About

Enrique Gonzalez-Conty

Assistant Professor, Ithaca College

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

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Interests

Cuban Literature and Film from the 1960s to the Present; New Waves in Latin American Cinema; Film Studies; Archival Theory; Puerto Rican Literature; Studies on Literary Journals

Biography

Enrique González-Conty is an Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature at Ithaca College. He was the 2013-14 Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow at this same institution. He obtained his PhD in 2014 from The University of Texas at Austin where he also received his MA in Hispanic Literature. Previously, he obtained three bachelors degrees (two BAs and a BS) from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, in Hispanic Studies, Music, and Biology, respectively. His current book project examines the close relationship between post-revolutionary Cuban Literature and Film and their ties to important Cuban state institutions such as Casa de las Américas and the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC). He is currently teaching a course on Caribbean Literature and Film and the Diaspora.

On the Web, Enrique currently writes for the film blog cinecero.blogspot.com and has used weblogs in his Spanish courses (pizarronbilingue.wordpress.com) as well as in his Caribbean Literature and Film course (caribbeanidentities.blogspot.com).

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