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Raul A Marrero-Fente

612/626-8029
Spanish & Portuguese 203F Folwell Hall 9 Pleasant Street SE

Department Affiliations

University Affiliations

  • Law School

Specialties

  • Trans-Atlantic Studies
  • Colonial Latin America literature and culture
  • Global studies
  • Africa
  • Colonial/Postcolonial studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Gender studies
  • Human rights
  • Law and literature
  • Globalization
  • Asia
  • Caribbean Literature and Culture

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Hispanic Literatures, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1997.
  • M.A.: Hispanic Literatures, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1995.
  • J.D.: Law, University of Camaguey, Cuba, 1985.

Publications

  • Coloniality, Religion and the Law in the Early Iberian World. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Santa Arias, Vanderbilt University Press, Co-Editor, 2014.
  • Trayectorias globales: estudios coloniales en el mundo hispánico. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Iberoamericana/Vervuert, Author, 2013.
  • Bodies, Texts, and Ghosts: Writing on Literature and Law in Colonial Latin America. Marrero-Fente, Raul, University Press of America, Author, 2010.
  • Espejo de paciencia by Silvestre de Balboa. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Catedra, Editor, 2010.
  • Human Rights in Latin American and Iberian Cultures. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Ana Forcinito, Kelly McDonough, Hispanic Issues On Line, Co-Editor, 2009.
  • Epic, Empire and Community in the Atlantic World: Silvestre de Balboa’s Espejo de paciencia. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Bucknell University Press, Author, 2008.
  • Poéticas de la restitución. Literatura y cultura en Hispanoamérica colonial. Marrero-Fente, Raul, J. Cuesta, Editor, 2005.
  • Perspectivas transatlánticas. Estudios coloniales hispanoamericanos. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Verbum, Editor, 2004.
  • Playas del árbol: Una visión trasatlántica de las literaturas hispánica. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Huerga & Fierro, Author, 2002.
  • Epica, imperio y comunidad en el Nuevo Mundo: Espejo de paciencia de Silvestre de Balboa. Marrero-Fente, Raul, CEIAS, Author, 2002.
  • La poética de la ley en las Capitulaciones de Santa Fe. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Trotta, Author, 2000.
  • Al margen de la tradición: Relaciones entre la literatura colonial y peninsular de los siglos XV, XVI, y XVII. Marrero-Fente, Raul, Fundamentos, Author, 1999.

Awards

  • Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and United States’ Universities , 2009
  • Mc Knight Summer Fellowship, 2008
  • University of Minnesota Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, 2008
  • Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and United States’ Universities, 2006
  • Council for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Columbia University, 2003
  • Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and United States’ Universities, 2003
  • Charles H. Watts Memorial Fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library, 2002
  • Included in Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 2004
  • Newberry Library Short Term Fellowship at the Newberry Library, 1999

Courses Taught

  • SPPT 8400: Imperialism and Colonialism in the Global Hispanic and Lusophone Worlds, 1400-1600
  • SPAN 5526: Early Modernity and Colonialism in Spanish America, 1492-1800
  • SPAN 3920/GLOS 3930: Global Spanish Imperialism in the 16th-century
  • SPAN 3256/GLOS 3930: Human Rights in the Global Hispanic and Lusophone Worlds
  • SPAN 3222: Discourses of Nation Building and Modernization in Latin America
  • LAW 6815: Inter-American Human Rights System
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