre dos mundos. Ed. & Comp. Sara Beatriz Guardia. Santa María, Brazil: Editora UFGD, 2012. 445-464.

Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War, and the Politics of Guerrilla Travel Writing. Special Cuba Edition (Ed. Peter Hulme), Studies in Travel Writing 15.4 (2011): 393-405.

The "Long Tail” Hypothesis: The Diachronic Counter-Metanarrative of Hispanic Naturalism. Au Naturel: (Re)Reading Hispanic Naturalism. Ed. J.P. Spicer-Escalante and Lara Anderson. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. 11-37.

Editorial Responsibilities
Founding Co-Director and Managing Editor
Decimonónica: Revista de producción cultural hispánica decimonónica (decimononica.org)

Member, Executive Board

Escritoras Latinoamericanas del Diecinueve—Colección Virtual (http://www.eladd.org/)

Member, Advisory Board
StockCero, Inc. Spanish and Latin American Literature Publishers, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member, Editorial Committee
Excavatio: International Review for Multidisciplinary Approaches and Comparative Studies related to Emile Zola and his Time, Naturalism, Naturalist Writers and Artists, Naturalism and Cinema around the World


Curriculum Vitae