Dr. Ingrid Robyn

Assistant Professor of Spanish Modern Languages & Literatures

Ingrid Robyn, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Hispanic American Literature, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012) received her M.A. in Luso-Brazilian Literature, The University of Texas at Austin in 2007, and her BA in History from the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil in 2002.


Publications


Works In Progress
  • Rostros del reverso: José Lezama Lima en la encrucijada vanguardista (book)
  • C[u]r(e)ating a Global Avant-Garde: Visual Arts in Revista de Avance (article under review)
Peer Reviewed Articles
  • Entre labios y ojos desligados. Vanguardia y artes visuales en Muerte de Narciso de José Lezama Lima. Revista Iberoamericana 81.250 (Enero-Marzo 2015): 293-314. Print.
  • Un monstruo en La Habana: monstruosidad, abyección y la sublimación del tirano en El color del verano de Reinaldo Arenas. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 38.3 (Spring 2014): 555-578. Print.
  • Betraying the Island. Identidad puertorriqueña y subalternidad en No quiero quedarme sola y vacía de Ángel Lozada. Mester Literary Journal 40 (2011-2012): 33-52. Print.
  • Lo dicho y lo interdicho: cuerpo, escritura y elipsis en Juan sin tierra. Pterodactilo 7 (Fall 2009). Online.
Book Reviews
  • Savio, Tiago. Cicatrizes para colorir. São Paulo: Dobra Editorial, 2012. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Fall 2014). Online.
  • Madureira, Luís. Cannibal Modernities: Postcoloniality and the Avant-Garde in Caribbean and Brazilian Literature. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Fall 2013). Online.
  • Arenas, Reinaldo. Sobre los astros. Sevilla: Editorial Pointe de Lunettes, 2006. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Summer 2012). Online.
  • García Vega, Lorenzo. Suite para la espera. La Habana: Orígenes, 1948. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Summer 2012). Online.
  • Garrandés, Alberto. Días invisibles. Santiago de Cuba: Editorial Oriente, 2009. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Fall 2011). Online.
  • Cuba Soria, Pablo de. Inestable. Miami: Silueta, 2011. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Spring 2011). Online.
  • Lozada, Ángel. No quiero quedarme sola y vacía. Puerto Rico: Isla Negra, 2006. El Roommate: Colectivo de Lectores (Spring 2011). Online.
Interviews and Round Tables
  • José Lezama Lima, 1910-2010: un centenario en imágenes. Round table in celebration of the centenary of José Lezama Lima with Prof. Cesar A. Salgado, Ingrid Robyn and Omar Vargas. Pterodáctilo 9 (Fall 2010). Online.
  • Entrevista a Rafael Rojas por Enrique González-Conty, Lanie Millar e Ingrid Robyn. Pterodáctilo 6 (Spring 2009). Online.
Other publications
  • Antologia poética de Lorenzo García Vega. Edited by Margarita Pintado Burgos. São Paulo: Editora Lumme, forthcoming 2016. (translation to Portuguese of an anthology of poems by Cuban writer Lorenzo García Vega)
  • Neobarroco. Tradições cruzadas. Caderno Entrelivros 7 (May 2008): 85-8. Print.

