Jorge Quintana-Navarrete

|Assistant Professor

Jorge Quintana Navarrete is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Dartmouth College. He holds a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese from Princeton University and a master’s degree in Latin American Literature from Universidad de Sonora. His research interests include Mexican culture (19th and 20th centuries), Utopian Studies, Environmental Humanities, and Critical Theory. He has published peer-reviewed articles in Hispanic Review, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, among others. His book project centers on the relationship between the notion of vitality and the utopian imagination in postrevolutionary Mexico.

Contact

37 Dewey Fld Rd, Room 428
HB 6072

Department(s)

Spanish and Portuguese

Education

  • B.A. Universidad de Sonora
  • M.A. Universidad de Sonora
  • Ph. D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

  • El hispanismo de William H. Prescott y la mitohistoria de la Conquista de México”. George Ticknor y la fundación del hispanismo en Estados Unidos. Ed. José del Pino. Iberoamericana Vervuert (Forthcoming 2022)

  • “Reading Race in Rocks: Political Geology in Nineteenth-Century Mexico.” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies (2022)

  • “José Vasconcelos’s Plant Theory: the Life of Plants, Botanical Ethics, and the Cosmic Race.” Hispanic Review. 89. 1 (2021): 69-92.

  • “La utopía a prueba: formas heterogéneas de vida en ‘Eugenia’ de Eduardo Urzaiz”. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. 44.2 (2020): 463-484.

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Works In Progress

Book manuscript: Un deseo de lo futuro: la imaginación utópica en el México revolucionario (1910-1940)