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I am currently finishing my dissertation with the support of a Ford Dissertation Fellowship 2019 and a UC Dissertation Year Fellowship 2019-20. This project titled "Caribbean Imaginations in Twenty First Century Avant-Gardes" focuses on how digital imaginaries have become central to contemporary Caribbean literature and its engagement with the region’s past and future. I focus on works by Jorge E. Lage (Cuba), Rita Indiana (Dominican Republic), and Guillermo Rebollo Gil (Puerto Rico), among other experimental writers and artists, to propose a decolonial approach to literature and new media in the Caribbean.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Contemporary  Literature

Hispanic Caribbean. Literary representations of technology.

EDUCATION

2013- 2020 

Ph.D. Hispanic Literatures & Languages

University of California, Berkeley

New Media & Digital Humanities

Digital Storytelling. Global south internet practices.

Critical Theory

Marxist. Post-Colonial. Decolonial Caribbean thought.

2010 - 2013

M.A. Spanish Languages & Literatures

San Francisco State University

2006 - 2010

B.A. in Sociology

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

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