Jonathan Dettman

Associate Professor of Spanish; Coordinator, Spanish MAEd

Office: THMH Thomas 215   |    Phone: (308) 865-8493   |    Email: dettmanjc@unk.edu

Jonathan Dettman

Education

Dr. Dettman has taught university courses in Spanish, Humanities, and Comparative Literature. His doctoral research focused on contemporary Cuban fiction. His current scholarship and teaching cover a wide array of interests, including the Caribbean, the Southern Cone, the U.S. Southwest, Critical Theory, and second-language education.

Appointments

Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney (2017–present).
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney (2013–2017).
Visiting Assistant Professor, Monmouth College (2012–2013).

Education

Ph.D. – University of California, Davis.
M.A.T. – Northern Arizona University.
B.A. – Arizona State University.

Selected Publications
  • "Libertad condicional: subjetividad política e histórica en Herejes de Leonardo Padura." Forthcoming.
  • "Special Period-izing Cuba: Limits of the Past Perfect.” Forthcoming.
  • “Let’s Disagree to Agree: Angélico Chávez Reads Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop.” Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World 5.2 (2015): 1–23.
  • “Eclipse and Re-emergence of a Critical Discourse on Hemingway in Cuban Literature and Film.” The Latin Americanist 58.3 (2014).
  • “Después de todo, compromiso.” Casa de las Américas 270 (2013).
Additional Scholarly Work