Brian M. Phillips

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Associate Professor of Spanish

Foreign Languages Program Coordinator

Email: brian.m.phillips@jsums.edu

Phone: 601.979.2866

Office Location: Dollye Robinson Liberal Arts Building, 4th floor, Office #451

 

 

 

 

DEGREES
Ph.D., Spanish Literature, University at Buffalo SUNY, 2014
M.A., Spanish Language & Translation, New York University, Madrid, 2006
B.A., Spanish, University of Oregon, Summa Cum Laude, 2004

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  •     Early Modern Peninsular Spanish Prose and Theater
  •     The Picaresque
  •     The Spanish Comedia
  •     Cervantes
  •     16th & 17th Century History and Philosophy
  •     Biopolitics

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Graduate Courses:

  • SP 507, Readings from Spanish Cultural Texts.
  • SP 512, Studies in Spanish (American) Culture.
  • SP 520, Advanced Composition.

 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • SP 101, Elementary Spanish Semester I.
  • SP 102, Elementary Spanish Semester II.
  • SP 201, Intermediate Spanish Semester I.
  • SP 202, Intermediate Spanish Semester II.
  • SP 254, Spanish for Business.
  • SP 321, Spanish Conversation and Composition Semester I.
  • SP 322, Spanish Conversation and Composition Semester II.
  • SP 421, Advanced Topics for Conversation Semester I.
  • SP 422, Advanced Topics for Conversation Semester II.
  • SP 430, History of Spanish (Peninsular) Civilization.
  • SP 431, History of Spanish (Latin American) Civilization.
  • SP 441, Siglo de Oro.
  • SP 464, Senior Honors Seminar (Literature Survey Course 13th-21st Centuries).

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Edited Volume

-Phillips, Brian M. and Emily Colbert Cairns, editors. Confined Women: The Walls of Female Space in Early Modern Spain. Hispanic Issues On Line 25, (2020).

Articles and Book Chapters

-“Docile Bodies and the Walls of Female Confinement Past and Present: A Biopolitical Look at Orange is the New Black and Chicaba.” Confined Women: The Walls of Female Space in Early Modern Spain. Eds. Brian M. Phillips and Emily Colbert Cairns. Hispanic Issues On Line 25, (2020): 209-225.

-with Colbert Cairns, Emily. “Introduction: Spaces of Confinement.” Confined Women: The Walls of Female Space in Early Modern Spain. Eds. Brian M. Phillips and Emily Colbert Cairns. Hispanic Issues On Line 25, (2020): 1-19.

-“Bakhtin and the Spanish Picaresque: Between La Pícara Justina and Lunes de Aguas.Mikhail Bakhtin’s Heritage in Literature, Arts, and Psychology: Art and Answerability. Eds. Slav N. Gratchev and Howard Mancing. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018.

-“Metafictional Appropriations of Miguel de Cervantes and his Don Quijote: A Closer look at Nationalisms and Avellaneda’s Sequestered Sally.” Metacritical Cervantes: Early and Modern Contexts. Ed. Stephen Hessel. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2018.

-“Female Voice and the Pharmakos: Marcela’s Poisonous Cure in Cervantes’s Quixotic Intercalated Pastoral Story.” Hispanic Studies Review, vol. 3, no. 1, 2018, pp. 164-176.

-with Leticia Pérez Alonso. “The Impact of Vicente Huidobro and Ramón Gómez de la Serna in the Spanish Avant-Garde: Visualization and Rhetorical Artifice.” Cincinnati Romance Review, vol. 43, 2017, pp. 66-89.

-“Cervantes, arte y artesanía: (re)creando una identidad de hitos histórico-literarios.” Recreaciones quijotescas y cervantinas en el arte. Ed. Carlos Mata Induráin. Pamplona: Eunsa, 2016.

-“Narrativas de movimiento y la anti-picaresca cervantina en las Novelas ejemplares, el Quijote y Take a Seat.” Recreaciones quijotescas y cervantinas en la narrativa. Ed. Carlos Mata Induráin. Pamplona: Eunsa, 2013.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association.
Sixteenth Century Society.
Cervantes Society of America.
Northeast Modern Language Association.
South Atlantic Modern Language Association.
Renaissance Society of America.