Eric Rojas


About Dr. Eric Rojas

Eric Rojas is a Professor of Spanish. He came to Pittsburg State University in the summer of 2011. Prior to coming to PSU, he has been a faculty member at Chapman University in Orange, California, and at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Education

  • Ph.D., Spanish, University of California, Irvine, California, U.S.A., 2010
  • M.A., Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, U.S.A. 2003
  • M.Ed. Secondary Education, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, U.S.A., 2000
  • B.A., Spanish, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, U.S.A., 2001

Teaching Emphases

Language education and contemporary Latin American narrative

Areas of Interest

Dr. Rojas enjoys reading literature and literary theory, listening to music, traveling, going to the gym, and most of all spending time with his wife Alejandra and his son Diego.

Publications

  • “Alienación, reflexividad y otredad en el Chile neoliberal en Yo, simio de Sergio” Ciberletras 47 (2022)

  • “Muertos vivientes y discontinuidad histórica en Un vampiro en Maracaibo de Norberto José Olivar” Confluencia 37.1 (Fall 2021)

  • “Los muertos vivientes y el desentierro de un pasado olvidado en Almuerzo de vampiros de Carlos Franz” A contracorriente 18.3 (Spring 2021)

  • “Identidad nacional y extraterritorialidad en La tierra incomparable de Antonio Dal Masetto” Ciberletras 43 (January 2020)

  • “La representación de la fragmentación en la memoria traumática en El ruido de las cosas al caer de Juan Gabriel Vásquez” Hispanófila 83 (June 2018)

  • “La imagen del infierno y la crisis del progreso histórico en El color que el infierno me escondiera de Carlos Martínez Moreno” A contracorriente. 15.1 (2017).

  • "La poesía de Occidente según Paz." Confluencia: Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura, 22.1 (2006): 202-03. (Book review)

  • "Marcial Soto," in Latin American Science Fiction Writers,Darrell B. Lockhart, ed, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2004. (Encyclopedia entry)

Dr. Eric Rojas
Professor

Phone: (620) 235-4678

Office: 416 Grubbs Hall

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