Visiting Assistant Professor of International and Area Studies
Ph.D. in Spanish with a specialization in Portuguese, University of Florida. Admitted to Candidacy, degree expected Fall 2013.
Alicia Mercado-Harvey joined New College as an adjunct in 2012 and is currently a visiting assistant professor of International and Area Studies. She teaches interdisciplinary courses on Latin America, Spain, and Portugal, combining history, politics, literature and film. Her research interest is post-dictatorial anti-detective fiction in the Iberian Peninsula and the Southern Cone, examined from a trans-Atlantic perspective. She is currently revising her dissertation for defense and has plans to revise for publication a book of interviews with recent writers from the Southern Cone. She is interested in teaching courses on Latin America, with a focus on Brazil and also Portuguese language and culture.
“Cortázar ganó por nocaut.” Revista Surco Sur 5, 2012.
“Cruzando fronteras: la literatura transnacional de Roberto Bolaño”. Revista Surco Sur 4, 2012. http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/surcosur/vol2/iss4/21/
“Pugilatos literarios y parricidios frustrados en el realismo posvanguardista del Cono Sur”. Special Monographic Issue: “Nueva Narrativa Latinoamericana/New Latin American Narrative”. Cuaderno Internacional de Estudios Humanísticos y Literatura (CIEHL), 14 2010.
“El relámpago inasible: la exploración del pasado en Estrella distante y Soldados de Salamina”. Cultural Perspectives on Film, Literature and Language. Selected Procedings of the 19th Southeast Conference on Foreign Languages, Literatures and Film. Will Lehman & Margit Grieb, eds. Boca Raton, FL: Brown Walker Press, 2010.
“Sewell, pluriculturalidad y resistencia de un Company Town chileno”. Revista Sinfrontera http://ufsinfronterasp2010.weebly.com/fractal-acadeacutemico.html. 4th Issue: “Espacios, exilios y culturas”. April 1, 2010.