Modern Languages & Literatures - Spanish

Angeles Rodriguez Cadena

Associate Professor of Spanish

Areas of expertise
Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture.

Education

Ph D, University of Michigan 2002

Positions



January 01, 2011 - present
Fall 2008 to present Southwestern University, Assistant Professor of Spanish.

Research

My main research interest is the fictional recreation of the collective past through written and visual narratives. I focus on the ways traditional and contesting pluralistic approaches to history through fiction articulate the purposes of a dialogic cultural discourse and create the notion of the collective construction of historical memory

Professional Work


Publications

  

“El pasado nacional como narrativa de ficción o la Historia es una telenovela” (“The national past as fictional narrative or History is a soap opera”).  Journal of Mexican Studies. University of California/Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Vol 30-1, Winter 2014, pp 180-211.

 

Translation. “Comunidad indígena Miskitu de Tuara en el proceso autonómico de la costa caribe de Nicaragua”. Otros Saberes: Collaborative Research on Indigenous and Afro-Descendant Cultural Politics, Charles R. Hale and Lynn Stephen (eds.) SAR (School for Social Research) Santa Fe, NM. 2013 pp 101-126.

“Relajo and melodrama in the fictional portrayal of the Mexican Independence of 1810” in (Re) Collecting the past. History and Collective Memory in Latin American Narrative. Ed. Victoria Carpenter. Bern: Peter Lang, 2010, pp

89-110.

 

 

 

 

                                                                            


Creative Works


Seminars & Presentations

“Memoria cultural y las heroínas de la Independencia de México en la serie televisiva Gritos de muerte y libertad”. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, KY. April 10-12, 2014.

 

“Cultural Memory and the Fictional Portrayal of the Latin American Past on Television". International Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences Research, July 24-28, 2012. Paris, France.

“Construcción narrativa de la realidad en el cuento contemporáneo de la revolución mexicana”. 54 International Congress of Americanists, July 15-20, 2012. University of Viena, Austria.

Miguel Hidalgo entre textos: retazos de la historia de México en la ficción televisiva 1996-2010. XVII Congreso de Mexicanistas Juan Bruce-Novoa, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Irvine. April 28-30, 2011.

El pasado nacional como construcción narrativa o la historia es una telenovela. Interdisciplinary Conference on History and Fiction. University of West Georgia, Nov 12-14, 2009.

 La telenovela histórica o el mural animado de la historia de México at the Latin American Studies Association conference, June 11-14, 2009 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Groups & Affiliations

LASA

MLA