Dr Hector Jaimes

Professor

  • Email: hjaimes@ncsu.edu
  • Phone: 919-515-9289
  • Address:
    Withers Hall 403, Box 8106
    NCSU Campus
    Raleigh, NC 27695
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Teaching and Research Interests

Latin American Literature and Culture

Mexican Studies

Cultural Theory

Aesthetics

Publications

Books:

Jaimes, Héctor.  The Mexican Novel in Times of Rupture (In preparation).

Jaimes, Héctor. Filosofía del muralismo mexicano: Orozco, Rivera y Siqueiros. Mexico: Plaza y Valdés, 2012.

Jaimes, Héctor. La reescritura de la historia en el ensayo hispanoamericano. Madrid: Fundamentos, 2001.


Books edited:

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed.  Mario Bellatin y las formas de la escritura (In Preparation).

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. and Trans. You Are Always With Me: Letters to Mama. By Frida Kahlo.  London: Virago Press, 2018.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. The Mexican Crack Writers: History and Criticism. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. Tu hija Frida: Cartas a mamá. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2016.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. Fundación del muralismo mexicano: Textos inéditos de David A. Siqueiros. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2012.

Jaimes, Héctor, Ed. Octavio Paz: La dimensión estética del ensayo. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2004.


Presentations

"The Mexican Muralism: Between Art and Philosophy."  2019 Conference on Mexican Muralists.  California State University. Los Angeles, CA, 2019.

"Mario Bellatin: Una lectura sobre el dinero."  (Des)conciertos literarios/Literary (Dys)functions. UC-Mexicanistas. Santa Barbara, CA, 2018.

"Cuauhtémoc by Pedro Angel Palou: Entre mito e historia." Latin American Studies Association (LASA). Barcelona, Spain, 2018.

"Spaces of love in Guadalupe Nettel's Después del invierno." Modern Language Association (MLA). Philadelphia, PA, 2017.

"Octavio Paz y el muralismo mexicano." Latin American Studies Association (LASA). New York, NY, 2016.

"Veinte años después: La generación del 'Crack' y la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea." Modern Language Association (MLA). Austin, TX, 2016.

"Frida Kahlo: Writing oneself. Letters to her mother." Southern Eastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS). Charleston, SC, 2015.


Education

  • Ph.D. in Spanish from University of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • M.A. in Spanish from New York University, 1992
  • B.A. in Philosophy from Central University of Venezuela, 1989