Presentations

Conference and Presentations

Upcoming

  • “Teaching the Humanities through the Global Hispanophone.” MLA Convention, Seattle, January 2020.
  • “Connecting the Global Hispanophone. African and Asian Literature in Spanish” Panel proposal. NeMLA Annual Convention, Boston, March 5-8, 2020.

Past

  • “La isla olvidada. El legado colonial español en la narrativa guineoecuatoriana.“ 50th NeMLA Annual Convention, Washington DC, March 21-24, 2019.
  • Between Geography and the Imagination: San Borondon Island and the Haunting Power of Insular Spaces.” 49th NeMLA Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, April 12-15, 2018
  • “The Anthropocene Effect and the Lost Insular Paradises.” Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference. Boston, April 28, 2018.
  • “Dystopian Insular Narrative and Anthropocene Discourse.” Culture and Identity Configurations: Reflections on the 21st Century. New York, Hofstra Cultural Center, October 26-27, 2017
  • “Sin vicio indecoroso ni extracción infame: De las islas al bayou, las otras trayectorias atlánticas.” On Historical Links Between Spain and North America: Past, and Present. New York,
  • The Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), CUNY, May 4-7 2016.
  • “El viaje (transoceánico) a ninguna parte: Voces y silencios en ‘La travesía’ de Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo.” On Historical Links Between Spain and North America: Past, and Present. New York, CUNY, May 4-7, 2016.
  • “Paraísos perdidos: El caso de una revista cubano-canaria.” David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), Harvard University, Cambridge, April 2016.
  • “Canary Islanders from Louisiana: From the Canary Islands to the Bayou, other Paths of Atlantic Spanish.” Cervantes Institute, Harvard University, Feb. 25, 2016.
  • “Solo de ida: De las Islas Afortunadas a las marismas de Luisiana.” II Congreso del Centro de Estudios Canarias-América, Los límites del Atlántico II. Tránsitos y migraciones. New York, Hunter College, Sept 17-18, 2015.
  • “Más que mar. Experiencias complejas e identidades fluidas en la emigración ilegal: ‘Boat people’, balseros y yoleros en el Caribe contemporáneo.” Latin American Studies Association Conference 2015 (LASA), Precariedades, exclusiones, emergencias. San Juan, PR, May 27-30, 2015.
  • “Annobón, una más entre las ínsulas extrañas: Configuración del espacio insular en la literatura hispanoafricana.” 6th International Conference on Transatlantic Studies, Transatlantic Poetics. Toward a Cross-Cultural Syntax, Brown University RI, April 10-14, 2012.
  • “La memoria negra de los retornados: Guinea Ecuatorial en la narrativa española actual.” International Conference Between Three Continents: Rethinking Equatorial Guinea on the 40th Anniversary of its Independence from Spain, Hofstra University, NY, April 2-4, 2009.

Organized Events

Donato Ndongo

Invited guest speaker at Harvard University, April 2018

Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel

Invited guest speaker at Vassar College, April 2019

CECA II Conference, Hunter College, New York, 2015.
Latin American Studies Association Conference, Puerto Rico, 2015