Cristian Vergara



Academic interests



15th- and 16th-century fiction and chronicles in the newly discovered Americas; magical realism as a form of expression in Latin America

Academic Training and Job History



08/2009-08/2010 Graduate student assistant (studentischer Mitarbeiter), Emmy Noether Research Group “Text, Image, Performance: Change and Ambivalence of Cultural Orders in Colonial Contact Zones (Provincia de Charcas and The Philippines, 17th-18th Centuries)”, funded by the German Research Foundation; Department of History, section of Non-European History, University of Hamburg

10/2006-08/2010 Graduate student assistant at the Lateinamerika-Zentrum (Centre of Latin American Studies), University of Hamburg

10/2004-06/2010 Studies, Master of Arts programme. Major: Spanish (focus on literature), minors: Latin American Studies, ethnology (anthropology of religion and economics, regional focus on Latin America), University of Hamburg. Master’s thesis in progress: “La relación entre lo factual y lo fictivo en los Comentarios Reales (1609) del Inca Garcilaso de la Vega” (“The relationship between fact and fiction in the Comentarios Reales (1609) by the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega”)


Teaching



04/2009-08/2009 Tutorial accompanying the course “Introduction to Literary Studies”, University of Hamburg

10/2008-01/2009 Tutorial accompanying the course “Introduction to Latin American Studies”, University of Hamburg

04/2008-08/2008 Tutorial accompanying the course “Introduction to Literary Studies”, University of Hamburg

10/2007-01/2008 Tutorial accompanying the course “Introduction to Latin American Studies”, University of Hamburg

Contact



Universität Hamburg
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Fachbereich Geschichte

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