Dr Karen Benavente

  • Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, Spanish & Portuguese (Hispanic Studies)

telephone: 01413305224
email: Karen.Benavente@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research interests:

Dr Karen Benavente received her PhD at Harvard University and her undergraduate degree from Stanford. Her present research focuses primarily poetry and poetics in Luso-Hispanic Studies. She has written on Jorge Luis Borges, Maria Zambrano, Gabriela Mistral, Cecilia Meireles, and Walter Hugo Khouri. Dr Benavente has supervised international PhD students and welcomes proposals. She is the Programme Director of Portuguese Studies.

Teaching

Teaching:

Undergraduate:

--Machos and Misfires (Mexican & Brazilian 20th Century Film);

--Borges: The World and Text (Comparative Literature);

--Expressions of Selfhood in South American Women’s Literature;

Postgraduate:

--MLitt in Comparative Literature

Publications

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Number of items: 9.

2013

Benavente, K. (2013) Art echo: María Zambrano and the Kouroi Relief. Synthesis, 5, pp. 94-119.

Benavente, K. (2013) Carmen Conde: contadora de Gabriela Mistral. Mapocho: Revista de Humanidades(74), pp. 179-240.

2012

Peña, K. (2012) Brazil, the bomb and the poet: Cecilia Meireles and the Gandhian Seminar (1953). InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies, 1, pp. 143-167.

2011

Reid, A., and Peña, K. (2011) Alastair Reid Exhibition, University of Glasgow Library, June - December 2011. [Exhibitions]

2008

Peña, K. (2008) 'Mis oídos de ayer', respiros y cánticos de un 'niño mexicano'. Patrimonio Cultural / DIBAM, 46, pp. 32-34.

2007

Peña, K. (2007) Hecate's delightful revenge or Gabriela Mistral's "Sonetos-lésbicos:" refashioning amorous discourse in Los sonetos de la muerte (1914). Delaware Review of Latin American Studies,

Peña, K. (2007) Italian effigies in ethical light: synecdoche and representation in Cecília Meireles's mature poems (1945-56). Journal of Romance Studies, 7(2), pp. 53-74. (doi:10.3167/jrs.2007.07.02.04)

Peña, K. (2007) Poetry and the realm of the public intellectual: the alternative destinies of Gabriela Mistral, Cecília Meireles, and Rosario Castellanos. Legenda Press: Leeds. ISBN 9781905981335

2005

Peña, K. (2005) Violence and difference in Gabriela Mistral's short stories (1904–1911). Latin American Research Review, 40(3), pp. 68-96.

This list was generated on Thu May 28 14:29:12 2015 BST.
Number of items: 9.

Articles

Benavente, K. (2013) Art echo: María Zambrano and the Kouroi Relief. Synthesis, 5, pp. 94-119.

Benavente, K. (2013) Carmen Conde: contadora de Gabriela Mistral. Mapocho: Revista de Humanidades(74), pp. 179-240.

Peña, K. (2012) Brazil, the bomb and the poet: Cecilia Meireles and the Gandhian Seminar (1953). InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies, 1, pp. 143-167.

Peña, K. (2008) 'Mis oídos de ayer', respiros y cánticos de un 'niño mexicano'. Patrimonio Cultural / DIBAM, 46, pp. 32-34.

Peña, K. (2007) Hecate's delightful revenge or Gabriela Mistral's "Sonetos-lésbicos:" refashioning amorous discourse in Los sonetos de la muerte (1914). Delaware Review of Latin American Studies,

Peña, K. (2007) Italian effigies in ethical light: synecdoche and representation in Cecília Meireles's mature poems (1945-56). Journal of Romance Studies, 7(2), pp. 53-74. (doi:10.3167/jrs.2007.07.02.04)

Peña, K. (2005) Violence and difference in Gabriela Mistral's short stories (1904–1911). Latin American Research Review, 40(3), pp. 68-96.

Books

Peña, K. (2007) Poetry and the realm of the public intellectual: the alternative destinies of Gabriela Mistral, Cecília Meireles, and Rosario Castellanos. Legenda Press: Leeds. ISBN 9781905981335

Exhibitions

Reid, A., and Peña, K. (2011) Alastair Reid Exhibition, University of Glasgow Library, June - December 2011. [Exhibitions]

This list was generated on Thu May 28 14:29:12 2015 BST.