Héctor A. Melo Ruiz

Ph

Program  

Ph.D in Spanish

Héctor Melo Ruiz, ABD, from Colombia. He has an M.A in Literature from the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia (2011) and a B.A, in Literature from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Colombia (2009). Héctor research interests include Twentieth-century Latin American Literature and Cinema; Riots, Revolts and Violence; Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. His dissertation analyses cinematic and literary representations of urban riots and political unrest in Latin America throughout the Twentieth-century. He focuses on novels, chronicles, autobiographies and documentaries around the “Revolta da Vacina” (Río de Janeiro 1904), “El Bogotazo” (Bogotá 1948), “El Cordobazo” (Córdoba 1969), and “El Caracazo” (Caracas 1989). Héctor has published in A contracorriente, the Vanderbilt e-Journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies and Revista de Estudios Hispánicos.  


Research focus:

Twentieth-century Latin American Literature and Cinema; Riots, Revolts and Violence; Critical Race and Ethnic Studies.

Education

Ph.D., Spanish, University of Notre Dame (2013-2018).

M.A, Literature, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia (2011).

B.A, Literature, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Colombia (2009).

Publications

Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Book Reviews 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2011 Die Internationalen Sommerkurse, Sprachkurse für Deutschlernende aus aller Welt from Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany.

More information

https://nd.academia.edu/HectorMeloRuiz

Contact information

343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
574-631-6886
hmelorui@nd.edu
 
Mailing Address:
University of Notre Dame
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556