Dr Nathanial Gardner

  • Lecturer in Spanish (Hispanic Studies)

telephone: 3373
email: Nathanial.Gardner@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

I am a member of the research network University of California Mexicanists and the Translation Ideology and Culture at the Universidad de Salamanca with interests in:

  • Mexico
  • Mexican Narrative (Written and Visual)
  • Non-fiction literature in Latin America
  • Latin American Photography
  • Text and Image
  • The writing of Elena Poniatowska

Grants

2016-Present 42,500 Euro Spanish Government Grant ref no. Q3210001 to undertake project “Violencia Simbólica y Traducción: Retos en la Represención de Identidades Fragmentadas en la Sociedad Global” (Symbolic Violence and Translation) Key contributor to grant held by the University of Salamanca.

2016 15,000 GBP British Council Funding to Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Collaboration Workshops between the Universities of St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Aberdeen and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, El Instituto Mora, and El Colegio de México. 


Supervision

I have supervised postgraduate research projects on non-fiction texts in Latin America and photography in Mexico and Spain.

I welcome proposals for research on:

  • Contemporary non-fiction writing in Latin America
  • Photography in Latin America
  • Text and image in Latin America
  • Contemporary narrative in Mexico
  • The Writings of Elena Poniatowska

I am currently writing The Study of Photography in Latin America: critical insights and methodological approaches for the University of New Mexico Press. 

 

The majority of my publications focus on non-fiction literature in Latin America and photography in Latin America. 

 

In recent years I have published:

 

  • A monographic volume on Emotional Violence in Mexico (co-edited) in Confluencia
  • Articles on the photography of Graciela Iturbide, Tina Modotti, Enrique Bostelmann, Mariana Yampolsky, and Maya Goded
  • A monographic volume on Myth and Identity in Contemporary Mexico in Bulletin of Spanish Studies
  • An article on the evolution of the study of photography in Latin America in the journal Americas 
  • A scholarly edition of the novel Querido Diego, te abrazo Quiela (Manchester University Press)
  • A critical edition of the novel and the film Como agua para chocolate (Grant and Cutler Press) - soon to be published in Spanish with the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo and Porrua 
  • Articles and chapters on the writing of the Mexican author Elena Poniatowska in various outlets  
  • A bilingual edition of Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela (Liverpool University press) and of the award-winning collection of poems by María Eulalia Frías, Del Río y Roca, De Amor y Del Olvido/ Of River and Stone, Of Love and Oblivion (Cuadernos del Laberinto)
  • An article on Testiomiono literature in Latin America "The Extraordinary Subaltern" (originally published in the journal Hipertexto) that has been republished in the book Contemporary Literary Criticism in the Spanish journal Kamchatka: Revista de análisis cultural

 


Teaching

  • Nonfiction Literature in Latin America
  • Photography in Latin America
  • Mexican History and Culture
  • Contemporary Latin American Literature
  • Text and Image in Latin America
  • The Writings of Elena Poniatowska

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2003
Number of items: 45.

2018

Gardner, N. (2018) Mickey, marginality, and Mexico: Mariana Yampolsky’s final photographic narrative. Transmodernity, (Accepted for Publication)

Gardner, N. (2018) Mediating marginality through photography: Kent Klich's El nino: Children of the Streets Mexico City. Photography and Culture, (doi:10.1080/17514517.2018.1465650) (Early Online Publication)

Buendía, M. M. and Gardner, N. E. (2018) Emotional violence and culture in Mexico. Confluencia, (In Press)

Gardner, N. E. (2018) Witnessing the subaltern: Maya Goded’s representation of sex work and violence in Mexico City. Confluencia, (In Press)

Poniatowska, E. and Gardner, N. E. (2018) “Los 43 was not the beginning: Los desaparecidos”. Confluencia, (In Press)

2017

Frias, M. E. and Gardner, N. (2017) De Río y Roca. De Amor y De Olvido = [Of River and Stone. Of Love and Oblivion]. Cuadernos del Laberinto: Spain. ISBN 9788494716034

