Faculty & Staff


Kelley Swarthout

Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

University of Massachusetts 2001
Ph.D. in Latin American Literature
Graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies

New York University 1989
M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese Literatures.

Antioch College 1982
B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies

Office: 212 Lawrence
Phone: 315-228-7204
Email: kswarthout@mail.colgate.edu

Courses Taught: Intermediate Spanish: Language and Literature; Advanced Composition and Stylistics; Latin American Literature: The Many Voices of Latin America; Latin American Literature: Illusion, Fantasy, Magical Realism; From Ariel to Calibán and Beyond: Cultural Identity in the 20th-Century Spanish American Essay; CORE 152 The Challenge of Modernity; CORE 171 Mexico: The Novels of the Mexican Revolution<>

Areas of Interest: Mexican Literature, Brazilian Regionalist Literature, intellectual history, indigenous literature, identity formation in literature.

Publications: “Assimilating the Primitive”: Parallel Dialogues on Racial Miscegenation in Revolutionary Mexico. New York: Peter Lang Press, forthcoming.
Review of Blood, Ink, and Culture. Miseries and Splendors of the Post-Mexican Condition. In RILCE 19.2 (2003)
Review of A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism. In RILCE, forthcoming

Distinctions: Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow, 1998-1999;
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 1996

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