clip_image001.jpg(1)Jesús Jambrina

Associate Professor, Spanish and History
Coordinator, Latin American Studies
Research Fellow of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership
Murphy Center 523
608-796-3493
jejambrina@viterbo.edu
 

Education: 

  • Ph.D. University of Iowa, 2005
  • M.A. University of Iowa, 2002
  • B.A. in Journalism, University of Havana, Cuba, 1994
     

Courses Taught: 

  • Introduction to Latin American History
  • Introduction to Latin American Studies 
  • Latin American Civilization
  • U.S. Hispanic Cultures 
  • Literature of Spanish America
  • Speed Reading and Comprehension (Spanish)
  • Advanced Composition (Spanish)
  • Contemporary Issues in Latin America
  • Bartolomé de las Casas (1484-1566) and his defense of western hemisphere’s indigenous populations.
     

Research Interests: 

  • Spanish American, and Latino Literatures, Latin American and Transatlantic History.
  • Spanish Baroque Literature

Affiliations: 

  • Latin American Studies Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • Instituto Internacional de Literatrua Iberoamericana
     
Recent Publications Related to Research:
    • Virgilio Piñera: Poesía, Nación y Diferencias. Editorial Verbum, Madrid, 12/2012 
    • “Una isla llamada Virgilio”, “VP en La ciudad celeste”, and “Piñera, crítico de poesía, 1941-1955”, La Habana Elegante, SMU, Texas, Fall-Winter, 2012, Vol. 52.  
    • “Poesía, nación y diferencias: Cintio Vitier lee a Virgilio Piñera” en Revista Iberoamericana, Vol. 75, Núm. 226, Enero – Marzo 2009, 95-105.