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Ph.D. Student in Spanish

Advised by Professor Oswaldo Estrada

brequi@live.unc.edu | Dey 117

At UNC Since 2016


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M.A., Spanish: Language, Literature and Culture, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2015
B.A., Psychology, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 1999

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Brenda Quiñones Ayala began her graduate program at UNC after teaching for one year at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as a recipient of a Spanish Fellowship. Brenda’s main academic interests are folkloric themes in Caribbean literature and the representation of blacks in Caribbean literature. Brenda is a member of the National Spanish Collegiate Honor Society and The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

Recent Conferences:
“El rito fúnebre: Espacio de poder e identidad del subalterno” – UNC (2015)
“Pariendo engendros: Una lectura alegórica de Yuyo y La guaracha del Macho Camacho” -Tierra Tinta Conference at the University of Oklahoma (2015)