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Ximena Briceño

Lecturer of Latin American Literature and Culture

 

Ximena Briceño is a lecturer of Latin American literature and culture at Stanford Univerisity since 2008. She holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University and has been a research fellow at the Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut in Berlin. Her teaching and research areas include Andean and Latin American literatures and film, animality theories, and cultural consumption. She has been co-coordinator of the research group materia at Stanford since 2014. Her latest book, Visiones de los Andes: Ensayos críticos sobre el concepto de paisaje y region (Plural and University of Pittsburgh, 2019), co-edited with Jorge Coronado, is a collection of essays that study landscape with regards to literature, archaeology, art, painting, photography, architecture, environmentalism, and activism in the region. Her current book project studies the artistic retelling of Francis of Assisi’s life and miracles as literary motifs in Latin American literary works from the first half of the twentieth century.

Selected publications:

       "Vidas secas or Canine Melancholia: Reflections on Living Capital", Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies (2017), 26:2. 299-319.

        “De animalidad y modos de estar en el mundo: Bellatin y Amorales.” De animales y mostruos. Museu D’Art Contemporari de Barcelona, 2012. 103-115.

       “La memoria en exhibición: El pasado y Museo de la revolución desde el Boom del Museo.” Nuevo Texto Crítico 23. 45-46 (2010): 337-347.

         (with Héctor Hoyos) “‘Así se hace literatura’: historia literaria y políticas del olvido en Nocturno de Chile y Soldados de Salamina.” Revista Iberoamericana 76.232-233 (2010): 601-620.

       “El crimen para la venganza: 'Emma Zunz' en el borde del melodrama.” Variaciones Borges 25 (2008): 137-154.

COURSES

ILAC 124 Coming of Age in Latin America
ILAC 199 Individual Work
ILAC 299 Individual Work
ILAC 399 Individual Work