EDUARDO URBINA

Department of Hispanic Studies

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843

(979) 845-2164;  e-urbina@tamu.edu

 

EDUCATION

 

1979    Ph.D.          Hispanic Literatures; University of California at Berkeley

1975    M.A.          Spanish; University of California at Berkeley

1973    B.A.            Spanish (magna cum laude); California State University at Hayward

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

1992-                     Professor, Texas A&M University

2003-                     Permanent Visiting Professor, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

2003-                     Director, Cátedra Cervantes, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

2003-                     Honorary Curator, Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A&M University

1996-present          Research Associate, Center for the Study of Digital Libraries, Texas A&M University

1986-1992             Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

1981-1986             Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

1980-1981             Assistant Professor, Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan

 

Publications related to project:

 

·         “Hacia una edición variorum textual y crítica del Quijote.” Volver a Cervantes: Actas IV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Cervantistas. Lepanto (Greece), October 2000. Antonio Bernat, ed. 2 vols. Palma: U de las Islas Baleares, 2001. 1: 451-68.

·         “The Cervantes Project: Steps to a Customizable and Interlinked On-Line Electronic Variorum Edition Supporting Scholarship." Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. 5th European Conference. Darmstadt, Germany, Sept. 2001. Panos Constantopoulos & Ingeborg T. Sølvberg, eds. Berlin: Springer, 2001. 71-82. With Richard Furuta, et al.

·            “Critical Editing in the Digital Age: Informatics and Humanities Research,”
Proceedings of Conference on The New Information Order and the Future of the Archive. John Frow, ed. University of Edinburgh: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2002. http://www.ed.ac.uk/iash/proceedings/urbina/urbina.paper.pdf/.

·            “Hacia el Quijote en su IV Centenario (1605-2005): hipertextualidad e informatización.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies (Glasgow) 81.4-5 (2004): 553-67.

·            “Visual Knowledge: Textual Iconography of the Quixote, a Hypertextual Archive.” Literary and Linguistic Computing (Oxford UP) 21.2 (2006): 247-58. With Richard Furuta et al.

 

Other publications:

 

·         Principios y fines del Quijote. Potomac, MD: Scripta Humanistica, 1990.

·         El sin par Sancho Panza: Parodia y creación. Barcelona: Anthropos, 1991.

·          “The Grangerized Copy of John Bowle’s Critical Edition of Don Quixote (London and Salisbury, 1781) at the Cushing Memorial Library of Texas A&M University.” Cervantes; Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America 23.2 (2003): 85-118; with Steven E. Smith.

·            “Texto, contextos e hipertexto: La crítica textual en la era digital y la edición electrónica variorum del Quijote.” Quaderni di letterature iberiche e iberoamericane  (Milan) 27 (1999-2000) [2002]: 21-49.

·            “Del texto al hipertexto: la biblioteca digital y el Proyecto Cervantes.” Del texto al hipertexto: las bibliotecas universitarias ante el reto de la digitalización.  Francisco Alía,  Coord. Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2004. 141-65.

·            Textual Iconography of the Quixote: a Data Model for Extending the Single-Faceted Pictorial Space into a Poly-Faceted Semantic Web.” Digital Humanities 2006 Conference Abstracts, Association for Digital Humanities Organization International Conference, Université Paris-Sorbonne, 2006. 215-220; with Richard Furuta et al.

·            “Reading Matters: Quixotic Fiction and Subversive Discourse in Paul Auster’s The Book of Illusions.” Critical Reflections: Essays on Golden Age Spanish Literature in Honor of James A. Parr. Eds. Barbara Simerka and Amy R. Williamsen. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2006. 57-66.

 

Synergistic and interdisciplinary activities

 

Ø      Director, The Cervantes Project, Texas A&M University-TEES Center for the Study of Digital Libraries, 1995-present. Current funding from National Endowment for the Humanities; University of Castilla-La Mancha, and Texas A&M University

Ø      Organizer and leading PI, Humanities Informatics Initiative, Texas A&M University, 2002-present.

Ø      Co-Director, Cervantes Chair, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain), 2002-present

Ø      Editor, Anuario Bibliográfico Cervantino (1995-); Cervantes International Bibliography Online (1996-); Anuario de Estudios Cervantinos (2005-)

Ø      General Editor, Peter Lang Publishing, New York-Frankfurt-Bern, 1991-2000

         Series: Cervantes and His Times; 8 volumes published

Ø      Elected Member, North American Academy of the Spanish Language, 1999

Ø      Elected Member, Executive Committee, Association of Cervantes Scholars (Spain), 1999-present

Ø      Elected Member, Executive Council, Cervantes Society of America, 1994-1997

 

Graduate (Ph.D.) Advisor

 

      Prof. Luis A. Murillo, U of California at Berkeley, Emeritus

 

Thesis Advisor:

 

      Ann Sifers, Blinn College

      Hilaire Kallendorf, Princeton University, Texas A& M University

      Melvin Hinton, University of Wisconsin

      Yolanda Lugo, Texas A&M University

 

PUBLICATIONS, Summary:

 

Monographs: 2  Web Digital Project: Electronic editions and digital archives: 11  Books edited: 16  Bibliography volumes edited: 5  Book series and journals edited: 4  Journal publications (refereed): 35   Book Chapters & Homenajes: 21    Selected or refereed conference proceedings: 43  Notes and non-refereed publications: 8   Book reviews: 25   Courses: 4   Presentations: 116