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Melodramatic Masculinity – Talk by Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui, Rutgers University

When: Thursday, February 26, 2015
4:15 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: University Hall, Room 112, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sarah Peters   17980

Group: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Category: Academic


Ben. Sifuentes-Jauregui’s research interests include 20th Century Latin American and Laino/a literature and cultural studies, gender theory and sexuality studies, and psychoanalysis. He is author of The Avowal of Different: Queer Latino American Narratives (2014) and Transvestism, Masculinity, and Latin American Literature (2002). He is co-editor of the forthcoming Latin American keywords. He has also published articles on sexuality, queer identities in Latino/a America and melodrama. His current project deals with the relationship between melodrama and masochism in a series of Latino American novels, performances, films, and essays, as well as another project on the intersection between Latino literature and psychoanalysis.
Event is sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Refreshments will be served.

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