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Luz Kirschner

Luz A Kirschner

Title

Assistant Professor

Office Building

Wagner Hall

Office

105

Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 105
School of American & Global Studies-Box 2275
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

CV

C.V. LUZ ANGÉLICA KIRSCHNER.pdf

Education

Ph. D. Department of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University.
Minor in Criticism, Theory, and Aesthetics.

M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Magister Artium [M.A.] Amerikanistik und Literaturwissenschaft [American and Literary Studies], Bielefeld University, Germany.

B.A. Lenguas Modernas [Modern Languages], Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Academic Interests/Expertise

Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Latina/o Literatures and Cultures, Critical Race Theory, Coloniality/Decoloniality, Inter-American Studies, Diaspora, U.S. Ethnic Literatures, Globalization, Human Rights, Transatlantic Studies, Transnationalism, Minority Writing and Cultures in Germany.

Specialty Area

  • Comparative Literary Studies of Ethnicity, Race, Gender, and Identity Formation.

Work Experience

2016- to the present Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University.

2008-2016 Permanent Full-Time Tenured Lecturer, Bielefeld University, Germany.

Summer 2010-2016 Visiting Professor, University of Guadalajara, Mexico.

Summer 2012 and 2013 Short-Term Visiting Research Scholar at Penn State University.