Presidential Address: 9th IASA World Congress. Alcalá de Henares, July 8-10 2019


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Published : 2020-12-31

Broncano RodriguezM. (2020). Presidential Address: 9th IASA World Congress. Alcalá de Henares, July 8-10 2019. Review of International American Studies, 13(2), 15-27.

Manuel Broncano Rodriguez
Texas A&M International University  United States
Manuel Broncano (PhD Salamanca 1990) is a Regents Professor of English at Texas A&M International University. From 2015 to 2019 he served as the president of the International American Studies Association (IASA). Before moving to Texas, he taught for two decades at the University of Leon (Spain). Broncano has published a number of scholarly works on various American authors such as Flannery O’Connor, Willa Cather, Faulkner, Melville, Poe, etc. His latest book was released in 2014, Religion in Cormac McCarthy’s Fiction: Apocryphal Borderlands (Routlege). Broncano has also kept an active agenda as a translator. His latest translation is Giannina Braschi’s United States of Banana (Estados Unidos de Banana, Amazon Crossing 2014).

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