Faculty, staff, students, and alumni of English regularly present and publish great work—find many of their achievements in the department’s 2021-22 newsletter.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, and Maria Serenella Previto, associate professor, career track, languages, cultures, and race, presented their paper, “Motherhood as Tragedy: A Reading of Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta,” as part of the panel “Maternal Portraits in Spanish and Chilean Cinema” at the 31st International Conference of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies hosted by the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso in Valparaíso, Chile.
L. Buddy Levy, professor, English, read from his new book, Empire of Ice and Stone: The Disastrous and Heroic Voyage of the Karluk at Kenworthy Kenworthy Performing Arts Center in Moscow, Idaho.
Kyle Serrott, doctoral student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “The Politics of Decolonial Abolition” at the 2022 American Studies Association Conference in New Orleans.
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.
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.
Numerous publications, presentations, and other accomplishments of anthropology faculty can be found in the department’s winter/spring newsletter.
Sociology faculty, staff, students, and alumni regularly publish and present great work—find many of their achievements in the department’s spring newsletter.