Dr. Aïda Valenzuela
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Goldsmith 122, (517) 265-5161, ext. 4288
Ph.D., Purdue University
Specialist in 20th century Latin American literature, Chicana/o literature, U.S. Latina/o literature
Publications: "Lucha Corpi: Mystery, Evolution the nth Generation in Chicana/o Identity via the Gloria Domasco Detective Series." Divergencias 9.1 (2011): 12-20
Presentations: "The Mystery of Chicana/o Identity in Corpi's Gloria Domasco Detective Series," National Association of Chicana and Chicano Cholars, April 2011.
"Shaking up the Chicana/o Literary Canon: The nth Generation in Terri de la Peña's Faults," National Association of Chicana and Chicano Scholars, March 2010.
"La paradoja satírica de la opresión social y racial," Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 2008.
"Spanish Language Fluency and its Impact on Chicano Identity," Semiotic Society of America, September 2006.
Research: Feminist/Gender Studies, LGBTQIA Studies, Borderland Studies, Bilingualism.
Other: Dancing, hiking, swimming, racquetball and indoor rock climbing.