JM.Persánch

Professor / Literary, Film & Cultural Critic / Editor /   

 


    Ph.D. STUDIES   

 

  • (2016) The University of Kentucky, PhD

            Concentration: Peninsular Spanish Literature, Film, and Culture

              

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

 

  • (2013) The University of Cádiz, PhD

           Concentration: Latino/a/x Literature, Film, and Culture

 

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 Spanish and Latino/a/x Literatures, Film and Cultural Studies.
  • Spanish Language, including Elementary through Advanced Levels, Applied Spanish for the Professions, and Spanish for Heritage Speakers.

 

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

  • (Foci:) Studies on Race/Ethnicity, Immigration, Border, Whiteness, Afro-Hispanism, and Transnational Identities in Peninsular Spanish including Equatorial Guinean, and Latino/a/x Literatures, Film, and Cultures.
  • (Theoretical Framework) Post-Colonial, Decolonial, Glocal, and Hauntology.


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PUBLICATIONS

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   BOOK CHAPTERS

 

  • (Forthcoming, 2020). “Narcissism and Melancholia: A Transnational Dialog on Whiteness through La esclava blanca.” Transatlantic, Transcultural and Transnational Dialogues on Identity, Culture, and Migration. Eds. Lori Celaya and Sonja Stephenson Watson.

  

  • (Forthcoming, 2020). “Hispanic Whiteness at Work in the United States.” Whiteness at Work. Eds. Michael Moreno, Michele Shaul, and Kathryn Queen-Sánchez.

 

  • (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). Eds. JM. Persánch and Fabricio Silva. Editorial Pliegos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

   INTERVIEWS (DIGITAL HUMANITIES)

 

  • La lucidez de su memoria negra.” Interview in 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 in English with Andy Doolen. Persona, Personae, Episode 3 (9 of December 2015). University of Kentucky, Faculty Media Depot.


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


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


  • Negociando identidades.” Interview in Spanish with a Michael Ugarte. Nomenclatura, Vol. 4, 14 of Apr. 2015. The 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

   

  • “Blanquitud y sus descontentos: De la introyección de la memoria a la resistencia del recuerdo en 'El Sueño.'” Language, Image, Power: Luso-Hispanic Cultural Studies Theory and Practice Conference. Texas Tech University. 12 of October, 2019.



  • “El blanco 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...]