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Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: On Research Leave
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st century Caribbean literature, Latin American literature, African literature, Lusophone literatures, Global South studies, Postcolonial studies, Critical Theory
  • Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin

M.A. in Spanish, Middlebury College

B.A. in English and Spanish, Baylor University



"La ironía en dos obras de Alejo Carpentier: El siglo de las luces y La consagración de la primavera." 200/ 100/ 50: Carpentier, la emancipación y las revoluciones americanas. Ed. Luisa Campuzano. La Habana: Letras Cubanas, 2015. 251-264.

"Circling the South Atlantic: Revolution in J. E. Agualusa's The Year That Zumbi Took Rio.The Global South 7.2 (2014): 87-109.

"Practices of the Plantation in La loma del ángel." Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Literatures 37.1 (2013): 92-112.

"Aguas inquietas: La Kianda en tres novelas angoleñas contemporáneas." Revolución y Cultura 1-2013: 16-22.

“A Friendship Forged With Blood: Cuban Literature of the Angolan War.” Romance Notes 52.3 (2012): 325-332.


“Postwar Politics in O herói and Kangamba.” The Global South Atlantic. Ed. Kerry Bystrom and Joseph Slaughter. New York: Fordham UP.

“Nicolás Guillén and Lusophone Negritude.” Transatlantic Studies. Latin America, Iberia, and Africa. Ed. Cecilia Enjuto Rangel, Sebastiaan Faber, Pedro García-Caro, and Robert Newscomb. Liverpool and Chicago: Liverpool UP.

     Book manuscript in progress:

"A Poetics of Disappointment: Cuban and Angolan Narrative After Revolution."

Courses Taught

Cultures of the Cuban Revolution in Context

Theorizing the Plantation

Runaways, Rebellions and Revolutions in the Black Atlantic

Afro-Latin American Literature

Hispanic Cultures Through Literature IV 

Survey of Spanish-American Literature

M.A. Periods

3 and 4

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