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October 24, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
Reid

Dr. Marc Olivier Reid

Assistant Professor, French & Spanish

Contact Information
Email: mreid@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.4093
Fax: 519-884-7369
Office Location: BA-407
Office Hours: Thurs 12:00 - 2:00 pm or by appointment
Academic Background

EDUCATION

PhD Spanish & Portuguese, Yale University 2010

 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Latin American literature (19th-21st centuries), Latin American intellectual history, comparative literature of the Americas, the reception of the Enlightenment in Latin America, Spanish and French as second languages; Hispanic Cinema.

Biography

PUBLICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

"El 'nuevo espíritu del capitalismo' tiene cara de mujer: feminización del Banco Mundial y del Fondo Monetario Internacional en La fiesta del Chivo de Mario Vargas Llosa y No será la Tierra de Jorge Volpi." Revista de crítica literaria latinoamericana 78 (2013): 305-28.

“Un texte oublié sur la Révolution haïtienne : Tres dictadores negros de José María Capo.” Le nouvelliste 12/13/13. http://lenouvelliste.com/lenouvelliste/article/125045/Un-texte-oublie-sur-la-Revolution-haitienne-Tres-dictadores-negros-de-Jose-Maria-Capo.html

 

“Carlos Fuentes, Reader of the Enlightenment.” Revista de Estudios hispánicos 47.2 (2013): 223-48.

“Resistir al irresistible dandismo: Mariano José de Larra y Luis Cernuda.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 88.3 (2011): 307-20.

 

“El Supremo avec Sade: la dialéctica de la Ilustración en Yo el Supremo de Augusto Roa Bastos.” De independencias y revoluciones. Avatares de la modernidad en América Latina. Eds. Gastón Lillo and José Leandro Urbina. Santiago de Chile: LOM, 2010. 95-116.

 

 

RECENT PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

 

March 20-23 2014. "Competing Legacies: Liberalism and Liberation Theology in Juan Germán Roscio’s El triunfo de la verdad sobre el despotismo." ACLA Conference (NYU, New York NY)

 

November 7-9 2013. “Au-delà du réel merveilleux? Haïti dans l’histoire intellectuelle latino-américaine.” Haitian Studies Association Conference (Port-au-Prince, Haïti)

April 4-7 2013. “The Haitian Revolution in Twentieth-Century Spanish American Literature.” ACLA Conference (U of Toronto, Toronto ON)

March 21-24 2013. “Questioning the Baroque “Shared Sensibility” in Latin America.” NeMLA Conference (Tufts U, Boston MA)

March 22-25 2012. “Slaves as Men of Enlightenment in Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s La última cena.” American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference (U of San Antonio, San Antonio TX)

March 15-18 2012. “Conjugating Slave Revolts with the Enlightenment in Contemporary Spanish American Political Imagination.” NeMLA Conference (St. John Fisher C, Rochester NY)

April 7-10 2011. “El Barroco contra la Ilustración: Martín Adán y Ángel Guido.” NeMLA Conference (Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ)

March 31- April 3 2011. “The New Spirit of Capitalism Is a Woman: The Gendered International Monetary Fund in Recent Spanish American Literature.” ACLA Conference (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC)

Additional Information

COURSES TAUGHT AT WLU

SP100* Introduction to Spanish

FR230 Practical French I

FR231 Practical French II

SP202 Intermediate Spanish II