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Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián, Assistant Professor, Romance Studies; Spanish, and Director, Duke-in-Paris 2004

Contact Info:
Office Location:  09 Languages Building
Office Phone:  919-660-3130, 919-660-3100
Email Address: send me a message

Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm and
By appointment

Ph.D.New York University2002
M.A.University of Alberta1997
LicenciadoUniversidad de la Laguna, Spain1994

Spanish and Latin-American Studies
Caribbean Studies
Film, Media and Visual Studies
Research Interests:

20th Century Latin American Literature, Caribbean and (Pen)Insular Avant-Gardes, Visual, Gender and Ethical Theory


Latin America • Spain • Caribbean • Literature • Avant-Garde • Gender • Ethics

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Joanna M. Barros  
  • Beatriz Llenín-Figueroa  
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Paris, Cuba, New York: Wifredo Lam and the Lost Origins of «The Jungle», Cultural Dynamics, vol. 21 no. 3 (2010), pp. 339-59
  2. Édouard Glissant: Un Nuevo Mundo de Regiones, in Ideas recibidas. Un vocabulario para la cultura artística contemporánea, edited by Jorge Ribalta (2010), Barecelona: MACBA (Museu d'Art Contemorani de Barcelona) [controller.php]

PhD, Latin American Literature, New York University, 2002; MA, Hispanic Literatures, University of Alberta, Canada, 1997; Licenciatura, Filología Española, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain, 1994. Teaches courses in contemporary and modern Caribbean, Latin American, Canary Islands, and Spanish Texts, Theories, Visual Cultures. Reseach Interests: Islands, Theories of the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, International, Hispanic Caribbean and Spanish (Pen)Insular Avant-Gardes, Visual and Gender Theories of the Caribbean and the Canary Islands, Ethical Philosophy, Spanish/Latin American Crossings.