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Araceli Tinajero
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Phone: 212-650-6731
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Rutgers University
Research Interests: Literary and intellectual history; Orientalisms; reading history; travel writing and biography; transpacific studies; Mexican, Caribbean and Latino literatures in comparative perspective; transatlantic studies.

Araceli Tinajero, (Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1999). She was born and raised in Mexico City. Before joining CUNY, Professor Tinajero taught Japanese language at the University of Wales in Great Britain and Spanish and Latin American Literature at Middlebury College and Yale University.
She is the co-founder of the Mexico Study Group at the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies and the founder of The City Reading Club. At the present time Tinajero is the Book Review Editor of TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World


Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Social.  (Paradigm Press, 2014). Co-editor, with Mauricio Font.

Orientalisms of the Hispanic and Brazilian World. (Escribana Books, 2014). Editor.

Exilio y cosmopolitismo en el arte y la literatura hispánica. (Verbum, 2013). Editor.

Technology and Culture in Twentieth Century Mexico.  (University of Alabama Press, 2013). Co-Editor, with J. Brian Freeman.

Kokoro, una mexicana en Japón.  (Verbum, 2012).

Cultura y letras cubanas en el siglo XXI.  (Iberoamericana, 2010). Editor.

El lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader, (University  of Texas Press, 2010).

El lector de tabaquería: Historia de una tradición cubana. (Verbum, 2007).

Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericano (Purdue University Press, 2004).