FLL Faculty Fall 2016
Paul Fallon 2014

Paul Fallon

Associate Professor
Hispanic Studies
252-328-4803 (phone)
252-328-6233 (fax)
Erwin 301 (office)
Dept. Foreign Languages & Literatures
East Carolina University Mailstop #556
Greenville, NC 27858-4353


Advanced B.A. Philosophy, Occidental College, Los Angeles
M.A. Spanish, University of Kansas
Ph.D. Spanish, University of Kansas


HNRS 2011 Encountering the Americas in the New South (service learning course)
FORL 2661: Latin American Literature in Translation

FORL 2666 Latino Texts
SPAN 1001 Spanish Level 1

SPAN 1002 Spanish Level 2
SPAN 1003 (Now 2003) Spanish Level 3
SPAN 2441 (Now 3441) Latin-American Culture and Civilization
SPAN 3220 Advanced Oral Communication Through Multimedia

SPAN 3340 (Now 4140) Introduction to Translation

SPAN 3550 Introduction to Cultural Analysis

SPAN 4560 Major Latin-American Authors

SPAN 4563/6202 Latin American Texts: Boom and Beyond

SPAN 4700/5700 Seminar: Revolutionary Cultures in Mexico

SPAN 4700/5700 Seminar: Bordering on a New Millennium
SPAN 4700/5700 Seminar: Gender and Technology in Mexico and Beyond
SPAN 4700/5700 Seminar: Literature and Media in Latin America
SPAN 4700/5700 Seminar: Images of Youth in 20th C. Mexico


Literary and Cultural Studies of Greater Mexico
Latino/a American Literary and Cultural Studies
Border Studies, Electronic and Mass Media, and Critical Theory


Journal Articles:

  • "La praxis de la teoría reciente sobre la frontera y negociaciones pendientes" (Forthcoming: Revista Iberoamericana 84.265 (2018))
  • "Processing (Post)humanism, Mediating Desire: Technology in the Works of Three Border Playwrights" Latin American Theatre Review 48.1 (2014): 57-76.
  • "Controlling (border) lines: Daniel Sada's Registro de causantes and the demands for (border) narrative" Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 87.5 (2010): 585-602.
  • "Time for (a Reading) Community?: The Border Literary Field in the 1980s and 1990s." Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 25.1 (2009): 47-70.
  • "Staging a Protest: Fictions, Experiences and the Narrator's Shifting Position in Las aventuras de don Chipote o Cuando los pericos mamen." Confluencia 23.1 (2007): 115-27.
  • "La luna siempre será un amor difícil: Bordering on Consuming (and) Nationalizing Narratives." Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 8 (2004): 41-58.
  • "Sobre a construcción do corpo político galego en Tic-Tac, de Suso de Toro." Anuario de Estudios Literarios Galegos 1998: 141-57.

Book Chapters

  • "What's real and what's not? Negotiating Questions of (Doing It Your)Self, Community and Realism in Washington Heights" ( Ideology, Politics, and Demands in Spanish Language, Literature and Film, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012). 294-305.
  • "Negotiating (a border literary) community online en la línea" Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature. Thea Pitman and Claire Taylor, eds. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2007. 161-74.

Book Reviews:

  • Rev. of Our Lost Border: Essays on Life amid the Narco-violence, Eds. Sarah Cortez and Sergio Troncoso, Camino Real 9 (2014): 186-88.
  • Rev. of For Tranquility and Order. Family and Community on Mexico's Northern Frontier, 1800-1850 by Laura M. Shelton. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 90.1 (2013): 113-14.
  • Rev. of Utopian Dreams, Apocalyptic Nightmares: Globalization in Recent Mexican and Chicano Narrative by Miguel López-Lozano. Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 12 (2008): 289-90.
  • Rev. of José Revueltas: Una poética de la disidencia, by Javier Durán. Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana. 34.2 (2005): 159-61.
  • Rev. of Science, Technology, and Latin American Narrative in the Twentieth Century and Beyond, by Jerry Hoeg. Studies in Twentieth Century Literature (2001) 27.1: 199-201.


  • Crosthwaite, Luis Humberto. "Pieces from Lo que estará en mi corazón." Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots, and Graffiti. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos P, 2002. 59-68.
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