Angel M. Díaz-Dávalos

Lecturer in Spanish
Ettinger 104B
Office: 484-664-4321
angeldiaz-davalos@muhlenberg.edu

 

Background
B.A. Spanish (Hispanic Studies), University of California, Riverside, 2009.
M.A. Spanish (Spanish American Literature), Temple University, 2012.
Ph.D. Spanish (Spanish American Literature), Temple University, 2018.

 

Primary Area of Specialization 
Specialized courses in Spanish for the Professions (Business and Medical Spanish); Contemporary Mexican Literature and Culture.

 

Secondary Area of Specialization 
Border Studies (Representations of the U.S.-Mexico frontier) and Immigration to the U.S. through Literature and Film; Violence in Latin America. 

 

Teaching
Spanish for the Professions (Business Spanish)
Spanish for the Healthcare Professions
Intermediate Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Elementary Spanish I

Publications and Selected Conferences
In Press (Spring 2020): “Violencia ‘huérfana’ de soberanía: La transición y la ‘Guerra contra el narcotráfico’ de Calderón en Fiesta en la madriguera de Juan Pablo Villalobos.” Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea.

“Equis es igual a género, exilio y colonialidad: La nave de los locos de Cristina Peri Rossi.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 95.9 (2018): 1013-29.

“La lógica del narcotráfico y violencia de Estado a partir del ‘Paradigma Inmunitario’ en dos narconarrativas mexicanas.” Presented at XXXVII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Boston, MA, 2019.