Jonathan E. Mayhew

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Professor
Primary office:
785-864-0287
Wescoe Hall
Room 2624
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590


Teaching Interests

  • Twentieth-Century Spanish and Spanish American Poetry
  • Lorca
  • Contemporary US Poetry
  • Translation Theory
  • Poetry and Performance
  • Prosody
  • Jazz
  • Music and Literature

Research

My primary research currently is on the Spanish playwright and poet Federico García Lorca. I am at work on two book projects: "Lorca: The Fractured Subject" and "Musical Lorca," a study of musical settings of Lorca's work.

Research Interests

  • Twentieth-Century Spanish and Spanish American Poetry
  • Lorca
  • Contemporary US Poetry
  • Translation Theory
  • Poetry and Performance
  • Prosody
  • Jazz
  • Music and Literature

Selected Publications

Mayhew, Jonathan. "“José-Miguel Ullán: hacia una poética de lo visual”." Hispanic Issues . Forthcoming.

Mayhew, Jonathan. "“Poetic Literacy 101: Beyond Nervous Cluelessness”." Approaches to Teaching Latin American Poetry. Ed. Jill Kuhnheim, Ed. Melanie Nicholson. MLA. Forthcoming. MLA Approaches to Teaching..

Mayhew, Jonathan. " “Footnotes to Apocryphal Lorca”." Paideuma. Forthcoming.

"“A Poet’s Theatre: Lorca on the American Stage from Prometheus in Granada to Barbarous Nights.”." Hecho Teatral. (2015).

Mayhew, Jonathan. "The Genealogy of Late Modernism in Spain: Unamuno, Lorca, Zambrano, and Valente." Modernist Cultures (2012).

Mayhew, Jonathan. Apocryphal Lorca: Parody, Translation, Kitsch. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Selected Presentations

Mayhew, J. . (03/31/2016). “Who Speaks in the Work of Federico García Lorca” . Florida State University

Mayhew, J. . (01/31/2016). “Vallejo and the Trials of Translation” . MLA Convention. Austin

Mayhew, J. . (10/13/2015). “Lorquian Self-Fashioning.” .

Mayhew, J. . (05/15/2015). Entre Lorca y Celan: modelos de una modernidad futura. International Congress on "Celan en España". University of Cáceres

Mayhew, J. . (03/23/2015). Lorca's Muscial Legacy. ACLA. Seattle

Mayhew, J. . (03/31/2011). Modernism and Cultural Exceptionalism: From Miguel de Unamuno to José Lezama Lima. CUNY Graduate Center.


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