Ramón (Arturo) Antonio Victoriano-Martinez

Assistant Professor of Spanish
location_on Buchanan Tower - Room 719

Subject Area

Education

Ph. D., University of Toronto, 2010

M.A., University of Toronto, 2006

Lic. en Derecho, Universidad Católica Santo Domingo, 1994

About

Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo) was born in the Dominican Republic (1969), where he graduated with a B. A. in law at the Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (Class of 1994). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in the area of Hispanic and Latin American Literatures in 2010. After graduation he taught in the Department of Language Studies (University of Toronto Mississauga), the Caribbean Studies Program and the Latin American Studies Program (University of Toronto) from 2011 to 2019. His primary area of research are the literatures and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, diaspora and national belonging.


Research

Interests

  • Hispanic Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
  • Latin American and Caribbean films
  • Contemporary Latin American Literatures and Cultures
  • Comparative Caribbean Literatures

Current Projects

  • Revista ¡Ahora! 1962-1982: Una historia intelectual de la transición postrujillista en la República Dominicana /An intellectual history of post-Trujillo transition in Dominican Republic
  • “Blood, Blacks and Books: Dominican culture under Balaguer, 1966-78”
    • 2021 CUNY DSI Research Fellow

Publications

Book

Rayanos y Dominicanyorks: La dominicanidad del siglo XXI (Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) http://www.iilionline.org/serie-nuevo-siglo

Book Chapters

“Walk too far in either direction and people speak a different language”: navigating Hispaniola in Edwidge Danticat’s The Farming of Bones in The Bloomsbury Handbook to Edwidge Danticat (Bloomsbury, 2021. Ed. Jana Evans Braziel and Nadège T. Clitandre)

“The Black Plague from the West”: Haiti in Roberto Marcallé Abreu’s Dystopia” in Racialized Visions: Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean (SUNY Press, 2020. Ed. Vanessa K. Valdés)

“Representaciones del intelectual y la ciudad en La sangre de Tulio M. Cestero” in Escribir otra Isla: la República Dominicana en su literatura (Forthcoming, Ed. Eva Guerrero Guerrero, Fernanda Bustamante, Néstor E. Rodríguez, Editorial Almenara, Spain)

Articles

Lobalsamo, Teresa, and Ramón A. Victoriano Martínez. “Outwit, Outlast, Outplay: Survival Techniques (for Teachers and Students) in the Large Language Classroom.” Nouvelle Revue Synergies Canada.9 (2016). https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/nrsc/article/view/3677

“Los variados matices del testimonio: El Masacre se pasa a pie de Freddy Prestol Castillo”. La Habana Elegante 52 (Otoño-Invierno de 2012). Dossier: Santo Domingo furtivo. http://habanaelegante.com/Fall_Winter_2012/Dossier_DR_VictorianoMartinez.html

Translations

Bordes de la dominicanidad (Lorgia García Peña, Ramón A. Victoriano Martínez) translation of The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation and Archives of Contradiction (Lorgia García-Peña, 2016). Editorial Universitaria Bonó, República Dominicana, 2020.

La lucha por la democracia política en República Dominicana (Jonathan Hartlyn, Ramon A. Victoriano Martinez. Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo, 2008). Translation of: The Struggle for Political Democracy in Dominican Republic (Jonathan Hartlyn,  University of North Carolina Press, 1998)


Awards

2017-18 Kathleen O’Connell Teaching Award (New College, University of Toronto)

2018-19 Superior Sessional Instructor Teaching Award (Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto)


Graduate Supervision

Currently accepting graduate students for supervision.


Ramón (Arturo) Antonio Victoriano-Martinez

Assistant Professor of Spanish
location_on Buchanan Tower - Room 719

Ph. D., University of Toronto, 2010

M.A., University of Toronto, 2006

Lic. en Derecho, Universidad Católica Santo Domingo, 1994

Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo) was born in the Dominican Republic (1969), where he graduated with a B. A. in law at the Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (Class of 1994). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in the area of Hispanic and Latin American Literatures in 2010. After graduation he taught in the Department of Language Studies (University of Toronto Mississauga), the Caribbean Studies Program and the Latin American Studies Program (University of Toronto) from 2011 to 2019. His primary area of research are the literatures and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, diaspora and national belonging.

Interests

  • Hispanic Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
  • Latin American and Caribbean films
  • Contemporary Latin American Literatures and Cultures
  • Comparative Caribbean Literatures

Current Projects

  • Revista ¡Ahora! 1962-1982: Una historia intelectual de la transición postrujillista en la República Dominicana /An intellectual history of post-Trujillo transition in Dominican Republic
  • “Blood, Blacks and Books: Dominican culture under Balaguer, 1966-78”
    • 2021 CUNY DSI Research Fellow

Book

Rayanos y Dominicanyorks: La dominicanidad del siglo XXI (Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) http://www.iilionline.org/serie-nuevo-siglo

Book Chapters

“Walk too far in either direction and people speak a different language”: navigating Hispaniola in Edwidge Danticat’s The Farming of Bones in The Bloomsbury Handbook to Edwidge Danticat (Bloomsbury, 2021. Ed. Jana Evans Braziel and Nadège T. Clitandre)

