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Krysten Voelkner

January 17, 2021

My primary interests reside at the intersection of environmental humanities and contemporary LatinX literature. Topics which I find exciting relate to the rhetoric of environmental advocacy, the myriad of emotional responses to the threat of climate change, and the ways … Continued

Leslie Rowen

January 17, 2021

Leslie Rowen is a third year PhD student in the Department of English and Comparative Literature. There, she focuses on 20th Century American Literature of War, especially soldier writings composed during wartime. In 2017, she received her B.A. in English and … Continued

Nikki Roulo

January 17, 2021

Nikki Roulo is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses primarily upon early modern literature and in particular, the intersections of poetics and performance, the fool … Continued

emilio Jesús Taiveaho Peláez

January 17, 2021

emilio Jesús Taiveaho Peláez is a first-generation migrant and a PhD. student—in that order—through the Department of English & Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. As both poet and scholar, their work engages the intersection of aesthetic … Continued

Jo Klevdal

January 17, 2021

Jo Klevdal is a PhD student in the Department of English and Comparative Literatures where she studies 20th century literature. Her primary interests relate to various understandings of memory and their relationship to both language and image. For her current work, she … Continued

Chloe Hamer

January 17, 2021

Chloe Hamer is a PhD student in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC Chapel Hill. Her research centers around questions of collective memory, class, and political resistance in postcolonial Caribbean literatures, with a specific focus on the relationship … Continued

Marcy Pedzwater

January 17, 2021

Marcy Pedzwater specializes in contemporary LatinX and Latin American Literatures. She is the Project Coordinator for LSP Graduate Teaching Initiatives. She provides instructional support to Graduate Teaching Fellows who wish to incorporate Latina/o Studies into their first-year writing courses and … Continued

Emil’ Keme

January 17, 2021

Emil’ Keme (Aka, Emilio del Valle Escalante) is a K’iche’ Maya scholar, from Iximulew (Guatemala), and an Associate Professor of Spanish. His teaching and research interest focus on contemporary Indigenous literatures and social movements, Central American-American literatures and cultures, and post-colonial … Continued

Annette M. Rodríguez

January 17, 2021

Annette M. Rodríguez’s research interests focus on the functions of public violence in U.S. empire and nation building, U.S. racial formation, immigration, and the production of U.S. citizenship. Her current book project Inventing the Mexican: The Visual Culture of Lynching at the … Continued

Joseph Jordan

January 17, 2021

Joseph Jordan’s work focuses on diaspora social justice movements and the cultural politics of race, identity and artistic production in the diaspora. Selected published work includes: Cabral, Solidarity and the African Diaspora in the Americas in Cabral no Cruzamento de Épocas: Comunicações e Discursos  … Continued