Carmen Moreno-Nuño

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  • Professor of Hispanic Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • International Film Studies
  • War & Gender Work Group
1125 Patterson Office Tower
(859)-257-7092
Research Interests:
Education

BA in Philosophy, Universidad de Granada, Spain, 1992
PhD., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2000

Research

Carmen Moreno-Nuño’s research focuses on the cultural representation of the historical memory of the Spanish Civil War and the postwar era in democratic Spain.

Areas of Specialty:

§  Contemporary Spanish Literature and Culture

§  Visual Studies and Cultural Studies: Painting, Film, Comic-Strip, Photography, Press

§  Myth Theory, War Studies, Trauma Studies, Memory Studies

Selected Publications: 

 

Selected Books

• Haciendo Memoria. Confluencias entre la historia, la cultura y la memoria de la Guerra Civil en la España del siglo XXI. Madrid: Iberoamericana Vervuert, 2019. 

• Las huellas de la Guerra Civil: Mito y Trauma en la narrativa de la España democrática Madrid: Libertarias, 2006.

• Armed Resistance: Cultural Representations of the Anti-Francoist Guerrilla. Co-edited with Antonio Gómez López-Quiñones. Hispanic Issues On Line/HIOL. Vol. 10. Minnesota UP: Fall 2012. http://hispanicissues.umn.edu/ArmedResistance.html

• The Graphic Past: Comic and History in 21st-Century Spain. Co-edited with Elena Cueto and Heather Campbell-Speltz. Hispanic Issues On Line/HIOL. Accepted for publication.

Selected Articles

"“Buscando a Perséfone: Cenizas del cielo de José Antonio Quirós y Amama de Asier Altuna.” Cine rural: representación cinematográfica del campo hasta la España vaciada de hoy. Jorge González del Pozo ed. Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies. March, vol. 25. 2022.  135-154.

"Retrata 2-388 de Florencio Maíllo: arte de memoria para el desarrollo sostenible de la España rural.” Vereda Tropical: Homenaje a Enrico Mario Santí. Jorge Brioso y Sandra Rossi Brito eds. Casa Vacía. 2021. 201-216.

"When One Apocalypse is Not Enough: Representations of the End Times in Spanish Cinema (1962-2017)." Writing in the End Times: Apocalyptic Imagination in the Hispanic World. Eds. David Castillo and Bradley Nelson. Hispanic Issues On Line 23. 207-226. https://cla.umn.edu/hispanic-issues/online/writing-end-times-apocalyptic-imagination-hispanic-world

"Cómic femenino de guerra civil.” Dictatorships and Democracies (D&D). N. 9. 2021.
            https://raco.cat/index.php/Dictatorships-Democracies/article/view/390805/488555

“Documentales sobre el 15-M: una modalidad plural para una revolución plural.” Fotocinema. Vol. 17. Las revoluciones en el visor: intervención, persistencia, usos. Pascale Thibaudeau and Sonia Kerfa eds. 2018. 125-49. http://www.revistas.uma.es/index.php/fotocinema/index

 "Pasts in Conflict: Stylized Realism and its Discontents in Historical Memory Film". Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spain: Legal, Political, and Cultural Implications of Franco's Mass Graves. Ofelia Ferrán and Lisa Hilbink eds. Routledge, 2016. 247-64.

“Criminalizing Maquis: Configurations of Anti-Francoist Guerrilla Fighters as Bandoleros and Bandits in Cultural Discourse”. Armed Resistance: Cultural Representations of the Anti-Francoist Guerrilla. Antonio Gómez López-Quiñones and Carmen Moreno-Nuño eds. Hispanic Issues On Line/HIOL. Minneapolis: Minnesota UP, 2012.http://hispanicissues.umn.edu/ArmedResistance.html

“The Spectacle of a National Trauma: Gaze, Space, National Identity, and Historical Memory in Democratic Spain”. Spectacle and Topophilia: Reading Early (and Post-) Modern Hispanic Cultures. David Castillo and Bradley Nelson eds. Hispanic Issues. Vanderbilt UP: 2011. 231-252.

“Migraciones en la pantalla: Visión panorámica del cine español de migración y análisis de Vientos de agua de Juan José Campanella”. Globalización: Un enfoque multidisciplinar. Víctor González Sánchez ed. Valencia: UNED / Tirant Lo Blanch, 2010. 229-56.

"The comic-strip of historical memory: An analysis of Paracuellos by Carlos Giménez, in the light of Persépolis by Marjane Satrapi and Maus by Art Spiegelman”. España en armas: Culture of Wars/War of Cultures. Ed. Antonio Gómez López-Quiñones.Vanderbilt Journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies 4 (2009): http://ejournals.library.vanderbilt.edu/lusohispanic/viewissue.ph

Recent Invited Talks

2021   "La exhumación de Federico García Lorca: la memoria como exceso en la España del siglo XXI." University at Buffalo Zengierski Family Lectures in Spanish Literature and Culture. University at Buffalo. March.

2019     “ALCES XXI y la crítica cultural contemporánea: Mesa redonda sobre textos, vidas y prácticas.” ALCES XXI Special Session “How to Teach the Spanish Civil War.” 71th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. April.

2018    “La dificultad como hermenéutica: Tu rostro mañana de Javier Marías, u otra maldita novela sobre la guerra civil.” Narrativa de la Guerra Civil Española Conference. Ministerio de Cultura, Educación y Deporte. Centro de la Memoria Histórica, Salamanca. October.

2017   “La criminalización del maquis: configuraciones culturales de los guerrilleros anti- franquistas como bandoleros y bandidos.” University of Paris 8, Paris (France). June.

Editorial Work

Member of the Editorial Board of Revista de ALCES XXI: Journal of Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film.

Member of the Editorial Board of academic series Diálogos Peninsulares, Albatros Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extended CV