Susan Larson

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Education: 
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Research: 

AREAS OF RESEARCH SPECIALIZATION

  • Contemporary Spanish Peninsular Literature, Film and Cultural Studies
  • Urban Studies, Cultural Geography and Spatial Theory
  • Theories of Representation
  • The Historical Avant-Garde
Selected Publications: 
RECENT ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
  • "The Spatial Fix: Censorship, Public Housing and the Altered Meanings of José Antonio Nieves Condes's El inquilino." In Capital Inscriptions: Essays on Literature, Film and Urban Space in Honor of Malcolm Alan Compitello. Newark: Juan de la Cuesta, 2012. 123-136.

  • "Urbanism, Architecture and la Movida madrileña." In Back to the Future: Towards a Cultural Archive of la Movida. Ed. H. Rosi Song and William Nichols. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013. 181-201.

  • “Hacia una geografía cultural urbana: Madrid 1925-1936.” Revista Arte y Ciudad Número Extraordinario 3.1 (2013): 59-78. Actas del V Jornadas Internacionales de Investigación Arte y Ciudad Grupo Arte, Arquitectura y Comunicación en la Ciudad Contemporánea de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

  • "Cultivating the Square: Trash, Recycling and the Cultural Ecology of Post-Crisis Madrid." Co-authored with Matthew I. Feinberg. Hispanic Issues Series, 2014. In press.
  • “Notes on the Renegotiation of a Hispanic Studies Canon.” Co-authored with Malcolm Compitello and Benjamin Fraser. ADFL Bulletin 43.1 (2014). In press.

  • "The Spanish Avant-Garde Novel: New Concepts of Aesthetic and Social Engagament." In A History of the Spanish Novel. Ed. J.G. Ardila. Oxford University Press, 2014. In press.
  • “La Ciutat Jardí en USA: La propuesta urbana de Cebrià de Montoliu para Fairhope (Alabama).” Volume accompanying the exhibit Diseñar América. El trazado español de los Estados Unidos. Ed. Javier Ruiz. Editorial Biblioteca Nacional de España. Fall 2014, Forthcoming.

  • “La gramática de la ‘Hispanidad’: Retórica de imperio y arquitectura historicista en los discursos públicos de J.C. Nichols.” Bulletin d'Histoire Contemporaine de l'Espagne. Spring 2014. Forthcoming.

BOOKS
  • Kiosk Literature in Silver Age Spain: Modernity and Mass Culture
    Co-edited with Jeffery Zamostny. Intellect Books, forthcoming 2015

CRITICAL EDITIONS

  • Quiero vivir mi vidaEdition of the 1931 Carmen de Burgos novel. Stockcero, 2009.
  • La rampaEdition of the 1917 Carmen de Burgos novel. Stockcero, 2006.

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

Hispanic Urban Studies 
Palgrave-Macmillan Book Series Co-Editor

Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 
Senior Editor 

CURRENT DOCTORAL STUDENTS

Camille Bigelow
Brian Cole
Joshua Hoekstra
Francesco Masala
Lucía Montás
Jesús María Pérez Sánchez
Naiara Porras Rentero
Allison Santos Martin
Matthew J. Wild

RECENT INVITED LECTURES

  • “Art for Art’s Sake” or “Art for Life”?: José Ortega y Gasset, José Díaz Fernández and the Cultural Politics of 1920s and 1930s Spain.” Ohio State University Department of Spanish and Portuguese.  May 6, 2011.
  • “Constructing and Resisting Modernity in Early Spanish Film.” University of Kansas Hall Center for the Humanities. March 17, 2011.
  • “New Directions in Spanish Cultural Studies.” University of Wisconsin Department of Spanish and Portuguese. October 25, 2011.
  • "Hacia una geografia cultural urbana. Madrid 1900-1936." V Actas de Arte y Ciudad. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, November 12, 2012.
  • "The Spatial Politics of Spanish Cultural Studies." The University of Arizona Department of Spanish and Portuguese, April 3, 2013.

ORGANIZED SYMPOSIA

  • Science and Technology in Spanish Culture from 1900 to 1936, March 3, 2011.
  • Hispanic Cartographic Imaginaries Graduate Student Symposium and Spatial Theory Workshop, April 4, 2014.

 

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