Dr. José Ismael Gutiérrez

Title prefix: 
Dr.
First name: 
José Ismael
Family name: 
Gutiérrez
Country: 
Spain
Institution: 
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Department: 
Department of Hispanic and Classical Philology and Arabic and Oriental Studies
Title: 
Doctor
Short description: 

José Ismael Gutiérrez (Tenerife, Canary Islands, 1964) is a Doctor in Philology and Professor of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. His main lines of research revolve around the study of 19th and 20th century Spanish-American literature and the Gender and Cultural Studies. His published works incluye Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera y sus cuentos. De la crónica periodística al relato de ficción (New York, 1999), Cartografías literarias del exilio (Tres poéticas hispanoamericanas) (Lewiston, N. Y., 2005), Reinaldo Arenas: entre el placer y el infierno (Dover, N. H., 2007), Perspectivas sobre el modernismo hispanoamericano (Madrid, 2007), Del travestismo femenino. Realidad social y ficciones literarias de una impostura (Vigo, 2013) and George Sand y el seudónimo masculino. La androginia literaria (Saarbrücken, 2017). He also is the co-author of the volumes Literatura y pensamiento. Canarias en el siglo XX (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2004) and Ínsulas forasteras. Canarias desde miradas ajenas (Madrid, 2009). Likewise he is the editor of Identidad y simulación. Ficciones, ‘performances’, estrategias culturales (Valencia, 2009) and the co-editor of La estirpe de Telémaco. Estudios sobre la literatura y el viaje (Madrid, 2004) and La luz no interrumpida. Homenaje a Eugenio Padorno (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2011).  

Languages: 
Spanish, English
Teaching areas: 

Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature

Research areas: 

Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, Spanish-American Literature (19th and 20th Centuries), Hispanic Femenine Literature, Gender Studies, Queer Theory and Transatlantic Studies.

Dr. Gutiérrez has participated in numerous international conferences of his speciality, and has released over forty works of literary research and criticism in various academic journals of Spain, Italy, Frances, Germany, United States, Costa Rica, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, New Zealand and Romania.

He belongs to the Editorial Board of the journals Hipertexto (USA) and Ângulo (Brazil), and is an AdHoc editorial adviser of Revista Iberoamericana (USA).

Likewise, he coordinates the research group called "Thought, Creation and Representation in the Field of Cultural Studies" (PeCRaEC).