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Resha Cardone

 Associate Professor of Spanish 
E-mail: cardoner1@southernct.edu
Telephone: (203) 392-6758
Office: Engleman Hall D-143 

Education

Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.A., University of Kansas
B.A., Humboldt State University

Research interests

20th and 21st century Latin American literary and cultural studies (narrative & theater)
The Southern Cone
Latin American women writers
Translation theory and practice
Gender theory and performance theory
Latin American print culture studies
Content-based language learning

Selected Publications

Scholarly essays and interviews:

"Refashioning the Book in Pinochet's Chile: The Feminist Literary Project, Ergo Sum."
Confluencia: Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura 29.1 (2013): 137-153.

"Maid in Chile: Domestic Workers and Neoliberal Consensus in the Film, La Nana/The
Maid." Boletín Redipe 830 (2013): 64-71.

"A remecer conciencia en Chile y en el extranjero: una conversación con Pía Barros
sobre las antologías ¡Basta!" A Contracorriente 11.1 (2013): 328-344.

"Sexual/Textual Politics in María Elena Gertner's 'Niñita.'" Letras Femeninas 38.2
(2012): 167-178.

"Reappearing Acts: Effigies and the Resurrection of Chilean Collective Memory in Marco Antonio de la Parra's La tierra insomne o La puta madre." Hispania 88.2 (2005): 284-293.

"Taking a Counter Look at Pornography and Popular Culture: Sexual Fantasy in Lucía
Extebarría's Nosotras que no somos como las demás." Letras Peninsulares 16.3 (2003-2004): 683-697.


Translations:

"Barros, Pía. El lugar del otro/The Place of the Other. Trans. Resha Cardone and Jane
Griffin. Santiago, Chile: Editorial Asterión, 2012.

Barros, Pía. Los que sobran/Those not Spared. Trans. Resha Cardone and Jane Griffin.
Santiago, Chile: Editorial Asterión, 2010.

Selected Presentations

"Experimentos pedagógicos feministas o cómo usar la microficción, la tecnología y la
creatividad en la sala de clases universitaria." Borrando Fronteras: Jornada
Trinacional de Microficción. October, 2014. Santiago, Chile.

"The Traveling Text: Global Feminisms and Translation in Contemporary Chile." The
VII International and Interdisciplinary Conference in Homage to Alexander von Humboldt, Claudio Gay and Ignacio Domeyko, January 2014. Santiago, Chile.

 "Translating Chilean Women Writers in the Era of Multinational Publishing:
Transnational Collaborations and Grassroots Feminism." New England Council
of Latin American Studies Conference (NECLAS), November 2013. Norton, MA.

 "The ¡Basta! Anthologies: Feminist Literary Activism from Chile to the Transnational
Scene." Latin American Studies Association (LASA), May 2013, Washington
D.C.

 "The Hands that Make the Books, Make the Nation: Book-objects and the Making of
Chile's Feminist Democracy." Cultural Bricolage: Artist Books of Cuba's
Ediciones Vigía, University of Missouri, Columbus, MO, November 2012.

  •  "Maid in the Southern Cone: Domestic Workers and Neoliberal Consensus in the
    Recent Chilean Film, La Nana." Latin American Studies Association (LASA),
    October 2010, Toronto, Canada.

  •  "Misplaced Desires: Sex, Class and Suffrage in María Elena Gertner's Short Stories."
    Voices from the In-Between: Aporias, Reverberations, and Audiences
    Conference, April 2010, Amherst, MA.

  •  "The Politics of the 'Pobla': Hip-Hop Culture and Class in the Hoods of Santiago de
    Chile." Latin American Studies Association (LASA). June 2009, Rio de Janeiro,
    Brazil.

  •  "From Body to Book, Artist to Artifact: the Feminist Literary Press Ergo Sum." Latin
    American Studies Association (LASA), September 2007, Montreal, Canada.

  •  "Nona Fernández's Mapocho: Spirits in Chile's Material World." The Society for the
    Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery Conference, February 2007, Colorado
    Springs, CO.

  •  "A romper los estereotipos: Alfonsina Storni mujer, argentina, artista." Latin American
    Studies Association (LASA), September 2001, Washington D.C.

  •  "Cruzando fronteras: las representaciones del viaje en El reflejo de la luna de RosarioSanmiguel." Alejandro de Humboldt Congreso, Humboldt State University, June2001, Arcata, CA.