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Adrian Kane

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Adrian T. Kane, Ph.D. is a Professor of Spanish and the Chair of the Department of World Languages at Boise State University. He received his Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside in 2006 with an emphasis on twentieth and twenty-first century Latin American literature, and a secondary concentration in Mexican and Central American fiction. He also holds an M.A. in Spanish from the University of Rhode Island and a bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University in New York.

Dr. Kane teaches Survey of Latin American Literature I and II as well as Senior Seminar and Special Topics Courses on the environment in Latin American literature and culture, Central American literature and culture, and the discourse of modernity in Mexican fiction.

Dr. Kane’s research focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century Latin American fiction, including contemporary environmental novels, postmodern fiction, and the historical avant-garde. He is the author of Central American Avant-Garde Narrative: Literary Innovation and Cultural Change 1926-1936 (2014) and the editor of The Natural World in Latin American Literatures: Ecocritical Essays on Twentieth Century Writing (2010).

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