Medieval English literature, anthropology, psychology, Shakespeare and screen writing.
I have published books, essays and articles on Old English heroic poetry, especially BEOWULF, on aesthetics, on Chaucer and on various works in the early modern, Romantic and Victorian periods. I teach undergraduates primarily and value a broad engagement with the run of English language and literature.
Histories and theories of rhetoric; rhetoric and poetics; American literature to 1900; reception theory.
Writer with focus on Spain and Latin America. Transnational migration; immigration and portrayal of immigrants in literature. Latin America/Asia relations; Trade between HIspanics and Asians and impact on changing intercultural relations. Increasing multiculturalism with implications for world policy makers.
for public policy throughout the world.
19th-century Latin American prose and intellectual history / Foundational narratives of Latin America / Regionalism / Warfare / Landscape photography / Travel narratives / Geography/ Pedagogy and Didactics/ Cognitive linguisticsrunning/skiing/photography/opera