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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Juan Miranda

Juan Miranda
Juan Miranda
Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Juan Miranda received his Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Davis, with a Designated Emphasis in Studies of Performance and Practice. His main area of research interest is on the Aesthetics and Theatricality of Fútbol in New Argentine Contemporary Cinema, Literature, and Culture. Currently, he seats on the Editorial Board of The Davis Vanguard Newspaper, and works as an Adjunct Faculty of Spanish, translator, musician, performer, peer reviewer, writer, and Spanish Radio Host. Other research of interest includes Latin American Studies, Critical Theory and the role and representation of the oppressed in Theater, Short Story, and Short Film.

Research Interests:

  • Philosophy, Critical Theory, Spanish, Latin American, and Chicana/o(x) Literatures, Cultures, Films, and Sports
  • Aesthetics and Politics
  • Anti-Racist Leadership, Educational History, Intellectual History, Literary Theory, Psychoanalysis and Short Narrative Theory
  • Orality and Literacy
  • World Literature, Creative Writing, Studies in Performance and Practice, Linguistics, Music, and Translation.

 

Courses

Professor Miranda has taught all levels of Spanish: literature, lower-division language, and culture courses; composition; as well as upper-division and Graduate special topics courses, as well as Intro to Chicana/o Studies and Sociology Courses.

Publications

Academic Publications:

  1. “Del Quillay al curioso caso de Il Mundial dimenticato. Boletín de Derechos Humanos y memoria: Rompiendo el cerco informativo. 12 (2020). N. Pág. Digital.
  2. “Violencia, resistencia y fútbol: Representaciones del Mundial de 1978 en Crónica de una fuga (2006) de Adrián Caetano.” Polifonía: 10th Anniversary 1 (2020): 87-107. Print.

Creative Publications, Essays, and Columns:

  1. “Del Quillay al curioso caso de Il Mundial dimenticato. Boletín de Derechos Humanos y memoria: Rompiendo el cerco informativo. 12 (2020). N. Pág. Digital.
  2. “De Emmett Till a Breonna Taylor.” Boletín de Derechos Humanos y memoria: Rompiendo el cerco informativo. 11 (2020). N. Pág. Digital.
  3. “De Amié Cèsaire al califato en llamas.” Boletín de Derechos Humanos y memoria: Rompiendo el cerco informativo. 10 (2020). 8-9. Digital.
  4. “De la Revolución Haitiana a Black Lives Matter (BLM).” Boletín de Derechos Humanos y memoria: Rompiendo el cerco informativo. 9 (2020). N. Pág. Digital.
  5. ¡Mamá! Grandes funerales. Davis: Amazon, 2016. Print.