BA, Anthropology, concentration in Linguistic Anthropology, Hunter College; MA, Spanish, The City College of New York. Main interests: critical sociolinguistics; language and gender; language ideologies; metalinguistic discourses; Latin American and Latina/o/x anarchism; punk subculture.
B.A. Comparative Literature (Universidad de puerto Rico - Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez). Assistant Professor atthe Latin American and Latinx Studies Program (Queens College). Adjunct Professor at the Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures Program at CCNY. Has published his work in several journals, including el Boletín de laAcademia Norteamericana de la Lengu. Main interests: Latinx Studies, Contemporary Caribbean Culture, Puerto Rican Culture, Archive Studies, and Performance.
BA, Linguistics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; MA, Philosophy, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Main interests: sociolinguistics, Spanish in the Caribbean countries, rhetoric and philosophy of language, publishing studies.
Andrea Ariza García
Licenciatura, French Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); MA, Linguistics, Aarhus University (Denmark). Main interests: critical sociolinguistics, language ideologies, historical sociolinguistics, feminism, language and gender, language and capitalism, queer and gender studies.
BA, Linguistics, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Perú); MA, Linguistics, Pontificia Universidad Católica (Perú); MA, Cultural Studies, Pontificia Universidad Católica (Perú). Main interests: glotopolitics, mass media, discourse and affects. She has taught Linguistics at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Licenciatura, Dirección Cinematográfica, Universidad del Cine (Argentina); MFA, Creative Writing in Spanish, NYU. Interests: film studies, performance poetry, digital literature. Author: Suárez en Kosovo (2018; Premio Novela Breve, Bienal de Arte Joven de Buenos Aires 2017); Hipólita pondera la conquista (2020, Teatro Nacional Cervantes, Buenos Aires).
Pedro Cabello del Moral
Licenciatura, Audiovisual Communication, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Licenciatura, Art History, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; MA, Spanish Cinema Studies, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos; MA, Cinema Studies, NYU. Main interests: contemporary peninsular cinema and TV. Pedro has taught Cinema and TV broadcasting in Spain (Escuela CES).
María del Rocío Carranza Brito
BA in Hispanic Linguistics and Literature, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. MSc. Hispanic Linguistics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Main interests: language ideologies, language and migration, language in urban environments, language and dialect contact, teaching of Spanish and L2 and native language.
César Coca Vargas
Licenciatura, Literature, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Peru). MA, Political Analysis, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). Main interests: Latin American narratives, Intellectuals in the 1960s, Cultural and Politics links through Literature. He is a member of the editorial board of the literature journal Entre caníbales.
Ricardo Martín Coloma
B.Arch.+ M.Arch. (Arquitecto Superior), Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Spain); MA in Spanish/Latin-American Literature, Universidad de Barcelona (Spain). Main interests: Latinx Studies, Cultural wars, Politics of Space, Latinx Literature. He worked as RA at the urban research group Terreform One.
BA, Linguistics, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP); Diploma, Gender Studies, PUCP. Main interests: sociolinguistics; linguistic anthropology; glottopolitics; language, gender, and sexuality studies; computer-mediated communication; transgender studies; queer studies. Recipient of a 2022-2023 Graduate Center Dissertation Fellowship.
Pedro Henrique da Silva Lino
BA, History, Universidade Estadual de Sao Paulo, UNESP (Brazil). Main interests: Nationalism, Argentine intellectual history, ethnomusicology, folk literary performances. Has taught Human Rights Education in Brazil (UNESP).
Rocío del Águila Gracey
Licenciatura, Hispanic Literature, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; MA, Hispanic Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago; Graduate Concentration, Gender and Women’s Studies, UIC. Main interests: contemporary Latin American literature, women writers, and feminism. Received the Marielle Franco Award (2021) LASA.
Sebastian Díaz Martínez
BA, Estudios Literarios, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia). Main interests: contemporary and XIX century Latin American literature; Transpacific Studies; War, Political Violence and literature; Post(de)colonial thought, migration.
Luis Enrique Escamilla Frías
BA, Art History, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo (Mexico); MA, Modern Languages, Universidad Iberoamericana (México). Main interests: Mexican literature; capitalist violence and neoliberalism; Gender studies, feminisms and masculinities. His work is published in Mexico, Colombia, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, USA.
