Benjamín Romero Salado University of Virginia
Benjamín Romero Salado, Ph.D. candidate in Spanish, University of Virginia, does research in visual art produced by writers in contemporary Spain. He received an MA in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture, University of Delaware, 2016 and an MA in Foreign Language Teaching at the Universidad de Sevilla, 2013. His doctoral dissertation, “Intersubjectivity and Self-Fashioning through Collage in Carmen Martín Gaite’s Visión de Nueva York,” explores the dual role of the writer-artist and the use of collage as a technique that Martín Gaite employs to perform multiple identities. His recent publications include “Cuentos visuales: irrealidad, transposición de medios y límites interpretativos en Painting Borges” [Visual Short Stories: Intermediality and Unreality in Painting Borges] in MIFLC Review (2018-2019.19) and “Objetos animados y personas objeto: un acercamiento posthumano a ‘Las Hortensias’ de Felisberto Hernández” [Animate Objects and Objectified People: A Posthuman Approach to “Las Hortensias” by Felisberto Hernández] in Hispania (forthcoming).