Antonio Cardentey

Lecturer of Spanish

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
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Office Location:
233 Swann


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. His primary research topics include affect and emotions in the Caribbean historical narratives, the intersection of Soviet technology, aesthetics, and politics in Latin America, and teaching culture in the foreign language classroom. 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. Romance Languages-Spanish
  • M.A. Hispanic Philology
  • B.A. Humanities-Hispanic Linguistics
Areas of
  • Affect & Emotions In Caribbean Historical Fiction
  • Hispanic Linguistics & Language Pedagogy
  • Technology In Soviet Cuba


Research Fields:
  • Applied, Cognitive and Socio-Cultural Linguistics
  • Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • 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
  • Post-Colonialism


  • PORT-1803: Special Topics: Elementary Portuguese I
  • SPAN-1001: Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN-1002: Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN-2001: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN-3040: Pract. App. Span Grammar
  • SPAN-3101: Conversation I
  • SPAN-4061: Science & Technology I
  • SPAN-8803: Special Topics: Soviet Technology in Latin American Cult

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