About Us

Pablo Brescia

Dr. Brescia is a Hispanic man with tan skin. He has his arms crossed and is looking to the right, smiling. He has short, cropped black hair, brown eyes, and is wearing a dark grey-blue polo shirt and a black watch on the left hand.

Professor of Spanish & Interim MA Spanish Advisor

Office: USF Tampa CPR 444

Curriculum Vitae

Email: pbrescia@usf.edu

Professor Pablo Brescia was born in Buenos Aires and has lived in the United States since 1986. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish cum laude and his Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2000). He teaches Latin American literature, film and culture at the University of South Florida.

He is the author of Borges. Cinco especulaciones (2015) and Modelos y prácticas en el cuento hispanoamericano: Arreola, Borges, Cortázar (2011). He is the editor of Cortázar sampleado. 32 lecturas iberoamericanas (2014), La estética de lo mínimo. Ensayos sobre microrrelatos mexicanos (2013), El ojo en el caleidoscopio: las colecciones de textos integrados en la literatura latinoamericana (2006) and Borges múltiple: cuentos y ensayos de cuentistas (1999).

As a writer he published three books of short stories: La derrota de lo real (2017), Fuera de lugar (2012; 2013) and La apariencia de las cosas (1997). With the pseudonym of Harry Bimer, he published the hybrid texts of No hay tiempo para la poesía (2011). He writes the column El alma por el pie for the cultural site sub-urbano (Miami, www.suburbano.net).

He is the recipient of the 2013 Status of Latinos' USF Faculty Award and the 2010 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award awarded by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.