Rafael Lamas. Associate Professor of Spanish. (Ph.D. New York University 2003).
His research interests include modern Spanish literature and cultural studies, Hispanic musical theatre, performance studies, Spanish nationalism and imperialism, and historical memory studies. He has published articles on diverse topics including García Lorca’s poetry, Almodóvar’s films, and Vico’s philosophy of memory, in journals such as Hispanic Review, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, Quimera, Debats, and Genre. His book Música e Identidad has been published by Alianza Editorial. He is also an orchestra conductor and concert pianist, and has performed throughout Europe and the United States, where his credits include Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Vienna’s Konzerthaus. He was awarded the Rome Prize 2006-2007.