Ph.D. Graduate in Spanish

Advised by Professor Oswaldo Estrada

Current Position: Faculty at University of Saskatchewan


Education

Ph.D., Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2019)

M.A., Hispanic Literature, North Carolina State University (2015)

M.A., British Literature and Culture, Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany (2009)

B.A., Communication and Media Studies, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (2006)

Bio

Etna Avalos’ research is oriented toward exploring cultural issues about gender, disability, ethnicity, diasporic, and exile narratives in Mexican and Latin American literature of the 20thand 21stcenturies, as well as in contemporary US-Latino works. Her interdisciplinary research brings together gender, disability, colonial and postcolonial studies, history, philosophy, and literary criticism.

Publications

ARTICLES

Book Reviews

Conferences

  • “Biopolitics and Disability in the Novel Los rojos de ultramarby Jordi Soler”, Carolina Conference for Romance Studies, April 5-7, 2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • “Discapacidad masculina como estigma de la violencia en Un año en el hospital de San Lázaro (1905) de Justo Sierra O’Reilly”, West Georgia Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, October 26-28, 2017, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.
  • “Disability and gender in the novel Seeing Redby Lina Meruane”, Carolina Conference for Romance Studies, March 30- April 1, 2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Courses

Span 105: Spanish for High Beginners
Span 203: Intermediate Spanish
Span 204: Upper Intermediate Spanish
Span 260: Introduction to Spanish American Literature