Carlos Garcia-Fernandez

Professor, Spanish
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Carlos Javier García is professor of Spanish literature and film studies at Arizona State University. He was born and educated in Spain and obtained his doctorate from the University of California, Davis, under the supervision of Ricardo Gullón. His books include "Metanovela: Luis Goytisolo," "Azorín y Unamuno," "La invención del grupo leonés," "Contrasentidos," "Tres días que conmovieron España: tres periódicos y el 11-M," "Estudios en honor de Ricardo Gullón" (co-author Cristina Martínez-Carazo), "El espíritu del Páramoby Luis Mateo Díez (edition). He has published articles in journals like España Contemporánea, ALEC, Letras Peninsulares, Romanic Review, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Hispanic Review and Anthropos.

His primary area of research is Modern and Contemporary Spain. His last main publication is a critical edition of a contemporary classic prepared in collaboration with Professor Gonzalo Sobejano from Columbia University: "Antagonía. Luis Goytisolo." Edition, Introduction and 1,850 notes Carlos Javier García. Epilogue Gonzalo Sobejano. Madrid: Cátedra, 2016. (1, 400 pages)

Currently, he is working on authors like Luis Goytisolo, Javier Marías, Eduardo Mendoza, and film directors Amenábar and Almodóvar. 

Education

Ph.D. University of California-Davis

Research Interests

 

His research focuses on modern and contemporary Spain.  Currently, he is working with Gonzalo Sobejano on a critical edition of Antagon�a, by Luis Goytisolo (C�tedra).

 

Publications

  • García, Carlos Javier. La novela Libro de Caín, de Victoriano Crémer: puntos de una encrucijada. Victoriano Crémer. Cien años de periodismo y literatura (2009).
  • García, Carlos Javier. Palabras como espadas: licencias legales en Tu rostro mañana. Allí donde uno diría que ya no puede haber nada: Tu rostro mañana de Javier Marías (2009).
  • García, Carlos Javier. Conflicto de jurisdicciones y viaje hacia la modernidad en El caballero de Sajonia, de Juan Benet. Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea (2008).
  • García, Carlos Javier. Tres días que conmovieron España. Tres periódicos y el 11M (11-M). (2008).
  • . . Review of: Hispanismo y cine (2007).
  • . . Review of: José Díaz Fernández, Crónicas de la Guerra de Marruecos (1921-1922). Antología (2007).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Metanovela y teoría de la novela: una conexión interrogativa de la autorreflexividad. Anthropos (2005).
  • . . Review of: Fenomenología del enigma. Juan Benet y el pensamiento literario postestructuralista (2005).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Textura judicial y mediaciones simbólicas en Volverás a Región, de Juan Benet. Siglo XXI. Literatura y cultura españolas (2004).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. ¿Y la recepción nacionalista o autonómica de la novela española? Pautas interpretativas, territorialidad y distanciamiento. Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica (2003).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Crónica de sucesos particulares, sentido figurado y ecos discursivos de la figura de Franco en la película Furtivos. Ojáncano (2003).
  • . . Review of: Intertextual Pursuits. Literary Mediations in Modern Spanish Narrative. (London: Bucknell University Press, 1998. 273 pp.) (2003).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Efectos del 11 de septiembre de 2001 en los estudios literarios y culturales. Lectura del nacionalismo. Letras Peninsulares (2002).
  • Garcia-Fernandez, Carlos. La figura del autor, el exilio y un apunte sobre la crítica de Sender. (2002).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Indeterminación sin titubeos: el talón de Aquiles de Matilde Moret. Miguel Espinos, Juan Marsé, Luis goytisolo (Ed) Fernando Valls (2001).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Marco y tipo en Las cenizas del fénix. Del rascacielos a la catedral. Un regreso a las raíces (Ed) Santiago Tejerina (2001).
  • Carlos Garcia-Fernandez. Palabra y verdad:la realidad borrada en Corazón tan blanco, de javier Marías. Antagonia (2001).

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
SPA 325 Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPA 473 Old&New Spaniard:Cul&Civ Spain
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
SLC 394 Special Topics
SPA 394 Special Topics
SPA 569 Studies in Spanish Film
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
SPA 325 Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPA 473 Old&New Spaniard:Cul&Civ Spain
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
SPA 325 Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPA 394 Special Topics
SLC 394 Special Topics
FMS 394 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
SPA 325 Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPA 426 Lit & Society in Modern Spain
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
SPA 325 Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPA 394 Special Topics
SLC 394 Special Topics
FMS 394 Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
SPA 473 Old&New Spaniard:Cul&Civ Spain
SPA 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 473 Old&New Spaniard:Cul&Civ Spain
SPA 567 Contemporary Spanish Novel
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 426 Lit & Society in Modern Spain
SPA 499 Individualized Instruction
SPA 569 Studies in Spanish Film

