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Faculty & Staff

Francisco Laguna-Correa

Francisco Laguna-CorreaFrancisco Laguna-Correa
Assistant Professor of Mexican/Latinx Cultural Studies
Sturm Hall, Room 482
Phone: TBC
Email: [email protected]

 

EDUCATION

  • PhD, Hispanic Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MFA, Creative Writing, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA, Hispanic Philosophy, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • MA, Immigration & Intercommunitarian Relations, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • BA, Liberal Studies & Hispanic Philology, Portland State University/UNAM

Research Expertise and interests

  • Literary Circulation
  • Mexican Intellectual Modernity
  • Sonic Borderspaces
  • Latinx/Latina/o and Latin American Cultural Fluidity
  • Border Textuality
  • Digital Humanities

Invited speaker

  • "Sonic Borderspaces: Noise and Echoes of Belonging." Emory University, Fall 2017.
  • "Re-writing El Otro Lado/La Frontera: The New Latino Americanism." Texas State University-San Marcos, Fall 2017.
  • "Intellectual Networks and the Circulation of Power in the Lettered City: Towards an Anthropological Literary History of 19th-century Mexico." University of California-Riverside, Spring 2016.
  • "Taming a Nation through El Santo (The Silver-Masked Man)." California State University-Fresno, Spring 2016.
  • Invited author for the "Social Justice & Cultural Self-Determination in Latin America and the Caribbean Conference." John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University, Fall 2013.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Edited Book
    • Casa de locos: narradores latinoamericanos que estudian un doctorado en Estados Unidos. Pittsburgh: Editorial Paroxismo, 2015.
  • Book Chapters
    • "The Rise of Latino Americanism: Deterritorialization and Postnational Imagination in New Latino American Writers," Contemporary U.S. Latinx Literature in Spanish: Straddling Identities, Amrita Das, Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez, Michele Shaul, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Forthcoming 2018.
    • "Narrando el exilio y la experiencia de retorno de Francisco Zarco: personalidad, encuentros y enfermedad de un liberal mexicano," Volver a México. Espacios, medios y poéticas de regreso. Zamora, Montes de Oca, Carranza, eds. México: El Colegio de San Luis, 2015.
    • "Illustrating Otherness: Crossing Frontiers in 'The Illustrated Man' (Ray Bradbury's first trip to Mexico)," Orbiting Ray Bradbury's Mars: Biographical, Anthropological, Literary, Scientific and Other Perspectives. Gloria McMillan, ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013.
    • "De la 'ciudad letrada' a la ciudad digital: tecnología y graffiti digital en el nacionalismo mexicano del siglo XXI," Discursos sobre arte digital. José Luis Crespo, ed. Spain: EUMED/Universidad de Málaga, 2012.
  • Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals
    • "State Domination and Queer Superheroes in Mexican Horror Film: Taming a Nation through El Santo." Mise-en-scène: Journal of Film & Visual Narration. Forthcoming 2019.
    • "Recuperando a Perico de Arcadio Zentella como un proyecto subalterno de liberación." A Contracorriente. A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America. Vol. 10, No. 3, 2013.
    • "Fragmentos de un violín roto: el discurso amoroso en Casi nunca de Daniel Sada," Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. No. 53:18, 2012.
  • Reviews
    • Lupe Under the Sun, film by Rodrigo Reyes. E-International Relations. Web, November 2017.
    • Decir nosotros. En la encrucijada del pensamiento indianista by Josefa Salmón. Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana (RCLL), no. 78, pp. 389-91.
    • "Octavio Paz: El poeta y la Revolución," Redentores: Ideas y poder en América Latina by Enrique Krauze. Boletín Octavio Paz, Vol. II, 1 (Apr.-May, 2013), pp. 1-4.
  • Selected Fiction
    • Ortodoxa (hybrid novella in Spanish). Miami: Suburbano Eds., 2018.
    • Wild North (novel in Spanish). Tamaulipas: Rayo Press, 2017.
    • Crush Me / Ría Brava (hybrid novella in English). Chicago: Radical Narratives, 2016.
    • Finales felices (flash fictions in Spanish). New York: North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE), 2012.