Gardner, N. (2017) Visual witness: a critical rereading of Graciela Iturbide’s photography. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, 35, pp. 174-194. (doi:10.7560/SLAPC3510)

Gardner, N. (2017) La noche de Tlatelolco ante la cuestión de su estructura de mosaico. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 94(3), pp. 489-504. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2015.1062619)

Gardner, N. (2017) Revisualizing history: Elena Poniatowska's visual narrative Las soldaderas. In: Salamanca, L. E. V. (ed.) Miradas, Lenguajes, y Perspectivas Semioticas: Aportes desde América Latina. Universidad Nacional de Colombia Press, pp. 362-365. ISBN 9789586113625

Gardner, N. (2017) When 'no' means 'I know'. Notes: Letters to Photography, 3, pp. 60-63.

2016

Gardner, N. (2016) "We have entered a third [visual] period of history": Thoughts on the study of photography by John Mraz. Americas, 73(4), pp. 459-475. (doi:10.1017/tam.2016.73)

Gardner, N. (2016) Discuros distintos en torno a Tina Modotti: Diálogos escritos y visuales en Tinísima de Elena Poniatowska. In: Martin Ruano, M. R. and Vidal Claramonte, M. d. C. A. (eds.) Traducción, medios de comunicación, opinión pública. Editorial Comares: Granada, pp. 243-258. ISBN 9788490454558

Gardner, N. (2016) Discursos distintos en torno a Tina Modotti: diálogos escritos y visuales en Tinísima de Elena Poniatowska. In: Martín, M.R. and Claramonte, A.V. (eds.) Traducción, Medios de Comunicación, Opinión Pública. Series: Colección Interlingua (156). Comares: Granada. ISBN 9788490454558

Gardner, N. (2016) Review of Michael K. Schuessler, Foundational Arts: Mural Painting and Missionary Theatre in New Spain (Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 2013). Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 93(2), pp. 360-361. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2016.1127058) [Book Review]

2015

Gardner, N. (2015) El subalterno excepcional: testimonio latinoamericano y representación. Kamchatka, 6, pp. 305-322. (doi:10.7203/KAM.6.6937)

Gardner, N. (2015) Imposibilidad y seducción en la frontera: La mirada de Mariana Yampolsky. Ventana Abierta, XI(38), pp. 172-178.

Gardner, N. and Galan, C. F. (2015) Introduccion. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 92(7), pp. 1047-1049. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2015.1041325)

Gardner, N. and Martin Ruano, M. R. (2015) Reescritura y paratextualidad en La noche de Tlatelolco: la imagen visual en la traduccion y reedicion como elemento neutralizador del realismo magico. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 92(7), pp. 1079-1091. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2015.1041327)

2014

Gardner, N. (2014) Atisbando al Quijote americano: representación visual de Cien años de Soledad. Cuadernos Americanos, 1(147), pp. 125-146.

Gardner, N. (2014) Being Mexican: Identity, Location, and Rosa Nissán. Amerika.

Gardner, N. (2014) 'Querido Diego te abraza Quiela y las cartas de Angelina Beloff en el archivo museo Frida Kahlo'. Dialogo, 17(1), pp. 75-83.

Gardner, N. (2014) Enrique Bostelmann: fotografía como testimonio visual. Romance Notes, 54(1), pp. 111-128. (doi:10.1353/rmc.2014.0021)

2013

Gardner, N. (2013) Mito y tensión en la narrativa de Elena Poniatowska y Graciela Iturbide. Cahiers des Amériques,

Gardner, N. (2013) Elena Poniatowska and the extraordinary subaltern. In: Trudeau, L. J. (ed.) Contemporary Literary Criticism. Gale Press: Detroit. ISBN 9781414494531

Gardner, N. (2013) Rubén Gallo, Freud's Mexico: Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 90(6), pp. 1074-1075. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2013.810922) [Book Review]

2012

Gardner, N. (2012) Meles y Teleo: una mirada temprana a la obra de Elena Poniatowska. Debate Feminista, 45, 159 -175.

