Jason Bartles

Languages and Cultures

West Chester University

Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair 2016-2017
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048



Jason Bartles


Assistant Professor of Languages

M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

B.A., Gettysburg College



Research Interests:
Contemporary Latin American and U.S. Latina/o Literatures and Cultures
The Long 1960s in Latin America
Avant-Gardes and Mass Media
Critical Theory
Gender and Queer Studies

Recent Publications:

  • “La novela-frasquito de Luis Gusmán.” Honorable Mention for the Premio Internacional de Ensayo Cuadernos de Literatura. (Forthcoming)
  • “La alegoría errante de la torre-cueva de Juan Filloy.” Revista Iberoamericana. Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, University of Pittsburgh. (Forthcoming)
  • “Gauchos at the Origins: Lugones, Borges, Filloy.” Variaciones Borges. 40 (2015): 133–152. Borges Center, Univeristy of Pittsburgh.
  • “A Queer Chicana/o Ethics of Representation: Rasquache Camp in the Novels of Rechy and Luna Lemus.” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies. 39.1 (Spring 2014): 105¬–132. UCLA, Chicano Studies Research Center.
  • “Farmworkers’ Theater,” “Flor y canto,” “Rebozo,” and “Vegigantes.” Celebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions. Ed. Maria Herrera-Sobek. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood P, 2012. 489, 496, 975–976, 1119–1120.