Ph.D. STUDIES   

 

  • (2016) University of Kentucky, PhD 

            Concentration in Peninsular (Spanish) Studies

              

Dissertation: "Blancura situacional e Imperio español en su historia, cine, y literatura (s. xix-xx)."       

 

  • (2013) Universidad de Cádiz, PhD  

           Concentration in Comparative US Latino/a Studies

 

Dissertation:"La psicotectura de la sociedad estadounidense: la creación de la identidad latina en comparativa con la identidad blanca a través del cine como elemento agente y vehículo para la historia (1970-2010)."

 

     

    FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

 

  • Peninsular Literature and Film
  • U.S. Latino/a Literature and Film

 

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

  • Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, Border, Whiteness, Afro-Hispanism, Transnational, Intersectionality (Race, Gender, Class), and Masculinity Studies


  • Post-Colonial, Decolonial, Glocal, Hauntology, and Representation Theories.


  JM.Persánch

Professor / Literary, Film & Cultural Critic / Editor /   

            

PUBLICATIONS

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    BOOK CHAPTERS IN PEER-REVIEWED VOLUMES

 

  • (Forthcoming, 2019) “Blanquitud y sus descontentos: De la introyección de la memoria a la resistencia del recuerdo en 'El Sueño.'” Espectros del poder (Representacoines y discursos de resistencia en literatura y cine de los siglos XX-XXI). Co-Eds. JM. Persánch and Fabricio Silva. Pliegos.

 

  • (Forthcoming, 2019) “Narcissism and Melancholia: A Transnational Dialog on Whiteness through La esclava blanca.” Transatlantic and Transcultural Dialogues on Identity, Culture, and Migration. Eds. Lori Celaya and Sonja Stephenson Watson.

 

  • (Forthcoming, 2019) “The Rest in the White West: After the Empire is Buried, Shadows of Your Black Memory Are Born.” The Rest Writes Back: Collapse of the Empire. Ed. Esmaeil Zeiny. Brill Publishing.

 

 

 

 

 

    ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

  ARTICLES IN NON-PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

  • “Una mirada a la historia reciente de España: Beatus Ille de Muñoz Molina.” Sarasuati, 29 Sep. 2010. N. Pag.

 

 

 

   INTERVIEWS (DIGITAL HUMANITIES)

 

  • La lucidez de su memoria negra.” Interview (Spanish) with Donato Ndongo. Persona, Personae Episode 4 (20 of February, 2016). University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.

      ---. AsodegueAsodegue 2ª Etapa. (2016) 14 of March.

 

  • The Empire Awakens.” Interview (English) with Andy Doolen. Persona, Personae Episode 3 (9 of December, 2015).

University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.

 

  • Patrias sin bandera.” Interview (English) with Carlos de la Torre. Persona, Personae Episode 2 (9 of November, 2015).

University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.

 

  • Buzón de fantasmas.” Interview (English) with Enrico Mario Santí. Persona, Personae Episode 1 (21 of October, 2015). University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.

 

  • Negociando identidades.” Interview (Spanish) with a Michalel Ugarte. Nomenclatura, Vol. 4, 14 of Apr. 2015. University of Kentucky.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

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SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS        ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

   INVITED LECTURES

 

  • “Burbujas y conchas: Discurso racial, individuos minorizados y sistema educativo.” Chemeketa Community College. 11 of May, 2018.

 

  • “The Invention of Race, the Fantasy of Whiteness and the Importance of Representation.” Lebanon Valley College. 30 of April, 2018.

 

  • “The Imperial White Sacrifice and its Orientalized Others in Héroes del 95.” The University of Alaska, Fairbanks. 12 of May, 2016.

 

  • “Raza, blancura y espíritu nacional en el regeneracionismo de la Generación del 98.” Nuestro Rumbo: Rutas de investigación en Hispanic Studies. University of Kentucky. 21 of November, 2014.

 

 

  • “El latino en el cine estadounidense y la frontera: Born in East L.A.” Aula de cine del Grupo de investigación intrahistoria, oralidad y cultura en América Latina y Andalucía. Facultad de filosofía y letras. Cádiz, España: 15 of November, 2008.

 

   CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

  • “El blanco se también se ha ahorcado en Amanece, que no es poco.” University of Alabama Languages Conference. 11 of February, 2018.

 

 

 

 

  • “Desmantelando imágenes de dominación: un acercamiento comparativo a representaciones latinas y blancas en los filmes estadounidenses.” VII Congreso Internacional Humboldt, Chile: 9 of January, 2014.

 

 

 

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ORGANIZED PANELS, SYMPOSIUMS AND CONFERENCES        ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

     

PERSONA, PERSONAE is an Interview Series Project conceived and conducted by JM.Persánch. Each interview is divided in two blocks which correspond to the interviewee's life and work. The goal of this interdisciplinary project is to share the knowledge and opinions of a variety of writers and scholars from the disciplines of humanities and social sciences, disseminating their research and ideas, thus contributing to the establishment of a broad debate about contemporary societies. [See more...]