Publications

Journal Articles: “‘Love American Style’: Race, Cuban Identity and Cultural Tyranny in Showtime’s Dexter.” American Studies Today Online, Vol 19, May 2012. Web. “Anti-Capitalist Critique and Travelling Poetry in the Works of Lorna Dee Cervantes and Rage Against the Machine.” Forum for Inter-American Research, Vol 5 Issue 1, April 2012. Web.   Book Reviews: “Book […]

About

About Américas Studies: Welcome and thanks for visiting. The title of this blog, Américas Studies, reflects on my research interests: Chicana/o poetry, Americas Studies, transnationalism, border studies, feminism, gender, race, coloniality, film & television studies, social media, and digital humanities. It is an umbrella term for a plethora of thoughts and ideas that pop in […]

My First Television Studies Publication

My article called “‘Love American Style’: Race, Cuban Identity and Cultural Tyranny in Showtime’s Dexter“ has been published in American Studies Today Online (Vol 19). I am very grateful to the editors of this publication for accepting my article. Although my core research focus is Chicana Poetry I have maintained an interest in Film since […]

New Publication on Lorna Dee Cervantes and Rage Against the Machine

I am pleased to announce that my article titled, “Anti-Capitalist Critique and Travelling Poetry in the Works of Lorna Dee Cervantes and Rage Against the Machine” was published in the Journal of the International Association for Inter-American Research, Vol. 5 No. 1 (April 2012). The Issue is called Transitions and Continuities in Contemporary Chicano/a Culture […]

Day of Digital Humanities 2012

Day of Digital Humanities 2012 has arrived! Are you participating?? I most definitely am! Click HERE to read my Day of DH post detailing what the digital humanities means for my research and a brief overview of my DH day.

School of English PhD Slam, University College Cork, 15th September 2011.

Slam PhD forces academics to get to the point. The linked article above appeared in The Irish Times, 16th September 2011. It covers the 1st PhD Slam held by the School of English, University College Cork the day before the article came into print. For the Slam, participants including myself employed a Japanese method of […]