Jorge Olivares

Allen Family Professor of Latin American Literature

Office: Lovejoy 331 [ campus map ]
Box 4683

Phone: 207-859-4683
Fax: 207-859-4405
Mailing Address:
4683 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8846
Olivares, Jorge

Personal Contact Information

Home Address:
22 Cherry Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901

P: 207-877-7905

Spouse/Partner: Marc Stein

Education


Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Miami
B.A., University of Miami

Areas of Expertise

  • Reinaldo Arenas
  • Homosexuality in Cuba
  • Cuban Literature and Culture
  • Twentieth-Century Spanish American Narrative
  • Spanish American Modernismo

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
SP231 A Advanced Spanish
SP231 B Advanced Spanish
SP265 A The Short Novel in Spanish America
SP338 A The Diasporic Imagination: Cubans Beyond Cuba

Professional Information

Jorge Olivares, the Allen Family Professor of Latin American Literature, has been teaching at Colby College since 1982. He is the author of Becoming Reinaldo Arenas: Family, Sexuality, and the Cuban Revolution (Durham: Duke University Press, 2013), La novela decadente en Venezuela (Caracas: Armitano, 1984), and articles in Colby Quarterly, Contemporary Literature, Hispanic Review, Hispanofila, MLN, Nueva Revista de Filologia Hispanica, PMLA, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispanicos, Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, Revista Hispanica Moderna, Romance Notes, and Symposium.

 


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