María del Carmen Caña Jiménez

María del Carmen Caña Jiménez

Associate Professor of Spanish

Office

332 Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger St. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-5362

Email

canajime@vt.edu

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Expertise

  • Violence Studies
  • Latin American Literature
  • Spanish Literature
  • Trauma and Memory Studies
  • Neoliberalism and Citizenship

Professional Activities

  • President of the Hispanic/ Latino Faculty and Staff Caucus
  • Steering Committee Member of Beyond Boundaries
  • Latin American Book Review Editor of Hispanófila
  • Faculty Advisor of Olé at Virginia Tech

Education

  • Ph. D. UNC Chapel Hill, 2011
  • M.A. UNC Chapel Hill, 2007
  • Licenciatura, Universidad de Sevilla, 2003

Selected Publications

Articles

“De perversos, voyeurs y locos: hacia una fenomenología de la violencia en la narrativa de Evelio Rosero.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 47.2 (2014): 319-51.

“El asco: reflexiones estéticas sobre la violencia neoliberal en Centroamérica”.Symposium: A Quaterly Journal in Modern Literatures 68.4 (2014): 218-30.

“Vida resurgida y neoliberalismo en Tikal Futura de Franz Galich.” Latin American Literary Review 42.84 (2014): 68-87.

“Tiempo/espacio, memoria/narrativa: la novela española finisecular.” Letras  Hispanas 8.1 (2012): 34-45.