Areas of Interest/Research
- Mexican Studies (Literature, Film, Culture, Politics, History)
- Latin American Literature and Film
- 20th- and 21st- Century Critical Approaches within the Interdisciplinary Humanities
Emily Hind has published three books: one about 20th- and 21st-century Mexican women intellectuals and two books of interviews, and she completed a Fulbright award to teach and study with the Universidad Veracruzana in Xalalpa, Mexico in June 2015. Hind won the 2005 Feministas Unidas Essay Prize with an article on Rosario Castellanos, published in Letras Femeninas. She has written numerous articles on Mexican literature and film, with concentrations on topics such as disability studies, children’s literature, pirates and celebrity culture, and the genre of the essay. Living writers studied in her recent projects include Vivian Abenshushan, Mario Bellatin, Sabina Berman, Carmen Boullosa, Bernardo Esquinca, Guadalupe Loaeza, and Cristina Rivera Garza. Her current articles contemplate the theory of drugs and the shift toward the value of personality and extroversion. She is writing a book titled Dude Lit.
Guest lecturers to the Department whose talks related to Hind’s coursework:
Spring 2017, Mexicanist critic Laura Gutiérrez, University of Texas, Austin
Fall 2016, Mexicanist critic Igancio Sánchez Prado, Washington University; Mexican novelists and poets Carla Faesler.and Carmen Boullosa; Puerto Rican novelist and short story writer Mayra Santos Febres.
Spring 2016, Mexican author Karen Chacek and Mexicanist scholar Sara Potter, University of Texas, El Paso.
Fall 2015, Mexican author Luis Felipe Lomelí and Mexicanist scholar Ilana Luna, Arizona State University.
- La generación XXX: Entrevistas con veinte escritores mexicanos nacidos en los 70. De Abenshushan a Xoconostle. México: Eón, 2013.
- Femmenism and the Mexican Woman Intellectual from Sor Juana to Poniatowska: Boob Lit. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Entrevistas con quince autoras mexicanas. Madrid: Iberoamericana/ Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert, 2003.
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