Presentations

  • Garc�a, Carlos Javier (co-host with Prof. Elizabeth Horan from the Dept. of English). Introduction of the performance by the visiting speaker Susana Silverman. Performance of the visiting speaker Susana Silverman (Nov 2010).
  • Garc�a, Carlos Javier. Una variante de la modernidad Ricardo Gull�n. V Encuentro de traductores y escritores entre Europa y Am�rica (Jul 2010).
  • Garc�a, Carlos Javier. La sima, de Jos� Mar�a Merino: El odio espa�ol como dispositivo hermen�utico de la Guerra Civil y un correlato transatl�ntico. V Transatlantic Conference (Brown University) (Apr 2010).
  • Garc�a, Carlos Javier. La piedra fundacional de El reino de Celama. SIMPOSIO "EL ESPACIO EN LA NARRATIVA DE CASTILLA Y LE�N" 28 y 29 de Mayo de 2009 (May 2009).
  • Garc�a, Carlos Javier. Book Presentation: Tres d�as que conmovieron Espa�a. Tres peri�dicos y el 11M. Librer�a Rayuela (Valladolid, Spain). Book Presentation (Nov 2008).
  • Garcia-Fernandez, Carlos. Cuatrocientos a�os del Quijote [Paper and round table]. 10th Spanish Graduate Student Symposium, 2005. Geograf�as literarias y ling��sticas en las culturas (Apr 2005).

Service

  • Fullbright Fellowships Advisement, Adviser/Interviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Spanish Fillm Club, Organizer (2010 - 2010)
  • Award Committee, Chair (2010 - 2010)
  • Search Committee: Assistant Director of Learning Support Services (SILC), Member of the Search Committee (SILC) (2010 - 2010)
  • Castilla. Estudios de Literatura, Member of the Advisory Board (2010 - 2010)
  • Siglo XXI. Literatura y Cultura Española, Member of the Advisory Board (2010 - 2010)
  • University of Columbia, Missouri (Dept of Romance Languages and Literatures), Reviewer of a tenure candidate (2009 - 2009)
  • Castilla. Estudios de Literatura, Member of the Advisory Board (2009 - 2009)
  • Siglo XXI. Literatura y Cultura Española, Member of the Advisory Board (2009 - 2009)
  • Cincinnati Romance Review, Reviewer for two articles (2008 - 2008)
  • Llibros del Pexe, Co-director of the Press Colection (2008 - 2008)
  • Cincinnati Romance Review, Reviewer for three articles (2007 - 2007)
  • Fullbright Fellowships Advisement, Adviser/Interviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Personnel Committee, Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Undergraduate Programs Steering Committee (SILC), Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Llibros del Pexe, Co-director of the Press Colection (2007 - 2007)
  • Spanish Fillm Club, Organizer (2007 - 2007)
  • Award Committee, Chair (2007 - 2007)
  • Undergraduate Committee, Co-Chair (2007 - 2007)
  • University of Arizona, Reviewer for one article (2007 - 2007)
  • Spanish Search Committee (Chicano Literature Position), Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Siglo XXI. Literatura y Cultura Española, Member of the Advisory Board (2007 - 2007)
  • Workshop to Graduate Students: Mock Interviews. December , 2006. (2 hours), Mock Interviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Spanish Search Committee (Chicano Literature Position), Active participant in a Search (2006 - 2006)
  • Award Committee, Chair (2006 - 2006)
  • Cincinnati Romance Review, Reviewer for three articles (2006 - 2006)
  • Llibros del Pexe. Signos. Estudios Literarios, Lengua, Cultura, Cine, Comunicación e Imagen, Co-director of the Press Collection (2006 - 2006)
  • Monográficos de Artabria, Member of the Advisory Board (2006 - 2006)
  • Siglo XXI. Literatura y Cultura Españolas, Member of the Advisory Board (2006 - 2006)
  • Spanish Fillm Club, Organizer (2006 - 2006)
  • Undergraduate Committee, Co-Chair Spring Semester; Chair Fall Semester (2006 - 2006)
  • Sigma Delta Pi induction ceremony (Spring and Fall), Representative of Spanish Faculty (2006 - 2006)
  • Fullbright Felloship Advisemente, Reader, Interviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • International Education Week, Spanish and Portuguese Section Coordinator (2006 - 2006)
  • University of California, Davis (Dept of Spanish and Portuguese), Reviewer of a tenure candidate (2006 - 2006)
  • SILC Steering Committee, Member of the Co (2005 - 2005)
  • Hayden Library, Contact (2005 - 2005)
  • Letras Femeninas, Reviewer for one article (2005 - 2005)
  • The University of Valladolid, Member of Dissertation Committee (2005 - 2005)
  • Workshop to Graduate Students: Mock Interviews. December , 2005. (90"), Mock Interviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Undergraduate Committee, Member of the Co (2004 - 2005)
  • Llibros del Pexe. Signos. Estudios Literarios, Lengua, Cultura, Cine, Comunicación e Imagen, Co-director of the Press Colection (2003 - 2005)
  • Sigma Delta Pi induction ceremony (November 30, 2005), Representative of Spanish Faculty (2005 - 2005)
  • Outside Visitor, Organized the visit (2004 - 2004)
  • Workshop to Graduate Students: Research and publication. December 3, 2004. (90"), Round table (2004 - 2004)
  • ConNotas. Revista de crítica y teoría literarias, Reviewer for one article (2004 - 2004)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member of the Co (2004 - 2004)
  • Professional development Committee, Member of the Co (2004 - 2004)
  • University of Valladolid, and The Jorge Guillén Foundation (Spain), Collaborator (2004 - 2004)
  • Spanish Search Co, Active participant in a Search (2003 - 2004)
  • Cincinnati romanic Review, Reviewer for Volume 22, 2003 (2003)
  • the University Libraries Appeals Board, Member of the Co (2003)

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