University of Oklahoma
780 Van Vleet Oval
Kaufman Hall, Room 105
Norman, OK 73019-4037
María José Bruña Bragado is full professor at the Universidad de Salamanca, where she is vice chair of the Department of Spanish and Hispano-American Literature and where she coordinates the “José Antonio Ramos Sucre” Lecture Series on Venezuelan Literature. She specializes on gender studies and twentieth and twenty-first century Hispano-American literature (primarily Southern Cone and Uruguayan poetry), and she also researches the Spanish artists and intellectuals of the republican exile in Mexico, Argentina, and Uruguay. She has published essays, critical studies, scientific articles, translations, and compilations on authors such as Delmira Agustini, Juana de Ibarbourou, Ida Vitale, Idea Vilariño, Cristina Peri Rossi, Marosa di Giorgio, Luisa Valenzuela, Concha Méndez, Luisa Carnés, Elena Fortún, Maruja Mallo, Flora Tristán, Diamela Eltit, Juana Adcock, and Giuliana Tedeschi.
Néstor Sanguinetti is a professor of literature and Spanish language. He earned his qualifications from the Instituto de Profesores Artigas, where he currently teaches Uruguayan literature. He is a professor of Spanish as a Second Language at the Universidad Católica de Uruguay. He is on the advisory committee of the journal of the National Academy of Letters of Uruguay, and he forms part of the Department of Research and Literary Archive of the National Library of Uruguay, where he has studied the work of poets such as Delmira Agustini, María Eugenia Vaz Ferreira, Idea Vilariño, Circe Maia, Ida Vitale, and Cristina Peri Rossi.