M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017
B.A. Clemson University, 2014
study at Universidad Blas Pascal, Córdoba, Argentina
study at PUC-SP, São Paulo, Brazil
Parker specializes in contemporary Latin American Women's and Queer literature and visual culture. His dissertation, "Abanico de memorias: Queering Dictatorship in Latin America" examines gender violence in 21st Century literature and film in Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay and argues that recent cultural production is queering conceptual binaries in relation to time, human rights and memory.
At UNC, Parker teaches courses in Spanish and Portuguese and is a Safe Zone facilitator through the LGBTQ Center. Parker has studied in Córdoba, Argentina and São, Paulo Brazil and worked professionally in Peru, Argentina and Spain.
“Deconstructing Traumatic Memory in Post-Dictatorship Argentina: Graciela Sacco’s Photographic Installations.” Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana (Forthcoming-May 2020).
Review of La Bastarda by Trinfonia Melibea Obono trans. by Lawrence Schimel. Asymptote Journal, 2018.
Review of Beyond Civilization and Barbarism: Culture and Politics in Postrevolutionary Argentina, by Brandon Lancot. Romance Notes, No. 56, Vol. 1, 2016, 167-169.
Typical Courses Taught
SPAN 101 SPAN 102 SPAN 203 SPAN 204 SPAN 261 SPAN 382 PORT 101 PORT 401