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Juliana Martinez

Assistant Professor World Languages and Cultures

Professor Martínez focuses on the intersection of violence and body politics in the Latin-American and US Latino context. Her two main areas of research are: representation of historical violence recent cultural production; and gender and sexuality—particularly transgender studies. She is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled "Spectral Realism, Representations of Violence in Colombia’s Recent Cultural Production" Professor Martínez regularly teaches courses on Latin American literature, film and history; gender and sexuality; Latin American feminisms; narratives of violence (particularly in Colombia and Mexico); and women writers in Latin America. Within the AU community, Professor Martínez is also part of the advisory board of the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program, and a member of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) Part of her work can be found at https://american.academia.edu/JulianaMartinez

Degrees

PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures. University of California, Berkeley BA in Literature. Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Office
CAS-World Lang and Cultures
McCabe - 211
M,Th: 2:30pm - 3:30pm; W: 2pm-5pm
Contact Info
(202) 885-2586

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World Languages & Cultures
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