Francisco A. Lomelí

Professor Emeritus


Latin American Literature; Central American Literature; Testimonial Literature; Translation; Chicano Literature; Pre-Chicano Literature; Literary Theory; Cultural Studies; Autobiography; Bibliography


(Ph.D, University of New Mexico, 1978)

Latin American literature, particularly Chilean, Mexican, and Argentine; Central American Literature; testimonial literature; translation; Chicano literature, particularly Southwest literary history, Pre-Chicano literature; literary theory; cultural studies; autobiography; bibliography. Author or coauthor of Chicano Perspectives in Literature: A Critical and Annotated Bibliography (1976), La novelística de Carlos Droguett (1983), Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the U.S.: Art and Literature (1993), Dictionary of Literary Biography (3 vols., 1989, 1993, 1999), Aztlán: Essays on the Chicano Homeland (1989), translator, Barrio on the Edge (Alejandro Morales, 1998); author of numerous articles, chapters, interviews of Latin American and Chicano authors (including videotapes), editor of special journal issues on Ethnic Studies, Latin American topics, and Colonial literature.