Gardner, N. and Van Der Sluis, A. (2012) Mariana Yampolsky: mirada que cautiva la mirada. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana/Fundación Mariana Yampolsky/Museo de Arte Popular.

Gardner, N. E. (2012) Elena Poniatowska, Bertram Wolfe, y las cartas parisinas a Diego Rivera: biografía, autobiografía y creación literaria. Hesperia: Anuario de Filología Hispánica, 15(2), pp. 21-50.

Poniatowska, E. (2012) Dear Diego = Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela. [Scholarly Editions]

2011

Gardner, N. (2011) Looking for Mexico: Modern Visual Culture and National Identity. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 88(3), pp. 430-440. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2011.574367) [Book Review]

Gardner, N.(Ed.) (2011) Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela / Elena Poniatowska. [Scholarly Editions]

Gardner, N. (2011) Tendencias de la narrativa mexicana actual. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 88(1), pp. 152-153. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2011.546689) [Book Review]

2010

Gardner, N. (2010) Runaway Daughters: Seduction, Elopement, and Honor in Nineteenth-Century, Mexico - by Sloan, K. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 29(3), pp. 414-415. (doi:10.1111/j.1470-9856.2010.00399.x) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2010) Porque era un tema prohibido… Imagenes en La noche de Tlatelolco de Elena Poniatowska. Amerika,

2009

Gardner, N. (2009) The Role of Mexico's Plural in Latin American Literary and Political Culture: From Tlatelolco to the 'Philanthropic Ogre' by John King. Latinamericanist, 53(2), pp. 86-88. (doi:10.1111/j.1557-203X.2009.01034_7.x) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2009) Michael K. Schulessler, Elena Poniatowska: An Intimate Biography. Revista Iberoamericana, 75(226), pp. 281-284. [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2009) Como agua para chocolate, The Novel and Film Version. Series: Critical guides to Spanish and Latin American texts and films, 74. Grant and Cutler. ISBN 9780729304535

Gardner, N. (2009) Benita Galeana y el taller de gráfica popular: el comunismo mexicano al principio del siglo XX’. In: La Construcción de Los Estados Nacionales Latinoamericanos en Perspectiva Trasatlántica. Radio Netherlands Worldwide. ISBN 9789072356031

2008

Gardner, N. (2008) Benita Galeana y el Taller de Gráfica Popular: ilustraciones, propaganda, y el pasar del tiempo. Asian Journal of Latin American Studies, 21(4), pp. 95-111.

2007

Gardner, N. (2007) Through their eyes: marginality in the works of Elena Poniatowska, Silvia Molina and Rosa Nissán. Series: Perspectivas hispanicas, 25. Peter Lang Press: New york. ISBN 9783039111992

2006

Gardner, N. E. (2006) The extraordinary subaltern: testimonio Latinoamericano and representation. Hipertexto, 2006(4), pp. 36-49.

Gardner, N. (2006) México lindo y querido... disability studies and the contemporary narrative in, Gaby Brimmer. IXQUIC (Journal of Hispanic Studies), 7, pp. 149-164.

2005

Gardner, N. (2005) Recollections of Mexico: The Last Ten Months of Maximilian’s Empire. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 11, [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2005) The Twentieth-Century Spanish American Novel. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 11, [Book Review]

2003

Gardner, N. (2003) 'Como te ven, te tratan': the projection of the Subaltern character in three contemporary Mexican novels. Neophilologus, 87(1), pp. 63-78. (doi:10.1023/A:1021268119940)

This list was generated on Sat Dec 15 15:21:18 2018 GMT.
Number of items: 45.

