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Dr. Fabricio Silva
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Academic Areas of Expertise

  • Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Cultural and Literary Studies. 
  • Spanish and Portuguese 
  • Sociolinguistics

Courses Taught at LVC

SPA 321  Spanish for the Global Markets 

SPA 300  Advanced Conversation and Culture  

POR 500  Portuguese Language and Culture 

SPA 390  Cultural Resistance and Pseudo Democracies in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Worlds 

SPA 202  Intermediary Spanish 

SPA 102  Spanish Language and Culture

SPA 101  Spanish Language and Culture online course

Research Topics

Cultural Resistance, Populism and dictatorships, Democtarian Governments, Resistance Literature, Cinema, Hauntology, and Spectral theory. Trauma and Memory Studies.

Scholarly Work and Publications

Publications

“Voces del inconsciente: Dictadura y disidencia cultural en la Argentina de Dos veces junio” Espectros del poder, Pliegos. 2019 

 "El poder y Su manifestación en El reino de este mundo" Baquiana Revista Literaria, Anuario XVIII, Miami. 2017. 

 “Trincheras de papel: Resistencia cultural del Brasil dictatorial en Doña flor y sus dos maridos de Jorge Amado" Huellas, Revista de la Universidad del Norte, 99, Colombia. (2016). 

 “Cidade de Deus: Uma reflexão social no cinema nacional brasileiro" Revista-e de  humanidades Sarasuati Cataluña, España, 2014. 

 “La novela negra de dictadura en Brasil y Argentina: Panorámica del género como medio de protesta a los regímenes dictatoriales” Revista-e de humanidades Sarasuati Cataluña, España. (2013). 

Academic Journals

Contributor of the literary group Palabras Indiscretas (GLPI), as well as for the literary journal Palabras Indiscretas (RLPI), a permanent contributor to Hispanic Studies and Luso-Brazilian Section coordinator for the Sarasuati e-Journal of the Humanities and external reviewer in academic journals such as LL Journal and Sarasuati e-Journal.

Invited Talks

March 2018 – “Letters of Resistance: Transgenerational Ghosts and Resistance Literature in Brazil, Argentina and Cuba 1964-2002”. Department of Language and Literature, North Carolina Central University 

January 2017 --, “Echoes of Resistance: Military Regimes and Resistance Literature Argentina, Brazil and Cuba 1964-2002”. Department of World Languages & Cultures, Indiana University East. 

December 2016 –, Nuestro Rumbo, “Ecos de una Resistencia: Literatura contestataria en los años de plomo en Brasil y Argentina, Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky. 

August 2014 –, “Brazilian and the Latin America Cultures”, Department of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities, Eastern Kentucky University 

Editorships and Journal Participation

 (Forthcoming)- Silva, Fabricio, Persánch, JM editors. Espectros del poder. Pliegos, 2019. 

2015-2016 – Editor-Manager, Nomenclatura: aproximaciones a los estudios hispánicos. Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky. Vol. 5: Decentring  Modernity/Denscentrar la modernidad. http://uknowledge.uky.edu/naeh/ 

2014 – Reviewer, Nomenclatura: aproximaciones a los estudios hispánicos. Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky2012-2013 – 

2015- Reviewer, Cuny.IS: The Journal of the Students of Ph.D. Program in  Hispanic/Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages. Cuny University. http://ojs.gc.cuny.edu/index.php/lljournal/index 

 

Contact Info

Email Address

silva@lvc.edu

Location

Humanities 301-D

Phone Number

717-867-6870