Mr Roberto Rodriguez-Saona

Mr Roberto Rodriguez-Saona

Teaching Fellow in Latin American Studies

0113 343 3516

Summary: Latin American literature, particularly Peruvian literature; urban landscape in contemporary Peruvian literature

Publications

  • “Violencia y resistencia en Final del Porvenir y Al final de la calle”, (Violence and Resistance in Final del Porvenir and Al final de la calle), forthcoming in Cuadernos Literarios, journal of the Universidad Sedes Sapientiae, Lima, N°10, late 2013/early 2014

  • “¿Quién mató a Palomino Molero?” (Who killed Palomino Molero?) by Mario Vargas Llosa, entry for the Literary Encyclopaedia, http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=13400 

  • “Mario Vargas Llosa; La tía Julia y el escribidor” (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter), The Literary Encyclopaedia [online], July 2012, http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=13393

  • "La ciudad de los subalternos; Paisaje urbano, lenguaje e identidad en 'Navajas en el paladar'", Cuadernos Literarios 9, Lima, Universidad Católica Sedes Sapientiae, (2011), pp. 89-102.
  • "Mario Vargas Llosa", The Literary Encyclopedia, (2010),
    http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5436
  • Poems by Jean Sprackland", translated from English to Spanish with Ben Bollig, El extremo sur de la Patagonia: Confines, September (2009).

  • Colloquial Spanish of Latin America 2, language learning course, Routledge, London and New York , (2004)
  • Colloquial Spanish of Latin America, language learning course, Routledge, London and New York , (1994, 2001) [Latest Reprint August 2012]
  • “Repetir, explicar, simplificar; ¿para eso somos profesores de español?” in Nuevas perspectivas en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera; Actas del X Congreso Internacional de ASELE, Universidad de Cádiz, (2000) Vol II, pp. 587-593
  • New Peruvian Writing, ed., Iberian Papers Series, Leeds, (2000)
  • "Atado y bien atado: Los cuentos de Giovanna Pollarolo", in New Peruvian Writing, ed. Roberto Rodriguez-Saona, Leeds Iberian Papers, Trinity and All Saints, (2000) pp. 101-105
  • "Libros, editores y piratas en el Perú", in New Peruvian Writing, ed. Roberto Rodriguez-Saona, Leeds Iberian Papers, Trinity and All Saints, (2000) pp. 141-147
  • Spanish Cinema: Calling the Shots, co-ed with Rob Rix, Iberian Papers Series, Leeds (1999).
  • Changing Reels: Latin American Cinema against the odds, co-ed with Rob Rix, Iberian Papers Series, Leeds (1997).
  • Business Spanish Made Simple, co-author, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford , (1995).

Translation of Academic Articles

  • Thea Pitman, "Identidad nacional y feminismo en el periodismo de mujeres: el caso de Elvira Vargas", Literatura Mexicana, Vol.XVIII, N° 1 (2007), pp.131-143
  • Thea Pitman, "El arraigo de la cibercultura: un análisis comparativo de las obras hipertextuales de Doménico Chiappe y Blas Valdez’, in special issue of Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies dedicated to ‘Literatura latinoamericana y española en la era digital (nuevas tecnologías y lo literario) / Latin American and Spanish Literatures in the Digital Age [New Technologies and the Literary]", ed. by Scott Weintraub and Luis Correa-Díaz, Vol 14, (2010) pp. 1-16.
  • Thea Pitman, ‘Viajeras mexicanas en la España republicana y el discurso de la fraternidad: Blanca Lydia Trejo y Elena Garro’, in Lejana Revista Crítica de Narrativa Breve, No. 5 (2012) Translation is acknowledged in Footnote 1 on page 1.

    http://lejana.elte.hu/PDF_5_viaje/Thea_%20Pitman.pdf

Conferences 

  • "Violencia del paisaje urbano y resistencia del sujeto marginal en Navajas en el paladar, Final del Porvenir y Al final de la calle", at the 5th International Conference of Comparative Literature, Lima, Peru (2010) 

  • "Resistencia, lenguaje y violencia en Navajas en el paladar", de Jorge Eslava Calvo, at SLAS Conference, University of Leeds, (2009).

  • "Los cuentos de Giovanna Pollarolo", at Symposium on New Peruvian Writing, Trinity and All Saints, Leeds, (2000).

Teaching

  • SPPO2430-2431 Modern Spanish-American Literature
  • SPPO2580-2581 Translation Theory in a Spanish-English Context
  • SPPO2670-2671 Issues in Hispanic and Lusophone Cinemas
  • SPPO3420 Spanish-English Translation