Recent Ph.D. Alumni

 

2014 Graduates

Mary Bartsh (Miami Elite Language Services LLC, Miami, Florida)

Sara Gusky 

Alexandra Perkins (Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah) 

2013 Graduates

Lennie Coleman (Marian College; Indianapolis, Indiana)
Intimate Otherness: Immigration in Recent Spanish Narrative

Carlos Ariel Gutierrez Torres 

Maria Garcia Pardo (University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida)

Salvador Raggio (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Maidelin Rodriguez (University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida)

Enrique Tellez-Espiga (Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Annalea Vincent (International Studies Charter School, Miami, Florida) 

2012 Graduates

Arthur Tang

2010 Graduates

Sabrina Drai Wengier (Macon State College, Macon Georgia)

The Politics and Poetics of Ekphrasis in Nineteenth-Century French Art Novels

 

Joanne Pol (Nova SouthEastern University; Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Queering Latin American Theater: A Panoramic Study and Its Performative Implications

2009 GRADUATES

Edwin Murillo (Pennsylvania State Berks; Reading, Pennsylvania)

Uncanny Periphery: Existential(ist) Latin American Narratives of the 1930s

2008 Graduates

Myriam Mompoint (Florida SouthWestern State College, Fort Myers, Florida)

Symbolic Exchanges: Haiti, Brazil and the Ethnopoetics of Cultural Identity

2007 Graduates

María Isabel Alfonso (Saint Joseph’s College, Long Island Campus, NY)

Dinámicas culturales de los años sesenta en Cuba : Ediciones El Puente y otras zonas creativas de conflicto

 

Fanny Daubigny (California State University, Fullerton, California)

Displaced Gestures:  Anatomy of the Visual Detail through the Magnifying Glass in Proust's A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu

Adolfo Iván Figueroa (Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru)

Sociedad híbrida, líderes y consenso político en José María Arguedas

Manuel María Rilo (Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Florida)

De brocas y tracas: nación, normalidad, homosexualidad y travestismo en la literatura y la cultura mediática popular peruana

Dora Marrón Romero (Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Sacred Powers: Women and African-Derived Religions in 20th Century Caribbean Narrative

2006 Graduates

Beatriz Calvo (Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida)

Of “Dangerous Women” and Hybrid Nations: Women, Impurity, and the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Carlos de Oro (Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas)

Raza, género, espacio social y carnaval: el papel de la cultura en la presentación simbólica de la nación colombiana

Guillermo Rivera (Doral Academy Charter High School, Doral, Florida)
Colonialism, Imprisonment, and Contamination in French Guyana: Léon-Gontran Damas's Retour de Guyane and Patrick Chamoiseau’s Guyane: Traces-mémoires du bagne

José Zavala 

Positions of Convenience: Cultural Identity and the Politics of Suppression, Conformity, and Ambiguity in Late Colonial Peru

2005 Graduates

Kevin Finn (University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida)
Locations of Identity: Space, Place, and Mobility in Contemporary Quebecois Immigrant Literature

 

Leonor Juárez 

Ghostly Traces: Gender and Genre in Gothic Popular Fiction of Late Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Spain


Lee Williams (Touro College South, Miami Beach, Florida)

The Metafictive (and Modernist) Work of Quitoga, Arlt and Onetti: Debunking the Pre-Boom Lacuna

2004 Graduates

Corinne Lhermitte (International Studies Preparatory Academy)
Toward An Aesthetics Of Adaptation: From Text To Film In Proust And Duras

2003 Graduates

Ligia Aldana (State University of New York, New York)

Violence, Race, Myth and History in Colombian Caribbean Literature.

Omar García (Queen Mary, University of London)

Diálogos con la censura: El enantiomorfismo teatral durante el franquismo

Paulette Hacker
Weaving in and out of Africa: Gide's Entanglements in L'immoraliste, Les faux-monnayeurs, Voyage au Congo and Thésée

 

Sandra Marchand-Horcel

Tupi or not Tupi: L’image de l'homme sauvage dans trois récits de voyage français au Brésil (1600-1750)

Clinia Saffi (Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina)

Resistencia escrita, oral y actante de los indios guaranties en la época colonial

Rosa Tezanos-Pinto (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana)

Descodificación de los diálogos discursivos en la obra poética y narrativa de Ester de Izaguirre y Loreina Santos Silva

2002 Graduates

Yvette Fuentes (Nova Southeastern Univeristy, Sunrise, Florida)

Beyond the Nation: Issues of Identity in the Contemporary Narrative of Cuban Women Writing (in) the Diaspora

Grisel Pujalá-Soto (University of the West Indies, Monda, Kingston, Jamaica)

Eduardo Subirats: La idea de América en el pensamiento español posmoderno

Juan Carlos Toledano (Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon)

Ciencia-ficción cubana: El proyecto nacional del hombre nuevo socialista

2000 Graduates

Roselyne Pirson 

Pour une esthétique du texte illustré,de 1866 à 1928

1999 Graduates

Eloy Merino ( Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois)

Nuevas andanzas y desventuras de Lazarillo de Tormes: Politica y cultura en el palimpsesto de Camilo Jose Cela

 

1998 Graduates

Monica Ayala (Denison University, Grainville, Ohio)

El espacio hecho palabra: imágenes del sertao brasilero en Euclides da Cunha, Jõao Guimaraes Rosa y Mario Vargas Llosa