Manuel Villalba

Manuel Villalba

Name:

Manuel  Villalba, Ph.D.

Title:

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Department:

Foreign Languages

Email Address:

mvillalba@tntech.edu

Phone:

(931) 372-3771

Office:

Oakley Hall 225

About

Ph.D. Spanish Literature, University of California, Davis, September 2010

Dr. Villalba is a new faculty member of the Department of Foreign Languages. Originally from Spain, he received his B.A. in Hispanic Philology from the Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), and his Ph.D. in Spanish, with a designated emphasis in Critical Theory, from the University of California, Davis. Before joining the TTU family, he taught Spanish language, culture and literature at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Villalba’s research interests include modern and contemporary Spanish literature, Spanish cinema, critical theory, film theory, psychoanalysis, trauma, memory, exile and migration. He has published several articles on 1939 Spanish exile authors and also on Spanish contemporary narrative.