Juan Carlos Toledano Redondo
Professor of Hispanic Studies, Spanish Section Head
Juan Carlos Toledano Redondo joined the faculty of Lewis and Clark College as Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies in 2001. After completing a B.A. in Spanish Philology at the Universidad de Granada, Spain, he received his PhD. in Romance Languages at the University of Miami, FL, with a concentration on Hispanic Caribbean literature. Professor Toledano was promoted to Associate Professor in the spring of 2007. He teaches courses on the fantastic, nation building, cultural studies, and feminism in contemporary Latin America and Spain.
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Twentieth-Century Spanish American Literature with an emphasis on the Hispanic Caribbean
Nineteenth-Century Spanish American Literature
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Peninsular Literatures
The Fantastic in Literature, Art, and the Media
Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies
He has published a dissertation and different articles on the relationship between the 1959 Cuban Revolution and the production of science fiction on the island, such as “From Socialist Realism to Anarchist-Capitalism: Cuban Cyberpunk” Science Fiction Studies (2005) and “The Many Faces of God: The Representation of Christianity in Caribbean Science Fiction.” Chasqui (2007) and “Una cartografía de la ciencia ficción cubana a través de la obra de Yoss”; that appeared in Lo fantástico en Hispanoamérica, Lima (Peru) in 2011. This article was the runner-up for the James Bishop Memorial Award at the 2012 International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando (FL). He edited issue 23 of the journal Istmo. Revista virtual de estudios literarios y culturales centroamericanos dedicated to Central American and Caribbean science fiction.Currently, he is working on the science fiction oeuvre of Cuban authors Agustín de Rojas and Daína Chaviano during the 1980s and 1990s, and the biography of Ray Bradbury edited by Spanish director José L. Garci; and he is co-editor of Alambique. Academic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Ph. D. 2002 University of Miami, U.S.A.
B.A 1996 Universidad de Granada / Universidad de Almería (Spain)