About

Thomas F. Anderson is William M. Scholl Professor of Latin American Literature and Department Chair of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame. Anderson is a specialist in the literature, history, and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean. 

Anderson has lectured and published widely on a variety of topics related to the Hispanic Caribbean, and his articles have appeared in numerous scholarly journals including Revista Iberoamericana, Hispanófila, Revista Interamericana, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (San Juan), Latin American Theatre Review, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (St. Louis), Afro-Hispanic Review, La Simepreviva among others. Professor Anderson has recently completed Piñera corresponsal: una vida en cartas (IILI, Pittsburgh, 2016), an edition of the correspondence of the Cuban writer, Virgilio Piñera, and he is presently working on a book about images of the US Civil Rights Movement in Cuban Poetry.

Thematic Interests

Hispanic Caribbean literature and culture; Afro-Cuban studies, human rights, U.S.-Latin American relations

Current Research

Book project on images of the US civil rights movement in Cuban poetry

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