Rodrigo Lopez

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Lecturer of Spanish


Office: Clements 419

Educational Background

M.A., University of North Texas



Professor López's thesis dissertation about Mexican writer Amparo Dávila proposes that the sinister in Davila's stories are created by abandonment. This abandonment is the peremptory element of Davilian narrative and can be seen and examined throughout the author's literary work.

Areas of Interest

  • Half century generation of Mexican writers
  • Latin American women writers
  • Ideology, Marxism and German Idealism in Latin American countries

Publications, Conference Activities & Award

  • Published articles in Spanish and English at ¨Nuestra Voz¨ newspaper.
  • Presented paper ¨La dialéctica del amo y el esclavo en el reino de este mundo de Alejo Carpentier¨ at the Tierra Tinta Conference organized by the University of Oklahoma 2018
  • Presented Paper ¨La negritud y el mestizaje en cuatro películas del cine de oro mexicano¨ at the 22nd SPAGrad Literature Conference organized by Arizona State University 2019
  • Published piece of poetry in the Spanish TCC magazine "El lago artístico" 2015
  • Chancellors Quarterly Employee Award at Tarrant County College 2015
  • UNT (Department of Spanish) Certificate of Academic of Achievement 2018