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Overview

  • Daniel Chávez is assistant professor of Latin American and Latino studies at the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of New Hampshire. He obtained a degree in biochemical engineering from the ITESM (Monterrey and Queretaro, Mexico), an M.A. in Spanish and an M.A. Latin American studies from Ohio University, and his Ph.D. in Romance languages from the University of Michigan. He also holds a certification in film studies from the latter. Professor Chávez has taught at the universities of Oregon, Virginia and Kentucky. The author of numerous articles on film, Latin American literature and new media studies, he is currently working on a third book, a study of new media representations of Mexican and Mexican American history and culture. Vanderbilt University Press published his book on the cultural and political history of Nicaragua: "Nicaragua and the Politics of Utopia", This work was included in the list "Best of Books of 2016" by Foreign Affairs journal. His teaching and research interests include Latin American and U.S. Latina/o film and visual culture, 20th & 21st Century Latin American literature and cultural studies, Latina/o crime novel, and Mexican and Central American novel and poetry. His book of poems "Visiones en luna agreste y nitrato de plata," received the Efraín Huerta National Poetry Award in Mexico in 2010. Representative article publications include “Dialéctica de la mirada y la voz, Octavio Paz: el poeta junto al fotógrafo.” A Contracorriente. 16.1 (2018); “Film Adaptation and Transnational Cultures of Production: The Case of Guillermo Arriaga," A Contracorriente. 13.3 (2016); “From Miss Cristera to the Desert Within: Toward a Contemporary War of Images in Mexico," in Studies in Hispanic Cinemas. 9.1 (2012): 63-80; and “El coronel no tiene con quién jugar, representaciones latinoamericanas en la literatura y el videojuego,” in Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies. 14 (2010): 159-176.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Dialéctica de la mirada y la voz, Octavio Paz: el poeta junto al fotógrafoA Contracorriente.  16:128-147. 2018
    2016 Film Adaptation and Transnational Cultures of Production: The Case of Guillermo ArriagaA Contracorriente.  13:127-156. 2016
    2013 Cannibalizing the ColonyRomance Quarterly.  60:66-69. 2013
    2012 From Miss Cristera to the Desert Within: Towards a contemporary war of images in MexicoStudies in Hispanic Cinemas.  9:63-79. 2012
    2011 El coronel no tiene con quien jugar: representaciones latinoamericanas en la literatura y el videojuegoArizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.  14:159-176. 2011
    2010 THE EAGLE AND THE SERPENT ON THE SCREEN The State as Spectacle in Mexican CinemaLatin American Research Review.  45:115-141. 2010
    2008 Alsino and the condor, towards a critique of Latin American and Nicaraguan audience membersChasqui Chasqui.  37:28-49. 2008
    2008 Alsino y el cóndor, hacia una crítica del espectador latinoamericano y nicaragüenseChasqui Chasqui.  37:28-49. 2008
    2007 La alta modernidad visual y la intermedialidad de la historieta en MéxicoHispanic Research Journal.  8:155-169. 2007
    2007 Technologies of the Self and the Body in Octavio Paz's "The Works of the Poet"Revista Hispánica Moderna.  60:15-33. 2007
    2006 Tomochic: Nationalist narrative, homogenizing late nineteenth-century discourse and society in MexicoChasqui Chasqui.  35:72-88. 2006
    2006 Globalizing Tequila: Mexican Television's Representations of the Neoliberal Reconversion of Land and LaborArizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.  10:187-203. 2006
    1999 Renegociación de los espacios público y privado en Gioconda BelliOsamayor: Graduate Student Review.  5:43-50. 1999
    1998 Consider This: The Role of Imperatives in Scholarly WritingApplied Linguistics.  19:97-121. 1998
    1998 Consider this: The role of imperatives in scholarly writingApplied Linguistics.  19:97-121. 1998
    1998 El Barzón: Performing Resistance in Contemporary MexicoArizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.  2:87-112. 1998
    1996 Propuestas para un análisis del discurso en Noticias del Imperio de Fernando del PasoRevista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporanea.  1:29-34. 1996
    1995 La no-alienación del yo femenimo en Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela de Elena PoniatowskaDactylus.  14:71-80. 1995
    1994 Ideología y juego intertextual en La campaña de Carlos FuentesMester.  23:31-43. 1994
    1994 Teoría del caos y naturalismo en Los pazos de UlloaOsamayor: Graduate Student Review.  4:21-29. 1994
    1993 Cubismo latinoamericano en Tirano Banderas de Valle InclánAriel.  9:65-78. 1993

    Book

    Year Title
    2017 Línea de Flotación.  Ed. XIX.  2017
    2015 Versiones en Luna Agreste y Nitrato de Plata 2015
    2015 Nicaragua and the Politics of Utopia: Development and Culture in the Modern State 2015
    2006 Hasta Nuevo Aviso 2006

    Chapter

    Year Title
    2011 De faunos hispánicos y monstruos en inglés, la imaginación orgánica en el cine de Guillermo del Toro.  371-407. 2011
    2008 Cuando el estado habla en cómic: Historieta e historiografía en México.  51-76. 2008
    2004 Residencia en la imagen. Pablo Neruda en la fotografía y el cine.  89-103. 2004

    Teaching Activities

  • Intermediate Spanish I Taught course 2019
  • Top/Latn Amer, History, Comics Taught course 2019
  • Global Issues Intrntnl Affairs Taught course 2018
  • Hispanic Lit & Pop Culture Taught course 2018
  • Adv Conversation &Compositn II Taught course 2018
  • Intermediate Spanish I Taught course 2018
  • Global Issues Intrntnl Affairs Taught course 2017
  • Prof Cult Latin Amer -Case Sty Taught course 2017
  • Adv Conversation&Compositn I Taught course 2017
  • Latin American Civil & Culture Taught course 2017
  • Adv Conversation&Compositn I Taught course 2016
  • Adv Conversation&Compositn I Taught course 2016
  • Top/Latino Confidential, Detec Taught course 2016
  • Bibliography and Research Taught course 2016
  • Intro to Critical Analysis Taught course 2016
  • Sem/ Taught course 2016
  • Adv Conversation &Compositn II Taught course 2015
  • Education And Training

  • B.S., Instituto Tech Monterrey
  • M.A., Ohio University
  • Ph.D. Romance Languages, University of Michigan
  • Full Name

  • Daniel Chavez
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    Languages, Literatures and Cultures

    15 Library Way

    Durham, New Hampshire  03824

    United States