Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel

Professor & Martha S. Weeks Chair in Latin American Studies 

 

Research Interests

  • Colonial Latin American & contemporary Caribbean & Latino diasporic narratives, sexuality, trans, migration & cultural studies

Selected Publications 

  •  Book
    • Coloniality of Diasporas: Rethinking Intra-colonial Migrations in a Pan-Caribbean Context. New York: Palgrave, 2014.
    • From Lack to Excess: ‘Minor’ Readings of Latin American Colonial Discourse. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2008.
    • Caribe Two Ways: cultura de la migración en el Caribe insular hispánico. San Juan: Ediciones Callejón, 2003.
    • Saberes americanos: subalternidad y epistemología en los escritos de Sor Juana. Pitsburgh: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana—Serie Nuevo Siglo, 1999.
  • Articles
    • 2016. “Fantasy as Identity: Beyond Foundational Narratives in Lourdes Casal.” Cuban Studies 45 Forthcoming.
    • 2015. “Ethnic Specularities: Exploring the Caribbean and Latino Dimensions of Down These Mean Streets.” Accepted for publication in Latino Studies 13.3: Forthcoming.
    • 2011. “Sexilios: hacia una nueva poética de la erótica caribeña.” América Latina Hoy. [Salamanca, España] 58: 15-30.
    • 2011. “Female Sexiles?: Towards an Archeology of Displacement of Sexual Minorities in the Caribbean” Signs. 36.4: 813-836.
    • 2011. “Taíno Warriors?: Strategies for Recovering Indigenous Voices in Colonial and Contemporary Hispanic Caribbean Discourses.” Centro Journal. 23.1: 196-215.
    • 2010. “(Neo) Barrocos de Indias: Sor Juana y los imaginarios coloniales de la crítica latinoamericana.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. Special Issue on Sor Juana. Ed. Stephanie Kirk. 44.2: 433-463.
    • 2009. “Postcolonialism.” Social Text 100: 188-193.
    • (Full list of publications available at: http://www.yolandamartinez-sanmiguel.com/articles-and-chapters.html)
  • Book Chapters
    • 2016. “‘The Latin American Keywords Project’: A Critical Disciplinary Genealogy.” (co-authored with Ben. Sifuentes-Jáuregui and Marisa Belausteguigoitia). Critical Terms in Caribbean and Latin American Thought: Historical and Institutional Trajectories. New York: Palgrave.
    • 2016. “Introduction: Thinking beyond Hetero/Homonormativities” (co-authored with Sarah Tobias). Trans Studies: The Challenge to Hetero/Homo Normatitivities. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
    • 2016. “Conclusion: Trans Fantasizing: From Social Media to Collective Imagination. (co-authored with Sarah Tobias). Trans Studies: The Challenge to Hetero/Homo Normatitivities. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
    • 2015. “Diáspora, migración y literatura puertorriqueña (1940-2010).” Escrituras en contrapunto. Estduios y debates para una historia crítica de la literature puertorriqueña. Eds. Marta Aponte Alsina, Juan Gelpí and Malena Rodríguez Castro. Río Piedras: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico. 148-186.
    • 2014. “Safe Feminist Spaces: Reflection about the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers—New Brunswick” (with Sarah Tobias). The Entrepeneurial University: Engaging Publics, Intersecting Impacts. Ed. Yvette Taylor. London: Palgrave. 261-278.
    • 2013. “Los límites de la colonialidad del poder: el caso de Puerto Rico.” Culturas literarias del Caribe. Ed. Claudia Caisso. Córdoba, Argentina: Alción-UNR Editora. 213-233.
    • 2011. “Conquistas y seducciones en la Nueva España: una lectura queer de la Malinche y Sor Juana” (co-authored with Electa Arenal). Estudios coloniales latinoamericanos en el siglo XXI: Nuevos itinerarios. Ed. Stephanie Kirk. Pittsburgh: ILLI. 121-148.
    • 2010. “Coloniality of Diasporas: Racialization of Negropolitans and Nuyoricans in Paris and New York.” Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration. Ed. Vanessa Pérez-Rosario. New York: Palgrave. 189-206.
    • 2009. “Poéticas caribeñas de lo criollo: creole/criollo/creolité.” Poéticas de lo criollo: la transformación del concepto “criollo” en las letras hispanoamericanas (siglo XVI al XIX). Eds. Juan M. Vitulli and David Solodkow. Buenos Aires: Editorial Corregidor. 403-441.
    • 2009. “Nuyoricans y negropolitanos: diáspora y racialización en Puerto Rico y Martinica” Los contornos del mundo: globalización, subjetividad y cultura. Eds. Nattie Golubov y Rodrigo Parrini. México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte. 353-379.
    • 2009. “Colonial Writings as Minority Discourse?” Creole Subjects in the Colonial Americas: Empires, Texts, Identities. Eds. Ralph Bauer and José Antonio Mazzotti. Virginia: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, University of North Carolina. 162-190.