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Annabel Martín

Associate Professor of SpanishAnnabel Martin
Joint Title in Comparative Literature and Women's and Gender Studies

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
6072 Dartmouth Hall

Hanover, NH 03755-3511

Office: 357 Haldeman

2014 Spring Office Hours: By appointment

Telephone: (603) 646-2599

Fax: (603) 646-3695
E-mail: Annabel.Martin@Dartmouth.edu

Licenciada Degree in English-Spanish Philology, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
M.A. and Ph.D., University of Oregon-Comparative Literature (1994)

Primary Interests

  • Cultural Studies: Mass Culture and Politics, Contemporary Urban Culture, Democracy and the Arts
  • Contemporary Spain: Nationalism and Dictatorship, Tourism and National Identity, PostFrancoism, Basque Studies (Utopia and Terrorism)
  • Film Studies: Melodrama and Memory, Spanish Cinema, City Space and Film
  • Gender Studies: Gender and Mass Culture, Globalization/Immigration and Women, Contemporary Spanish Women Writers/Filmmakers and Memory

Selected Courses Taught at Dartmouth

Spanish

  • SPAN 81:  The Lead Generation: Basque Terrorism and the Nation
  • SPAN 89:  Tears, Reason, Cultural Memory
  • SPAN 63:  Postmodern Cultural Production in PostFranco Spain
  • SPAN 7:    Hollywood Revisited: The Films of Pedro Almodóvar
  • SPAN 31:  Texts and Contexts
  • Spanish Study Abroad, Barcelona, Spain
  • SPAN 37:  Basque Contemporary Culture: Terrorism, Memory, and Peace
  • SPAN 37:  Spain's 20-21st Centuries: A Fire Still Burning
  • SPAN 62:  Women and the Arts in Contemporary Spain
  • SPAN 55:  Miniskirts and Polkadots: Beach Beauties and Dictatorship

Comparative Literature

  • CL 7:   Love and Space: Mapping the Heart
  • CL 73/101:  Cultural Studies: Resisting Theory
  • CL 70/MALS 350:  Cultural Studies and its Others
  • CL 62/Film 47:  The Cinematic City

Women's and Gender Studies

  • WGST 7:  Women and Nation in Contemporary Spanish Film
  • WGST 15:  Roots of Feminism
  • WGST 16:  Contemporary Issues in Feminism
  • WGST 80:  Love and Space: Places for Feminism
  • WGST 80:  Gendering the Humanities and Human Rights: Textual Alliances
  • WGST 54/CL29:  Tears, Love, Happiness: Feminine Territories/Feminist Readings
  • WGST 56/Film 43:  Family Matters: Gender Reversals and Community in Almodóvar

Selected Publications

Book

  • La gramática de la felicidad: Relecturas franquistas y posmodernas del melodrama. Madrid: Libertarias/Prodhufi, 2005.

