Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Cultural Studies – Literary Theory.

Joan Ramon Resina is the Director of the Iberian Studies Program at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Relations and Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Comparative Literature at Stanford University, United States. He received an M.A. and the PhD in Comparative Literature at U.C. Berkeley. Prof. Resina specializes in modern European literatures and cultures with an emphasis on Catalan and Spanish traditions. In the past, he held teaching positions at Cornell University, where he edited the journal of critical theory Diacritics, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Northwestern University. He has held visiting appointments at the Humboldt University in Berlin, the City of New York University’s Graduate Center, Columbia University, and Universidad Iberoamericana in México D.F. He has been a fellow at Humanities Centers in the U.S. and Germany and received international grants such as the Fulbright and the Alexander von Humboldt research fellowships.

One of the most relevant voices of Iberian Studies in North American academia, he has made two major contributions to the field: Del Hispanismo a los Estudios Ibéricos. Una propuesta federativa para el ámbito cultural (2009) and Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula (editor, 2013). He is also author of Barcelona’s Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image (2008), Josep Pla: Seeing the World in the Form of Articles (2017), and The Ghost in the Constitution: Memory and Denial in Spanish Society (2017), among others.

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Joan Ramon Resina’s publications in the IStReS database:

Resina, Joan Ramon. 2001a. ‘“Escribo en castellano porque me gusta” — Juan Marsé o Joan Marés: La literatura entre dos lenguas’. In Escribir entre dos lenguas. Escritores catalanes y la elección de la lengua literaria • Escriure entre dues llengües. Escriptors catalans i l’elecció de la llengua literària. Problemata literaria 54. Kassel – Germany: Reichenberger.

———. , ed. 2001b. Iberian Cities. Hispanic Issues. NY: Routledge.

———. 2002. ‘Post-National Spain? Post-Spanish Spain?’ Nations and Nationalism 8 (3): 377–96.

———. 2005a. ‘Cold War Hispanism and the New Deal of Cultural Studies’. In Spain Beyond Spain: Modernity, Literary History, and National Identity, edited by Brad Epps and Luis Fernández Cifuentes, 70–108. Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press.

———. 2005b. ‘Whose Hispanism? Cultural Trauma, Disciplined Memory, and Symbolic Dominance’. In Ideologies of Hispanism, edited by Mabel Moraña, 160–86. Nashville, Tenessee: Vanderbilt University Press.

———. 2009a. Del hispanismo a los estudios ibéricos: una propuesta federativa para el ámbito cultural. Biblioteca Saavedra Fajardo de pensamiento político 11. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva.

———. 2009b. ‘Post-Hispanism, or the Long Goodbye of National Philology’. Transfer: Journal of Contemporary Culture, no. 4: 26–37.

———. , ed. 2013a. Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula. Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 8. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

———. 2013b. ‘Iberian Modalities: The Logic of An Intercultural Field’. In Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula., edited by Joan Ramon Resina, 1–20. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

———. 2013c. ‘Lisbon as Destination: Josep Pla’s Iberianism through His Travels to Portugal’. In Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula, edited by Joan Ramon Resina, 225–42. Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 8. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

———. 2016. ‘A View from Catalan Literature: Iberian Studies as Comparative Literature in Thick Description Mode’. In A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula, edited by César Domínguez, Anxo Abuín González, and Ellen Sapega, 2:611–20. 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.

———. 2017. The Ghost in the Constitution. Historical Memory and Denial in Spanish Society. Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 15. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

———. 2018. ‘Los Estudios Ibéricos y la pérdida de función social de la literatura’. In La Hispanística y los desafíos de la globalización en el siglo XXI. Posiciones, negociaciones y códigos en las redes transatlánticas, edited by Rike Bote, Jenny Haasse, and Susanne Schlünder, 104:63–82. Ediciones de Iberoamericana. Frankfurt/Madrid: Iberoamericana/Vervuert.