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.

  • “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. Belén López-Laguna and Andrés Rodríguez, eds. Madrid: Fundación Consejo España, 2014. 122-133.

  • "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 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 Jeffrey 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

Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 
Senior Editor 

Hispanic Urban Studies 
Palgrave-Macmillan Book Series Co-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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