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Adrián Espinoza Staines

Adrián Espinoza Staines
Lecturer Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures
  • Address
    612 West 116 Street, New York, NY, 10027
  • Office Hours
    By appointment
  • Phone
    (212) 854-4187
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Adrián Espinoza Staines earned a PhD from the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University in the City of New York in 2018.

His research focuses on 20th century Mexican revolutionary literature and cultural production. Moreover, his research interests encompass 19th and 20th Century Latin American cultural production, Transatlantic Literature, Intellectual History, Critical Theory, Border Studies, Political Theory, and Food Studies. Before joining Columbia, he received a B.A in Latin American Literature from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and worked as editor for a gastronomical journal. He continues to write on the representation of food in literature as a metaphor for issues of culture, class and justice in gastronomical journals in his native Mexico.