Director of Latina/o Studies at UNC
Full Professor. Tenured 2005. University Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Spring 2005.
Director of Latina/o Studies, UNC - Chapel Hill, April 2004 onwards.
Member of the Working Group for the Carolina Latina/o Collaborative, Craige North, Fall 2008 onwards.
Member of the Steering Committee for the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University, Spring 2006 onwards.
Member of the Latino Journalism & Media at Carolina Advisory Board, School of Journalism and Mass Communiation, April 2009 onwards.
Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night (Indiana University Press, published June 2012)
Essay entitled “Miguel Algarín’s ‘Nuyorican Angels’ of Night and the Critique of Enwhitened Idealism,” in The Turn Back to Religion: Literature, Culture, and the Work of Sacvan Bercovitch, ed. Nan Goodman and Michael P. Kramer (Ashgate, Fall 2011).
Essay entitled "'Darkness, my night': The Philosophical Challenge of Gloria Anzaldúa's Aesthetics of the Shadow," in Bridging: How and Why Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa's Life and Work Transformed Our Own, edited by Gloria González-López and AnaLouise Keating (University of Texas at Austin Press, April 2011).
Essay co-written with Professor Debbie López entitled “Teaching Martin Eden’s Narrative Acts of Transvaluation” for the volume MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of Jack London, edited by Kenneth K. Brandt (Savannah College of Art & Design) and Jeanne Campbell Reesman (University of Texas at San Antonio), Spring 2011.
Essay entitled "Hemingway in the Dirt of a Blood and Soil Myth" for a volume of new scholarship on Hemingway, ed. Carl Eby (Kent State University Press), Spring 2011.
Essay co-written with curator elin o'Hara slavick on the "The Bailout Biennial," January 15 through April 15, 2009, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, North Carolina, for the electronic journal CultureWork, University of Oregon at Eugene, OR. Fall 2009.
Photo-text fiction (5 photographic images and 2000 words of text) entitled "A Sequence of Refracted Images of the Americas, " accepted for publication in the journal Mandorla: Nueva escritura de las Américas / New Writing from the Americas. Mandorla 12 (2009). See http://www.litline.org/Mandorla/.
Article entitled "The Photographic Thought of Latina/o Literature and Cultural Critique," selected from among "Elective Affinities" University of Pennsylvania conference proceedings, published in the international journal Word & Image. Rodopi Press (Summer 2009).
Essay entitled "Mass Production of the Heartland: Cuban American Lesbian Camp in Achy Obejas's 'Wrecks'" for New Waves in U.S. Latino/a Literature, ed. Richard Pérez and Lyn DiIorio Sandin (Palgrave, 2007).
Article entitled "Night Becomes 'Latina': Mariana Romo-Carmona's Living at Night and the Tactics of Abjection," in Centro: Journal at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY, Spring 2007.
Essay entitled "Attributing the Substance of Collaboration as Michael Field," in Michael Field and Their World, ed. Margaret D. Stetz and Cheryl A. Wilson (High Wycombe, UK: The Rivendale Press, 2007).
Article entitled "La histórica noche de deseo: recuperando una comunidad "queer" en El día de la luna de Graciela Limón," in Revista Iberoamericana, special issue edited by Frances Aparicio and Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez, Fall 2005.
Article entitled "The Already Browned Skin of 'American' Modernism: Rane Arroyo's Pale Ramón," in Midwestern Miscellany, a biannual journal from The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (Michigan State University), ed. Bill Barillas, Fall 2004. To be republished in Interior Borderlands, ed. Bill Barillas (University of Illinois Press, 2012).
Article entitled "Cosmetizing the American Dream in South Side Chicago: Ana Castillo's 'La Miss Rose,'" in Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Fall 2003.
Essay entitled "X-ing the Flag," in Callaloo: A Journal of African-American and African Arts and Letters, ed. Charles H. Rowell, managing ed. Ginger Thornton. For special issue (Winter 2001) devoted to "Southern Writers on the Confederate Flag," Johns Hopkins University Press.
