Summary: Contemporary Cuban detective fiction, Cuban literature, Representation of cultural identity in literature, Spanish language.
Location: Michael Sadler Building
Teaching Commitments: SPPO2430-1 Modern Spanish American Literature, SPPO1010 Language Skills Spanish 1, SPPO1160 Cultural production from Spain and LA, FLTU1803 Beginners Spanish language, FLTU1603 Beginners Italian language, MODL5040M Interpreting Skills - Italian.
The Other Havana of Leonardo Padura Fuentes: Palimpsests, Heterotopias and Cultural Subversion in La Neblina del Ayer. In the Journal of Romance Studies. Volume 14, Number 3, Winter 2014, pp. 54-66(13)
The emergence of a Cuban socio-cultural phenomenon: el falso policial by Leonardo Padura Fuentes. In La narrativizzazione del crimine nelle tradizioni letterarie spagnola e ispano-americana, Messina: Andrea Lippolis publisher, 2013, pp. 9-18.
Pasado Perfecto e Vientos de Cuaresma: la rappresentazione spaziale come strumento di interpretazione della realtà Cubana in El ingenio es como el fuego Studi di iberistica offerti a Cecilia Galzio, Messina: Andrea Lippolis publisher, 2012, pp. 9-23.
El concepto de tiempo en Pasado perfecto de Leonardo Padura Fuentes: dualidad estructural y multiplicidad temática in the proceedings of the VII international interdisciplinary conference Testo, metodo, elaborazione elettronica - Tempo, Catania, 9-10 maggio 2011, University of Catania, Messina: Andrea Lippolis publisher, 2011, pp. 25-38.
Adiós, Hemingway: il falso policial si piega allanalisi antropologica in Studi in onore di Candido Panebianco offerti da colleghi e allievi di Ispanistica dellUniversità di Catania, Andrea Lippolis editore, Messina ,2009, pp. 11-20.
Leonardo Paduras fiction: narrating Cuban identities in a context of societal crisis presented at theInternational Conference Cultural Narratives of Crisis and Renewal, 24-26 June 2015, Newcastle University.
Mask, theatre and identity performance in Máscaras by Leonardo Padura Fuentes presented at the AHGBI Annual Conference, 14th - 16th
Transforming Cuban crime genre: the detective fiction by Leonardo Padura Fuentes presented at the Crime Studies Network Annual Conference, 17-18 September 2013, University of Leeds.
Memory and nostalgia in Leonardo Padura Fuentes detective novels presented at the VII International Congress CEISAL 2013, Universidad Fernando Pessoa, Oporto, Portugal, June 2013.
Shifting Cuban identities: nostalgic recollection and generational disenchantment in Leonardo Padura Fuentes' novels to be presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Cuba Research Forum to be held at the University of Nottingham on 11-13 September 2012.
Memory and Generational Perception in Leonardo Padura Fuentes Representation of Cuban Identities.Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies, Oxford University, 4th 6th July 2012.
The "Other" Havana of Leonardo Padura Fuentes: Palimpsests, Heterotopias and Cultural Subversion in La Neblina del Ayer presented at the Urban Palimpsests and the Archive Seminar series organized by The SMLC and Centre for French and Francophone Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, November 2012.
The Emergence of a Cuban Cultural Phenomenon: The Detective Fiction of Leonardo Padura Fuentes presented at the Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (
Contemporary Cuban false crime novel: Las cuatro