Nohora Arrieta Fernández is a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow. She received her Ph.D. in Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies from Georgetown University in 2021. Her current research focuses on art history, visual studies, the history of commodities, and the intellectual traditions of the African Diaspora in the Americas. She has published essays and articles on Latin American literature and visual arts, comics, and the Afro-Latin American Diaspora, and is a collaborator of art magazines as Artishock and Contemporyand. She recently co-edited Transition. The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora, 130. Her first co-translation project, Semantic of the World, the Poetry of Romulo Bustos, will be published by New Mexico Press (2022).


Ph.D. (2021) Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University

M.A.  (2017) Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University

B.A. in Literary Studies (2011), Universidad Nacional de Colombia


“How to look at silence”. In Women and Migrations: Responses in Art, History and Policy. Deborah Willis and Ellyn Toscano (eds.) (Forthcoming)

“Four Vignettes by Marcelo D’Salete”, Transition 130 (2020): 190-193.

“Lo que contiene esa oscuridad”: estéticas de la ambigüedad en Cumbe, de Marcelo D’Salete,” Mitologías hoy: Revista de pensamiento, crítica y estudios literarios latinoamericanos 20 (2019): 141- 164.

“Literatura y política en la «reconstrucción» de Jegua en Resistencia en el San Jorge: una lectura de los archivos personales de Orlando Fals Borda,” Tabula Rasa 23 (2015): 105-129.