María del Carmen Caña Jiménez

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

Research Interests

    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.