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Miguel Caballero Vazquez

Department/Program(s):
  • Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
Position: Graduate Student
Area(s):
  • Spanish Language, Linguistics, and Culture




Profile

Miguel Caballero holds a licenciatura in Spanish Philology (UNED, Spain) and a MA in Latin American Studies with a concentration in Literature (Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands). He has taught Spanish language in Amsterdam and Crotone (Italy) and has completed research stays in Mexico City and Santiago (Chile). Caballero explores the relations between architecture and literature; theory and literary representations of space; memory and politics of symbolic reparation; museums, monuments and memorials; micropolitics and everyday life. He has presented papers in universities of Spain, The Netherlands, Canada, United States, Mexico and Chile on varied topics such as space and videogames, architectural avant-gardes during the Spanish Civil War, the National Museum of the American Latino in Washington DC, urban memory and contemporary visual arts. He is currently working on the co-edition of the book Imágenes y realismos en América Latina (Amsterdam: Rodopi, forthcoming 2013).