FAU
Department of Languages, Linguistics & Comparative Literature

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 Michael J. Horswell

Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
Director, Ph.D. in Comparative Studies Program
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park (1997)

Contact

561-297-3863
horswell@fau.edu

Teaching and Research Fields

Latin American Colonial Literature
Colonial and Post-colonial Studies
Gender and Sexuality Studies
19th-Century Latin American Literature
Andean Studies, Indigenismo

Michael Horswell Decolonizing the Sodomite Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture Michael Horswell La Descolonizacion del Somomita en los Andes Coloniales Luis Duno Gottberg Michael Horswell Sumergido Submerged Cine Alternativo Cuba Cuban Alternative Cinema

Books

Baroque Projections: Images and Texts in Dialogue with the Early Modern Hispanic World. Co-edited with Frederic Conrod. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta - Hispanic Monographs, forthcoming 2015.

Sumergido/Submerged: Cine alternativo cubano . Co-edited with Luis Duno-Gottberg. Houston: Literal Publishing, 2013. http://bitly.com/1emMX74

La descolonización del sodomita en los Andes colonialies . Quito, Ecuador: Abya-Yala Press, 2010 (1st ed.); 2013 (2nd ed.). Spanish translation of Decolonizing the Sodomite: Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005. http://bit.ly/1KvJXDk

Decolonizing the Sodomite: Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005. http://bit.ly/1LL27kL

Selected Articles and Book Chapters

"Baroque and Neo-Baroque Literary Traditions." Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies. Ed. Ben Vinson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/obo/9780199766581-0004

"Negotiating Apostasy in Vilcabamba: Titu Cusi Yupangqui Writes from the Chaupi." Examining Heretical Thought. Edited by José Rabasa and Jesús Rodríguez Velasco. Special issue of Romantic Review 103, no. 1-2 (January-March 2012): 81-110. http://bit.ly/1geRgTg

"Hacia un tercer cine queer: La crítica de cuerpos y espacios transnacionales en Dependencia sexual de Rodrigo Bellot." Miradas al margen: Cine y subalternidad en América Latina y el Caribe. Edited by Luis Duno-Gottberg. Caracas: Fundación Cinemateca Nacional de Venezuela, 2009. http://amzn.to/1H4G1FB

"'Perros aucas' y 'Mati-umas': Una Lectura de la representación ideolócia de los Cañari en las crónicas." Encuentro Nacional Sobre Historia del Azuay Cuenca 2007. Edited by Juan Cordero Iñiguez. Ecuador: Universidad de Cuenca, 2008.

"Transatlantic Performances of Hybridity in Sor Juana's Baroque Festival, Los empeños de una casa." Crosscurrents: Transatlantic Perspectives on Early Modern Hispanic Drama, eds. Bonnie Gasior and Mindy E. Badía. Bucknell: Bucknell, UP, 2006. http://bit.ly/1Ta5l2l

"Toward an Andean Theory of Ritual, Same-Sex Sexuality and Third Gender Subjectivity," in Peter Sigal, ed., Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonia Latin America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 25-69. http://bit.ly/1IVuW81

"Un sacrificio fundacional: El Inca Garcilaso, los sodomitas, y la identidad h í brida del cronista," in Jorge Bracamonte Allaín, ed., De Amores y Luchas: Diversidad Sexual, Derechos Humanos y Ciudadania. Lima, Peru: Centro de la Mujer Peruana "Flora Tristán," 2001. 81-103.

Selected Undergraduate Courses Taught

Road Movies and Travel Tales from Latin America
Andean Cultural Studies in Ecuador
Love and Desire in Latin America Literature and Film
Spanish Peninsular Literature and Film (taught in Salamanca)
Cultural History of Salamanca and Spain (taught in Salamanca)
Orality and Writing in Colonial and Post-Colonial Andean Literature
Spanish American Literature until 1880
Introduction to Hispanic Literature
Introduction to Latin American Studies
Commercial Spanish I and II
Spanish Language: Beginning, Intermediate, and Conversation

 

Selected Graduate Courses Taught

Seminario: El Barroco de Indias y sus antecedentes
Transatlantic Studies: Escribir en las fronteras del imperio espa ñol
Introduction to Literary Theory and the Hispanic Tradition
Foreign Language Teaching Practicum for Graduate Teaching Assistants
Literatura Andina: Del Incaismo at Post-Indigenismo
Seminar in Colonial Latin American Literature
Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Golden Age Literature
20th Century Spanish Peninsular Literature and Film

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