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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: Orientalisms, Modernismo, reading history, travel writing and biography, transoceanic studies, Mexican, Caribbean and Latino literatures in comparative perspective.

Araceli Tinajero, (Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1999) was born and raised in Mexico City. Before joining CUNY, she 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 where she has been a fellow for more than a decade, and the founder of La Colección Mexicana/The Mexican Collection at CCNY Libraries. Tinajero is the Book Review Editor of the journal Asia / América Latina

Historia cultural de los hispanohablantes en Japón. Escribana, 2019.
Kokoro: A Mexican Woman in Japan. Trans. Daniel Shapiro. (Escribana, 2017).
SPANISH: Kokoro, una mexicana en Japón. (Verbum 2012).
Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Social Change.  (Paradigm Press, 2014). Co-editor, with Mauricio Font.
Orientalisms of the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian World. (Escribana, 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.
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). SPANISH: El lector de tabaquería. (Verbum, 2007). Honorable Mention – Premio Casa de las Américas (Cuba)
Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericano (Purdue University Press, 2004).