Dr. José Gomariz



Associate Professor
Coordinator and Advisor

Professor José Gomariz has published widely on Cuban literary and cultural studies, especially on José Martí and on the African Diaspora.

He has recently edited a special issue on diaspora, race and cultural identity in Cuba and the Caribbean for the Spanish academic journal América Sin Nombre. Slavery, race, and transculturation in Cuba are the main issues of his current book in-progress on the African Diaspora. Prof. Gomariz has been invited to present his research at universities in the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. He has had faculty visiting positions at the Department of Literary Studies of the University of Havana, and as Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Professor Gomariz directs doctoral dissertations on Hispanic, Caribbean, and Transatlantic Studies.

Research Interest

Caribbean Literary and Cultural Studies
José Martí
The Atlantic World
The African Diaspora in the Americas

Courses Taught

Modernismo(s) (SPW5195)
The African Diaspora in Cuba and the Caribbean (SPW6934)
Diáspora, Transculturación, Antillanidad en Cuba y el Caribe (SPW 6934)
The Spanish American Essay on Identity, Race, and Colonialism (SPW5365)
José Martí: Democracy, Society, and Culture in the Americas (SPW6934)



Cuba y el Caribe: Diáspora Raza e Identidad Cultural.

Colonialismo e Independencia Cultural.

Selected Publications