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Edwin MurilloAssistant Professor of Spanish

Ph.D., Romance Studies-Spanish, University of Miami

M.A., Spanish Language, University of Houston

B.A., Psychology, University of Houston

e-mail: eum12@psu.edu
Phone: 610-396-6449
Office: 315 Gaige Building


Dr. Edwin Murillo is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Penn State Berks. He has taught literature and language at different course levels in both Spanish and English. Primarily a Latin Americanist, his research interests focus on Existentialism, Latin American Thought, Modernismo, Vanguardia Narratives and contemporary Latin American Cinema. Most of his work focuses on Latin American Existentialism and his writing aims to reconsider Latin America’s contribution and subordinated position in the Existentialism canon. His scholarly articles appear in Divergencias, Neophilologus, and Hispanófila. Dr. Murillo’s poetry has been anthologized by LACASA Publications in Líneas desde el golfo and has appeared most recently in the anniversary issue of The Acentos Review.

Most Recent Publications:

Existential(ist) Echoes: Bad Faith Poetics in Pascual Duarte and His Family, Neophilologus, Volume 93 (April 2009): 233-247

El soliloquio sobre el cadáver: vitalidad existencial en Trilce LXXV y España, aparta de mí este cáliz IX, Divergencias, Volume 6 (Summer 2008): 35-50