African Literature and New Media, Postcolonial Theory, Film Studies, the global South,
Caribbean, African Diasporic, Hemispheric American, and Global South studies.
World literature, comparative literature, translation studies, poetry, literary theory, global south, and postcolonial theory,
Transnational Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Feminist and Critical Race Theory, Film and Media Studies, Copyright, Politics of the Copy, Knowledge Production, Global South
Modern Literature, English, Postcolonial Theory, Cultural Criticism and Theory, Sociology of the Novel, Comparative African Diaspora, Cultures of the Global South, Translation.
Forms of Disappointment. Cuban and Angolan Narrative After the Cold War. SUNY Press, 2019.
Guest Edited Journal Issue:
Cuba and the Global South. The Global South 13.1 (Spring, 2019 ).
Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
“Nicolás Guillén and Poesia Negra de Expressão Portuguesa (1953).” Transatlantic Studies. Iberia, Latin America, Africa. Edited Cecilia Enjuto Rangel, Sebastiaan Faber, Pedro García Caro, and Robert Newcomb. Liverpool Uni…
I am a scholar of Caribbean, Lusophone African, and Latin American Literatures in Spanish and Portuguese. I work especially with Global South studies, postcolonial studies, and critical race studies, narrative and cinema.
Drama and Performance
Spain/Immigrants from Latin America and Africa
Amerindian literature and cultures
Twentieth/twenty-first century Latin American and Latino literatures, postcolonial theory and subaltern studies, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latino literature and film, critical race theory, Cuban Revolutionary politics, Global South Studies
19th, 20th, 21st century literatures; global studies; modernism and modernity studies; colonial/postcolonial/Empire studies; the novel; film, media, new media studies; critical and political theory; aesthetics and philosophy; queer and feminist theory; visual culture; the Global South; critical geography; Global Wests, American West; eco-critical studies and activism; precarity, labor, poverty, class; mass culture, TV studies; classics; the epic; Irish literature and culture; contemporary global fiction; science; mysticism.
I am a Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Irish Research Council CAROLINE Fellow working on my 2-year research project ‘Translation as empowerment: Translation as a contributor to human rights in theGlobal South’. I am based at DCU and work in close collaboration with the Irish NGO GOAL, an official partner in my project.