Juanita C. Aristizábal

Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

With Pitzer Since: 2014
Field Group: Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Campus Address: Scott 205
Phone: 909.607.4014
Email: juanita_aristizabal@pitzer.edu
Office Hours: Mondays 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Education

BA, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
PhD, Yale University

Research Interests

Late 19th and late 20th century Latin American culture with an emphasis on Colombia and Brazil.

Selected Publications

“Mythologies of Gold in Chocó.” Anderson, Mark and Zelia Bora Eds. Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation. Lexington Books, 2016.

Fernando Vallejo a contracorriente. Rosario, Argentina: Beatriz Viterbo Editora, 2015.

“El último gramático: Ensayos críticos sobre Fernando Vallejo.” Cuadernos de Literatura 19.37 (2015) Co-edited with Brantley Nicholson.

“El pecado del escándalo: Dandismo y modernidad en Fernando Vallejo.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 47 (2013)

“Gazing Backwards in Fernando Vallejo.” A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America. 10.1 (2012)

“Teología literaria en El desbarrancadero de Fernando Vallejo.” Literatura: Teoría, historia y crítica 14.1 (2012)

“Reflexiones sobre la escritura en el diario íntimo de Soledad Acosta.” Tenemos que hablar y hacer: Escritura de mujeres latinoamericanas del siglo XIX. Estudios y textos. La Habana/Montreal: Fondo Editorial Casa de las Américas/Concordia University, 2011.

“Um olhar sobre a escravidão em dois contos de Machado de Assis”. Estudos portugueses: Revista de filologia portuguesa 8 (2008)

Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

Co-Presented with Ethel Jorge. “Engaging Local and Global Communities in World Language Teaching.” American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese 2015 Conference, Denver, Colorado.

“Violencias en la narrativa de Tomás González.” Panel: Márgenes, Violencia y Narrativa. Latin American Studies Association 2015 Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“Tomás González, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and the Curse of Violence in Colombia.” Panel: Narratives of Violence in Latin America. The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.

“From the Archive of Useless Things: Poetry and Collapse in Juan Gabriel Vásquez.” Panel: Capitalizing (on) Violence in Latin America. The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2014 Annual Meeting, New York University.

“From the Archive of Useless Things: Poetry and Collapse in Juan Gabriel Vásquez.” The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting, New York University.

“Meticulously Bare: Writing and Violence in Tomás González.” The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting, University of Toronto.

“Playing Dandy: The Modernistas and Self-Fashioning.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association 2012 Convention, Durham, North Carolina.

“Through Routes and Ruins: Manaus’ Fleeting Modernity”. The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting, Brown University, Providence, RI.

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