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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

Education

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

M.A. in Spanish, Middlebury College

B.A. in English and Spanish, Baylor University

Publications

Articles:

"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.

     Forthcoming:

“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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