“The Black Plague from the West”: Haiti in Roberto Marcallé Abreu’s Dystopia” in Racialized Visions: Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean (SUNY Press, 2020. Ed. Vanessa K. Valdés)

“Representaciones del intelectual y la ciudad en La sangre de Tulio M. Cestero” in Escribir otra Isla: la República Dominicana en su literatura (Forthcoming, Ed. Eva Guerrero Guerrero, Fernanda Bustamante, Néstor E. Rodríguez, Editorial Almenara, Spain)

Articles

Lobalsamo, Teresa, and Ramón A. Victoriano Martínez. "Outwit, Outlast, Outplay: Survival Techniques (for Teachers and Students) in the Large Language Classroom." Nouvelle Revue Synergies Canada.9 (2016). https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/nrsc/article/view/3677

“Los variados matices del testimonio: El Masacre se pasa a pie de Freddy Prestol Castillo”. La Habana Elegante 52 (Otoño-Invierno de 2012). Dossier: Santo Domingo furtivo. http://habanaelegante.com/Fall_Winter_2012/Dossier_DR_VictorianoMartinez.html

Translations

Bordes de la dominicanidad (Lorgia García Peña, Ramón A. Victoriano Martínez) translation of The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation and Archives of Contradiction (Lorgia García-Peña, 2016). Editorial Universitaria Bonó, República Dominicana, 2020.

La lucha por la democracia política en República Dominicana (Jonathan Hartlyn, Ramon A. Victoriano Martinez. Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo, 2008). Translation of: The Struggle for Political Democracy in Dominican Republic (Jonathan Hartlyn,  University of North Carolina Press, 1998)

2017-18 Kathleen O’Connell Teaching Award (New College, University of Toronto)

2018-19 Superior Sessional Instructor Teaching Award (Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto)

Currently accepting graduate students for supervision.

Ramón (Arturo) Antonio Victoriano-Martinez

Assistant Professor of Spanish
location_on Buchanan Tower - Room 719

Ph. D., University of Toronto, 2010

M.A., University of Toronto, 2006

Lic. en Derecho, Universidad Católica Santo Domingo, 1994

Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo) was born in the Dominican Republic (1969), where he graduated with a B. A. in law at the Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (Class of 1994). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in the area of Hispanic and Latin American Literatures in 2010. After graduation he taught in the Department of Language Studies (University of Toronto Mississauga), the Caribbean Studies Program and the Latin American Studies Program (University of Toronto) from 2011 to 2019. His primary area of research are the literatures and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, diaspora and national belonging.

Interests

  • Hispanic Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
  • Latin American and Caribbean films
  • Contemporary Latin American Literatures and Cultures
  • Comparative Caribbean Literatures

Current Projects

  • Revista ¡Ahora! 1962-1982: Una historia intelectual de la transición postrujillista en la República Dominicana /An intellectual history of post-Trujillo transition in Dominican Republic
  • “Blood, Blacks and Books: Dominican culture under Balaguer, 1966-78”
    • 2021 CUNY DSI Research Fellow

Book

Rayanos y Dominicanyorks: La dominicanidad del siglo XXI (Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) http://www.iilionline.org/serie-nuevo-siglo

Book Chapters

“Walk too far in either direction and people speak a different language”: navigating Hispaniola in Edwidge Danticat’s The Farming of Bones in The Bloomsbury Handbook to Edwidge Danticat (Bloomsbury, 2021. Ed. Jana Evans Braziel and Nadège T. Clitandre)

“The Black Plague from the West”: Haiti in Roberto Marcallé Abreu’s Dystopia” in Racialized Visions: Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean (SUNY Press, 2020. Ed. Vanessa K. Valdés)

“Representaciones del intelectual y la ciudad en La sangre de Tulio M. Cestero” in Escribir otra Isla: la República Dominicana en su literatura (Forthcoming, Ed. Eva Guerrero Guerrero, Fernanda Bustamante, Néstor E. Rodríguez, Editorial Almenara, Spain)

Articles

Lobalsamo, Teresa, and Ramón A. Victoriano Martínez. "Outwit, Outlast, Outplay: Survival Techniques (for Teachers and Students) in the Large Language Classroom." Nouvelle Revue Synergies Canada.9 (2016). https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/nrsc/article/view/3677

“Los variados matices del testimonio: El Masacre se pasa a pie de Freddy Prestol Castillo”. La Habana Elegante 52 (Otoño-Invierno de 2012). Dossier: Santo Domingo furtivo. http://habanaelegante.com/Fall_Winter_2012/Dossier_DR_VictorianoMartinez.html

Translations

Bordes de la dominicanidad (Lorgia García Peña, Ramón A. Victoriano Martínez) translation of The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation and Archives of Contradiction (Lorgia García-Peña, 2016). Editorial Universitaria Bonó, República Dominicana, 2020.

La lucha por la democracia política en República Dominicana (Jonathan Hartlyn, Ramon A. Victoriano Martinez. Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo, 2008). Translation of: The Struggle for Political Democracy in Dominican Republic (Jonathan Hartlyn,  University of North Carolina Press, 1998)

2017-18 Kathleen O’Connell Teaching Award (New College, University of Toronto)

2018-19 Superior Sessional Instructor Teaching Award (Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto)

Currently accepting graduate students for supervision.