JM.Persánch

Professor / Literary, Film & Cultural Critic / Editor / Writer

Ph.D. STUDIES

 

(2016) University of Kentucky, Ph.D.

Concentration in Peninsular Studies

Dissertation: "Blancura situacional e Imperio español en su historia,

cine, y literatura [Flyer] [Abstract] [File]

(2013) Universidad de Cádiz, Ph.D.

Concentration in 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)" [Abstract]

 

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Peninsular Literature and Film
  • Latino/a Literature and Film

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Race, Ethnicity, Immigration Studies
  • Global, Hispanic Whiteness Studies
  • Afro-Hispanic Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Trasnational Studies
  • Post-Colonial, De-Colonial, Glocal Theories

 

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...]

PUBLICATIONS

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BOOK CHAPTERS IN PEER REVIEWED VOLUMES

  • “Narcissm and Melancholia: Transcultural Dialogues 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. (Forthcoming, 2019).

  • “When Whiteness Means Imagining Blackness and Signifying Socio-Cultural Difference in Los papeles de Pandora.” Contemporary U.S. Latin@ Literature Written in Spanish. Eds. Armita Das, Michele Shaul and Kathryn Quinn-Sanchez. Palgrave Macmillan. (Forthcoming, 2018).

ARTICLES IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

  • “Laberinto de espejos: Estereotipos latinos, blanquitud y memoria colectiva estadounidenses a través de El Mariachi.” Procesos Históricos, vol. 34, 2018, pp.1-16. (Forthcoming, June 2018).

  • “Toward the Glocalization of Whiteness: Messianic White Sacrifice and Spanish Whiteness’ Instrumentalization of Blackness from Héroes del 95 to Amanece que no es poco (…and Beyond).” Transmodernity, vol. 8, no.1, pp.146-175. (Forthcoming, June 2018.)

 

ARTICLES IN NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

 

INTERVIEWS (DIGITAL HUMANITIES)

 

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

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

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

University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.

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

University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.

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

University of Kentucky.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

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  • “El blanco se también se ha ahorcado en Amanece que no es poco.” Universiry 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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INVITED TALKS

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  • “Burnujas 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.

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ORGANIZED PANELS, SYMPOSIUMS AND CONFERENCES

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