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Modern Languages & Literatures

José Ignacio Badenes, S.J.

       José Ignacio Badenes, S.J., Ph.D.
      Associate Professor of Spanish, and Chair
      Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
      Th.M. and M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley
      M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
      B.S., Georgetown University

      Office: University Hall 3955
      Phone: 310.338.7684

Area of Specialization:

19th and 20th century Peninsular Spanish Literature, 19th and 20th century Comparative Literature, Gender Studies, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Selected Publications:

  • Staging the Senex: Aging Masculinities in the Theater of Miguel de Cervantes and Federico García Lorca." Romance Notes. Forthcoming.
  • “Modernismos, masculinidades y nacionalismos: Rubén Darío y Federico García Lorca ante Walt Whitman”. Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana: 43.1 (May 2014): 92-102. 
  • “All About Mothers: Sacred Violence in Federico Garcia Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba and Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly, Last Summer.”Text and Presentation 2012: 125-135.
  • "This is my Body which will be given up for you: Federico García Lorca´s Amor de Don Perlimplin and the auto sacramental tradition.” Hispania 92.4 (December 2009): 688-695.
  • “The Dramatization of Desire: Tennessee Williams and Federico García Lorca”. Tennessee Williams Annual Review 10 (2009): 81-90.
  • “Martyred Masculinities: Saint Sebastian and the Dramas of Tennessee Williams and Federico García Lorca.” Text and Presentation 2008. 5-17.
  • "Deseos ocultos en Dom Casmurro" in "La literatura iberoamericana en el 2000: Balances, perspectivas y prospectivas". Carmen Ruiz Barrionuevo et al, eds. Salamanca: Ediciones U Salamanca, 2003. 1083-1090.
  • Book: Performing the Dandy: Manuel Machado and the Anxiety of Masculinity. New Orleans: University Press of the South, 2003