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William Flores

Staff Picture of Ass Prof William FloresWilliam Flores
 Associate Professor of World Languages and Literatures
Coordinator of the Spanish for the Professions Program
Coordinator of the Basic Level Spanish Section
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Primary Phone: (951) 479-2560 
phone: (203) 392 5374 
Email: floresw2@southernct.edu

 


Education

Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, Spanish.
M.S.E., Harding University, Spanish.
M.Ed., Hyles-Anderson College, English.
B.S., Hyles-Anderson College, Theology. 

Selected Publications

 

Book & Chapter Publications

Flores, William. “Satire, Ecocentrism, and Luddite Discourse in One Hundred Years of Solitude: Regional Approaches for a Global Environmental Crisis.” Gabriel García Márquez in Retrospect, edited by Gene Bell-Villada, Lexington Books, 2016, pp. 89-101.

Flores, William. Ecocrítica poscolonial y literatura moderna latinoamericana [Postcolonial Ecocriticism and Modern Latin American Narratives]. Fondo Editorial de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2015.

Flores, William. Ecosophies, Technology, and Luddism: An Ecocritical Perspective to the Study of The Cosmic Race, Doña Barbara, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Storyteller, and Mantra. Dissertation, University of California, Riverside, 2011. UMI, 2011.

Journal Articles

Flores, William. “From Deep Ecology to Dark Ecology in One Hundred Years of Solitude.”  (forthcoming in Spring 2019)

Flores, William. “Ecocritical Approaches to the Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.” Currently under review.

Flores, William. “Accreditation and the City College of San Francisco: A Case Study on Governance.” Currently under review.

Flores, William. “Deconstrucciones teoréticas, desmitificación y voces indígenas: hacia una ecocrítica latinoamericana.” Revista Internacional d'Humanitats, 39 Oct. 2016, pp. 43-48.

Flores, William. “Ecocrítica, colonización y El Arquitecto y el Emperador de Asiria de Fernando Arrabal: Subversión en la tradición satírica.” Hispania, vol. 92, no. 4, Dec. 2009, pp. 673-680.

Book Reviews

Flores, William. Review. of Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation in Latin America: Ecocritical
Perspectives on Art, Film and Literature, edited by Mark Anderson and Zélia M. Bora. Hispania, vol. 101, no. 1, Mar. 2018, pp. 143-144.


Flores, William. Review. of Ethics of Life: Contemporary Iberian Debates, edited by Katarzyna beilin and
William Viestenz. Hispania, vol. 100, no. 3, Sept. 2017, pp. 471-472.


Flores, William. Review. of Literatura, peronismo y liberación nacional, by Alberto Julián Pérez. Hispania, vol. 99 no. 2, Jun. 2016, pp. 349-351.

Flores, William. Review. of Transatlantic Correspondence: Modernity, Epistolarity, and Literature in Spain and Spanish America, 1898-1992, by José L. Venegas. Hispania, vol. 98, no. 4, Dec. 2015, pp. 840-841.


Flores, William. Review. of Dancing the New World: Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Choreography of Conquest, by Paul A. Scolieri. Hispania, vol. 97, no. 2, Jun. 2014, pp. 335-336.


Flores, William. Review. of Hispanic Immigrant Literature: el sueño del retorno, by Nicolás Kanellos. Hispania, vol. 95, no. 3, Sept. 2012, pp. 553-554.


Flores, William. Review. of Laura Esquivel’s Mexican Fictions: Like Water for Chocolate, The Law of Love, Swift as Desire, Malinche: A Novel, edited by Elizabeth Moore Willingham. Hispania, vol. 95, no. 1, Mar. 2012, pp. 180-181.

Conference Presentations / Panel Discussions

The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria of Fernando Arrabal as Satire and the Teaching of Literature in Translation” Paper to be presented at the 100th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Salamanca, Spain. June 25-28, 2018.

“Integrated Curriculum Design: Outcomes of a Two-Week Spanish Intensive Course for Nursing Students of Various Spanish Abilities” Moderator, refereed paper research session. IV International Symposium on Languages for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) / CIBER Business Language Conference, Gainesville, Florida. February 22-24, 2018.

“From Deep Ecology to Dark Ecology in One Hundred Years of Solitude.” The 99th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Chicago, Illinois. July 6-9, 2017.

