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David Colón

 

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Assistant Professor (Ph.D. Stanford U, 2004)

 

Expertise: Poetry, Fiction, Latino/a Literature, Modernism


Teaching Interests
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US Latino/a Literature, Lit of the Americas, Avant-Garde Poetry & Poetics, Fiction

 

Points of Interest: Latino/a & Latin American fiction, contemporary Latino/a literature, Mexican-American literature & culture, American avant-garde poetry, major American writers, contemporary poetry, and contemporary fiction.

david.colon@tcu.edu
(817) 257-5667
Reed Hall 414A

FULL CV (PDF)

 

David joined the TCU English faculty in 2008. He received his Ph.D. in English from Stanford University (2004) and, after a year as a Teaching Fellow in Stanford's Program in Writing and Rhetoric, was a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Scholar in English at the University of California, Berkeley (2005-2008). His teaching and research interests include U.S. Latino/a literature, literature of the Americas, avant-garde poetry & poetics, and fiction. He has taught undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on Latino/a & Latin American fiction, contemporary Latino/a literature, Mexican-American literature & culture, American avant-garde poetry, major American writers, contemporary poetry, and contemporary fiction. His novel, The Lost Men, was published by Elsewhen Press in 2012. His edited anthology, Between Day and Night: New and Selected Poems, 1946-2010 by Miguel González-Gerth, is forthcoming from TCU Press in 2013. He recently completed a book-length critical study, Mad Echo: Ibero-American Innovations in Modern Poetry, that is currently under peer review for publication. His articles and reviews have appeared in many publications, including, among others: Cultural Critique, the Journal of Latino/Latin American Studies, MELUS, Studies in American Culture, the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics, and the Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry. A native of Brooklyn, NY, David is also a graduate of Brooklyn College, CUNY (1997).


Books:

 

 

Lost Men Book Cover

The Lost Men: An Allegory (2012).

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Between Day and Night by Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth (editor, 2013).

 

 

Recent Courses:

  • ENGL 10833 Intro to Comp: First Year Seminar--Reality in Latino Fiction (PDF)
  • ENGL 20503 Major American Writers (PDF)
  • ENGL 30703 Contemporary Latino/a Literature (PDF)
  • ENGL 30713 Mexican-American Literature & Culture in the Borderlands (PDF)
  • ENGL 30513 American Poetry (PDF)
  • ENGL 70553 American Poetry II: American Avant-Garde Poetry (PDF)
  • ENGL 80523 Race & Gender in American Culture: Lit of Latina/o Diaspora (PDF)
   
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