Ciro A. Sandoval

Ciro Sandoval
"Philosophy is profound enough to make us understand that literature is even more profound."
—Michel Serres, Conversations on Science, Culture, and Time , 1995

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Associate Professor of Spanish Language and Comparative Studies, Humanities

  • PhD, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Biography

Dr. Ciro A. Sandoval is interested in the interdisciplinary role of humanities, science, and technology as perceived in landscape, ecology, and technological, scientific and literary utopias and dystopias. He has parallel interests in theories of translation and language for special purposes, and/or literacies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative Literature with special emphasis on Spanish-speaking World
  • Interdisciplinary Crossings in Science, Technology, and Humanities
  • Communication across cultures
  • Spanish for Specific Literacies
  • Linguistic and Cultural Translation
  • Landscape studies

Books

  • Sandoval, Ciro A., and Sandra M. Boschetto-Sandoval. José María Arguedas: Reconsiderations for Latin American Cultural Studies. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1998. Print.

Recent Publications

  • Sandoval, C. A., ""El SEXTO: Entre lenguaje y poder"", Philología Hispalénsis (University of Seville, Spain). 23 (Summer 2009), 37-52, (May 2010). (peer-reviewed/refereed) (Published)

Presentations

  • Boschetto-Sandoval, Sandra M., Fonkoue, Ramon A., Sandoval, Ciro A., "Panel Organizer and Presider: Literature and the Poetics of Interculturality", Midwest Modern Language Conference (M/MLA), Modern Language Association, Chicago, Illinois, Oral. (November 4, 2010 - November 7, 2010).