Christina Civantos

Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-4858 x7265
Locator Code:
2074

 
Career

Education

1999Ph.D. Comparative Literature University of California at Berkeley
1994 Comparative Literature University of California at Berkeley
1992B.A. Spanish and Arabic Duke University

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Arabic and Mediterranean Studies | Cultural Studies | French and Francophone Studies | Hemispheric Caribbean Studies | Latin American Studies | Postnational and Decolonial Studies | Transatlantic Studies | Translation Studies | 18th-19th Century | 20th-21st Century

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Arabic and Mediterranean Studies | Cultural Studies | French and Francophone Studies | Hemispheric Caribbean Studies | Latin American Studies | Postnational and Decolonial Studies | Transatlantic Studies | Translation Studies | 18th-19th Century | 20th-21st Century

Honors & Acknowledgements

Fellwoship

University of Miami Provost’s Research Award, 2017

Summer research in Cuba on Juan Gualberto Gómez

Fellowship

University of Miami Office of Civic & Community Engagement: Engaged Faculty Fellowship, 2017

Development & teaching of course in conjunction with Exchange for Change inmate education program

Fellowship

University of Miami Center for the Humanities Fellowship, 2013

Manuscript on modern uses of medieval Spain in the Arab world and beyond

Fellowship

University of Miami Provost’s Research Award, 2013

Summer research in Spain on modern uses of al-Andalus

Fellowship
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Program, 2009

“Orientalism and Diaspora in a Lebanese Novel” (August 2010-July 2011)
Research

Publications

Christina E. Civantos The Afterlife of al-Andalus: Muslim Iberia in Contemporary Arab and Hispanic Narratives. (Albany: State University of New York Press. 2017).


Christina E. Civantos Between Argentines and Arabs: Argentine Orientalism, Arab Immigrants, and the Writing of Identity (State University of New York Press. 2006).


Christina E. Civantos. Waïl S. Hassan, ed. "“The Arab Novel of Argentina and Hispano-America.” The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions" 501-522 (New York: Oxford University Press. 2017).


Christina E. Civantos. Kerry Bystrom and Joseph Slaughter, eds. "“Orientalism and the Narration of Violence in the Mediterranean Atlantic: Gabriel García Márquez and Elias Khoury.”" The Global South Atlantic: Region, Vision, Method 165-185 (New York: Fordham University Press. 2017).


Christina E. Civantos. Dwight F. Reynolds, ed. "“Migration and Diaspora.”" The Cambridge Companion to Modern Arab Culture 293-311 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ).


Christina E. Civantos "“The View from Beyond: Diaspora and Intertextuality in Ilyās Khūrī’s Majmaʿ al-asrār.” " Journal of Arabic Literature 193-21546:2-3 (2015).


Christina E. Civantos "“Reading and Writing an Egyptian Woman Intellectual: The Politics of Literacy in the Autobiography of Nabawiyya Musa.”" Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 4-319:2 (2013).


Christina E. Civantos "On Becoming an Arab Argentine Writer: Juan José Saer’s La grande." Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, special issue on The Arab Presence in Latin American Literature ((Invited essay, Forthcoming. 2019).


Christina E. Civantos "The Arab Novel of Argentina and Hispano-America" In The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions. 501-522 (Waïl S. Hassan, ed. Oxford University Press. 2017).