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Edgar Mejia

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

emejia@providence.edu

401.865.2989

Sullivan Hall 215

Education:

Ph.D. - Boston University

Area(s) of Expertise:

19th and 20th Spanish American Literature. Travel Writing, Spanish American Cultural Studies, Latin American Cinema, Spanish as a Second Language

Selected Publications:

Mejía, E. (2015) Avatares de la subjetividad intelectual venezolana y del Estado comunal bolivariano en "Rating" (2011) de Alberto Barrera Tyszka. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos.(39), 415-438.

Mejia, E. (2012) Nación, coleccionismo y tecnologías visuales en el viaje a Veracruz de Manuel Payno (Nation, Collecting, and Visual Technologies in Manuel Payno's Journey to Veracruz). Literatura Mexicana.(23),

Selected Presentations:

Mejia, E. IV Congreso Internacional de BETA . , London, United Kingdom - "Paper: Etica y politica de masas en la Venezuela chavista: el caso de Rating de Alberto Barrera Tyszka (Ethics and politics of masses in Chavez's Venezuela: a reading of Alberto Barrera Tyszka's novel Rating)" May, 2014

Mejia, E. Latin American Association. , Washington, DC - "Etica y Exclusion en Rating de Alberto Barrera Tyszka (Exclusion and Ethics in Rating by Alberto Barrera Tyszka" May, 2013

Mejia, E. Coloquio Internacional Interdisciplinario Sobre Cultura Visual. , Veracruz, Mexico - "Paper: Opticas nacionales: la literatura de viajes en la emergencia de la cultura visual" September, 2011

Mejia, E. Conference on Octavio Paz. , Los Angeles, CA - "Octavio Paz y el modernismo" May, 2010

Mejia, E. International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - "Nostalgia, modernity, and territory in Manuel Payno's The Bandits of Rio Frio" June, 2009