Dr. José María Naharro-Calderón (Ph.D. 1985 University of Pennsylvania) is an Associate Professor that teaches Spanish contemporary literature, culture and film. He has been a Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University and the Universidad de Alcalá where he also directed the Maryland Spring Program (1998-2005, 2007) as well as a Summer Program at the Instituto Internacional (Madrid) and San Roque (1989-2001) and the coordinator of La Cátedra del Exilio (2006-08). His research covers both contemporary Spain and Latin America, specially exile literature and film where he is recognized for his seminal work. He has translated Salvo en el cumpleaños de la reina Victoria: Historia de las minas de Río Tinto (1985; reprint 2010) and has edited a double issue of the journalAnthropos on Juan Ramón Jiménez and Zenobia Camprubí (1989), as well as the Selected Proceedings of El exilio de las Españas de 1939 en las Américas: ¿Adónde fue la canción? (1991), and “Los exilios de las Españas de 1939: Por sendas de la memoria” (1999), both conferences held at College Park. He has authored Entre el exilio y el interior: el "entresiglo" y Juan Ramón Jiménez(1994). He has also edited a volume of poetry of Chilean poet Raul Barrientos, Jazz (1997), a critical edition of Manuscrit corbeau and Manuscrito cuervo by Max Aub (1998-9) and an issue on "De Memorias" Migraciones y exilios (2004) and Ochenta nuevos aforismos (1921-1928) (2006) by Juan Ramón Jiménez. Most recently, he organized an international exhibit with Beatriz García Paz, Hacia el exilio (2007), completed critical editions of El rapto de Europa (2008), Campo francés (2008) by Max Aub, Poeta en la arena (2010), El paraíso incendiado; La almohada de arena; Versos del maquis (2011) by Celso Amieva and a book: Sangrías españolas y terapias de Vichy: de los campos de concentración a las vueltas de exilio. He has published over fifty articles on Francisco Martínez de la Rosa, Pío Baroja and Benito Pérez Galdós, César Vallejo, Luis Cernuda, Francisco Villaespesa, Mercedes Escolano, Jorge Guillén, Jaime Gil de Biedma, Ana Rossetti, Camilo José Cela, Antonio Machado, Rafael Morales, Ana María Fagundo, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Max Aub, Paulino Masip, Leopoldo Lugones, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, María Luisa Elío, the X Generation, literature and Madrid, Spanish film, the literature of the Spanish Civil War, the Spanish Exile of 1939 and their memories. These have appeared among other journals in Hispanic Review, Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea, Insula, Revista monográfica, Bulletin hispanique, España contemporánea, Letras peninsulares, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, etc … He has lectured at European, Latinamerican and US universities, and delivered multiple papers at national and international conferences. Every Summer, he directs the Aula "Diásporas y Fronteras" (Llanes, 2002-). Among his grants, there are one Semester and two Summer awards from the Graduate Research Board at Maryland, and several grants from the Md. Humanities Council, the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States's Universities and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain. He has been a Modern Language Association Regional Delegate (1992-94) as well as the Twentieth Century Spanish Division Delegate (1998-2000). He is a board member of AEMIC and sits on the Editorial Board of the journals Migraciones y Exilios, Laberintos and El correo de Euclides.