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Transatlantic Gazes: Studies on the Historical Links between Spain and North America


Carlos Aguasaco, PhD. Associate Professor of Latin American Cultural Studies in the Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences of the City College of New York. He has coedited ten literary anthologies and published a short novel, six books of poems, and an academic study of Latin America’s prime superhero, El Chapulín Colorado. He is the director of The Americas Poetry Festival of New York ( and coordinator of The Americas Film Festival of New York ( His academic research is focused on literary theory, contemporary poetry, and the transatlantic influence of the Spanish Golden Age in Latin American popular culture.


The analysis of the historical links between Spain and North America is of vital importance to the ever-growing area of transatlantic studies. This book brings together fourteen articles with interdisciplinary approaches organized around the idea of legal, political, literary, linguistic, artistic, and pedagogical transatlantic gazes. These articles have sprung from the III International Conference on the Historical Links between Spain and North America, organized by the Instituto Franklin of the Universidad de Alcalá, the City College of New York Division of Interdisciplinary Studies (CUNY), and the Instituto Cervantes (April 26th to 28th, 2017, Alcalá de Henares).

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