Eric Calderwood

 Eric Calderwood

Contact Information

3032 Foreign Languages Building
Associate Professor
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • North African Literature and Film
  • Al-Andalus (Medieval Muslim Iberia)
  • Modern Spanish Literature and Film
  • Arabic Literature
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Travel Writing

Education

  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 2011
  • B.A., Brown University, 2003

Distinctions / Awards

  • Conrad Humanities Scholar, 2018-2023
  • Lincoln Excellence for Assistant Professors (LEAP) Award, 2017-18
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2016-2017

Selected Publications

Books

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Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture Cambridge Harvard University Press 2018. Description.
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Calderwood, Eric Al Ándalus en Marruecos translated by Óscar Mariscal. Translated by Óscar Mariscal, Cordoba Almuzara 2019. Description.

Journal Articles

Spanish in a Global Key Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies 20 1-2 2019, p. 53-65.
Moroccan Jews and the Spanish Colonial Imaginary, 1903-1951 The Journal of North African Studies 24 1 2019, p. 86-110.
Franco’s Hajj: Moroccan Pilgrims, Spanish Fascism, and the Unexpected Journeys of Modern Arabic Literature PMLA 132 5 2017, p. 1097-1116.
‘In Andalucía, There Are No Foreigners’: Andalucismo from Transperipheral Critique to Colonial Apology Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies 15 4 2015, p. 399-417.
The Invention of al-Andalus: Discovering the Past and Creating the Present in Granada's Islamic Tourism Sites The Journal of North African Studies 19 1 2014, p. 27-55.
The Beginning (or End) of Moroccan History: Historiography, Translation, and Modernity in Ahmad b. Khalid al-Nasiri and Clemente Cerdeira International Journal of Middle East Studies 44 3 2012, p. 399-420.

Book Contributions

Calderwood, Eric El mito de al-Ándalus en el mundo mediterráneo moderno Paradigma Alhambra: Variación del mito de al-Ándalus edited by José Antonio González Alcantud, edited by Sandra Rojo Flores. El mito de al-Ándalus en el mundo mediterráneo moderno Edited by José Antonio González Alcantud, Edited by Sandra Rojo Flores, Granada Universidad de Granada 2018, p. 121-160.
Calderwood, Eric Proyectando al-Andalus: Alegorías andalusíes en el cine árabe moderno Andalusíes: Antropología e historia cultural de una elite marroquí edited by José Antonio González Alcantud, edited by Sandra Rojo Flores. Proyectando al-Andalus: Alegorías andalusíes en el cine árabe moderno Edited by José Antonio González Alcantud, Edited by Sandra Rojo Flores, Madrid Abada 2015, p. 213-240.

Essays

The South and I Sures 2018, p. 14-16.
The Reconquista of the Mosque of Cordoba Foreign Policy April 10 2015.
Study Abroad Harvard Review 40 2011, p. 210-218.
The Road to Damascus New England Review 31.3 2010, p. 168-175.
Letter from Algeria: Waiting for a Goal The American Scholar Fall 2010, p. 6-11.
Letter from Madrid McSweeney's Quarterly 34 2010, p. 13-15.
The Blind Plumber of Tetouan Virginia Quarterly Review Winter 2010, p. 102-113.
Letter from Morocco: The Living and the Dead The American Scholar Fall 2009, p. 7-11.