JM.Persánch

Professor / Literary, Film & Cultural Critic / Editor /   

 


    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)."

 

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    FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

 

  • Spanish Language, Applied Spanish for the Professions, Spanish for Heritage Speakers.
  • Peninsular Literature, Film and Culture Studies.
  • U.S. Latinx Literature, Film and Culture Studies.

 

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

  • Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, Border, Whiteness, Afro-Hispanism, Spanish African, Transnational, Intersectionality and Masculinity Studies.
  • Post-Colonial, Decolonial, Glocal, Hauntology, and Representation Theories.


            

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    BOOK CHAPTERS IN PEER-REVIEWED VOLUMES

 

  • (In Progress, Forthcoming). “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.

 

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

 

  • (In Progress, Forthcoming). “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. Pliegos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

   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 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

 


  • “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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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...]