Xavier Morón-Dapena

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Ph.D. Candidate, Hispanic Studies

Xavi is a Ph.D. Candidate in Hispanic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and is beginning his dissertation on the form of political and cultural resistance in graphic novels. Other academic interests: Visual Culture, Film Studies and Anarchist Literature.

Selected Publications: 

- "Shadows Have No Voice”:  Democratic Memory in Hernández Cava and Federico del Barrio’s El artefacto perverso (1996) and Francisco & Miguel Gallardo’s Un largo silencio (1997)", Amargo, S. and Marr, M. Charting Graphic Narrative in Contemporary Spain. University Press of Toronto, Forthcoming.

- "Ese fantasma es el capitalismo": poéticas e imaginarios de la crisis en Fagocitosis y Lo que (me) está pasando". 452oF: Revista de Teoría de la Literatura y Literatura Comparada 15 (2016): 93-111. Print.

-"Nobody Expects The Spanish Revolution": memoria indignada e imaginarios de la historia en la narrativa gráfica española contemporánea.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 40.1 (2015): 79–107. Print.

"Anarchy is a literary thing": Mateu Morral, Pío Baroja and the Ephemeral Community of  1906", Castañeda, L. H. and González, J. Alternative Communities in Hispanic Literature and Culture. Cambridge Scholars Press (2016): 152-173. Print.

-"El anarquismo y yo: una lectura política de Borges", en Greco, Barbara y Pache Carballo, Laura (eds.). Sobrenatural, fantástico y Metarreal: Perspectiva de América Latina, Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2014, Pág. 59-69. Print.

-"La ética de la resistencia según Vázquez Montalbán y Vargas Llosa" en Navarrete Navarrete, María Teresa y Soler Gallo, Miguel (eds.). Ay qué triste es toda la humanidad, Roma: Aracne, 2013. Págs: 213-221.

 

 

Education: 

 

MA in Hispanic Studies.

University of Pennsylvania (2014-2016)

MA in Spanish and Spanish-American Literature.

University of Colorado at Boulder (2012-2014).

MA in Theoretical and Comparative Studies in Culture and Literature.

University of Santiago de Compostela (2010-Present).

MA in Audiovisual Production, Scriptwriting and Management.

University of Coruña (2008-2009).

BA in Hispanic Philology.

University of Santiago de Compostela (2004).