Office: Fretwell 250D
Juan Meneses Naranjo
Office: Fretwell 250D
- Ph.D., English, Purdue University
- M.A. English Literature, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
- B.A., English Studies, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
- B.A., Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
- Juan Meneses, “Historical Restoration, Narrative Agency, and Silence in Graham Swift’s Waterland.” Journal of Modern Literature 40.3 (2017): 135-152.
- Juan Meneses, “‘Like in the Gringo Movies’: Translatorese and the Global in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666.” Ed. Russell Cobb. The Paradox of Authenticity in a Globalized World. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014: 175-185.
- Juan Meneses, “Reconsidering International Comics: Foreignness, Locality, and the Third Space.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 5.1 (2014): 58-69.
- Juan Meneses, Review of Jessica Berman’s Modernist Commitments. Ethics, Politics and Transnationalism. Modern Fiction Studies 59.1 (2013): 211-213.
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Selected Conference Papers
- “Shedding Light: Environmental Destruction and the Politics of Visibility.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, ASLE. Detroit, MI: June 2017.
- “Postcolonial Misrecognition in Jean Rhys’s Voyage in the Dark.” Modern Language Association, MLA. Philadelphia, PA: January 2017.
- “Counterstories: Visual Spectacle and the Global Novel.” American Comparative Literature Association, ACLA. Cambridge, MA: March 2016.
- “Domination Through Dialogue: Plurality, Tolerance, and Understanding as Instruments of Political Dispossession.” Modern Language Association, MLA. Austin, TX: January 2016.
- “Reading Images, Seeing Words.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, ASLE. Moscow, ID: June 2015.
- “The Modernist Character as Postcolonial Model.” Modernist Studies Association, MSA. Pittsburgh, PA: November 2014.
- “‘Because Our Fathers Lied’: National Allegiance and the Great War in Sebastian Barry’s A Long Long Way.” Modern Language Association, MLA. Chicago, IL: January 2014.
- “Renting as Transnational Poetics in Roman Polanski’s The Tenant.” Film and History. Madison, WI: November 2013.
- “Land Matters: Dissent and Political Agency in South African Fiction.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, ASLE. Panel chair and presenter. Lawrence, KS: June 2013.
- “‘Like in the Gringo Movies’: Parodic Translation in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666.” American Comparative Literature Association, ACLA. Providence, RI: April 2012.
- “Representation/Re-presentation: When Historicizing is the Problem.” Midwest Conference on British Studies, MWCBS. Terre Haute, IN: November 2011.
- “Le Courrier International: International Newspaper Comics Language and the Image-Text Third Space.” Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation. Panel chair and presenter. West Lafayette, IN: September, 2010.
- 20th and 21st century British and postcolonial literature
- Theory and critical studies
- World and global literatures
- Film studies
- Nationalism and global studies
- Digital humanities
- Comics studies
- Global Narratives (Graduate)
- Postcolonial Literature (Graduate)
- Issues in Global Cinema (Graduate/Undergraduate)
- Orhan Pamuk and the World Novel (Undegraduate)
- Modern British Literature (Undergraduate)
- Modern World Literature (Undergraduate)
- Graphic Novels and Animation Around the World (Undergraduate)
- Approaches to Literature (Undegraduate)
- Assistant Professor, Department of English, UNC Charlotte
- Affiliate Faculty, Latin American Studies, UNC Charlotte
- Editor, H-Empire