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Marisel MorenoMarisel Moreno

Associate Professor of Latino/a Literature

(PhD, Georgetown University, 2004)

172 Decio

574-631-6737
Email: mmorenoa@nd.edu
http://romancelanguages.nd.edu/people/all-faculty-by-alpha/marisel-moreno/
http://al.nd.edu/news/26908-spanish-professor-receives-service-learning-award-from-indiana-governor/

Geographic focus: Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, and the United States.

Thematic interests: Caribbean Latino/a literature and culture, Afro-Latino/a and Afro-Latin American literatures, the “Other” Latinos (Central American and South American), women’s literature, migration, race, gender, ethnicity, and biculturalism, service-learning and community-based learning pedagogy.

Current research: Representations of migration and marginality in Afro-Dominican, Peruvian, and Salvadoran literatures in the U.S.

Selected publications:

  • “‘Swimming in olive oil’: North Africa and the Hispanic Caribbean in the Poetry of Víctor Hernández Cruz,” Hispanic Review 83, 3 (Summer 2015)

  • "Writing the Puerto Rican Rural Experience in the Midwest: An Interview with Fred Arroyo," CENTRO Journal (Center for Puerto Rican Studies) 27, 1 (Spring 2015)

  • “‘I Am an American Writer:’ An Interview with Daniel Alarcón” (with Marisel Moreno), MELUS Journal 39, 4 (Winter 2014)

  • Family Matters: Puerto Rican Women Authors on the Island and the Mainland (University of Virginia Press, 2012)

  • El arte al servicio del pueblo/Art at the Service of the People: Carteles y Libros de la División de Educación de la Comunidad (DIVEDCO), Snite Museum Exhibit Catalogue, (with Thomas F. Anderson, Spring 2012)

  • “‘Burlando la Raza’: La Poesía de Escritoras Afrodominicanas en la Diáspora,” Camino Real: Estudios de las Hispanidades Norteamericanas 3, 4 (2011)

  • “Los Derechos Humanos en Erzulie’s Skirt de Ana Lara,” Global: Revista De La Fundación Global Democracia Y Desarrollo [República Dominicana] 42 (2011)

  • “Family Matters: Revisiting la gran familia puertorriqueña in the Works of Rosario Ferré and Judith Ortiz Cofer,” Centro Journal 21, 2 (Fall 2010)

  • “The Important Things Hide in Plain Sight: A Conversation with Junot Diaz,” Latino Studies 8, 4 (2010)

  • “The Tyranny of Silence: Marianismo as Violence in the Works of Alba Ambert and Annecy Baez,” The Latino(a) Research Review (SUNY) 7, 3 (Summer 2010)

  • “Dominican Dreams: Diasporic Identity in Angie Cruz’s Let It Rain Coffee,Sargasso: Quisqueya: La República Extended 2008–09 II (University of Puerto Rico)

  • “Bordes líquidos, fronteras y espejismos: El dominicano y la migración intra-caribeña en boat people de Mayra Santos Febres.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (University of Puerto Rico) 34, 2 (2007)

  • “Debunking Myths, Destabilizing Identities: A Reading of Junot Díaz’s ‘How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie,’” Afro-Hispanic Review 26, 2 (Fall 2007)


 

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