“Recent Developments in Ecocritical Theory: Possibilities and Limitations for Application in Latin American Literary Studies.” XIX Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 8-10, 2017.

“Ecosophies and the Apocalyptic Imagination in One Hundred Years of Solitude.” The 98th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Miami, Florida. July 8-11, 2016.

“The Objective, the Method, and the Practice: Ideas for the Development of an Upper Division Seminar on literature and Ecocriticism.” XVII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Mérida, México. March 9-11, 2016.

“The Teaching of Ecocritical Theory and the works of Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel García Márquez, José Vasconcelos, Rodrigo Fresán, and Rómulo Gallegos.” The 2016 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese – Roger Anton Chapter, Fullerton, California. March 5, 2016.

“The Crisis of Ecology, Global Warming, and the Responsibility of Readers and Scholars of Literature.” The 2015 Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL Guadalajara 2015), Guadalajara, Republic of México. November 28-December 6.

“Ecocriticism as a Cross-Disciplinary Effective Tool to Create Positive Change.” The Lima International Book Fair (FIL Lima 2015), Lima, Republic of Perú. July 17-Aug. 2, 2015.

“Innovative Approaches to the Teaching of Modern Latin American Literature.” The 97th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Denver, Colorado. July 17-20, 2015.

“Accreditation, and the City College of San Francisco: A Case Study on Governance.” Symposium on Higher Education Administration and Policy, University of California, Riverside. June 1, 2015.

“Rómulo Gallegos’ Doña Bárbara and José Vasconcelos’ The Cosmic Race: Identifying Latin American Perspectives on the Environment.” XV Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Antigua, Republic of Guatemala. March 4-6, 2015.

“Strategies for the Teaching of Literature at the Undergraduate Level: A Didactic Proposal.” The annual conference of the Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese – Roger Anton Chapter, California Baptist University, Riverside. February 7, 2015.

“Ecocritical Approaches to the Teaching of Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.” 2014 Regional AATSP Conference on Hispanic Literature, Moreno Valley College, California. October 11, 2014.

“Discursos indígenas, deterritorialzación y desmitificación: hacia una ecocrítica latinoamericana.” The 96th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Panama City, Republic of Panama. July 8-11, 2014.

“Una lectura ecocrítica y análisis de El hablador de Mario Vargas Llosa y Mantra de Rodrigo Fresán como novelas posmodernas latinoamericanas.” XIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Cartagena, Republic of Colombia. March 10-15, 2014.

“Deconstrucciones teoréticas y el proyecto de una ecocrítica latinoamericana [Theoretical Deconstructions and the Project of a Latin American Ecocriticism].” 2013 American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference on Hispanic Literature, University of Redlands, California. October 12, 2013.

“An Ecocritical Reading of Vargas Llosa’s The Storyteller and The Dream of the Celt.” XII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. March 13-15, 2013.

“Ecocritical Approaches to the Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.” The 94th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), San Juan, Puerto Rico. July 7-10, 2012.

“Ecosofías y antropocentrismo en El hablador de Vargas Llosa.” XI Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Cusco, Republic of Peru. March 7-9, 2012.

“Indigenous Discourse and the Myth of the Noble Savage: Colonial Continuity in Environmental Movements.” National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies Conference, San Diego, California. September 29 - October 1, 2011.

“Ecological Consciousness and Anthropocentric Projects in Vargas Llosa’s The Storyteller.” 2011 AATSP, Conference on Portuguese and Hispanic Languages and Literature. Redlands, California. April 23, 2011.

“Voces indígenas y el mito del ‘noble salvaje’: continuidad colonial en discursos ecocríticos.” X Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2-5, 2011.

The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria of Arrabal: A Dialogical Response to the Discourse of Colonization of the Aborigine and of Nature.” Symposium on Contested Territories: Conflict, Violence, and the Body, University of California, Riverside. November 14, 2009.

“Arrabal’s Satire: Where Postcolonialism and Ecocriticism Meet.” 2008 American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference on Hispanic Literature, University of Redlands, California. November 15, 2008.

Labores, errores y horrores del gobierno aprista 1985-1990.” 2006 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Redlands, California. November 18, 2006.

“Diversos estilos de escritura en El árbol de la ciencia de Pío Baroja.” 2006 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Redlands, California. November 18, 2006.