Positions

Overview

  • Associate Professor of Spanish
    Secondary Faculty, African American Studies
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Marianism and compulsory heterosexuality in non-fiction documentary and testimonial narrative on Brazilian women’s prisons 2019
    2018 Introduction 2018
    2018 The Pedagogy of the Possessed in Nei Lopes’s Novel Oiobomé 2018
    2018 Hispania: An Iberian union for the new millenniumHispania.  101:175-182. 2018
    2018 Coronel delmiro gouveia, Brazilian (Film) industry, and world war I in the sertão 2018
    2018 Juliet of the Tropics: A Bilingual Edition with an Introduction of Alejandro Tapia y Rivera's by John MaddoxHispania.  101:170-171. 2018
    2017 Los hijos de la Xica que Manda: El laberinto de la soledad de Octavio Paz en Fe en disfraz de Mayra Santos-FebresLatin American Literary Review.  44. 2017
    2017 THE BLACK ATLANTIC REVISITED Ana Maria Gonçalves’s Um defeito de cor 2017
    2017 Tapia’s Póstumo el Transmigrado: A Pre-Incarnation of Brás Cubas 2017
    2017 The place of the forge: The african diaspora, history, and comparative literatureHispania.  100:231-236. 2017
    2016 Continuing the Revolution: A Critical Analysis of Henry Louis Gates’s Black in Cuba 2016
    2016 La retórica anti-esclavista de Reinaldo Arenas 2016
    2014 AfroReggae: Antropofagia, sublimation, and intimate revolt in the favelaHispania.  97:463-476. 2014
    2013 Is first, they killed my father a Cambodian testimonio? 2013
    2012 The Aleijadinho at home and abroad: "Discovering" race and nation in Brazil 2012
    2012 Un lamento y un contra-depresivo para Borinquén: ‘El tigre por la cola’ de Rosario Ferré 2012
    2012 Afro-McOndo en The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 2012
    A revolução e a pedagogia do possuído no romance Oiobomé de Nei Lopes
    Los poemas inéditos de Changó, el gran putas: el papel del poeta, las armas y las letras
    Una falla geológica de fallas raciales: el Sur norteamericano en Piri Thomas y Manuel Zapata Olivella

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Challenging the Black Atlantic The New World Novels of Zapata Olivella and Gonçalves 2020

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 The First New World Tragedy of Manuel Zapata Olivella’s Changó el Gran Putas 2016
    2012 La autobiografía de la artista en la nada clariceana.  127-133. 2012

    Research Overview

  • Specialty: Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.
    Interests: African Diaspora, Brazil, Latinx Literature, inter-American Literature, Race, Gender, Medicine in literature, History in Literature, Religion, Narrative, Film, Translation.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Associate Professor of Spanish and African American Studies
    1. Fall, 2020: Spanish 1 (Online), Spanish-Speaking World Cultures (Human Rights), Graduate/Senior Seminar: African Diaspora Music and Literature.
    Assistant Professor of Spanish and African American Studies
    2. Spring, 2020: Spanish 2, Spanish 3, Conversation and Culture (UNAM conversation via Zoom). One session of team-taught FLL 121: Songs of Social Change (“Afilando los Cuchillos” in Puerto Rico).
    3. Fall, 2019: Spanish 3 (2 sections), Conversation and Culture (UNAM).
    4. Spring, 2019: FLL Capstone: Brazil: The Other Half of South America. Spanish
    Translation/Interpretation for the Professions. Spanish 3.
    5. Fall, 2018: Portuguese 1 (Skype exchange with UNESP-Assis, Brazil), Spanish 2 (2 sections).
    6. May mini-term 2018: Chaperone and promoter, UAB in Salamanca, Spain.
    7. Spring, 2018: Spanish 1, Graduate/Senior Seminar: The Afro-Hispanic World, FLL Capstone: Brazil: The Other Half of South America.
    8. Fall, 2017: Spanish 3, Conversation and Culture (UNAM, Mexico), Introduction to Latin American Literature.
    9. Spring, 2017: Spanish 3, Conversation and Culture (UNAM).
    10. Fall, 2016: Graduate/Senior Seminar: US Latino Writers (Service Learning), Spanish 2, FLL
    Capstone: Independent Study on Race and Literature in Latin America.
    11. May Mini-term, 2016: FLL Internship: Spanish and Service Learning in Puerto Rico.
    12. Spring, 2016: Conversation and Culture (UNAM), Spanish 1 (2 sections).
    13. Fall, 2015: Medicine and Literature, Conversation and Culture (Skype Exchange with
    UNAM), Spanish 3.
    14. Spring, 2015: Graduate/Senior Seminar: The Afro-Hispanic World, Conversation and Culture
    (UNAM), Spanish 1.
    15. Fall, 2014: Advanced Grammar and Composition (UNAM), Spanish 1.
  • Teaching Activities

  • SPA102 - Introductory Spanish II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • SPA102L - Introductory Spanish II Lab (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • FLL410 - UG Foreign Lang Resrch - RES (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • FLL485 - Foreign Lang Capstone Sem (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • SPA214 - Tran/ Interp for Professions (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • POR101 - Introductory Portuguese I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • POR101L - Introductory Portuguese I Lab (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA102 - Introductory Spanish II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA102 - Introductory Spanish II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA102L - Introductory Spanish II Lab (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA102L - Introductory Spanish II Lab (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • FLL485 - Foreign Lang Capstone Sem (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA101 - Introductory Spanish I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA414 - African Hispanophone Writers (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA514 - African Hispanophone Writers (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • SPA312 - Greatest Hits Hispanic Lit II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • FLL485 - Foreign Lang Capstone Sem (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA102 - Introductory Spanish II (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA405 - US Latino Writers (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA505 - US Latino Writers (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • FLL333 - Foreign Lang Internship/SL (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA101 - Introductory Spanish I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA101 - Introductory Spanish I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • SPA201 - Intermediate Spanish I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA399 - Special Readings in Spanish (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA101 - Introductory Spanish I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA210 - Conversation and Culture (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA414 - African Hispanophone Writers (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA514 - African Hispanophone Writers (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • SPA101 - Introductory Spanish I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • SPA300 - Adv Grammar& Composition (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish Language and Literature, Vanderbilt University 2014
  • Full Name

  • John Maddox