Short CV/Education and training

  • 1986 – 1998
    Assistant Professor (Spanish Translation) at Department of Translators and Interpreters (Ghent)

  • 1993 – 1998
    Assistant Professor (Hispanic Literature) at Free University Brussels (VUB)

  • 1998 – 2008
    Assistant Professor (Hispanic Culture and Literature) at University of Antwerp

  • 2008 – 2016
    Associate Professor (Hispanic Culture and Literature) at University of Antwerp

  • Since 2016
    Full Professor (Hispanic Literature and Culture) at University of Antwerp

Selected publications

Books

  • Encuentro con la narrativa dominicana contemporánea, Madrid/Frankfurt, Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2006

  • with Salvador Mercado Rodríguez, Ocho veces Luis Rafael Sánchez, Madrid: Verbum, 2008

  • Seis ensayos sobre narrativa dominicana contemporánea. Colección del Banco Central de la República Dominicana. Santo Domingo, 2011

  • Devorando a lo cubano. Una aproximación gastrocrítica a textos relacionados con el siglo XIX y el Período Especial. Vervuert-Iberoamericana, Frankfurt-Madrid, 2012

Editions

  • with Ilse Logie, El canon en el Caribe Hispano y el Cono Sur. Droz, Genève : Romanica Gandensia

  • with Patrick Collard, Saberes y sabores en México y el Caribe. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi (Foro Hispánico 39), 2010

Articles

  • with Ilse Logie: "Antologías del cuento dominicano de la última década (2000 – 2010) y canon". En: Confluencia 31.1 (fall 2015): 17-27

  • "La (est)ética del hambre en el Período Especial", Cuadernos de literatura, XIX. 39 (enero-junio 2016): 356-377

  • "Dominicanness and Dominican Literature form a European perspective." Reception. Texts, Readers, Audiences, History, 8.1 (2016): 29-44.

  • with Chiara Bolognese, 'Tan oscuro como muy oscuro'. ¿Dónde se ubica Ena Lucía Portela? (33.1 (2017), Rilce, 87-107.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Canon Formation in the Hispanic Caribbean and Southern Cone

  • Culinary contexts in Mexican and Caribbean Literature

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • FWO commission cult 2

Additional qualifications

  • Professeur des Universités (France), 2012


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