Articles

Gardner, N. (2018) Mickey, marginality, and Mexico: Mariana Yampolsky’s final photographic narrative. Transmodernity, (Accepted for Publication)

Gardner, N. (2018) Mediating marginality through photography: Kent Klich's El nino: Children of the Streets Mexico City. Photography and Culture, (doi:10.1080/17514517.2018.1465650) (Early Online Publication)

Buendía, M. M. and Gardner, N. E. (2018) Emotional violence and culture in Mexico. Confluencia, (In Press)

Gardner, N. E. (2018) Witnessing the subaltern: Maya Goded’s representation of sex work and violence in Mexico City. Confluencia, (In Press)

Poniatowska, E. and Gardner, N. E. (2018) “Los 43 was not the beginning: Los desaparecidos”. Confluencia, (In Press)

Gardner, N. (2017) Visual witness: a critical rereading of Graciela Iturbide’s photography. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, 35, pp. 174-194. (doi:10.7560/SLAPC3510)

Gardner, N. (2017) La noche de Tlatelolco ante la cuestión de su estructura de mosaico. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 94(3), pp. 489-504. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2015.1062619)

Gardner, N. (2017) When 'no' means 'I know'. Notes: Letters to Photography, 3, pp. 60-63.

Gardner, N. (2016) "We have entered a third [visual] period of history": Thoughts on the study of photography by John Mraz. Americas, 73(4), pp. 459-475. (doi:10.1017/tam.2016.73)

Gardner, N. (2015) El subalterno excepcional: testimonio latinoamericano y representación. Kamchatka, 6, pp. 305-322. (doi:10.7203/KAM.6.6937)

Gardner, N. (2015) Imposibilidad y seducción en la frontera: La mirada de Mariana Yampolsky. Ventana Abierta, XI(38), pp. 172-178.

Gardner, N. and Galan, C. F. (2015) Introduccion. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 92(7), pp. 1047-1049. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2015.1041325)

Gardner, N. and Martin Ruano, M. R. (2015) Reescritura y paratextualidad en La noche de Tlatelolco: la imagen visual en la traduccion y reedicion como elemento neutralizador del realismo magico. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 92(7), pp. 1079-1091. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2015.1041327)

Gardner, N. (2014) Atisbando al Quijote americano: representación visual de Cien años de Soledad. Cuadernos Americanos, 1(147), pp. 125-146.

Gardner, N. (2014) 'Querido Diego te abraza Quiela y las cartas de Angelina Beloff en el archivo museo Frida Kahlo'. Dialogo, 17(1), pp. 75-83.

Gardner, N. (2014) Enrique Bostelmann: fotografía como testimonio visual. Romance Notes, 54(1), pp. 111-128. (doi:10.1353/rmc.2014.0021)

Gardner, N. (2013) Mito y tensión en la narrativa de Elena Poniatowska y Graciela Iturbide. Cahiers des Amériques,

Gardner, N. (2012) Meles y Teleo: una mirada temprana a la obra de Elena Poniatowska. Debate Feminista, 45, 159 -175.

Gardner, N. E. (2012) Elena Poniatowska, Bertram Wolfe, y las cartas parisinas a Diego Rivera: biografía, autobiografía y creación literaria. Hesperia: Anuario de Filología Hispánica, 15(2), pp. 21-50.

Gardner, N. (2010) Porque era un tema prohibido… Imagenes en La noche de Tlatelolco de Elena Poniatowska. Amerika,

Gardner, N. (2008) Benita Galeana y el Taller de Gráfica Popular: ilustraciones, propaganda, y el pasar del tiempo. Asian Journal of Latin American Studies, 21(4), pp. 95-111.

Gardner, N. E. (2006) The extraordinary subaltern: testimonio Latinoamericano and representation. Hipertexto, 2006(4), pp. 36-49.

Gardner, N. (2006) México lindo y querido... disability studies and the contemporary narrative in, Gaby Brimmer. IXQUIC (Journal of Hispanic Studies), 7, pp. 149-164.

Gardner, N. (2003) 'Como te ven, te tratan': the projection of the Subaltern character in three contemporary Mexican novels. Neophilologus, 87(1), pp. 63-78. (doi:10.1023/A:1021268119940)

Books

Frias, M. E. and Gardner, N. (2017) De Río y Roca. De Amor y De Olvido = [Of River and Stone. Of Love and Oblivion]. Cuadernos del Laberinto: Spain. ISBN 9788494716034

Gardner, N. (2014) Being Mexican: Identity, Location, and Rosa Nissán. Amerika.

