College of Arts and Humanities
José Fernández

José Fernández, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. from Florida State University (1973)

Research Interests

Latin America, Colonial Spanish Letters and Hispanics in U.S.

Duties

As Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, José Fernández is responsible for the administrative oversight of the college, building new college policies, and developing new programs of excellence. As he encourages the growth of the new college, he oversees personnel recruitment and development while handling all inter-college and off-campus relations.

  • Administrative Oversight
    • Arts II Planning
    • Budget
    • Constituent Relations Liaison
    • Curriculum
    • Dean’s Advisory Council
    • Dean’s Executive Council
    • Development of New Programs, Centers and Institutes
    • Faculty Professional Development
    • Fundraising
    • General College Policy
    • Hiring, Evaluation, Salary Issues
    • Inter-College Relations
    • Off-Campus Relations/Various Boards
    • Payroll
    • Planning and Growth Management
    • UBOT Work Plan
    • Undergraduate Student Government Liaison
  • Area Studies and Initiatives
    • African American Studies
    • CREATE
    • Flying Horse Editions
    • Public History Initiative
    • Judaic Studies
    • Latin American Studies
    • Middle Eastern Studies
    • Women's Studies
    • Zora Neale Hurston Institute
  • Faculty and Staff Affairs
    • Bylaws/Governance
    • Courtesy Appointments
    • Cumulative Progress Evaluations
    • Dean's Evaluations of Chairs
    • Faculty Emeritus Status
    • Promotion and Tenure
  • Personnel
    • Special Leave Requests

Selected Publications

Books

  • José San Martin: Latin America's Quiet Hero. Brookfield: the Millbrook Press, 1994.
  • Los Abuelos: Historia Oral Cubana. Miami: Ediciones Universal, 1988.
  • With Martin Favata. Edición Crítica de La Relación o Naufragios de Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca. Potomac: Scripta Humanistica, 1986.
  • With Roberto Fernández. Incice bibliográfico de autores cubanos: Diáspora, 1959-1979. Miami: Ediciones Universal, 1983.
  • With Nasario García. Nuevos Horizontes: Cuentes chicanos. Puertoriqueños y cubanos. Boston: D.C. Health and Co., 1982.
  • Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca: The Forgotten Chronicler. Miami: Ediciones Universal, 1975.

Articles/Essays

  • With Shannon Moore-Ross, "The Inca Garcilaso de la Vega and The Magic Kingdom of La Florida." South Eastern Latin Americanist 45, 2001, 40-47.
  • With Shannon Moore-Ross. "A Portrait of the Spanish Conquistador in La Florida del Inca." Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Vol. 3. Houston: University of Houston Arte Público Press, 2000, 189-202.
  • With Shannon Moore-Ross. "The Indian in La Florida del Inca: Historical Truth or Consequences of Mestizaje." SECOLAS ANNALS 32, 2000.
  • "The Cubans of Dade County." Proceedings of the Humanities in the Threshold of the 21st Century. Izhevsk, Russia, 1999, 64-71.
  • "Teaching Hispanic Literature of the United States." Hispania 67, 1986, 395-399.
  • "Gallego: Novela de la inmigración." Critica Hispánica 7, 1985, 35-42.
  • "Celedonio Gonzalez: El cronista del diáspora." Folio 16, 1984, 50-57.
  • "Visión del indio floridiano en La Florida del Inca." América Indigena 44, 1984, 703-711.
  • "Don José de Ezpeleta: El héroe Navarro de la Florida Occidental.  Journal of Basque Studies 4, 1983, 19-28.
  • "Visión del paisaje Americano en La Florida del Inca." Cuadernos de ALDEEU. Madrid: ALDEEU, 1983, 227-236.
  • "Entrevista con Jose Luis González." Revista Chicano Riqueña 9, 1981, 47-57.
  • "Los primos: Retrato del cubano en los Estados Unidos." Chiricu 2, 1981, 69-77.
  • "Conversation with Enrique Labrador Ruiz." Latin American Literary Review 8, 1980, 266-272.
  • "El Inca Garcilaso de le Vega: Pionero de nuestra Literatura." Revista Universitaria de Letras 25, 1979, 96-103.
  • "Narrative cubana de la afirmación y del exilio: La revolución sí tiene quien la escriba." Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies, 1978, 186-193.
  • "Salient Themes in the Cuban American Narrative." Chasqui 6, 1977, 76-83.
  • "Entrevista con Agustin Acosta: Poeta Nacional de Cuba." Revista Caribe 7, 1976, 85-89.
  • "Opposing Views of La Florida by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega." The Florida Historical Quarterly 54, 1976, 170-180.
  • With Jerrell Shofner, "Martyrs All: The Hero of Key West and The Inocentes." in Tequesta 33, 1973, 31-39.

Book Sections/Chapters

  • "The Cuban-American Child and Parent: A Historical Overview and Perspective." Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in American Schools. Titusville: Intracoastal Publishing, 1995.
  • "Hispanic Literature: The Colonial Period." Recovering the US Roots of Hispanic Literary Heritage. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1993, 253-264.
  • With Jennifer Zimnoch. "On the Periphery: Paraguay and Uruguay." United States Latin American Relations 1850-1903. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1999.
  • With Jerrell Shofner, "Kidnapping of Freedmen from the United States for the Cuban Slave Trade." Homenaje a Lydia Cabrera. Miami: Ediciones Universal, 1977, 285-292.

Updated: Aug 27, 2013

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