Dr. James Hussar

Contact Information

jhussar@fullerton.edu
Voice: 657-278-2208
Dept: 657-278-3534

 

Department Address

Office: Humanities 835-C

James Hussar, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Degrees

2008, Ph.D. in Literature, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2001, M.A. in Spanish, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

1995, B.A. in Spanish, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

1994, Certificate in Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Research Areas

  • Jewish Latin American literature
  • Connections between 20th century Spanish American and Luso-Brazilian literature
  • Gaucho literature

Courses Regularly Taught

  • Spanish and Portuguese language and literature
  • Composition
  • Language Pedagogy

Publications

“A Lie for a Lie: MPLA Media Control in Ondjaki’s Luandan Novels.” ellipsis 11 (2013) (forthcoming).

“Lives Flashing Before Our Eyes: Narrative Speed in Orson Welles’s Citizen Kaneand Carlos Fuentes’s La muerte de Artemio Cruz.” The Reptant Eagle: Essays on Carlos Fuentes and the Art of the Novel. Ed. Roberto Cantú. (forthcoming).

“Biblical Allegory and Antisalazarism in Miguel Torga’s Contos da Montanha andNovos Contos da Montanha.” Hispanic Journal 33.2 (Fall 2012): 75-88.

“La breve agonía de Artemio Cruz: a propósito del tiempo narrativo en La muerte deArtemio Cruz de Carlos Fuentes.” Confluencia 27.2 (Spring 2012): 75-85.

“Los gauchos judíos de Alberto Gerchunoff en su centenario.” Hispanófila 163 (September 2011): 39-52.

“I Left My Heart (and Soul) in Carlos Casares: Religious Identity in Rebeca Mactas’sLos judíos de Las Acacias.” Yiddish /Modern Jewish Studies 17.1-2 (2011): 129-38.

Office Hours

Email for Appointment
Monday-Friday
(Via Zoom)

Current Course Schedule

SPAN 204
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Dr. James Hussar