Dr. Carolyn González recently completed her dissertation Las Insometidas de la Ciudad de México: The Novel of Prostitution in Antonia Mora, Sara Sefchovich, and Cristina Rivera Garza. Her current book project, based on her dissertation, is centered on what she calls the Mexicana novel of prostitution, texts written by women that feature female protagonists who have...
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Fuchs spent her summer in The Bibliothèque Mazarine in Paris, consulting the only extant copy of Francisco Delicado's 1528 treatise on guaiacum wood, an early "cure" for syphilis, El modo de adoperare el legno de India occidentale. Delicado is better known to literary scholars as the author of the Retrato de la...
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Armando Guerrero Jr.
Armando Guerrero is currently in Mexico City collecting data for his dissertation, which focuses on the ethnolinguistic expression of Mexican and Latino/a identity by those born in the United States and are of Mexican heritage. His participants are students from all of California who are enrolled in the UCEAP and FRP programs in...
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Héctor Calderón believes that the scholarly interview is a demonstration of research as well as an important teaching tool. The printed page is now limited contrary to the unlimited resources of Facebook and Youtube. With this in mind, he conducted interviews while teaching Spanish 155: Chicana and Chicano Narrative, spring...
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During her appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor Jimena began writing a new book entitled Escribir desde el océano: retóricas del andar en el Nuevo Mundo. This book is the continuation of a line of investigation that examines the representation of the American space in the discourse of the European...
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Maarten van Delden has research and teaching interests in the twentieth-century novel and short story, in Latin American intellectual history, and in literary and cultural relations between Mexico and the United States. His first book, Carlos Fuentes, Mexico, and Modernity (Vanderbilt UP, 1998), examines the Mexican author’s literary career in...
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Maite Zubaiurre is presently writing a book on the visual and textual representations of trash and rubble in contemporary culture. Maite Zubiaurre has taught a graduate seminar funded by the UHI (Urban Humanities Initiative) on rubbish, and an undergraduate seminar for the Honors collegium on the same subject (to be...
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Verónica Cortínez has written two volumes of Evolución en libertad: El cine chileno de fines de los sesenta (Santiago: Editorial Cuarto Propio, 2014; 975 pp.). They offer the reader a social, cultural and aesthetic history of a brilliant moment in a cinematic tradition that is often neglected because of its...
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