Conference Papers and Invited Talks


  • From Neons to Poetry: Visuality, Technology and Mass Culture in Poetamenos by Augusto de Campos. LASA 2015. XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. San Juan, PR, May 27-30, 2015.
  • Portrait of a Cuban Writer as an Innocent Avant-Garde Painter: Henri Rousseau, Pablo Picasso and Cuban Visual Arts in Oppiano Licario by José Lezama Lima. Invited talk, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, February 4, 2014.
  • The Reasons of the Primitive Genius: José Lezama Lima on the Margins of Modernity. Invited talk, California State University, Fullerton, CA, December 11, 2013.
  • José Lezama Lima y el boom latinoamericano. Invited talk, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, February 20, 2013.
  • Las razones del genio primitivo: Oswald de Andrade y José Lezama Lima en la periferia de la modernidad. Invited talk, Boston University, Boston, MA, January 31, 2013
  • Retrato de un escritor americano como un pintor de vanguardia inocente: vanguardia y artes visuales en Oppiano Licario de José Lezama Lima. 18th Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Languages. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, March 22-24, 2012.
  • Retrato de un escritor cubano como un pintor de vanguardia inocente: Henri Rousseau, Pablo Picasso y la plástica cubana en Oppiano Licario de José Lezama Lima. Invited talk, Tufts University, Medford, MA, January 3, 2012
  • De mirabilia y concurrencias: José Lezama Lima y el surrealismo. The Languages of Resistance: In Homage of the Centenaries of Julio Herrera y Reissig, Miguel Hernández and José Lezama Lima. First Annual Texas A&M Department of Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Symposium. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, November 12-13, 2010.
  • Cogito Ergo Haesito. Performing the Failure of Sense in Catatau by Paulo Leminsky. LASA 2010. XXIX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Toronto, ON, Canada, October 6-9, 2010.
  • Entre labios y vuelos desligados. Vanguardismo e imagen en Muerte de Narciso de José Lezama Lima. New Geographies and Localities in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics. 18th Graduate Student Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, November 13-4, 2009.
  • Un monstruo en La Habana. La representación del tirano en El color del verano de Reinaldo Arenas. Monstruos: entre la anomalía y la disidencia. Graduate Student Conference, Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, February 27-8, 2009.
  • Un pícaro en La Habana. Elementos de la picaresca en El color del verano de Reinaldo Arenas. ILASSA XXIX. Annual Student Conference on Latin America. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, February 7-9, 2009.
  • Un poeta plagiotrópico. Haroldo de Campos, autoria e plagio na obra de Gregório de Matos. Colloquium on Iberian and Latin American Languages, Literatures and Culture. University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, April 10-12, 2008.

Campus Talks


  • Tupi or not Tupi: Primitivism and Cultural Cannibalism in Oswald de Andrades Antropofagia. Invited talk, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, January 28, 2014.
  • 2013 Keynote speaker, Latin American and Iberian Film Festival, Department of Language and Culture Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, September 11, 2013.

Teaching Experience


Colorado College

Upper-Division Courses
  • Repeating Islands. Literature and Music in the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora (Spring 2016)
  • Cultural Context and Critical Analysis. Missencounters of Modernity in the Hispanic World (Fall 2015)
  • Cultural Context and Written Expression. Radical Politics in the Spanish Speaking World (Fall 2015)
Lower-Division Courses
  • Elementary Spanish (Spring 2016)
  • Intermediate Spanish I (Fall 2015)

Trinity College

Upper-Division Courses
  • Hispanic Hartford (Spring 2015)
  • Latin American Culture I Pre-Columbian Era to Independence (Fall 2014 and Fall 2013)
  • Introduction to Cultural Analysis Missencounters of Modernity in the Hispanic World (Spring 2014)
  • The Hispanic American Historical Novel The New Historical Novel and Post-Dictatorship Mourning Fiction (Fall 2013)
  • The Boom and Beyond Avant-Garde Culture in Brazil and the Caribbean (Spring 2013)
  • Latin American Literature and Film in Translation Nation and Race, Dictatorship and Revolution in Brazil and Cuba (Spring 2013)
Lower-Division Courses
  • Spanish Advanced Grammar and Composition (Fall 2014, Spring 2013 and Fall 2012)
  • Intermediate Spanish I (Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014 and Fall 2012)
  • Elementary Spanish II (Fall 2013)
  • Independent Study in Portuguese (Fall 2013)

Related Professional Experience and Research Work


  • Archival Research, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Fundación Casa de las Américas, Fundación Alejo Carpentier, and Instituto de Literatura y Lingüística, La Habana, Cuba (Summer 2011)
  • Archival Research, Casa das Rosas Espaço Haroldo de Campos de Poesia e Literatura, São Paulo, SP, Brazil (Summer 2005, 2006)
  • Archivist and Research Assistant, Museu da Pessoa, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. 2003-2005.
  • Archivist and Research Assistant, Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo, Acervo do Departamento Estadual de Ordem Política e Social (DEOPS), São Paulo, SP, Brazil. 2001

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Research and Teaching Interests

  • Contemporary Cuba
  • Avant-Garde in Caribbean and Brazilian Literature, Visual Arts and Music
  • Caribbean Literature in the Diasporas
  • Neobaroque Theory and Literatures
  • Impact of New Technologies and Regimes of Perception in Literature and Arts
  • Transatlantic and Translation Studies



Professional Affiliations

  • Modern Languages Association (MLA): 2011-present
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA): 2010-present
  • American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA): 2008-present