Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano

Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano

Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Emerita
1976: PhD Spanish, Harvard University
1970: BA with distinction, German, University of Washington
1969: BA summa cum laude, Comparative Literature, University of Washington

Professor Yarbro-Bejarano is interested in Chicana/o cultural studies with an emphasis on gender and queer theory; race and nation; interrogating critical concepts in Chicana/o literature; and representations of race, sexuality and gender in cultural production by Chicanas/os and Latinas/os.

She is the author of Feminism and the Honor Plays of Lope de Vega (1994), The Wounded Heart: Writing on Cherríe Moraga (2001), and co-editor of Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (1991). She has published numerous articles on Chicana/o literature and culture. She teaches Introduction to Chicana/o Studies and a variety of undergraduate courses on literature, art, film/video, theater/performance and everyday cultural practices. Her graduate seminars include topics such as race and nation; interrogating critical concepts in Chicana/o literature; and representations of race, sexuality and gender in cultural production by Chicanas/os and Latinas/os.

Since 1994, Professor Yarbro-Bejarano has been developing "Chicana Art," a digital archive of images focusing on women artists. Professor Yarbro-Bejarano is chair of the Chicana/o Studies Program in Stanford's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

 

Contact

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Pigott Hall, Bldg 260, Rm 227

Research Interests

  • Comparative Studies

     

  • Digital Humanities

     

  • Latin Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

     

  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture