Assistant Professor (Ph.D. Stanford U, 2004)
Expertise: Poetry, Fiction, Latino/a Literature, Modernism
Teaching Interests: 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.
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).
The Lost Men: An Allegory (2012).
- 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)