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(Sept. 27, 2016) Haunting Hamilton in Aster(ix)

Check out the creative nonfiction piece I recently published in the online literary journal, Aster(ix). My microeditorial, "Haunting Hamilton," is inspired by my experience listening to the soundtrack of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical, Hamilton. … [Read more...]

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(Aug. 22, 2016) Postcolonial Text Review of Market Aesthetics

The journal Postcolonial Text has just published a review of Market Aesthetics. Describing Machado Sáez's approach as "fruitful and illuminating," Shane Graham argues that “Market Aesthetics gives us a framework for reading Caribbean diasporic literature that has both … [Read more...]

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(June 8, 2016) Author Celebration at Caribbean Studies Association Conference in Haiti

I had the pleasure of having Market Aesthetics: The Purchase of the Past in Caribbean Diasporic Fiction (University of Virginia Press 2015) launched at the Caribbean Studies Association conference in Haiti in June 2016. Carol Bailey of Westfield State University graciously agreed … [Read more...]

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(May 22, 2016) Callaloo Review of Market Aesthetics

The journal Callaloo has just published a review of Market Aesthetics in their Winter 2016 issue. In the Callaloo review, Sofia Tirado asserts that Machado Sáez’s “work offers an innovative contribution to the study of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Caribbean diasporic literature. … [Read more...]

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(Apr. 24, 2016) College Literature Review of Market Aesthetics

The journal College Literature has just published a review of Market Aesthetics in their April 2016 issue. In the College Literature review, Maya Socolovsky asserts that “Machado Sáez makes a valuable and original contribution to the field of Caribbean diasporic literature … [Read more...]

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(Apr. 7, 2016) Caribbean Studies Review of Market Aesthetics

The journal Caribbean Studies has just published a review of Market Aesthetics in their January-June 2015 issue. In the Caribbean Studies review, Kristy Ulibarri argues that "Machado Sáez’s call to depart from the celebratory cosmopolitanism of diaspora criticism toward a … [Read more...]

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(Mar. 2, 2016) MELUS Review of Market Aesthetics

The journal MELUS has just published a review of Market Aesthetics in their Spring 2016 issue. In the MELUS review, Marion Rohrleitner argues that "Market Aesthetics draws attention to the reasons, possibilities, and limitations inherent in the rise of historical fiction in … [Read more...]

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(Jan. 14, 2016) Public Lecture at University of Oregon

Elena Machado Sáez gives a public lecture at the University of Oregon on “From Dictatorship to the Digital: Contexts for Reading Junot Díaz’s Oscar Wao,” based on her research from Market Aesthetics: The Purchase of the Past in Caribbean Diasporic Fiction (University of Virginia … [Read more...]

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(Oct. 7, 2015) Profile in Bucknell Faculty Stories

Elena Machado Sáez joins the faculty at Bucknell University in Fall 2015! Check out her profile from Bucknell Faculty Stories. … [Read more...]

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(Apr. 14, 2014) Public Lecture at UC Berkeley

Elena Machado Sáez gives a public lecture at the University of California at Berkeley on “Mixed Blessings: The Market Aesthetics of Julia Alvarez’s In the Name of Salomé,” based on her research from Market Aesthetics: The Purchase of the Past in Caribbean Diasporic … [Read more...]