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Sobeira Latorre

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Associate Professor of Spanish
Telephone: (203) 392-6774
Office: Engleman Hall D-143 




Ph.D., Stony Brook University
B.A., Amherst College

Research interests

Contemporary Caribbean Literature, Latino/a Studies, Film, Women and Gender Studies.

Selected Publications

"Shifting Borders: An Interview with Angie Cruz" Latino Studies 5.4 (2007): 478-488.

 "Performing the 'Generic Latina': a Conversation with Teatro Luna", co-authored with Joanna Mitchell, Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism 7.1 (2006): 19-37.

 "Creative Memories: Genre, Gender, and Language in Latina Autobiographies" Life Writing 3.1 (2006): 59-78.

Selected Presentations

"Reading Dominican Blackness from the Diaspora" Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures (MELUS) Conference. Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio. March, 2008.

"The Haitian Presence in the Works of Julia Alvarez", Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference, Montreal, Canada. September, 2007.

"Towards an Afro-Latino/a Consciousness: Loida Maritza Perez's Geographies of Home" African Influence and Presence on the Americas Conference. CUNY (City College of New York). New York, New York. November, 2006.

 "Ritual and Homeland: Representations of Afro-Caribbean Religions in Latina Literature", Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS) Conference, Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, Florida. April, 2006.

"Nation, Politics, and Racial Identity: Reading Dominican Blackness from the Diaspora", Variations on Blackness Conference, Indiana University. Bloomington, Indiana. March, 2006.