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Juan C. Hernandez

Assistant Professor of Spanish
English and Foreign Languages
Phone:803 535 5809
Email: jhernandez@claflin.edu

Research

My current literary research involves a study of the Hispanic artistic presence in the Harlem Renaissance, and an edition of the correspondence between Spanish Civil War writer Max Aub and Twentieth-Century Mexican writers: Alfonso Reyes, Julio Torri, Ermilo Abreu Gómez, Mauricio Magdaleno, Ramón Rubín, Celestino y José Gorostiza; Jaime Torres Bodet, Octavio Paz, Rodolfo Usigli, Héctor Azar, Agustín Yáñez, Jesús Silva Herzog, Antonio Castro Leal, Daniel Cosío Villegas, José Luis Martínez, Fernando Benítez, Jaime García Terrés, Carlos Fuentes, Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, Elías Nandino, Carlos Chávez, José Emilio y Cristina Pacheco; Silvio Zavala, Manuel y Pablo González Casanova, Leopoldo Zea, Rafael Solana. At the same time, I have been invited to contribute in the Enciclopedia de Afro-Latin/Americanos De Oxford Press, edited by Henry Gates Louis Jr.