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Gioconda Marún

Ph.D.

Gioconda MarĂșn

Professor Emerita of Spanish
marun@fordham.edu

Education

B.A., Universidad Nacional de San Juan (Argentina)
M.A., St. John's University
Ph.D. Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Specialization

19th and 20th Century Latin American Studies
Globalization
Latin American World Literature and Cyberliterature

Biography

Gioconda Marún, Born in Argentina, Professor Marún has been chair and associate chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and director of the Spanish program. She received her PhD from Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires and master’s degree from St. John's University. At the national level, Prof. Marún was the co-chair of the Third Biennial of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese held at Fordham, LC 1988. She has become internationally recognized as vice president of the Centre d'Etude des Littératures et des Civilizations du Río de la Plata of the Université de la Sorbonne and the president of the organization's international Congress also held at Fordham, LC 1998. Acts of the Congress: La figura del intelectual en la producción cultural rioplatense de fines del siglo XIX a fines del XX. (Fordham University-Celcirp, 2000). Prof. Marún has not only devoted her energy and talents as researcher and as a National Endowment for the Humanities scholar but has been serving on the editorial boards of Revista Iberoamericana and Hispania. She has lectured at international congresses and was elected one of the 50 Outstanding Latin American Women of New York, 2001.

Selected Publications

Books
All books are available through DigitalResearch@Fordham

Latinoamérica y la literatura mundial (2013)

La narrativa de Roberto Ampuero en la globalización cultural (2006)

Eduardo Holmberg. Cuarenta y tres años de obras manuscritas e inéditas (1872-1915)

Sociedad y cultura de la Argentina moderna (2002)

Olimpio Pitango de Monalia. Princeps edition with introductory study and notes of the novel by Eduardo L. Holmberg (1994)

El modernismo argentino incógnito en La Ondina del Plata y Revista literaria (1875-1880). (1993)

Orígenes del costumbrismo ético-social. Addison y Steele: antecedentes del artículo costumbrista español y argentino (1983)

Selected Articles
“Crímenes imperceptibles de Guillermo Martínez y “La muerte y la brújula” de Borges.” ANLE Revista de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española. Vol 3, N° 5, 2014.

“Conversación con Andrés Neuman acerca de la actual literatura latinoamericana y El viajero del siglo” Marún. Latinoamérica y la literatura mundial pp 177-185 (Bs. As.: Dunken, 2013)

“Diálogo entre Iberoamérica y Alemania. El viajero del siglo (2009) de Andrés Neuman y Lucinde (1779) de Schlegel” Diálogos culturales en la literatura Iberoamericana. Madrid: Verbum, 2013 (CD).

“Eduardo L. Holmberg, Lin Calél (1910) Reflexión sobre el substrato pehuenche en La Argentina.” Boletín de la Academia Argentina de Letras. vol. LXXV, Buenos Aires, 2011.

“Jorge Volpi y la literatura mundial.” XXXVII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, Universidad de Puebla, México: 2010 (CD).

“El teorema de Gödel y la literatura latinoamericana: Jorge Volpi y Guillermo Martínez.” Hispania 92.4, 2009.

“Carta inédita de Eduardo L. Holmberg revela el proceso genético de La bolsa de huesos.” Boletín de la Academia Argentina de Letras. Vol. LXXII, Buenos Aires, 2008.”

Courses Taught

  • Latin American and World Literature
  • Latin American Cyberliterature
  • Argentine Literature and Film
  • Spanish American Literature and Globalization
  • Spanish American Literature and Popular Music
  • Crime Fiction in Hispanic Literature