Jeffrey K. Coleman
Dr. Jeffrey K. ColemanMarquette University

Lalumiere Hall, 458

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7673Personal Website
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Dr. Jeffrey K. Coleman specializes in Contemporary Peninsular Spanish and Catalan theatre. He obtained his Ph.D. in Romance Languages & Literatures from the University of Chicago in 2014. He has published several articles on immigration, race, and national identity in the Spanish context. 

His current research project is a book entitled Shockwaves: Immigration and its Racial Reverberations on the Contemporary Spanish Stage, which explores how the intersections of race and immigration manifest in Spanish theatre from 1991-present.

Education

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2014

MA, University of Chicago, 2009

BA, Dartmouth College, 2008

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 3001 Advanced Communication in Spanish
  • SPAN 3300 Peoples and Cultures of Spain
  • SPAN 3500 Introduction to Literary Analysis in Spanish
  • SPAN 3515 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature
  • SPAN 4560 Hispanic Theatre & Performance
  • SPAN 6300 Immigration and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Spain
  • SPAN 5560 Hispanic Theatre & Performance

Research Interests

  • Race, Immigration & Citizenship
  • Portrayals of Blackness in Spanish Popular Culture

Professional Experience

Marquette University, Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2014-Present

University of Chicago, Teaching Assistant, 2009-2014

Professional Affiliations

  • American Comparative Literature Association
  • Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cine Españoles Siglo XXI
  • Ghanaian Association of Hispanists
  • Latin American Studies Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • North American Catalan Society
  • Northeast Modern Language Association

Specialization

  • 20th & 21st Century Spanish and Catalan Theatre
  • Black European Studies

Publications

Recent Publications (last 5 years):

  • Coleman, Jeffrey K. “Death of the Emissary: Language, Metonymy and European Complicity in Juan Diego Botto’s ‘La Carta’.” Symposium vol. 72, no. 3, 2018.
  • Coleman, Jeffrey K. “Autochthonous Anxieties, Immigration, and the Dangers of Demagoguery in Juan Diego Botto’s ‘Arquímedes’.” Estreno, vol. 44, no. 1, 2018, pp. 71-89.
  • Coleman, Jeffrey K. “Privileging the Oriental in Paco Bezerra's El señor Ye ama los dragones.” Symposium, vol. 72, no. 1, 2018, pp. 3-12.
  • Coleman, Jeffrey K., and Isaías Fanlo. “Els invisibles i els silenciats: Algunes reflexions epistolars sobre qüestions racials i queer en el teatre català.” Pausa, vol. 40, 2018. http://www.revistapausa.cat/els-invisibles-i-els-silenciats-algunes-reflexions-epistolars-sobre-questions-racials-i-queer-en-el-teatre-catala/
  • Coleman, Jeffrey K. “‘Espérate un par de siglos’: La (in)visibilidad de los negros en el teatro español.” Anagnórisis, vol. 16, 2017, pp. 1-7.
  • Coleman, Jeffrey K. “L’ADN com una tragèdia: El càncer de Catalunya a l’obra “Forasters” de Sergi Belbel.” Journal of Catalan Studies, vol. 17, 2014, pp. 77-89.

Honors and Awards

External

  • June - December 2017
    2017 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: $15,000
  • July 2015 - June 2017
    2015 - 2017 Summer Institute on Tenure and Professional Advancement (SITPA) Scholar, Duke University: $1,500

Internal

  • March 2018 Faculty Development Award, Marquette University: $1,400
  • March 2015 Faculty Development Award, Marquette University: $1,000
  • December 2014 Summer Faculty Fellowship, Marquette University: $5,500

Presentations

  • “Shockwaves: Immigration and its Racial Reverberations on the Contemporary Spanish Stage”. June 6, 2018. University of California - Davis; Davis, CA.
  • Are You Being Served?: The Necropolitical Captivity of Latin American Women in Spain”. Latin American Studies Association Conference. May 27, 2018. Barcelona, Spain.
  • “The Consumption and Rejection of Blackness in Contemporary Spain”. Afro/Black Europe Lecture Series. May 10, 2018. Dartmouth College; Hanover, NH.
  • “Borders, Race, and Immigration”. Visualizing Migration: Intersections of Photography, Art & Social Science. April 14, 2018. Princeton University; Princeton, NJ.
  • Reconquista 2.0: The Incompatibility of North African Migrants in Spanish Theatre”. American Comparative Literature Association Conference. March 31, 2018. University of California – Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA.

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