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Richard Gordon, Associate Professor of Literatures & Cultures of Latin America, Portuguese

Department of Spanish and Portuguese: http://sppo.osu.edu/


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Office Information
243 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Road, Columbus, OH, 43210
Email: gordon.397@osu.edu
Phone: 614-292-4958
Fax: 614-292-7726

General Background:

Education

Ph.D. Brown University, 2002
M.A. Brown University, 2000
M.A. University of California, Riverside, 1994
B.A. University of California, Riverside, 1992

Faculty Appointments

The Ohio State University (2010-present)
Associate Professor of Portuguese and Spanish
Associated Faculty, Film Studies & Comparative Studies
The Ohio State University (2005-2010)
Assistant Professor of Portuguese and Spanish
Associated Faculty, Film Studies & Comparative Studies
Southern Methodist University (2002-2005)
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Publications and Current Research

Books
    "Cannibalizing the Colony: Cinematic Adaptations of Colonial Literature in Mexico and Brazil" West Lafayette: Purdue UP, 2009.
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
  • “Insights into Slavery and Abolition in an Eighteenth-Century Portuguese Interlude: Novo, e devertido Entremez Intitulado O contentamento Dos Pretos Por terem a sua Alforria.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 87.8 (2010): 995-1020.
  • “Dramatizing Portuguese Imperial Dominance in Novo entremez Os Malaquecos, Ou Os costumes brazileiros.” Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment 33.1 (Spring 2010): 101-128.
  • "The Slave as National Symbol in Cuban and Brazilian Cinema: Representing Resistance and Promoting National Unity in La última cena and Chico Rei." Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 15.3 (Dec. 2006): 301-320.
  • "Following Estevanico: The Influential Presence of an African Slave in Sixteenth-Century New World Historiography." Colonial Latin American Review 15.2 (Dec. 2006): 183-206.
  • "Sexual Transgression and Models of Reception in Paloma Pedrero's La llamada de Lauren." Letras peninsulares 17.3 (Winter 2005 [issued Fall 2006]): 549-557.
  • "Allegories of Resistance and Reception in Xica da Silva." Luso-Brazilian Review 42.1 (2005): 44-60.
  • "Recreating Caminha: The Earnest Adaptation of Brazil's Letter of Discovery in Humberto Mauro's Descobrimento do Brasil (1937)." MLN Hispanic Issue 120.2 (Mar. 2005): 408-436.
  • "The Domestication of the Ensign Nun: La monja alférez (1944) and Mexican Identity." Hispania 87.4 (Dec. 2004): 675-681.
  • "The Disalignment of Bernini's Columns: Historiographic Variations in El arpa y la sombra." Romance Notes XLIV.2 (Winter 2003): 173-181.
  • "Exoticism and National Identity in Cabeza de Vaca and Como era gostoso o meu francês." Torre de Papel X.1 (Spring 2000): 77-119.
Book Chapters
  • “Confessing Sodomy, Accusing a Master: The Lisbon Trial of Pernabmuco’s Luiz da Costa, 1743.” Afro-Latino Voices: Documentary Narratives from the Early-Modern Ibero-Atlantic World. Eds. Kathryn J. McKnight and Leo Garofalo. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2009. 269-284.
  • “‘Por servir à república destas Minas’: Epistemología popular en dos manuales médicos brasileños del siglo dieciocho.” Desplazamientos y disyunciones: Nuevos itinerarios de los estudios coloniales Ed. Stephanie Kirk. Pittsburgh: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (forthcoming); Eds. Ileana Rodríguez and Josebe Martínez. Estudios Transatlanticos Postcoloniales. Barcelona: Anthropos (forthcoming).

Book Reviews
  • Book Review of: Lúcia Nagib, ed. The New Brazilian Cinema, in Luso-Brazilian Review 43.1 (July 2006): 139-141.
  • Book Review of: Hozven, Roberto. Octavio Paz: Viajero del Presente, in Taller de Letras: Revista del Instituto de Letras de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile 24 (1996): 188-190.

Interview
  • Interview: "Las fauces, el consumo y el vacío. Entrevista a José E. Santos" Cuaderno Internacional de Estudios Humanísticos y Literatura/International Journal of Humanistic Studies and Literature 8 (Fall 2007): 104-123.



Latin American Languages & Cultures
National Identities and Subject Formations
Performance and Film Studies
Transatlantic Studies
Comparative Studies of Lusophone and Hispanic Latin America
Indigenous and Colonial
Literatures and Cultures of the Portuguese-Speaking World


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