Fabián Balmori

Fabián Balmori

Fabián Balmori

Associate Professor and Altmayer Endowed Chair in Literature
Department Chair of Languages
Lucey Administration Center 259
p: (251)-380-4649

Born in Spain, Dr. Balmori has lived and worked in European and Latin American countries.  He has an extensive knowledge of Hispanic culture and literature, and a background in International Business. His research interests include Latin American Poetry, Hispanic cinema, and Caribbean literature. Dr. Balmori is the Hispanic Studies Program Director.

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Selected Courses
Cervantes: Don Quixote 
Latin-American Poetry: Modernism to 21st Century.
Human Rights in Latin American Literature.
Survey of Latin American Literature.
Latin-American Culture Through Art
Contemporary Latin-American Fiction.
Introduction to Spanish Readings.
Hispanic Cinema.

Selected Publications

“La última cena [The Last Supper].” Label Me Latina/o (Spring 2017). Forthcoming.

“Taste Moves [El gusto se mueve].” Translation, Negative Capability Journal. (Spring 2017). Forthcoming.

“La plaza [The Plaza].” Pegaso. 2 (2007): 123-124.  

“Paradigmas de violencia en El desbarrancadero de Fernando Vallejo [Paradigms of Violence in The Precipice by Fernando Vallejo].” HiperFeira, Arts and Literature International Journal. 8 (2005).  < http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Publish/hiper/num8/Articulos/balmori.htm >.

La dialéctica de la heterogeneidad latinoamericana en Concierto Barroco [Dialectics of Latin American Heterogeneity in Concert Baroque].” Nuevas Lecturas de Alejo Carpentier. Ed. Alexis Márquez Rodríguez. Caracas: Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2004. 223-229.

“El hombre imaginado y la obra sin título [The Imaginary Man and the Story Without a Title].” El Cid. (The Citadel) XVI (2004): 16-17.

Selected Presentations

“Rubén Darío y el poema en prosa [Rubén Darío and the Prose Poem] 23rd Central American Literature and Culture Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 11 March 2015.

“Colectores de la palabra: Caracoles, sortijas, caracolas [Word Collectors: Seashells, Ringlets and Spirals].” SAMLA, Atlanta, Georgia, 5 November, 2011.

“Searching for Identity: American Literature Written in Spanish.” PCAS/ACAS, New Orleans, Louisiana, 8 October, 2011.

“Emigración y literatura: El canon nacional cubano [Emigration and Literature: The Cuban National Canon].” SAMLA, Atlanta, Georgia, 6 November, 2010.

“Hibridez poética en Lezama Lima [Poetic Hybridity in Lezama Lima].” 63th Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 15-17 April, 2010.

“Símbolos y mitos culturales en la narrativa de José Lezama Lima [Symbols and Cultural Myths in the Narrative of José Lezama Lima].” VII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. Cusco, Perú. 4 March 2008.