Armando Escobar Gómez
BA, Latin American Studies, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM); MA, Comparative Literature, UNAM. Main interests: power, history and literature, contemporary Brazilian and Mexican literature and cinema. He has taught at Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (UNAM).
Licenciatura, Spanish Literatures and Languages, Universidad del Salvador (Argentina); MA, Hispanic Literatures and Languages, Stockholms Universitet (Sweden). Main interests: Latin American slum literature; contemporary Argentinean literature; translation. He has worked mapping Franco and Anglo-Caribbean literatures in Stockholm. Publications: Tú y yo y las primeras lluvias (2015). He was awarded an Erasmus scholarship at Universidade do Porto.
MA, Spanish, Hunter College. Area of interests: Nineteenth-century Latin American literature and nation building; Tradición as a literary genre; the evolution of newspapers and magazines with a new reading public; prose in Modernismo.
Literature, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela); MA Spanish Language and Hispanic American Literature, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil). Main interests: Critical Theory, Latin American and Brazilian Contemporary Literature, Poetry and Biographical and Autobiographical Writings. She is the author of the essay collection Poéticas del vaivén (2016), which received the Premio del Concurso para Autores Inéditos, Monte Ávila, 2015.
Victoria Furtado Alonzo
Licenciatura, Lingüística, Universidad de la República (Uruguay); MA (candidate), Human Sciences, concentration in Language, Culture and Society, Universidad de la República. Interests: sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, feminisms, language and gender, social movements, ethnography. In Uruguay, she has taught Linguistics.
Licenciatura, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (México); MA, Applied Linguistics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Research areas: threatened languages; linguistic rights; linguistic ideologies; language and feminism.
TERESITA GOYENECHE PEREZBARDI
BA, International Relations, Universidad del Norte (Barranquilla, Colombia); MFA, Nonfiction Writing, Columbia University (NY, USA). Main interest: media, cultural imaginaries, peripheral spaces, Latin American narratives, languagepolitics. Author of nonficition book La personalidad de los pelícanos (Tusquets, 2022).
Anthony J. Harb
BA, Spanish, Carleton College. Main interests: sociolinguistics, language ideologies, critical language pedagogy, heritage language education. Anthony is a Posse Scholar, a Mellon Mays Fellow and the recipient of a Fulbright English Teaching Grant in Madrid, Spain.
Lidia Hernández Tapia
Licenciatura, Journalism, University of Havana (Cuba); MA, Journalism, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Main interests: contemporary Cuban photography, music and literature; the politics of artistic self-representation, race, media and Performance studies.
Diana Higuera Cortés
Licenciatura, Language Teaching, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Colombia); MA, Spanish and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, St. John's University. Main interests: Sociolinguistics, Language Ideologies, Critical Language Pedagogy, Heritage Language Education and Global Care Chains. Diana teaches Spanish and ESL at St. John's University and Hofstra University.
Licenciatura, Literature, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Peru); MA, Iberian and Latin American Studies, University of Notre Dame. Main interests: nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Latin American literature, women writers, gender, cultural studies.
Mayte López Sánchez
Licenciatura, Latin American Literature, Universidad Iberoamericana; MA, Literature, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; MFA, Creative Writing in Spanish, New York University. Main interests: contemporary literature and film, literature in exile, postmemory, transgenerational memory across continents. Publications: De la Catrina y la flaca (Sudaquia 2016).
BA, Literature, Universidad Central de Venezuela; MFA, Creative Writing in Spanish, New York University. Main interests: Translation Studies, Latin American literature, Venezuelan poetry.
Melisa Martínez Ascancio
BA, Literatura, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia. Animal Studies, Philosophy of Literature, Literary Theory, Feminism. Has taught Spanish at Temple University, Queens College and Lehman College.
CARMEN AINOA MARTÍNEZ CUERVO
BA, Modern Languages, Culture and Communication, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; MA, Teacher Training forCompulsory Secondary Education, Upper Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Language Teaching, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Main interests: languages ideologies, glotopolítica, language and identities.
Licenciatura, French and Italian Languages and Cultures, Universidad Central de Venezuela. She has taught at the Universidad Central de Venezuela and was the recipient of a graduate scholarship from the Universidad de Chile. Main interests: contemporary Venezuelan literature, film and photography, migration and exile.
BA, Latin American Studies, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). MA, International History, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE). Main interests: Intellectual and Political History in Latin America, History and Literature in the centuries XIX and XX.
