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Murat Rodriguez-Nacif

Murat Rodriguez-NacifMurat Rodriguez-Nacif
Visiting Teaching Professor of Spanish
Sturm Hall, Room 388
Phone: 303-871-2110
Email: murat.rodriguez-nacif@du.edu

 

EDUCATION

  • PhD. In Hispanic Studies at Texas A&M
  • Masters in Modern Literatures at Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Masters in Mexican Literature at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Bachelor in Hispanic Language and Literatures at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY

Murat Rodriguez is originally from Mexico City. He recently defended his dissertation at Texas A&M University, where he taught all levels of Spanish. The topic of his dissertation is poets as public intellectuals in Latin America, from Ruben Dario to Octavio Paz. His research interests are poetics and history of ideas in Latin America. He published a book of poems and recently a book chapter in the study La poesia visual en Mexico. Before moving to College Station, Texas, he taught Spanish, Film and Literature in a prestigious institution in Mexico City, where he served as Spanish Academic Coordinator from 2004 to 2008. He has been teaching Spanish and Literature for the past fourteen years.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE/RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Contemporary Latin American poetry and poetics
  • XX and XXI Mexican Literature
  • Latin American History of Ideas

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

El Kitsch en la poesía visual en México. Chapter from the book La poesía visual en México.

El nombre del mar . Book of poems.