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English|Department of

Vanessa Fonseca

Assistant Professor of Latina/o Studies and English

Crane Hall 352 (English)

Ross Hall 118 (Latina/o Studies)

vfonseca@uwyo.edu

Ph.D. Arizona State University, Spanish Cultural Studies

M.A. University of New Mexico, Hispanic Southwest Studies

B.A. University of New Mexico, Spanish

Vita

RECENT COURSES

ENGL 4600:   Studies in the Transnational Picaresque

CHST 2360:   Mexican-American Literature: Chicano/a Autobiography

CHST 3200:   Chicana Perspectives: Mexican-American Women Writers

CHST 1100:   Introduction to Chicano Studies

ENGL 3610:   Non-Western Women Writers: Contemporary U.S. Latina Writers                            

CHST 4470:   Chicano Folklore: Chicano/a Spirituality

CHST 3560:   Chicano Community Organization

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

Fonseca, Vanessa. “El legado cultural nuevomexicano en los pueblos abandonados: los cuentos del valle de Río Puerco y Atarque, NM en Recuerdos de los viejitos: Tales from the Río Puerco (1987) por Nasario García y Atarque: Now All is Silent (2007) por Pauline Chávez-Bent.” Crossing the Borders of Imagination. Ed. María del Mar Ramón Torrijos. Instituto Franklin, 2014. 203-216.

Fonseca, Vanessa. “Images, Identities, and Realities in Romance of a Little Village Girl (1955)

by Cleofas Jaramillo and Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera (1995) by Norma Cantú.” Word Images: A Norma Elía Cantú Reader. Ed. Gabriela Gutiérrez y Muhs, Forthcoming.

Fonseca, Vanessa. “La intersección de la vida política y literaria en las novelas Al filo del agua (1947) y Las vueltas del tiempo (1973) de Agustín Yáñez.” Bold Heroes and Noble Bandidas. Ed. Gary Keller. Tempe: Bilingual Review Press, Forthcoming.

Fonseca, Vanessa. “Rosaura Sánchez, crítica marxista y máxima expresión del La Jolla Circle: sus contribuciones a la crítica chicana, la sociolingüística y la recuperación de la obra decimonónica de María Amparo Ruiz de Burton.” Chican@s y mexican@s norteñ@s: Bi-Borderlands Dialogues on Literary and Cultural Production. Eds. Graciela Silva-Rodríguez and Manuel de Jesús Hernández-G., 2012. 73-110. Print.

Articles

Chang, Aurora., V. Fonseca, L. Soto & D. Cardona. “Writing for Publication: Latina Faculty/Staff of Color Testimonios on Scholarship Production.” Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social. Forthcoming.

Fonseca, Vanessa. “El espacio de la Libertad y la héroe chicana en González and Daughter Trucking Co. de María Amparo Escandón.” Puentes. 8: (Spring 2011) 80-90. Print.

Book Reviews

Fonseca, Vanessa. Review of We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe–Recuerdo, Celebración y Esperanza: Latinos in Utah. By Armando Solórzano. New Mexico Historical Review. Forthcoming.

 

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