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Beatriz Pastor

Professor Beatriz PastorProfessor of Spanish and Comparative Literature

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
6072 Dartmouth Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3511

Office: 219 Dartmouth Hall

2014 Winter Office Hours: No office hours this Term

Telephone: (603) 646-2016
Fax: (603) 646-3695
E-mail: Beatriz.Pastor@Dartmouth.edu

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Research Interests

  • Latin American Literatures
  • Comparative Literature
  • Colonial Studies
  • Transatlantic Studies
  • Utopian Studies
  • Language Teaching Pedagogy

Selected Courses Taught at Dartmouth

  • SPAN 65: One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • COLT 45: The Quest for Utopia
  • MATH 5/COLT 65: A Matter of Time
  • SPAN 68: Interdisciplinary (Math/Humanities) Study of Time Literature and Ideas in Latin America
  • SPAN 66: Latin American Culture: Migrations, Displacement, Exclusion and Exile
  • COLT 52: Myths, Literature and Reality in the European Discovery of the New World
  • SPAN 73: Literature and Social Protest
  • SPAN 37: Borges: Topics in Writing
  • SPAN 80: Playing the Colonial Game. Seminar
  • COLT 50: Europe and its Cultural Others
  • LACS 4: The Many Faces of Latin America
  • SPAN 45: Slaves in the Past/Slaves Next Door; a Brown U-Dartmouth Inter-campus course

Awards and Prizes

  • 1983: Premio Casa de las Américas en la categoría de ensayo
  • 1984: Huntington Best Teacher Award. Dartmouth College
  • 1987: Endowed Professorship: Pat and John Rosenwald Professor in the Arts and Sciences
  • 2007: Cátedra Alfonso Reyes, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

Selected Publications

  • Roberto Arlt y la rebelion alienada. Hispamérica, 1981.
  • El Discurso Narrativo de la Conquista: Mitificacion y Emergencia. Colección Premio Casa de las Américas, 1983. Second Revised Edition: Ediciones del Norte, 1988. Third edition: July 1998.
  • El segundo descubrimiento: Discursos narrativos de la conquista de América. New revised edition with EDHASA. Published June 2008.
  • The Armature of Conquest: Spanish Accounts of the discovery of America, 1492-1589. Stanford University Press, 1992. Paperback edition 1994.
  • El jardín y el peregrino. Ensayos sobre el pensamiento utópico latinoamericano: 1942-1700. Revised and expanded edition. Mexico, UNAM. April 1999.

Forthcoming

  • A Matter of Time (With Dwight Lahr). Key College Press. Scheduled for publication 2012.
  • Lope de Aguirre y la expedición de Ursúa a el Dorado, Critical annotated edition. Clásicos Castalia. Scheduled for publication 2010.

Last Updated: 2/5/14