Joan Ramon Resina

Romanistik, Stanford
Aufenthalt: 01.04. - 31.07.2014


Ph.D. in Comparative Literature by U.C. Berkeley and Doctor in English Philology by the University of Barcelona. Prof. Resina has taught in several universities in the United States and Europe. Currently a member of the Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University, he directs the Iberian Studies Program in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Between 1998 and 2004 he was chief editor of the journal of cultural theory Diacritics, and is currently a member of the editorial boards of numerous U.S. and European journals. Awards include the Fulbright scholarship, the Alexander von Humboldt fellowship, and the Serra d’Or award for literary criticism.



The European novel; cultural theory; Spanish and Catalan literature, film and urban culture


Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • La búsqueda del Grial (Anthropos, 1988)
  • Un sueño de piedra: Ensayos sobre la literatura del modernismo europeo (Anthropos, 1990)
  • Los usos del clásico (Anthropos, 1991)
  • El cadáver en la cocina: La novela policiaca en la cultura del desencanto (Anthropos, 1997)
  • El postnacionalisme en el mapa global (Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Contemporanis, 2005)
  • Barcelona’s Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image (Stanford University Press, 2008)
  • Del Hispanismo a los Estudios Ibéricos: Una propuesta federativa para el ámbito cultural ( Biblioteca Nueva, 2009)



  • Iberian Modalities (Liverpool UP, 2013)
  • The New Ruralism (Vervuert, 2012) (with William Viestenz)
  • Burning Darkness: A Half Century of Spanish Cinema (SUNY Press, 2008)
  • Casa encantada: lugares de memoria en la España constitucional (1978-2004) (with Ulrich Winter)
  • After-Images of the City (Cornell University Press, 2003) (with Dieter Ingenschay)
  • Iberian Cities (New York: Routledge, 2001)
  • Disremembering the Dictatorship: The Politics of Memory since the Spanish Transition to - Democracy (Rodopi, 2000)