Enrique Gonzalez-Conty

Associate Professor, World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Phone: 607-274-7044
Office: Muller Faculty Center 416, Ithaca, NY 14850
Specialty: Latin American Literature and Film

Dr. Enrique González-Conty is an Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature at Ithaca College. He was the 2013-14 Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow at this same institution. He obtained his PhD in Hispanic Literature in 2014 from The University of Texas at Austin. His current book project Archiving the Revolution: Claiming History in Cuban Literature and Film examines the close relationship between post-revolutionary Cuban Literature and Film and its ties to important Cuban state institutions such as Casa de las Américas and the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC). His research appears in top peer-reviewed journals including the Puerto Rican Studies Centro Journal and Black Camera, a film journal published by Indiana University Press. Dr. González-Conty is also the co-coordinator of the Latin American Studies Program at Ithaca College and one of the faculty in charge of the Study Abroad in Cuba program. In the community he is the director of the Cine con Cultura Film Festival in Ithaca, NY and a board member of several local organizations including the Latino Civic Association, the Tompkins County Immigrant Rights Coalition, and the Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) at Cornell University. He teaches Latin American Literature and Film and World Cinema courses, as well as Spanish language and Spanish translation. 

Dr. González-Conty also collaborated in the film blog cinecero.blogspot.com for a number of years and has used weblogs in his Spanish courses (pizarronbilingue.wordpress.com) as well as in his Caribbean Literature and Film course (caribbeanidentities.blogspot.com). He hosted a radio show called "Global Connections" on VIC Radio at Ithaca College and you may find some of the episodes here: https://soundcloud.com/global-connections 

To visit his professional website go to: http://egonzalezconty.wordpress.com

Sample Courses:

  • Global Screen Cultures
  • Latin American Revolutions
  • Latinx Culture through Literature
  • New Latin American Cinema
  • Madness and Power in Latin America
  • Latin American Civilization and Culture
  • Spanish Translation in Practice
  • Cross-Cultural Journeys through Cinema
  • Experiencing Hispanic Literature
  • Elementary and Intermediate Spanish
  • The Novel in the Mirror: Latin American Literature on Film
  • Memory, Exile, and Revolution in Caribbean Literature and Film