James D. Fernández

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Bio

James D. Fernández is Professor of Spanish Literature and Culture at New York University, and currently the Director of NYU Madrid.His research focuses on the conversion of experience into narrative, whether in the genre of autobiography, or in family lore o fimmigrants that gets transmitted and transformed from generation to generation.He developed extensive research around the Abraham LincolnBrigade Archives, the most important collection of documents, images and artifacts that chronicles the lives of the women and men who volunteered to fight fascism during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39).

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