Enrique Álvarez

Associate Professor in Spanish

Office: 320 Diffenbaugh

Phone: 850-644-8188

Fax: 850-644-0524

Email: ealvarez@fsu.edu

Professor Enrique Álvarez, is an Associate Professor of Spanish. He received his PhD in 2004 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a specialist in 20th Century Spanish Poetry. His new line of research explores the relationship between emotion and masculinity in 20th Century Spanish Culture.

Research Interests:

  • Spanish Peninsular Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Gay and Lesbian Studies and Critical Theory
  • Transatlantic Hispanic Cultures

Selected Publications: 


  • Dentro/Fuera. El espacio homosexual masculino en la poesía española del siglo XX. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2010. 

    Book Chapters:

  • “Affective Variations. Queering Hispanidad in Luis Cernuda’s Mexico.” Engaging the Emotions in Spanish Culture and History. Eds. Luisa Elena Delgado, Pura Fernández, and Jo Labanyi. Nashville: Vanderbilt U. P. 2016. 192-209.

   Selected Refereed Articles:

  • “Man Un/Made. Homosocial and Homosexual Desire in Anarchist Culture of the Spanish Civil War”. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 18.1 (2012): 17-32.
  • “Queer Arcadia: On Cultural Landscapes, Violence and Power in Federico García Lorca's "Poema doble del Lago Eden”. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, 34.2 (2010): 265-283.
  • “Estética, ideología y voluntad de poder: El espacio de la modernidad en la poesía de Antonio Machado”. Revista Hispánica Moderna, 59 (2006): 5-36.
  • “La ambigüedad nostálgica del "yo": Homoerotismo y crítica social en la poesía de Jaime Gil de Biedma”. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, 39 (2005): 27-52.

Courses Taught at FSU:

  • Critical Theory (FOW 5025)
  • 19th Century Spanish Literature: The Challenge to Modernity (SPW 5195)
  • Spanish Cinema: From Dictatorship to Democracy (SPW 5195)
  • Spanish Postmodernism: The Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar (SPT 3391)
  • Queer Theory Now and Then (FOL 5934r)
  • Regional Cultural Studies: The Spanish Civil War: History, Politics and Culture (SPN 4150)
  • Federico García Lorca: Theories, Texts and Sexualities (SPW 5338)