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Department of Literature and Language

College of Arts & Sciences

Kenneth Estes Hall

Kenneth Estes Hall PhD

Professor, Spanish
423-439-6896 /
214A Gilbreath Hall

Ken Hall (Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1986; M. A., UNC-Chapel Hill, 1978; B. A., Furman University, 1975) joined the ETSU faculty in 1999. He specializes in modern Latin-American narrative, focusing particularly on the work of Guillermo Cabrera Infante and Carlos Fuentes. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish language and literature, he has taught numerous film courses. Dr. Hall is the author of Guillermo Cabrera Infante and the Cinema (1989) and of articles on Latin-American authors including Cabrera Infante, Fuentes, and Argentine author Mario Szichman. He was translator, with collaboration from the author, of the Cabrera Infante works A Twentieth-Century Job (1991) and Mea Cuba (1994). Dr. Hall is the author of John Woo: The Films (1999, 2012); John Woo’s The Killer (2009); Stonewall Jackson and Religious Faith in Military Command (2005); and Professionals in Western Fiction and Film (2019). He has been a regular contributor to the German journal Studies in the Western.

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