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Renée Silverman

Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Spanish Graduate Program

Modern Languages


Office: DM 492A

Email: silvermr@fiu.edu

Selected Publications

Single-authored Books
Silverman, Renee M. Mapping the Landscape, Remapping the Text: Spanish Poetry from Antonio Machado's Campos de Castilla to the First Avant-Garde (1909-1925). North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures 302. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014.
Edited volumes
Aguirre, Mariana, Rosa Sarabia, Renee M. Silverman, and Ricardo Vasconcelos, eds. International Yearbook of Futurism Studies. Ed. Günter Berghaus. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. Special topic: Futurism in Latin America. Forthcoming.
Goldwyn, Adam J., and Renee M. Silverman, eds. Mediterranean Modernism: Intercultural Exchange and Aesthetic Development. London and New York: Palgrave MacMillan. Forthcoming.
Silverman, Renee M., ed. The Popular Avant-Garde. Avant-Garde Critical Studies 25. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi, 2010.
Articles
Silverman, Renee M. "Rafael Barradas, Catalan Futurism and Marinetti's Visit to Barcelona (1928)." International Yearbook of Futurism Studies 3 (2013): 211-42 (with appendix 243-47).
Silverman, Renee M. "The Lyric Performance of Tragedy in Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding." South Atlantic Review 74.3 (Summer 2009): 45-63.
Silverman, Renee M. "Gerardo Diego's Heterocronismo and the Avant-Garde: Imagen and Manual de espumas." Hispanic Review 77.3 (Summer 2009): 339-67.
Silverman, Renee M. "Questioning the Territory of Modernism: Ultraismo and the Aesthetic of the First Spanish Avant-Garde." Romanic Review 97.1 (January 2006): 51-71.
Book chapters
Goldwyn, Adam J., and Renee M. Silverman. "Introduction: Fernand Braudel and the Invention of a Modernist's Mediterranean." Mediterranean Modernism: Intercultural Exchange and Aesthetic Development. Ed. Adam J. Goldwyn and Renee M. Silverman. London and New York: Palgrave MacMillan. Forthcoming.
Silverman, Renee M. "La Prose du Transsiberien et de la petite Jehanne de France (1913): Abstraction, Materiality, and an Alternative Simultaneisme." Der Aufbruch in die Moderne. Herwarth Walden und die europaeische Avantgarde. Ed. Irene Chytraeus-Auerbach and Elke Uhl. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2013. 55-77.
Silverman, Renee M. "The Avant-Garde is Popular (Again)." Introduction. The Popular Avant-Garde. Ed. Renee M. Silverman. Avant-Garde Critical Studies 25. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi, 2010. 11-21.
Silverman, Renee M. "A Europeanizing Geography: The First Spanish Avant-Garde's Re-mapping of Castile (1914-1925)." The Invention of Politics in the European Avant-Garde (1905-1940). Ed. Sascha Bru and Gunther Martens. Avant-Garde Critical Studies 19. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi, 2006. 217-32.

Areas of Expertise

Spanish and Latin-American poetry
Spanish literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries
The Generations of 1898, 1925, and 1927 in Spain
Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies
European and Latin-American modernisms
Comparative literature and literary theory
Visual culture and theories of perception
Landscape and cultural memory
Music and the lyric

Degrees

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2006
M.A. University of Michigan, 2000
B.A. Brown University, 1995