I’m interested in the role of literature in the identity building process of marginalized communities. In particular, I’m interested in the ways in which border communities in the North of Mexico are represented and represent themselves in literature especially as relating to violence and trauma.
B.A. Spanish and Portuguese, Rice University (2016)
• Mellon Regional Conference, Rice University November 2015
“Community Identity and Storytelling in Nellie Campobello’s Cartucho”
• Leadership Alliance National Symposium July 2015
“Varying Narratives: Traumatic Memory and Subversion in Nellie Campobello’s Cartucho”
• Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques Conference, Rice University October 2013
“The Monstrous Shatters the Sacred in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”