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Elizabeth García

Visiting Faculty
Center for Latin American Studies 

    

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Latinx Literature, Latinx History, Puerto Ricans in the United States, Latina Women’s Literature and History, Feminist Studies, Cultural Studies.

Geographic Expertise

United States

CURRICULUM VITAE
COURSES
  • LAS4935 Latina Feminist Thought & Practice
  • LAS Latino/a Cultures
  • LAS Puerto Ricans in the U.S.
BACKGROUND

Dr. García received her Ph.D. in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and her undergraduate degree from Brown University in American Studies and Economics.  

García was Assistant Professor in the Africana/Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Department at Hunter College, New York. She served as Dean of Multicultural Affairs for nine years at Connecticut College where she also taught a course on Latino/a History. 

Most recently she was a Visiting Professor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut where she taught courses on Latina Historical Narratives, Women of Color Feminism, and Sex/Gender in Critical Perspectives.

Her book, Healing Memories: Puerto Rican Women’s Literature In the U.S. is forthcoming from the University of Pittsburgh Press in December 2018. Her articles have appeared in Centro Journal and the Latino Studies Journal, among others.

Personal Website: www.brownstories.com 

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