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Javier Mocarquer

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Photo of faculty memberAssistant Professor

Contact Information:

jmocarqu@providence.edu
401-865-2690
Sullivan Hall 219

Education:

Ph.D. - Literature University of Notre Dame

Area(s) of Expertise:

Javier Mocarquer specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American literature, especially from the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay) as well as Brazil. Before earning his Ph.D. in Literature from Notre Dame, he obtained an M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, a magíster en Filología Hispánica from the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Madrid, Spain), and a licenciatura en Letras Hispánicas from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His teaching and research interests cover the tensions between aesthetics and politics, cultural, gender studies, and critical theory. He is currently completing the book manuscript, "País en secreto: mujeres en las redes intelectuales de América Latina."

Awards and Honors:

Banco Santander scholarship - University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute’s, 14th Annual Summer Program, 2016
Institute for World Literature Fellowship - Harvard University
Bruce and Norah Broillet Dissertation Completion Fellowship - University of Notre Dame

Selected Publications:

Mocarquer , Javier. (2016). "Revisitar la violencia, recuperar el testimonio: encuentros y disyuntivas de la memoria en la historia reciente de América Latina". North Carolina State University.

Mocarquer , Javier. (2015). Excesos y excedentes del Chile postdictatorial en el proyecto contrahegemónico de Diamela Eltit. A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America 12 (3), 75-104.

Recent Presentations:

Mocarquer , Javier., American Comparative Literature Association , Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands, "Victoria Ocampo and Revista Sur: Doing World Literature from the Periphery?". July, 2017.

Mocarquer , Javier., Art-kiné Internacional, Colectivo interdisciplinario de teoría y estética del cine de la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Congreso “Cines y Literaturas – Literaturas y cines: La transdisciplina en los discursos audiovisuales contemporáneos, Buenos Aires, Argentina, "Infancia en dictadura: representaciones visuales y cinematográficas en Argentina y Chile". November, 2016.

Mocarquer , Javier., Latin American Studies Association International Congress, New York City, NY, "Resistir y reivindicar: Mónica Montero en la escena literaria chilena contemporánea". May, 2016.

Mocarquer , Javier., American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, "Gendering the Latin American “Lettered City”: Gabriela Mistral, Victoria Ocampo, and Cecília Meireles as Public Intellectuals". March, 2016.


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