Location: Bowdoin / Enrique Yepes

Spanish

Enrique Yepes

Associate Professor of Romance Languages

Contact Information

eyepes@bowdoin.edu
207-725-3870
Romance Languages
205 Edward Pols House



Spring 2014

  • Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Poetry and Theater (LAS 2409B)
  • The Idea of Latin America (LAS 3202)
  • Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Poetry and Theater (SPAN 2409B)
  • The Idea of Latin America (SPAN 3002)


Enrique Yepes

  • Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Department of Spanish and Portuguese (1998)
  • Licenciatura, Education and Modern Languages, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín-Colombia (1989)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Contemporary Latin American poetry
  • Ecological thought in Latin American literatures
  • Cultural activism and ethics
  • Latin American history of ideas

Links

“Regiones en vías de extinción: El canto de las moscas de María Mercedes Carranza”. (Endangered Regions: The Song of the Flies byCarranza). Revista Lingüística y Literatura. Forthcoming.

“Poetry: A Way to Peace and Pluralism.”  Americas 62.6 (Dec 2010): 2-4.

“La inmensa minoría: Poesía y activismo por la paz en Colombia” (The Immense Minority: Poetry and Peace Activism in Colombia).  National University of Ireland – Maynooth Papers in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Number 18. May 2008.

El Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín: Gestión en la aldea global”. (Medellín’s International Poetry Festival: Agency in the Global Village). Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana. XXIX.58 (2003): 91-104

“La tigra de 1930 a 1990: Los cambios del proyecto nacional ecuatoriano ”. (The Tiger Woman from 1930 to 1990: Changes in Ecuador’s National Project). Cine-Lit 2000: Essays on Hispanic Film and Fiction. Eds. George Cabello-Castellet, Jaume Martí-Olivella and Guy H. Wood. Corvallis, Oregon: Cine-Lit Publications, 2001. 86-98


Oficios del goce: Poesía y debate cultural en Hispanoamérica (1960-2000). (Practices of Pleasure: Poetry and Cultural Debate in Spanish-America). Medellín (Colombia): Fondo Editorial Universidad Eafit, Colección Antorcha y Daga, 2000. 420p

“Fuera Yo: El Manual de tolerancia de Héctor Abad Gómez”. (The Tolerance Manual, a book by Colombian essayist Héctor Abad Gómez). Revista Universidad de Antioquia (Medellín-Colombia) 262 (Oct.-Dec 2000): 105-110.

“El microcuento hispanoamericano ante el próximo milenio”. (Spanish American short fiction facing the next millennium). Revista Interamericana de Bibliografía / Inter-American Review of Bibliography. 46.1-4 (1996):95-108.

“Notas para un análisis semiológico del salón de clases”.  (Notes for a Semiological Analysis of the Classroom).  Educación y Pedagogía, Revista de la Facultad de Educación, Universidad de Antioquia (Medellín - Colombia).  3.7 (1992): 47-58.

“Voz po-ética y actuación ecologista en Homero Aridjis” (Poetic Voice and Ecologist Performance in Aridjis). Latin American Studies Association (LASA) XXX International Congress. San Francisco, May 23-26, 2012.

“Ecocriticism and Spanish American Literature.” University of California, Riverside, Department of Hispanic Studies, April 20, 2012.

“Carving the Air: On Poetry Festivals.” II Translations International Poetry Festival at Bates College. Lewiston, ME, October 27, 2011.

“Regiones en vías de extinción: El canto de las moscas de María Mercedes Carranza”. (Endangered Regions: The Song of the Flies by Carranza). III Coloquio Nacional de Historia de la Literatura Colombiana. Medellín, Colombia, May 25-27, 2011.

“Nicolás Guillén, Afro-Cuban Music, and Cuban Exceptionalism.” Maine Humanities Council Seminar at the University of Southern Maine, November 23, 2009.

“Hospedando a la naturaleza: Poesía hispanoamericana y pensamiento ecológico” (Hosting Nature: Spanish American Poetry and Ecological Thought). American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Lorca Chapter Annual Meeting, Lewiston, Maine, October 23, 2009.

“Poesía y activismo en América Latina” (Poetry and Activism in Latin America). Congreso de lingüística y literatura de la UPB. Medellín, Colombia, 22 June, 2008.

“La inmensa minoría: Poesía y activismo por la paz en Colombia”. National University of Ireland – Maynooth, May 2, 2008.

“Poetry and Social Activism in Latin America: Two Contemporary Cases.” Peter M. Small Professorship Inaugural Lecture, Bowdoin College, December 5, 2007.

.“Respondiendo a la violencia: Poesía en Medellín” (Responding to Violence: Poetry in Medellín). Latin American Studies Association (LASA) XXVIII International Conference. Montreal, Canada, September 5-8, 2007.

“Estudiar América Latina desde Estados Unidos.” Lecture series organized by the Curricular Development Committee of the Education and Literature Department, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, June 21, 2006.

Guest discussant presentation: “The Dynamics of Contemporary Mapuche Poetry”. “Culturas en el aire” Symposium. A Conference of Scholars, Writers and Activists on Indigenous Movements in the Americas organized by Harvard University in Santiago, Chile. October 14-16, 2005.

“Hasta Siempre: Re-inventing Che Guevara as a Cultural Icon.” Lecture series organized by Students for Democratic Socialism, Bowdoin College, April 27, 2005.

"Fuera de lugar: Fútbol, masculinidad y nación en dos películas sudamericanas recientes". (Out of Place: Soccer, Masculinity and Nation in Two Recent South American Movies). Florida International University Conference on Spanish and Latin American Film and Literatures. Miami, Florida, Feb. 27-29, 2004.

“Cuban Music and Poetry: Intersections.” Brunswick-Trinidad Sister City Association, Bowdoin College, April 1, 2004.

“The Essence of Desire: Reading Saint John of the Cross.” Brunswick Jung Association, Bowdoin College, March 25, 2003.

“To Be at Home: Reflections on the Concept of Home in Personal and Collective Transformation.” Karofsky Encore Lecture for the Bowdoin College Common Hour, Brunswick, Maine, August 31, 2001.

“La gestión (po)ética indígena en el cambio de siglo: Ariruma Kowii (Ecuador) y Vitorio Apüshama (Colombia)”. (Indigenous Poetic/Ethic Agency at the Turn of the Century: Kowi and Apüshama). 19th International Symposium of the Instituto Literario y Cultural Hispánico (California). Lima, Perú, Aug. 7-12, 2000.