Gardner, N. and Van Der Sluis, A. (2012) Mariana Yampolsky: mirada que cautiva la mirada. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana/Fundación Mariana Yampolsky/Museo de Arte Popular.

Gardner, N. (2009) Como agua para chocolate, The Novel and Film Version. Series: Critical guides to Spanish and Latin American texts and films, 74. Grant and Cutler. ISBN 9780729304535

Gardner, N. (2007) Through their eyes: marginality in the works of Elena Poniatowska, Silvia Molina and Rosa Nissán. Series: Perspectivas hispanicas, 25. Peter Lang Press: New york. ISBN 9783039111992

Book Sections

Gardner, N. (2017) Revisualizing history: Elena Poniatowska's visual narrative Las soldaderas. In: Salamanca, L. E. V. (ed.) Miradas, Lenguajes, y Perspectivas Semioticas: Aportes desde América Latina. Universidad Nacional de Colombia Press, pp. 362-365. ISBN 9789586113625

Gardner, N. (2016) Discuros distintos en torno a Tina Modotti: Diálogos escritos y visuales en Tinísima de Elena Poniatowska. In: Martin Ruano, M. R. and Vidal Claramonte, M. d. C. A. (eds.) Traducción, medios de comunicación, opinión pública. Editorial Comares: Granada, pp. 243-258. ISBN 9788490454558

Gardner, N. (2016) Discursos distintos en torno a Tina Modotti: diálogos escritos y visuales en Tinísima de Elena Poniatowska. In: Martín, M.R. and Claramonte, A.V. (eds.) Traducción, Medios de Comunicación, Opinión Pública. Series: Colección Interlingua (156). Comares: Granada. ISBN 9788490454558

Gardner, N. (2013) Elena Poniatowska and the extraordinary subaltern. In: Trudeau, L. J. (ed.) Contemporary Literary Criticism. Gale Press: Detroit. ISBN 9781414494531

Gardner, N. (2009) Benita Galeana y el taller de gráfica popular: el comunismo mexicano al principio del siglo XX’. In: La Construcción de Los Estados Nacionales Latinoamericanos en Perspectiva Trasatlántica. Radio Netherlands Worldwide. ISBN 9789072356031

Book Reviews

Gardner, N. (2016) Review of Michael K. Schuessler, Foundational Arts: Mural Painting and Missionary Theatre in New Spain (Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 2013). Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 93(2), pp. 360-361. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2016.1127058) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2013) Rubén Gallo, Freud's Mexico: Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 90(6), pp. 1074-1075. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2013.810922) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2011) Looking for Mexico: Modern Visual Culture and National Identity. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 88(3), pp. 430-440. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2011.574367) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2011) Tendencias de la narrativa mexicana actual. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 88(1), pp. 152-153. (doi:10.1080/14753820.2011.546689) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2010) Runaway Daughters: Seduction, Elopement, and Honor in Nineteenth-Century, Mexico - by Sloan, K. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 29(3), pp. 414-415. (doi:10.1111/j.1470-9856.2010.00399.x) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2009) The Role of Mexico's Plural in Latin American Literary and Political Culture: From Tlatelolco to the 'Philanthropic Ogre' by John King. Latinamericanist, 53(2), pp. 86-88. (doi:10.1111/j.1557-203X.2009.01034_7.x) [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2009) Michael K. Schulessler, Elena Poniatowska: An Intimate Biography. Revista Iberoamericana, 75(226), pp. 281-284. [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2005) Recollections of Mexico: The Last Ten Months of Maximilian’s Empire. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 11, [Book Review]

Gardner, N. (2005) The Twentieth-Century Spanish American Novel. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 11, [Book Review]

Scholarly Editions

Poniatowska, E. (2012) Dear Diego = Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela. [Scholarly Editions]

Gardner, N.(Ed.) (2011) Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela / Elena Poniatowska. [Scholarly Editions]

This list was generated on Sat Dec 15 15:21:18 2018 GMT.