Ben V. Olguín, Ph.D.
Professor; Assistant Director for National Scholarships and Fellowships, Honors College

Professional Info: Curriculum Vitae
Phone: (210) 458-4374
Fax: (210) 458-5366
Office: BV 4.368


Chicana/o and Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies, Multiethnic Literatures of the U.S., Prisoner and Proletarian Literatures, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Latin American and Postcolonial Studies, Human Rights Studies, Medical Humanities, and Creative Writing.




Readings & Interviews

Recent Courses

  • Outlaw Literature: Bandits, Rebels, and Revolutionaries
  • Critical Utopias: Marxism & Cultural Studies
  • The Reverse Gaze: Spatial Ontology and Ideology in Latina/o Travel Narratives
  • The Medical Humanities in Literature and Film: Comparative Aesthetics and Ethnics in Contemporary Europe and the Americas
  • Latina/o Science Fiction & Film: Dystopian, Utopian & Intergalactic Post-Human Syntheses
  • Literature, Art, and Violence: American War Literature from the U.S.-Mexico War to the War on Terror

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