Selected Essays

  • Co-editor (with Txetxu Aguado), Special Number on "Reconciliation and its Discontents" of Dissidences: Hispanic Journal of Theory and Criticism 4.8 (2012). http://digitalcommons.bowdoin.edu/dissidences/vol4/iss8/
  • "And When Time Stood Still: Building a Road for Peace, Reconciliation, and Forgiveness in Euskadi (The End of ETA Armed Conflict)." Article in special number on "Reconciliation and its Discontents" of Dissidences: Hispanic Journal of Theory and Criticism. <http://digitalcommons.bowdoin.edu/dissidences/vol4/iss8/>.
  • "Rethinking Tears and Excess: Melodrama in Spanish Filmmaking." Section Coordinator on Melodrama and Chapter Contributor to Spanish Film Companion. Jo Labanyi and Tatjana Pavlovic (eds.). London and New York: Blackwell, 2013 (224-240).
  • "El viaje al Hades: Un ida y vuelta a las ruinas de la violencia (el caso de Euskadi)."Pilar Rodríguez (ed.). Bilbao: Deusto University Press, 2012 (59-72).
  • "El viaje sin retorno: Turismo y disidencia identitaria en el cine de los 60." Book chapter in Turistas de película. Antonia del Rey Reguillo (ed). Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva (forthcoming 2013).
  • "Vunerability and the Literary Imagination in the Basque Context: Julia Otxoa, Bernardo Atxaga, and Luisa Etxenike." Chapter in Comparative Literature Series. César Domínguez and Dorothy Odartey-Wellington (eds). Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Publicaciones Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (forthcoming 2013).
  • "Time, Scale, and Community in Post-Human Times: Contemporary Totems in Julio Medem and Agustín Ibarrola." Chapter in Otherness in Hispanic Culture. Edited by Teresa Fernández Ulloa. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Forthcoming 2013).
  • "Los silencios y el lenguaje de la memoria moral: The Secret Life of Words de Isabel Coixet (2005)." Book Chapter in España Siglo XX/XXI. Rosalía Cornejo-Parriego and Alberto Villamandos (eds). Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2011 (278-294) .
  • "La palabra remendada: Literatura y futuro en Euskadi (Bernardo Atxaga y Julia Otxoa)." Book Chapter in Contornos de la narrativa española actual (2000-2009): un diálogo entre creadores y críticos. Antonio Dorca and Palmar Álvarez (eds). Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2011 (131-140).
  • "Con faldas y no tan a lo loco: La fierecilla domada en el cine de José Luis Sáenz de Heredia." Book Chapter in El destino se disculpa: El cine de José Luis Sáenz de Heredia. José Luis Castro de Paz and Jorge Nieto Ferrando (eds.). Valencia, Spain: Ediciones de la Filmoteca de la Generalitat Valenciana, 2011 (233-249).
  • "Sentimiento y (sin)razón política: Reflexiones sobre el caso vasco." Special Number of I/C: Revista Científica de Información y Comunicación 6: Estudios Culturales Iberoamericanos: El Desierto y la Sed, I. Book chapter in El desierto y la sed (Estudios Culturales Iberoamericanos). Fernando Contreras, Antonio Méndez Rubio, Víctor Silva Echeto (eds). Seville: University of Sevilla P, 2009 (383-405).
  • "Cuando duerme la imaginación." Book chapter in Estudios culturales y de los medios de comunicación. María Pilar Rodríguez (ed). Bilbao/San Sebastian, Spain: U of Deusto P, 2009 (139-161).
  • "Critical Basque Studies: A Place for Literature in Postnationalist Identity." Book chapter in Writers in Between Languages: Minority Literatures in the Global Scene. María José Olaziregi (ed). Reno, NV: Center for Basque Studies/University of Reno P, 2009 (171-190).
  • "La inspiración franquista: huella y reformulación del teatro fin de siglo en el melodrama cinematográfico de la dictadura (el caso de Jacinto Benavente y Luis Lucia)." Estrenado con gran aplauso: Teatro español 1844-1936. Marsha Swislocki and Miguel Valladares (eds.). Madrid: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2008 (133-159).
  • "Miniskirts, Polka Dots, and Real Estate: What Lies Under the Sun?," book chapter in Spain Is (Still) Different: Touristic Subjects and Cultural Vistas. Eugenia Afinogénova and Jaume Martí-Olivella (eds). Landham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008 (219-243).
  • "El contorno político de las artes: Euskadi como ejemplo." Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies 5 (2007): 193-210.
  • "Familia, turismo y garrote vil: El verdugo de Luis García Berlanga (1963)," book chapter in Hispanismo y Cine. Javier Herrera and Cristina Martínez-Carazo (eds). Frankfurt-Madrid: Vervuert-Iberoamericana, 2007 (269-292).
  • "Subdesarrollo de cinco estrellas: La guía identitaria del desarrollismo." (Revised and translation of "Miniskirts, Polka Dots, and Real-Estate"). Book chapter in Cine, Imaginario y turismo: Estrategias de seducción. Antonia del Rey Reguillo (ed.). Vàlencia, Spain: Tirant lo Blanch Press, 2007 (177-208).
  • "May We Rest in Peace: Basque Funerals of Utopia (The Case of Julio Medem and Bernardo Atxaga). Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature 52 (2007): 22-38.
  • "¿Historia o memoria?: Debates falsos en la ciudad democrática." Quimera: Revista de Literatura 279 (2007): 31-34.

Additional Information

Annabel Martín is currently studying the cultural context surrounding the end of ETA terrorism in Spain and the role the arts play in processes of reconciliation in her forthcoming Rest in Peace: The Basque Political Contours of the Arts, a collaborative project with Basque artists Bernardo Atxaga, Julia Otxoa, Ricardo Ugarte, Luisa Etxenike, and Helena Taberna, among others. Professor Martín is also a member of a research team at the Universitat de València (Spain) studying tourism and national identity, a member of the joint study group addressing the culture of emotion at New York University, University of Illinois, and the Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Madrid) and is the Review Editor and on the editorial board of Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies. She presently chairs the Program in Women's and Gender Studies at Dartmouth College.

Last Updated: 3/31/14