El corpus poético de un 'Caribe Nerudiano
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Literatures in US Latinx/Latin American st, Francophone North and West Africa, Lusophone Africa, Egypt;
Atlantic studies; Revolutionary Movements, Marxism, the Non-aligned movement; Postcolonial and Decolonial studies; Présence africaine journal in Paris, heritage tourism and museum studies; the Archive and oral histories, World Literature and the Global South.
Sarah M. Quesada is a comparatist and an Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies at Duke University, and by courtesy, of the department of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies. Her main interests are literatures of the Global South—Latin American, Latinx, Caribbean, and African literatures. Her book The African Heritage of Latinx and Caribbean Literature (Cambridge Studies in World Literature,2022) examines hidden archives of African influence in most widely read Latinx and Latin American authors of the last fifty years. She examines the era of Slave Trade, 19th century imperialism, Cold War internationalism, and the rise of UNESCO heritage tourism. Quesada’s comparative focus is also devoted to training students in archival and fieldwork research. Her research has involved ethnography (CITI and RIB training) and work on the UNESCO Slave Route in Africa, as well as archive consultation across the Atlantic World, in mainly France, Brazil, Benin, Senegal, Cuba, and the US. Her second book is focused on the writings and visuals from regions in Africa and Greater Mexico concerning African revolutionary movements, with attention to state tourism, government archives, oral histories, and little-known texts by both prominent intellectuals and lesser known feminists across the Global South.
Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Literature, American Quarterly, Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, Latino Studies, Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, Afro-Hispanic Review, Oxford Bibliographies, The Oxford Handbook of Latino Studies, the Junot Díaz and the Decolonial Imagination (Duke UP 2016),the Journal of Haitian Studies, among other places. She is a former co-chair representative for Latino Studies in the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) and serves on an executive committee for the Modern Languages Association (MLA). In 2021, she joined the editorial board of Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism (Duke UP).
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