Professor Brown’s research and teaching interests focus on issues of technology, science, global popular culture, and Latin American cultural identity.
J. Andrew Brown earned his Ph.D. in Spanish at the University of Virginia in 2000. His research and teaching interests focus on issues of technology, science, global popular culture and Latin American cultural identity. He is the author of Cyborgs in Latin America (Palgrave, 2010), Test Tube Envy: Science and Power in Argentine Narrative (Bucknell UP, 2005) and editor of Tecnoescritura: Literatura y tecnología en América Latina, a special issue of Revista Iberoamericana 73.221 (Nov-Dec, 2007) and Latin American Science Fiction: Theory & Practice (Palgrave, 2012). His articles on Latin American narrative and film have appeared in such journals as Comparative Literature, Hispanic Review, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Latin American Literary Review, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, and Science Fiction Studies, among others.
Professor Brown is currently at work on Weirding Latin America, a project that explores the Weird as genre and philosophy in contemporary Latin American fiction.
J. Andrew Brown
Chair of Romance Languages & Literatures
Professor of Spanish & Comparative Literature
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