Samuel Ginsburg, assistant professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “Catfish and Nanobots: Invasive Species and Eco-critical Futures in Alejandro Rojas Medina’s Chunga Maya” in Posthumanism and Latin(x) American Science Fiction.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Civilization and Mental Illness or the Eternal Conflict between Dionysus and Apollo: An Interpretation of Gabriel García Márquez’s ‘The Happy Summer of Mrs. Forbes’” during the 17th International Conference of Classical Studies at Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación in Santiago, Chile.
Samuel Ginsburg, assistant professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “Speculating the Future from Our Apocalyptic Present” in American Studies Journal. Ginsburg also presented “Daywalkers: Taking Up Space as Anti-Gentrification Practice in wokitokiteki and Vampires vs. the Bronx” for the American Studies Association.
Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo and Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo, professors, languages, cultures, and race, co-authored “The medicalisation of threats, immigration as contagion, and White supremacy in an age of terror” in Critical Studies on Terrorism.
Samuel Ginsburg, assistant professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “It Ain’t Easy Being a Robot in the Caribbean: Resisting Utopian Visions of Puerto Rican Techno-Colonialism through Street Art” in Voces del Caribe.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor; María Serenella Previto, associate professor, career-track; and Sonia López-López, assistant professor, career-track, languages, cultures, and race, presented at the CICELI III, International Conference “FEmale Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education” at the Universitat de València, Spain.
Navarro-Daniels presented “Women’s Stories Filmed by Women: A Didactic Experience through Ten Latin American Female Filmmakers of the 21st Century” as the inaugural keynote address. Previto presented “Del oscurantismo a la Ilustración: una interpretación de The Others, de Alejandro Amenábar” (“From Darkness to Enlightenment: An Interpretation of Alejandro Amenábar’s The Others”).“ Lopez-Lopez presented Lupita Mañana o la mirada de la inmigrante indocumentada: una propuesta didáctica” (“Lupita Mañana or the Gaze of the Female Undocumented Immigrant: A Didactic Proposal“).
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “‘Una ciudad quiero tener para todos construida’: Refounding Chile after the October 18 Social Outburst” at the Modern Languages Association international symposium in Glasgow, Scotland. Vilma also chaired the session, “Hospitality, Diversity, and Disability Studies” and completed her three-year term of service on the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the chapter “La Amante Fascista, de Alejandro Moreno Jashés: un viaje delirante a la oscura noche de Chile” (“Alejandro Moreno Jashés’s The Fascist Lover: A Delirious Trip to the Dark Night of Chile”) in La Mirada Opuesta: Voces de Victimarios en la Literatura Latinoamericana Contemporánea (Bonilla Artigas Editores, Ciudad de México, México).
Amanda Hussein, doctoral student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Amor traicionero: la reescritura de tres heroínas, Juana la Loca, Inés Suárez y doña Marina” (“Treacherous Love: Rewriting three Heroines, Juana, the Mad Queen, Inés Suárez, and Doña Marina”) at the 30th international conference of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Hussein also serves as spokesperson for the graduate students of AGSS.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented online “Atomic Bombs as Race Weapons: Nuclear Family Dysfunctions” at the International Conference on Hate Studies, Gonzaga University.