Charles Hatfield

Associate Professor - Arts And Humanities
Latin American Studies

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Romance Languages and Literatures
Johns Hopkins University - 2007
B.A. - Spanish
University of Toronto - 2000

Publications

"Universalism." Forthcoming in Iberian Postcolonialities: A Metahistory of Material Practices of Power. Eds. Alberto Moreiras and José Luis Villacañas. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 2013 - Publication
"Nuestroamericanism." Forthcoming in Iberian Postcolonialities: A Metahistory of Material Practices of Power. Eds. Alberto Moreiras and José Luis Villacañas. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 2013 - Publication
"The Memory Turn in Latin America." Forthcoming, Política Común (2012). 2012 - Publication
"At Home in the Hotel." By Amir Hamed. Hotel Lautréamont: Contemporary Poetry from Uruguay. Eds. Kent Johnson and Roberto Echavarren. London: Shearsman, 2011. 2011 - Publication
"Men Alone," "Diatribe of the Poor Poet," "Against the Desertion of Artifacts," "Catiline Oration Delivered in the Municipal Dining Room in Cerro Chato." By Gustavo Espinosa. Hotel Lautréamont: Contemporary Poetry from Uruguay. Eds. Kent Johnson and Roberto Echavarren. London: Shearsman, 2011. 2011 - Publication
"The Limits of 'Nuestra América.'" Revista Hispánica Moderna 63.2 (December 2010): 193-202.  2010 - Publication

Appointments

Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2014–Present]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2007–2014]
Visiting Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University [2006–2007]

Additional Information

Honors and Awards
  • Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University, 2005-2006
  • Gilman Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University, 2000-2006
  • Fellow, American Literary Translators Association, 2000
University Service
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
    • School of Arts & Humanities Executive Committee, 2008-2010
    • Graduate Studies Committee, 2009-2010
    • Creative Writing Search Committee, 2008-2009
    • Web Steering Committee, 2008-2009
    • Lecture Series Committee, 2008-2010
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    • Co-Chair, Philological Society, 2005-2007
Achievements in Original Investigation
  • Books Authored:
    • Benedetti, Mario. Little Stones at My Window: Collected Poems. Trans. and introd. by Charles Hatfield. Willimantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 2003.
    • Barnet, Miguel. When Night Is Darkest: Selected Poems. Ed. and trans. Charles Hatfield. Prologue by Keith Ellis. Havana: Editorial José Martí, 2002.
  • Translations in Journals:
    • Barnet, Miguel. “Memorandum II,” “Hijo de obrero,” “El Lápiz.” Nimrod 46.1 (Fall/Winter 2002)
  • Books Submitted for Publication:
    • Gutiérrez, Carlos María. Prison Diary. Trans. and introd. by Charles Hatfield. Prologue by Margaret Randall. Under Review.
  • Articles Submitted in Refereed Journals:
    • "The Trouble with Nuestra América." Under Review.
  • Articles Submitted in Edited Volumes:
    • "History as Memory as Identity in Carmen Boullosa's Cielos de la tierra." Hispanic Identities Beyond Borders: Essays in Honor of Keith Ellis. Eds. María del Carmen Sillato and Patricia Varas. Under Review.
  • Review Essays in Refereed Journals:
    • Borinsky, Alicia. Golpes Bajos/Low Blows: Instantáneas/Snapshots. The Hopkins Review 1.3 (Summer 2008)
    • Lomas, Laura. Translating Empire: José Martí, Migrant Latino Subjects, and American Modernities. Forthcoming.
  • Conference Presentations:
    • "Monster Hits: Lyric Translation." ALTA, November 12, 2009
    • “’Looks are one thing, and facts are another’: Revisiting Race and The Confidence-Man." SCMLA, San Antonio, November 6, 2008
    • “Spanish Workshop.” ALTA, November 9, 2007
    • “Reviewing Translations.” ALTA, November 8, 2007
    • "Translating Poetry: Finding a Common Language." With Homero Aridis, Marjolijn de Jager, and Jo Shapcott. Third D.C. International Poetry Festival, Washington, November 13, 2004
  • Invited Lectures and Presentations:
    • "Fuentes, Chiapas, y los límites de la identidad." Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Guanajuato, March 17, 2010
    • "Translation: ¿Qué Pasó?" Department of English, UT-San Antonio, October 2, 2009
    • “The Trouble with Nuestra América.” Homenaje a Keith Ellis, University of Toronto, October 27, 2006
    • “Translating Cuba / Traducir a Cuba.” VII Simposio de Traducción Literaria, UNEAC, Havana, November 25, 2003