Dr. Charles Hatfield
Charles Hatfield



  • Latin American literature and culture
  • Comparative literature of the Americas
  • Cuban studies
  • Translation
  • Translation studies


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Charles Hatfield, Ph.D. School of Arts and Humanities

Assistant Professor of Literary Studies

Dr. Hatfield teaches Latin American literature, translation and translation studies courses.

His translations of Latin American poetry include When Night Is Darkest: Selected Poems by Cuba's Miguel Barnet (José Martí, 2002) and Little Stones at My Window: Selected Poems by Uruguay's Mario Benedetti (Curbstone, 2003). Prof. Hatfield is currently completing a book on José Martí and his influence on concepts of Latin American cultural identity.

Dr. Hatfield received a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from the Johns Hopkins University in 2007.


Updated: November 29, 2011