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Dr Leonel Alvarado

Senior Lecturer in Spanish

School of Humanities

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Latin American literature and popular culture

Travel writing

Central American literature

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Cultural Studies (200200): Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified (200299): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Literary Studies (200500): Literature in Spanish and Portuguese (200514)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 0

Research Outputs

Journal

bortolotto, ., Diaz Rodriguez, JM., & Alvarado, L. (2017). Living Legacies: Memories, Identities and Belonging. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research.
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L., Bortolotto, M., Diaz Rodriguez, J.
Alvarado, L. (2017). "Memoria, sin tu equipaje no alces el vuelo": Las geografias panamadas de Romulo Castro. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjil20/current
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2017). Barroco, católico y homosexual: Edilberto Cardona Bulnes en sus Honduras. Chasqui. 46(1), 57-69
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2017). Poesia de las Honduras. Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos. 799(Enero 2017), 4-19 Retrieved from http://www.aecid.es/ES/cultura/publicaciones/cuadernos-hispanoamericanos
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2016). Mrs. Howe in Havana: Activismo político y exploraciones sociales en A Trip to Cuba. South Atlantic Review. 81(3), 21-35 Retrieved from https://samla.memberclicks.net/sar
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2014). Muestra de nueva poesia hondureña. Hispamerica. XLIII(128), 77-92 Retrieved from http://www.baquiana.com/Hispamerica_T%C3%ADtulos_Publicados.htm
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2014). Centroamericano 4ever: el nacionalismo musical en YouTube. Revista Casa de las Americas. 274(enero-marzo), 8-17 Retrieved from http://www.casa.co.cu/revistacasa.php
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2011). Bello y Sarmiento: dos modos de estudiar la historia. Hipertexto. 13, 120-131
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2010). The shapes of the void. The writing of pain in the poetry of John Gelman. BULLETIN OF HISPANIC STUDIES. 87(5), 637-639
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2009). La invención lírica de la nación: Los himnos nacionales de Centroamérica. Cuadernos Americanos: nueva epoca. 129, 109-136
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2008). Lezama in Xibalbá: The Mesoamerican expression in Paradiso. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 85(5), 717-732
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2008). Lezama in Xibalba: Mesoamerican expression in 'Paradiso'. BULLETIN OF HISPANIC STUDIES. 85(5), 717-732
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2007). Bolero: Sentimental Utopias, modernity, and mestizaje. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. 32(63), 147-166
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2007). Toruno-Haensly, Rhina y Nelson, Ardis L., eds. Juan Felipe Toruno en dos mundos. Hipertexto. 6, 109-111
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2006). De Mallarme a Jimenez: los dados de Dios en el jardin de la pureza. Hipertexto. 4, 3-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2006). La hipnosis verbal en El libro de Calila e Digna. IXQUIC: International Hispanic Journal of Literacy and Cultural Analysis. 7, 113-130
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2006). Espacios privados y proyectos publicos en el romanticismo hondureno. La Torre. 11(40), 115-132
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2004). Tiempo, lenguaje y otras falsedades en la novela sentimental. IXQUIC. 5, 115-131
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2004). Una estetica de las cosas viejas: Modernismo, barroco y marxismo en la literatura centroamericana. Kipus: Revista Andina de Letras. , 33-44
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2004). Sirenas, bananos y Sandino: Modernismo y modernizacion en Centroamerica. Cuadernos Americanos. 105(3), 77-96
[Journal article]Authored by: Alvarado, L.

Book

Alvarado, L.(2017). Estos dias se llaman Blanca/These Days are called Blanca. Bilingual edition. : National University of Honduras Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alejando Asenjo, P., Alonso Mira, E., Alvarado, L., Berardi-Wiltshire, A., Bortolotto, MC., Diaz Rodriguez, JM., . . . Sosnowski, S. (2017). Transforming Legacies. AILASA 2016.. MC. Bortolotto, JM. Diaz Rodriguez, & L. Alvarado (Eds.): Taylor and Francis
[Scholarly edition]Authored by: Alvarado, L., Bortolotto, M., Diaz Rodriguez, J.Edited by: Alvarado, L., Bortolotto, M., Diaz Rodriguez, J.
Alvarado, L.(2014). Driving with Neruda to the Fish 'n' Chips. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Haunui Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L.(2014). Xibalbá, Texas. Panama: Technological University of Panama
[Authored Book]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L.(2014). Retratos mal hablados. La Habana, Cuba: Casa de las Americas & Haunui Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L.(2007). Vida y obra de Bulnes, el memorioso. Tegucigalpa, Honduras, C.A.: Universitaria
[Authored Book]Authored by: Alvarado, L.

Conference

Alvarado, L. (2013, June). Mrs Howe in Havana: activismo político y exploraciones sociales en A Trip to Cuba. Presented at Congreso Internacional Cuba Transatlántica.. Universidad de La Habana, Cuba.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2012, November). YouTubeing the Nation: The Online Identity of the National Anthems of Central America. Presented at Arts New England’s Annual Research Symposium. Armidale, NSW.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2011, June). Los himnos (trans)nacionales de Centroamérica: Nacionalismo, inmigración e identidad en YouTube. Presented at II Central American Cultural Studies Conference. Northridge, CA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2004, April). Modernismo y modernizacion en Centroamerica. Presented at Duodecimo Congreso Internacional de Literatura Centroamerican. Liverpool, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2004). La Cuba portatil de Jose Maria Heredia. (pp. 116). , Society for Latin American Studies Annual Meeting and Conference Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands: Leiden University, Department of Latin American Studies
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Alvarado, L.

Other

Alvarado, L. (2016, May). Tango and Bolero: Music, Migration and Modernisation. : Auckland Art Gallery.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2016, September). No More Magical Realism, Gracias!. Presented at Auckland Art Gallery.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L., Aitchison, J., McKergow, F., Plumb, V., & Watson, G. (2015, March). 'Manawatu- Writing in/Writing of.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L., Watson, G.Contributed to by: Watson, G.Edited by: Conroy, T.
Alvarado, L. (2014, September). “Classicism, modernity and provincialism in the works of Honduran poet Edilberto Cardona Bulnes.”. Presented at National Autonomous University of Honduras.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2013). Poetry Selection. (pp. 85 - 88). Casa de las Americas
[Other]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2010). Book review: The shapes of the void. The writing of pain in the poetry of John Gelman. (pp. 637 - 639). Liverpool University Press
[Other]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2008). Book review: “Manlio Argueta. Poesía completa”. (pp. 190 - 193). Cuadernos Americanos
[Other]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2008). Book review: “Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera. Cuentos”. Edición crítica de José María Martínez.. (pp. 225 - 229).
[Other]Authored by: Alvarado, L.
Alvarado, L. (2007). Book review: “Juan Felipe Toruño entre dos mundos”. Edición crítica de Toruño-Haensly, Rhina y Nelson, Ardis L.. (pp. 109 - 111). University of Texas-Pan American
[Other]Authored by: Alvarado, L.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Spanish
    Last used: All the time
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Fahd Hamad A Alqasham - PhD
    "Virtual social networking mediated English language learning in the Saudi tertiary EFL context: Innovation and agency"

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2011 - Van Long Nguyen - PhD
    Computer-mediated collaborative learning in a Vietnamese tertiary EFL context

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