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Cristian H. Ricci

Title: 
Associate Professor
Phone: 
(209) 228-2946
Education: 
  • Ph.D., 2003 — University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., 2000 — University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.A., 1998 — California State University, Los Angeles

Research Interests: 
  • Spanish (Peninsular) Literature from the 19th to the 21st centuries
  • Contemporary Maghribi Literature Written in Castilian and Catalan
  • Subsaharan literature
  • Borderland studies
  • African migrations to Europe
  • 20th century Spanish-American literature

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Background: 

Professor Cristián H. Ricci is an expert in literature of the Hispanic World, particularly Spanish literature of the 20th century. A native of Argentina, Ricci is also an expert on that country's literature and culture. Most recently, his research has focused on North African literature in Arabic, French and Spanish. Within that topic, he's most specialized in Jewish and Arab writers of Spanish expression, and literature written during the North African migrations to Spain and to France, the Netherlands and Germany.

Ricci is a graduate of CSU Los Angeles and earned his master's and doctoral degrees from UC Santa Barbara. He is an associate professor and faculty chair of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts.

Books: 

Letras Marruecas. Antología de Escritores Marroquíes en Castellano