Main Content

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:
"María Elena Gertner: conversación en torno a la Literatura." Revista Chilena de Literatura
[online] 92 (2016): s.p.

"Nona Fernández's Mapocho: Spirits in a Material Wasteland." Studies in 20th and 21st
Century Literature 39.2 (2015): 1-17. (Article 6).

"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.

"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.

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

"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 Conference Presentations

"Eroticism in Transit: The Literary Bodies of Chile's Transition from Dictatorship to
Democracy." Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica
Conference (hosted by Marquette University) October 2015. Milwaukee, WI.

"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. (Sponsored by Ediciones Ergo Sum and the University of Santiago de
Chile.) 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 (Sponsored by Humboldt State University and the
University of Chile). January 2014. Santiago, Chile.

"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.