Antonio López

Antonio López

Title:
Associate Professor of English
Office:
Room 631
Address: Phillips Hall
Phone: 202-994-6902
Email:
amlopez@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Latina/o; African diaspora; hemispheric American; literary and cultural theory.

Associate Professor of English

Current Research

Antonio López works on Latina/o literature and culture from the colonial era to the contemporary period.  His current book project considers the literatures and cultures of indigeneity, swamplands, and Cuban diaspora in South Florida.

Education

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2005.

B.A., Florida State University, 1994.

A.A., Miami-Dade Community College, North Campus, 1991.

Publications

Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America (New York: New York University Press, 2012). Honorable Mention, Modern Language Association Book Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies, 2014.

“To Be Black in Cuba,” The Chronicle Review, Volume 60, Issue 7 (October 14, 2013).

“Cosa de Blancos: Cuban-American Whiteness and the Afro-Cuban-Occupied House,” Latino Studies, Volume 8, Issue 2, Summer 2010.

“Enrique Patterson: Black Cuban Intellectual in Cuban Miami,” in The Afro-Latin@ Reader: History and Culture in the United States, ed. Miriam Jiménez Román and Juan Flores (Durham: Duke University Press, 2010).

“Chronicling Empire: José Martí on the Avenue of the Americas,” in The Cuban Republic and José Martí: Reception and Use of a National Symbol, ed. Mauricio A. Font and Alfonso W. Quiroz (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006).