Heather Vrana

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
SECONDARY EDUCATION SOCIAL STUDIES CERTIFICATION CO-COORDINATOR

Office:  EN C215cDr. Heather Vrana's photo
Phone: 203-392-5601
Email: vranah1@southernct.edu

EDUCATION

PhD, Indiana University, 2013
MA, Indiana University, 2008
BA, George Mason University, 2006

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles

2012                            "Revolutionary Tran(substantiations), or Guatemalan university students as
Street-walking Theorists," Radical History Review Issue 114: Voyeurs, Walkers, and the Politics of Urban Space (Fall 2012).

2008                            "An 'Other' Woman: Juchitec Muxes in Marie Claire and Documentary"Michigan Feminist Studies Vol. 21, Issue 1 (Fall 2007 –Spring 2008).

Book Chapters

Forthcoming             "The Huelga de Dolores and the Reproduction of Space in Guatemala City, 1966," Marxism and Urban Culture, Benjamin Fraser, ed.

Forthcoming               "Transnational Queer Phenomenology: Zapotec Muxes in Marie Clare and Documentary," Transnational Feminisms, Laura Lengel and Noemi Marin, eds.

Book Reviews

2012                            Review of Curating Difficult Knowledges: Violent Pasts in Public Spaces,
by Erica Lehrer, Cynthia E. Milton, and Monica Patterson, eds. e- misférica 9.1 On the Subject of Archives (Summer 2012).

2010                            Review of Human Rights in the Mayan Region: Global Politics, Cultural
Contentions, and Moral Engagements by Pedro Pitarch, Shannon Speed, and Xochitl Leyva Solano, eds., e-misférica 6.2 Cultura y Derechos (Spring 2010).

2009                           Review of So That All Shall Know/Para que todos lo sepan by Daniel Hernández-Salazar, Journal of Latin American Geography Vol. 8, No. 1 (2009).

Web-Based Publications

2010                            "New Social Media's Mark on the Historical Struggle for Autonomy in Guatemala," History News Network, October 2010.

2009                            "5 'Ps' of Reading Primary Sources," with Kalani Craig.   
                                        http://www.kalanicraig.com/2009/11 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

History of Latin America, US and Latin American Relations

COURSES

HIS 150  Critical Thinking Historical Biography
HIS 227   Colonial Latin America