Short CV

EDUCATION
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., Religion and Romance Languages & Literatures, expected 2020

Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA
M.Div. (Master of Divinity), 2015

Tufts University, Medford, MA
B.A., Religion and Music, 2012

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

"Queer theory in the face of Olokun: Montage in Rita Indiana Hernandez's La Mucama de Omicunle." Vidas Negras y Muertes Negras: Despojo, Desaparicion, y Cercamiento. Tepoztlan Institute. Tepoztlan, Mexico. July 2018.

"Con Doña Ana, entre la nada y el infinito." Queer Aesthetics and Politics of Race and Class in Latin America: Nation, Citizenship, and Desire. Sexualities and LGBTQ Studies Track. Latin American Studies Association Congress. Barcelona, Spain. May 2018.

"Threshold of the 'Radical:' 'The Black Woman' from Erzulie to Spillers." Strange Fruit: Critical Perspectives on Race, Religion, and Sexuality Panel. Queer Studies in Religion Group. American Academy of Religion Conference. San Antonio, TX. November 2016.

"La Patografia: Queer Studies and Racialized Ontology." Comparative Queer Studies in Latin(o) America and the Caribbean. American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Cambridge, MA. March 2016.

“On Religious Sexualities: A Reading of Queer Theology from the Caribbean.” Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group. American Academy of Religion Conference. Atlanta, GA. November 2015.

“Prison Love: Notes on Nuyorican Literature, Sexuality, and Incarceration.” Blurred Borders: Latino Lives in the U.S. and Abroad. Latino Conference. Princeton University. May 2014.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Academy of Religion
Latin American Studies Association
American Comparative Literature Association
Modern Language Association