Office Hours

Fall 2014

  • Tuesday & Thursday 11:30–12:30
    Wednesday 12:00–1:00
    and by appointment
 

Interests

  • Mexico
  • Music
  • Cycling
  • Cooking
  • Philosophy
 

Kyle J. Matthews

Assistant Professor of

Spanish

Welles 209B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-4252
matthewsk@geneseo.edu

Kyle James Matthews has been a faculty member at Geneseo since 2012.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D. Hispanic Studies - Brown University, 2013
  • AM Hispanic Studies - Brown University, 2008
  • BSOF Music and Spanish - Indiana University, 2003

Research Interests

Professor Kyle Matthews' research interests broadly include 20th and 21st-century Latin American narrative, with a particular eye for Mexican narrative and essay from all historical eras. These interests also encompass the intersection of history and memory in the historiographical enterprise, Jewish Latin American authors, and modern critical theory. His present dissertation research focuses on the ways bodies are deployed to formulate and question conceptions of the nation in recent Mexican historiographic metafiction

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Matthews, Kyle James. “La muerte de Artemio Cruz: Otras voces.” La región más transparente en el siglo XXI: Homenaje a Carlos Fuentes. México, D.F.: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2012. 453-64. Print.
  • Assistant Editor: Fuentes, Carlos. Obras reunidas III. Ed. Julio Ortega. México D.F.: Fondo de Cultura Económica. 2008. Print.
  • “From Providence by Juan Francisco Ferré.” The Quarterly Conversation (25): np. Web.

Affiliations

  • Faculty Advisor, Sigma Delta Pi Spanish, the National Spanish Honor Society
  • Member, Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Member, Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
  • Member, American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
  • New England Council of Latin American Studies (NECLAS)
Fall 2014 Classes

SPAN 201:
L/Intermediate Spanish I

    Reviews the fundamentals of structure and continues to develop the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Oral and written exercises are included. Reading materials emphasize
    cultural and contemporary topics. Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or its equivalent.
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SPAN 326:
M/Latin-American Civilizations

    A panoramic study, from ancient times up to the 19th century of the development of Latin American civilization as a phenomenon arising from the synthesis of Indo-American, Hispanic, Creole, Asian, and
    African elements. Prerequisites: SPAN 301. Offered fall, even years
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SPAN 526:
Spanish-American Civilization

    A panoramic study, from its origins to the present, of the development of Spanish-American civilization as a multi-cultural phenomenon arising from the synthesis of Indo-American, Hispanic, Creole, As
    ian and African elements. Offered: fall, odd years
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