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David Delgado Lopez

David Delgado López, Instructor of Spanish

David Delgado López, Instructor of Spanish
David Delgado López, Instructor of Spanish

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
129 Major Williams
Blacksburg, VA 24061
ddelgado@vt.edu

David Delgado López is an Instructor of Spanish at the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at Virginia Tech. He obtained his PhD at the University of Kentucky in 2019. His research explores Iberian cultural production, particularly Spanish contemporary poetry, through the lens of space analysis and ecocriticism focusing on the representation of working-class voices and the deconstruction of the traditional canon. In the past, he has published on Spanish contemporary poetry and novel. At this moment, Delgado is working on several projects based on the study of ecocritical and ecopedagogical theories.

  • Contemporary Spanish Poetry
  • Urban Studies
  • Postfrancoism
  • Modernist Poetry
  • Spanish Film and Graphic Novel
  • PhD, Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky, 2019
  • MA, Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky, 2016
  • BA, English Studies, Universidad de Valladolid, España, 2014
  • 2018-2019 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Assistant Director
  • 2017 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Hispanic Studies GA Member, ALCES XXI
  • Dissertation Enhancement Award, University of Kentucky, 2018
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Kentucky, 2017
  • McCrary Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, University of Kentucky, 2016
  • Social Council Fellowship, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain, 2014

Journal Articles

“La trascendencia del bar: espacios y rituales en Quédate este día y esta noche conmigo de Belén Gopegui.” Hispanófila, vol. 190, 2020, p. 53-63. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/hsf.2020.0047.

“Bares, ¡qué lugares!: Espacios públicos y privados en la poesía de Karmelo C. Iribarren”. Polifonía, vol. 8: Encrucijada de la literatura hispánica del siglo XXI, (pp. 93-105).

“El desencanto de la modernidad: El espacio urbano en la obra de Karmelo C. Iribarren”. Magia, irracionalismo y visión ecocrítica de la ciudad. Colección Cultura Iberoamericana, Universitas Castellae, vol. 41, (163-172).

“Cara o Cruz: Espacio y género en la poética de Itziar Mínguez Arnáiz”. Céfiro: Enlace hispano cultural y literario, vol. 15.

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