MICHEL MENDOZA VIEL
Licenciatura, Religious Studies, ISECRE (Cuba). Main interests: Neobaroque aesthetics and epistemologies, Afro-Caribbean religions, Ecofictions, and Cultural apocalypses. Coordinator of the "Curare Collection" at Rialta Ediciones.
BA, English, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile); MA, Spanish, University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Main interests: contemporary Chilean literature and film, Latin American literature, neoliberalism and social movements, critical and Marxist theory. Eduardo has taught Spanish at UNCW.
BA, Modern Languages with Linguistics track, Universidad de Deusto (Spain); MA, Modern Languages and Literatures with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Main interests: contemporary Peninsular literature and film, gender studies and feminist activism. She has taught Spanish basic courses as well as Spanish literature and culture courses at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
IGNACIO PASTÉN LÓPEZ
BA, Latin American and Hispanic Literatures, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Master, Latin American Literature, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Main interest: gender studies, cinema studies, literature and contemporary culture of the southern cone.
María Laura Pavón
BA, Hispanic Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); MA, Literary Theory, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). Main interests: contemporary Mexican narratives, orality, border studies, Film Studies, Literary Theory, contemporary Latin American chronicles.
Lorena Paz López
BA, Spanish Languages and Literatures, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela; MA, Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. Main interests: Spanish Republican Exile, Gender Studies, Mass Media Studies.
Luis Bernardo Quesada Nieto
BA, Sociology, Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico); MA, Language Sciences, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Mexico). Main interests: language ideologies, interactional sociolinguistics, conversational analysis, pragmatics, gender studies. Luis Bernardo has taught linguistics at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, and is an adjunct lecturer of Spanish at City College, CUNY.
BA, Hispanic Studies, Universidad de Puerto Rico; MA, Lexicography, Real Academia Española; MA, Communications, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. Main interests: sociolinguistics, language ideologies, discourse analysis. Carmín was a researcher at Academia Puertorriqueña de la Lengua Española. She was recipient of MAEC-AECID and Fundación Carolina fellowships.
Rosalía Reyes Simón
BA, Journalism, UANL, (Mexico); MA, Humanities, UDEM, (Mexico); MA, Spanish, The City College of New York. Main interests: Contemporary Mexican literature and literature from the Latin American diaspora in New York. She teaches at CUNY. Co-author of the book Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition (2017).
Silvia Rivera Alfaro
BA Spanish Philology, University of Costa Rica; MA Linguistics, University of Costa Rica. Main interests: sociolinguistics, language and gender, language policies and planning, language ideologies. Silvia has taught at the University of Costa Rica.
Ana Sánchez Acevedo
Licenciatura, Hispanic Philology, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain); MA, Performing Arts, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain); MS, Library, Archive and Information Sciences, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain); PhD, History, Literature and Power, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). Main interests: theatrical theory, Latin American and European contemporary theatre and performing arts practices, relational aesthetics, the economics of theatre, food studies.
Licenciatura, Letras, Universidad del Zulia (Venezuela); MA, Spanish, USC; MFA, Creative Writing, NYU. Interests: Queer Disabilities, Sound Studies, Gender Studies, Diaspora Studies and the posthuman subject in the Contemporary and 20th Century Latin American and Latinx cultural production. Natasha is a CUNY Humanities Alliance fellow.
BA, Law, Universitat de València (Spain); MA, Law, Universitat de València. Main interests: sociolinguistics, glotopolitics, political criticism, etnography, Spanish transition to democracy.
BA, Literature, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia); MFA, Creative Writing, New York University. Main interests: sexual dissidence, non-normative families, cultural production in contemporary Latin America. She has taught in Rutgers University. She has published two books of poetry: Casa Paterna and Del Porno y las Babosas.
Natalia villarroel torres
BA, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Universidad de Chile; MA, Hispanic Linguistics, Universidad de Chile. Main interests: historical sociolinguistics, language ideologies, Chilean 19th century, archive, feminism, and social movements. Natalia was a researcher in a FONDECYT project (Chile), and she has taught in high school and undergraduate (Universidad de Chile and Universidad Central de Chile).
BA, Business Administration, Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina); MFA, Creative Writing in Spanish, New York University. Areas of interest: contemporary Latin American literature and culture, philosophy and literature, literary theory. Pablo has taught Spanish at New York University.