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Francisco Arellano-SerratosJosé Francisco Arellano-Serratos

Spanish Instructor

Ph.D. from Arizona State University. His dissertation is about the Argentinian writer Juan José Saer and the history and politics of contemporary Latin American novel. His research is mainly focused on the relations of aesthetics, literature, philosophy, and politics. He has published fiction, academic articles, and reviews in journals from Mexico and United States. He has experience teaching Spanish and Latin American history and literature in the United States, Mexico, and China.

Recent publications:

  • Against Democracy. Mexico: Festina Editores. To be published in October 2016. (Political Essay)
  • “El devenir animal del sujeto femenino: Tarazona, Lispector, Braidotti”. Nóesis. Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (Jan-June 2017), 51.26. 94-106. To be published in 2017.
  •  “La política del miedo”. EXIT (May-June 2016). 61. 18-24.
  •  “Chéjov Is the New Black”. Review of La isla de Sajalín by Anton Chekhov. Crítica (July-August 2016), 171. 166-170.

Recent conferences:

  • Lecture: “Farabeuf, ese paréntesis negro”. Videoconference at the Presentation of the Documentary Farabeuf o la crónica de un instante. Génesis e impacto (Dir. Paulina Lavista). Mérida, Yucatán, México. April 14, 2016.
  • Lecture: “Literatura mexicana contemporánea escrita por mujeres: una aproximación estética”. Presented at the Master of Interdisciplinary and Gender Studies of Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez. Juárez, México. February 9, 2016.

Francisco Arellano-Serratos

WSU Tri-Cities
Office: CIC 125C
Telephone: (509) 372-7139