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Journal Articles and Book Chapters

 

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Chapters in Edited Collections

Static Signals: Celia Cruz, Santería and Markets of Latinidad in Jennine Capó Crucet’s How to Leave Hialeah.” Write in Tune: Representing Contemporary Music in Fiction. Eds. Erich Hertz and Jeff Roessner. New York: Bloomsburg, 2014.

Co-author with Raphael Dalleo. “The Formation of a Latino/a Canon.” In Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature. Eds. Frances Aparicio and Suzanne Bost, 385-395. New York: Routledge, 2012.


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Dictating Desire, Dictating Diaspora: Junot Díaz’s Oscar Wao as Foundational Romance.” Contemporary Literature 52.3 (November 2011): 522-555.

Reconquista: Ilan Stavans and the Indigenous Other in Multiculturalist Latino Discourse.” Latino Studies 7.4 (Winter 2009): 410-434.

031242664X.01._SX142_SY224_SCLZZZZZZZ_Bittersweet (Be)Longing: Filling the Void of History in Andrea Levy’s Fruit of the Lemon.” Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 4.1 (2006).

Postcoloniality, Atlantic Orders, and the Migrant Male in the Writings of Caryl Phillips.” Small Axe: A Journal of Criticism 9.1 (March 2005): 17-39.

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The Global Baggage of Nostalgia in Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban.” MELUS 30.4 (Winter 2005): 129-147.

Latino, U.S.A.’: Statehooding Puerto Rico in Rosario Ferré’s The House on the Lagoon.Phoebe 16.1 (2004): 23-38.

“The Routes of Global Nostalgia in Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban.Sargasso: A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, & Culture 2 (2002): 91-104.