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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Languages, Cultures, and Race

Languages, Cultures, and Race

Amanda Hussein.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.

Languages, Cultures, and Race

Vilma Navarro-Daniels.Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “‘Sobreviviremos como dos robinsones’: La pérdida de referentes sociopolíticos como disolución del sujeto en ’La muerte mientras tanto’, de Ignacio Martínez de Pisón” (“‘We will survive as two Robinsons’: The loss of sociopolitical referents as the dissolution of one’s own subjectivity in Ignacio Martínez de Pisón’s ‘Death meanwhile'”), a chapter in Crear Entre Mundos. Nuevas Tendencias en la Metaficción Española (Albatros Ediciones, València, Spain, 2021).

Languages, Cultures, and Race

Vilma Navarro-Daniels.Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “Edipo se hizo mendigo y habitó entre nosotros: una interpretación de La Historia Oficial y Cuerpos Prohibidos” (“Oedipus became a beggar and dwelled among us: An interpretation of The Official Story and Forbidden Bodies”) in Iter (Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences Press, Santiago, Chile).

She also presented “El ‘Otro’ radical como guardián de la memoria: cuerpo, voz, y disidencia en Una Mujer Fantástica, de Sebastián Lelio” (“The Radical ‘Other’ as the Guardian of Memory: Body, Voice, and Dissent in Sebastián Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman”) at the 39th International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.

Languages, Cultures, and Race

John Streamas.John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Steering Around the Transpacific in the Contemporary American Nuclear Imaginary” at the Association for Asian American Studies’ annual conference online.

Streamas also presented “Displacement and the Japanese American Experience”: a reading and conversation with graphic novelist Kiku Hughes for the Get Lit! literary festival of Eastern Washington University.

Languages, Cultures, and Race

Vilma Navarro-Daniels.Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “’We will survive as two Robinsons’: The loss of sociopolitical referents as the dissolution of one’s own subjectivity in Ignacio Martínez de Pisón’s ‘La muerte mientras tanto’ (‘Death meanwhile’)” at the 27th International Conference on Literature and Hispanic Studies organized by Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.

Navarro-Daniels also coauthored En la Elocuencia del Silencio (In the Eloquence of Silence); Critical Edition of the Poetry of Marta Ortiz Lorca (Valparaíso University Press) through a grant from the Ministry of Cultures, Arts and Heritage, Government of Chile.