Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Comparative Literature – Translation Studies.

César Domínguez is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC) where he holds the Jean Monnet Chair. He received his BA from the Universitat de València, and his PhD from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. While studying at Brown University, he served as a graduate student in residence. Additionally, Domínguez is the director of the Graduate Program in Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at USC and the Vice-President of SELGYC, Sociedad Española de Literatura General y Comparada.

His teaching and research embody Comparative Literature, Ecocriticism, Cosmopolitanism, Migration, Literary Geography, Translation, Transatlantic Studies, and World Literature. Domínguez has co-edited the two volumes of the Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula (2010 and 2016) and is an editor of the project “Migra: Database of Migrant Writers in Iberian Languages”.  Additionally has published numerous articles on Literary Theory applied to the Iberian space such as “The South European Orient: A Comparative Reflection on Space in Literary History” (2006),  “Os horizontes da teoría interliteraria na Península Ibérica” (2006), and “Historiography and the geo-literary imaginary The Iberian Peninsula: Between Lebensraum and espace vécu” (2010).

More information: Institutional website, Academia.edu

 

Cesar Domínguez’s publications in the IStReS database:

Cabo Aseguinolaza, Fernando, Anxo Abuín González, and César Domínguez, eds. 2010. A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula. Vol. 1. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins / Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée. https://www.academia.edu/1137833/A_Comparative_History_of_Literatures_in_the_Iberian_Peninsula_Vol._1.

Domínguez, César. 2004. ‘Imaginario e historia literaria. El caso de la Península Ibérica como geografía literaria orientalizada en el marco europeo’. In La literatura en la literatura: actas del XIV simposio de la sociedad española de literatura general y comparada, edited by Magdalena León Gómez, 525–32. Alcalá de Henares: Centro de Estudios Cervantinos. https://www.academia.edu/1471513/Imaginario_e_historia_literaria._El_caso_de_la_Pen%C3%ADnsula_Ib%C3%A9rica_como_geograf%C3%ADa_literaria_orientalizada_en_el_marco_europeo.

———. 2006. ‘The South European Orient: A Comparative Reflection on Space in Literary History’. Modern Language Quarterly, no. 67 (4) (December): 419–49.

———. 2007. ‘The Horizons of Interliterary Theory in the Iberian Peninsula: Reception and Testing Ground’. In The Horizons of Contemporary Slavic Comparative Literature Studies, edited by Halina Janaszek-Ivaničková, 70–83. Warsaw: Elipsa. https://www.academia.edu/1448111/The_Horizons_of_Interliterary_Theory_in_the_Iberian_Peninsula_Reception_and_Testing_Ground.

———. 2010. ‘Historiography and the Geo-Literary Imaginary The Iberian Peninsula: Between Lebensraum and Espace Vécu’. In A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula, edited by Fernando Cabo Aseguinolaza, Anxo Abuín González, and César Domínguez, 1:53–132. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins / Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée. https://www.academia.edu/1137833/A_Comparative_History_of_Literatures_in_the_Iberian_Peninsula_Vol._1.

———. 2013. ‘Literatures in Spain: European Literature, World-Literature, World Literature?’ In Looking at Iberia: A Comparative European Perspective, edited by Santiago Pérez Isasi and Ângela Fernandes, 99–119. Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas 56. Oxford / New York: Peter Lang.

Domínguez, César, Anxo Abuín González, and Ellen Sapega, eds. 2016. A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula. Vol. 2. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins / Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée. https://www.academia.edu/29317283/A_Comparative_History_of_Literatures_in_the_Iberian_Peninsula_Vol._2.