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 Full Professor in the spring of 2017. He teaches courses on the fantastic, nation-building, cultural studies, and feminism in contemporary Latin America and Spain.
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 in 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): Currently, he is working on a book manuscript on the science fiction oeuvre of Cuban authors Agustín de Rojas and Daína Chaviano during the 1980s and 1990s, and on a collaborative project on Central American and Caribbean science fiction for Istmo. Revista virtual de estudios literarios y culturales centroamericanos.
Ph. D. 2002 University of Miami, U.S.A.
B.A 1996 Universidad de Granada / Universidad de Almería (Spain)