Essay entitled "Trafficking in the Figure of the Latino," in the anthology Trickster Lives, ed. Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Georgia Press, January 2001.
Essay entitled "Terrorism as Terrorific Mimesis in Floyd Salas's State of Emergency (1996)" in the anthology Fear Itself: Enemies Real and Imagined in American Culture, ed. Nancy Lusignan Schultz, Purdue University Press, Spring 1999.
Essay entitled "Consolidating Anglo-American Imperial Identity around the Spanish-American War (1898)" in the anthology Race and the Invention of Modern American Nationalism, ed. Reynolds J. Scott-Childress (Department of History, University of Maryland), Garland Press, 1999.
Essay co-written with Professor Debbie López entitled "Algebra of Twisted Figures: Transvaluation in Martin Eden," in Jack London: One Hundred Years a Writer, ed. Jeanne Campbell Reesman from UTSA, San Antonio and Sara S. Hodson, Huntington Library, 1999.
Essay entitled "Volatilizing Partnership Ltd: Partnership Unlimited," co-authored with Jill Casid in The CEPA Journal, September 2000, ed. Grant Kester. Published by CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Photo-essay co-written and produced with Jill Casid entitled "Soul of Mannequin Under Capitalism," in IRIS: A Journal About Women, No. 40 Spring 2000, pp. 25-27, the feminist journal of The University of Virginia.
Photo-essay co-written and produced with Jill Casid (SPIR: Conceptual Photography) entitled "Light Reflections in/on/against Claude Monet's La Japonaise," accepted by Eileen Boris for publication by IRIS, the feminist journal of The University of Virginia. One of SPIR's images, Tango of the Dolls in the Deep #14, was chosen for the magazine cover, Spring 1999.
Photo-essay co-written and produced with Jill Casid entitled "The André-Casid- Encarnación-McClanan-Sánchez Family; or, An Outdoor Conversation Piece, Public Landing, Winthrop, MA, Spring 1997 Art Journal special issue edited by Grant Kester on "the relevance and implications of 18th-century European aesthetic philosophy for contemporary debates in culture and the arts."
Book review of Junot Díaz's novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao for The Oscholars, Vol. V., No. 1, Issue no. 44: February/March 2008 (electronic journal on research and cultural production about Oscar Wilde).
Book review of Look Away!: The U.S. South in New World Studies, ed. Jon Smith and Deborah Cohn (Duke University Press, 2004) in Mississippi Quarterly 59: 3–4, pp. 652–56, Spring 2008.
Book review of Alicia Arrizon's Latina Performance: Traversing the Stage (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1999) in Hispanofila (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Chapel Hill, 2001).
Book review of Emma Perez's The Decolonial Imaginary: Writing Chicanas into History (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1999) in Hispanofila (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Chapel Hill, 2001).
Book and/or journal covers by María DeGuzmán, Camera Query:
For editors Lázaro Lima's and Felice Picano's book Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing (The University of Wisconsin Press, 2011); scholar Carisa R. Showden's book Choices Women Make (University of Minnesota Press, 2011); writer Cristina García's book of poetry The Lesser Tragedy of Death (Akashic Books, 2010); poet Glenn Sheldon's book Bird Scarer (Cervena Barva Press, 2008); Bernadette Calafell's Latina/o Communication Studies: Theorizing Performance (Peter Lang Publishing, 2008); Michael Field and Their World, ed. Margaret D. Stetz and Cheryl A. Wilson (Rivendale Press, 2007); Catholic Figures, Queer Narratives, ed. Lowell Gallagher, Frederick S. Roden, and Patricia Juliana Smith (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007); and Yuan Yang: A Journal of Hong Kong and International Writing (2004).
Author photos by María DeGuzmán, Camera Query:
For Cecile Pineda for the back cover of her re-issued novel Frieze (San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 2007).
If you would like a photo-based cover image for your book or an author photo of yourself, please contact me at email@example.com.
Also, you can read about SPIR's 2000 retrospective at CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York: