Professor Chinchilla Sabbatical Update


Professor Chinchilla is currently on sabbatical leave and working on a book project that studeis contemporary Latin American literature and film through the lens of transnational networks. He is also designing a new course for the Spanish major titled  “Marvel and Margin in Latin American Culture”, which will examine the recurrence of marginality and the marvelous as Latin American motifs.

Professor Chinchilla will also publish an article in the peer-review journal Diálogo, published by The Center for Latino Research at DePaul University. The article’s title is “Constructing the Democratic Reader: The Functions of Textual Hibridity in La noche de Tlatelolco.” The text is part of a special issue devoted to the works of Elena Poniatowska, scheduled for publication Spring 2014. He has also written entries on Elena Poniatowska and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz for the encyclopedia Icons of Mexico, to be published Fall 2014.