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Contributors jossianna arroyo-martínez is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean literatures and cultures in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She specializes in African diasporic literatures, queer studies, colonial, and postcolonial theories. She has published articles on Afro-diasporic literatures and cultures in Brazil and the Caribbean. She is the author of Travestismos culturales: Literatura y etnografia en Cuba y Brasil (2003); her second book focuses on the Caribbean masonic circuits in the nineteenth century and is currently under review by Duke University Press. Her current project, "Mediascapes," which won a humanities research grant, focuses on the role of media and new media technologies and the commodification of race, gender, and sexuality in contemporary Caribbean societies. She has been appointed as a Mellon African diaspora visiting scholar at Lewis and Clark College for fall 2012. teresa barnard earned her BA in English and American studies at the University of Derby, and she was awarded her PhD in English literature from the University of Birmingham. She teaches English at the University of Derby. Her main research area is in the field of the long http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Comparative Literature Studies Penn State University Press

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jossianna arroyo-martínez is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean literatures and cultures in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She specializes in African diasporic literatures, queer studies, colonial, and postcolonial theories. She has published articles on Afro-diasporic literatures and cultures in Brazil and the Caribbean. She is the author of Travestismos culturales: Literatura y etnografia en Cuba y Brasil (2003); her second book focuses on the Caribbean masonic circuits in the nineteenth century and is currently under review by Duke University Press. Her current project, "Mediascapes," which won a humanities research grant, focuses on the role of media and new media technologies and the commodification of race, gender, and sexuality in contemporary Caribbean societies. She has been appointed as a Mellon African diaspora visiting scholar at Lewis and Clark College for fall 2012. teresa barnard earned her BA in English and American studies at the University of Derby, and she was awarded her PhD in English literature from the University of Birmingham. She teaches English at the University of Derby. Her main research area is in the field of the long

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Comparative Literature StudiesPenn State University Press

Published: May 10, 2012

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