Jorge Quintana-Navarrete

|Assistant Professor

Jorge Quintana Navarrete is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Dartmouth College. He holds a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese from Princeton University and a master's degree in Latin American Literature from Universidad de Sonora. His research interests include Mexican culture (19th and 20th centuries), Utopian Studies, Environmental Humanities, and Critical Theory. He has published peer-reviewed articles in Hispanic Review, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, among others. His book project centers on the relationship between the notion of vitality and the utopian imagination in postrevolutionary Mexico.

Contact

37 Dewey Fld Rd, Room 428
HB 6072

Education

  • B.A. Universidad de Sonora
  • M.A. Universidad de Sonora
  • Ph. D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

  • "Sinfobia y mestizaje eugenésico en la prensa de Sonora." Las culturas de la prensa en México (1880-1940). Eds. Yanna Hadatty Mora and Viviane Mahieux. UNAM, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, 2022, 463-490.

  • "El hispanismo de William H. Prescott y la mitohistoria de la conqiusta de México." George Ticknor y la fundación del hispanismo en Estados Unidos. Ed. José M. del Pino. Editorial Iberoamericana Vervuert, 2022, 305-326.

  • "Reading Race in Rocks: Political Geology in Nineteenth-Century Mexico." Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies. 30.4 (2021): 525-543.

  • "José Vasconcelos's Plant Theory: the Life of Plants, Botanical Ethics, and the Cosmic Race." Hispanic Review. 89. 1 (2021): 69-92.

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Works In Progress

Book manuscript: Un deseo de lo futuro: la imaginación utópica en el México revolucionario (1910-1940)