Antonio Cardentey

Lecturer of Spanish

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Office Location: Swann 233
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Dr. Cardentey completed his undergraduate studies in Humanities with a concentration in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Havana. He also holds a master’s degree in Hispanic Philology from the Spanish National Research Council in Madrid, Spain. He worked as a research associate for the Institute of Literature and Linguistics in the Cuban Academy of Sciences, and as a copyeditor at Wifredo Lam Center for Contemporary Art. His articles and book reviews have been published in refereed journals such as Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Alambique. Revista Académica de Ciencia Ficción y Fantasía, Anuario L/L. Estudios Literarios, and Cuban Studies. As an educator, Dr. Cardentey relies on a multiliteracies pedagogy to link language education and cultural studies so that students consistently develop an intercultural communication competence. By assigning creative projects with applicability to and relevance in the “real world,” he encourages students to associate classroom proficiency with professional success.

  • Ph.D. Hispanic Literature
  • M.A. Hispanic Philology
  • B.A. Humanities-Hispanic Linguistics
Areas of
  • Affect & Emotions In Caribbean Historical Fiction
  • Hispanic Linguistics & Language Pedagogy
  • Latin American, Caribbean & Latinx Studies
  • Race, Gender, Class Intersectionality
  • Soviet Technology & Aesthetics In Latin American Culture
  • Speculative Fiction


Research Fields:
  • Digital Media
  • Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Linguistics
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Spanish
  • Europe
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Higher Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Latin-American, Latino/Latina, and Hispanic Studies
  • World Literature


  • PORT-1803: Special Topics: Elementary Portuguese I
  • SPAN-1001: Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN-1002: Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN-2001: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN-2002: Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN-3040: Pract. App. Span Grammar
  • SPAN-3050: Intro-Read Hispanic Lit
  • SPAN-3101: Conversation I
  • SPAN-3500: Sci-Fi In Latin America
  • SPAN-3813: Intro to Caribbean Culture: The Hispanic Caribbean Islands
  • SPAN-4061: Science & Technology I
  • SPAN-4693: Sustainability in Span
  • SPAN-8803: Special Topics: Soviet Tech in Latin American Culture

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