Esther Whitfield's current research focuses on war metaphors in Latin American political speech, literature and the arts; and on Welsh writing in the Americas. She has also worked extensively on Cuban culture of the post-Soviet period and on contemporary Latin American and Caribbean literature more broadly.

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Esther Whitfield received a B.A. in Modern Languages from Oxford University in 1994 and a Ph. D. in Romance Languages & Literatures from Harvard University in 2001. She taught for a year as a lecturer in Harvard's Program in History and Literature before joining the faculty of Brown's Department of Comparative Literature in 2002. She teaches courses on Latin American, Caribbean and European literature.

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ESTHER WHITFIELD, Ph.D., Harvard University
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies
Phone: +1 401 863 3277
E-mail: Esther_Whitfield@Brown.EDU

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