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Hector Jaimes

Professor

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Withers Hall 403

Bio

Website

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ytCAPiwAAAAJ&hl=en

Office Hours

  • Mon: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Wed: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Research Publications

Books:

Jaimes, Héctor.  The Mexican Novel in Times of Rupture (In preparation).

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed.  La escritura infinita de Pedro A. Palou (In preparation).

Jaimes, Héctor. Filosofía del muralismo mexicano: Orozco, Rivera y Siqueiros. Mexico: Plaza y Valdés, 2012.

Jaimes, Héctor. La reescritura de la historia en el ensayo hispanoamericano. Madrid: Fundamentos, 2001.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed.  Mario Bellatin y las formas de la escritura. Raleigh: A Contracorriente, 2020.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. and Trans. You Are Always With Me: Letters to Mama. By Frida Kahlo.  London: Virago Press, 2018.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. The Mexican Crack Writers: History and Criticism. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. Tu hija Frida: Cartas a mamá. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2016.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. Fundación del muralismo mexicano: Textos inéditos de David A. Siqueiros. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2012.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. Octavio Paz: La dimensión estética del ensayo. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2004.

Presentations

“Fragmentos de la contemporaneidad: Muerte súbita de Alvaro Enrigue”.  Transient Bodies and Gender Politics in 21st Century Mexico Conference.  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2019.

“The Mexican Muralism: Between Art and Philosophy.”  2019 Conference on Mexican Muralists.  California State University. Los Angeles, CA, 2019.

“Mario Bellatin: Una lectura sobre el dinero.”  (Des)conciertos literarios/Literary (Dys)functions. UC-Mexicanistas. Santa Barbara, CA, 2018.

Cuauhtémoc by Pedro Angel Palou: Entre mito e historia.” Latin American Studies Association (LASA). Barcelona, Spain, 2018.

“Spaces of love in Guadalupe Nettel’s Después del invierno.” Modern Language Association (MLA). Philadelphia, PA, 2017.

“Octavio Paz y el muralismo mexicano.” Latin American Studies Association (LASA). New York, NY, 2016.

“Veinte años después: La generación del ‘Crack’ y la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea.” Modern Language Association (MLA). Austin, TX, 2016.

“Frida Kahlo: Writing oneself. Letters to her mother.” Southern Eastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS). Charleston, SC, 2015.

Education

Ph.D. Spanish University of Pennsylvania 1998

M.A. Spanish New York University 1992

B.A. Philosophy Central University of Venezuela 1989

Area(s) of Expertise

Latin American Literature and Culture, Mexican Studies, Cultural Theory, Aesthetics

Groups