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Israel Perez Medina

Ph.D. Student

At UNC since 2022
Advised by Professor Oswaldo Estrada


B.A Spanish philology: double major: Spanish linguistics and peninsular literature, Universidad de Burgos (Spain), 2019.

M.A Foreign Language and Literature, NC State, 2022

About Israel

Israel Pérez Medina is a Ph.D. student at UNC. After finishing his M.A. at NC State, he wanted to keep digging into the role of women in literature. His Master Thesis Work was "Globalization, Marginality, and Spaces in the novels Desierto Sonoro (2020) by Valeria Luiselli and Páradais (2021) by Fernanda Melchor".

Israel is pursuing transatlantic research studies connecting women through literature between Spain and Latin America.


Teacher Assistantship at NC STATE (2020-2022)


El Virus de la ideología en Jamás el fuego nunca de Diamela (2007) Eltit. Oral presentation for the FHIS 9th Biennial Graduate Conference 2021 (University British Columbia): In-Between Normalities. Care, Persistence, and the (Re)Imagination of Life.

NC State Graduate Student conference 2022.

Typical Courses Taught

SPAN 105: Spanish for High Beginners