Spanish

Francisco Brignole, Ph.D.

Francisco Brignole

  Assistant Professor of Spanish
   Office: Leutze Hall 290
   Telephone: (910) 962-3461
   Fax: (910) 962-7712
   E-mail: brignolef@uncw.edu

  

   B.A., M.A., M.B.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa
   Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Born and raised in Argentina, Dr. Brignole joined the UNCW department of World Languages and Cultures in 2015, where he teaches courses in language, culture and literature. He studies 20th-21st century Spanish-American literature and culture and specializes in exile, migration and transnational identities. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he worked under the direction of Dr. Oswaldo Estrada. Dr. Brignole has recently published a co-edited critical volume that explores the intersection of dictatorship, memory, and gender in the literary works of renowned Argentinean writer María Teresa Andruetto. 

Publications

Co-edited with Dr. Corinne Pubill. Miradas desobedientes: María Teresa Andruetto ante la crítica. Valencia: Albatros (Serie Palabras de América), 2016.

“Volviendo a casa: exilio y género en Lengua madre.” Miradas desobedientes: María Teresa Andruetto ante la crítica. Eds. Pubill, Corinne and Francisco Brignole. Valencia: Albatros, 2016. 265-83.

“Biculturation and Beyond: Exile and Cuban-American Identity in Eliseo Alberto’s Caracol Beach.” South Atlantic Review 78.3 (2015): 75-89.

“Estrategias de supervivencia: fugas y violencia de género en Diablo Guardián de Xavier Velasco.” Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea 53 (2012): II-VII.

Forthcoming publications

“Voluntary Exiles, New Identities, and the Emergence of a Postnational Sensibility in Contemporary Latin American Literature.” ImagiNations: Postnational Perspectives in Contemporary Hispanic Literature. Eds. Scharm, Heike and Natalia Mata. UP of Florida. (Forthcoming, Spring 2017).

“Reclaiming the Cinematic: Lisandro Alonso’s Aesthetics of Excess in Liverpool.” Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana. (Forthcoming, Fall 2016).

“El exilio a contrapelo: desmitificación y patologías en El sueño del retorno.” El diablo en el espejo: reflexiones críticas sobre la obra de Horacio Castellanos Moya. Eds. Caña Jiménez, María del Carmen and Vinodh Venkatesh. Valencia: Albatros (Serie Palabras de América). (Forthcoming, Fall 2016).