Roundtables

“Persistencia queer/cuir/kuir en América Latina: Impasses presentes y posibilidades futuras.” Modern Language Association Convention. Virtual Conference. January 6-9, 2021.

Panels Organized

“Encuirando el género y la sexualidad en la Latinoamérica contemporánea.” Latin American Studies Association Conference. Guadalajara, Mexico. May 13-16, 2020. Panel canceled due to COVID-19. 
“Problematizing Gendered Constructions in Twentieth Century Mexico.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, 66th Annual Conference. Oaxaca, Mexico. March 26-31, 2019.

“Inscripciones de violencia y transgresiones sexo-genéricas en la narrativa
latinoamericana de los siglos XX y XXI.” West Georgia Annual Interdisciplinary
Conference in the Humanities. University of West Georgia. Carrollton, GA. October 26-28, 2017.
Papers presented

“‘Tu idea ésta de tener hijos’: Temporalidad y espacio queer en Rhyme & Reason (2008) de Criseida Santos Guevara.” I Coloquio Internacional: Perspectivas críticas del norte de México. Virtual conference. Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua. September 17-19, 2020.
“Violencia, masculinidad y deseo en Temporada de huracanes (2017) de Fernanda Melchor.” Latin American Studies Association Conference. Guadalajara, Mexico. May 13-16, 2020. Panel canceled due to COVID-19. 
“Cosas de hombres: Masculinidad femenina en la narrativa lésbica mexicana.” Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana. Virtual Conference. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, August 4-7, 2020.
“Undoing Gender Through Street Food: Lady Tacos de Canasta.” Latin American Theatre Today Conference. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, April 1-4, 2020. Conference postponed due to COVID-19.
“Diluvio de violencia: Masculinidad y (trans)feminicidio en Temporada de huracanes (2017) de Fernanda Melchor.” Transient Bodies and Gender Politics in 21st Century Mexico. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapell Hill, NC. October 25-27, 2019.
“Marimachos, lenchas y manfloras: cartografías de masculinidad femenina en representaciones de lesbianismo en la literatura mexicana contemporánea.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, 66th Annual Conference. Oaxaca, Mexico. March 26-31, 2019.

“‘Es usted muy bonita, coronel’: masculinidad femenina en ‘De un pestañazo’ (1997) de Victoria Enríquez”. IV Congreso Internacional de Narrativa Mexicana Contemporánea. Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. November 15-16, 2018.

“Imagining an Intersectional Lesbian Feminist Academic Praxis.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Baltimore, MD. November 16-19, 2017.

“Homosexualidad y nacionalismo en Los cuarenta y uno: una novela crítico-social (1906) de Eduardo A. Castrejón y México marimacho (1933) de Salvador Quevedo y Zubieta.” West Georgia Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities. University of West Georgia. Carrollton, GA. October 26-28, 2017.

“Masculinidad femenina en Sandra, secreto amor (2001) de Reyna Barrera y “¡Pantera! ¡Pantera!” (2010) de Elena Madrigal. Tercer Coloquio Internacional de Escrituras Sáficas. Colegio de México. Mexico City. July 27-28, 2017.

“Queer Subjects in the Contemporary Mexican Chronicle.” Modern Language Association Convention. Philadelphia, PA. January 5-7, 2017.

“Belleza, enfermedad y mirada masculina en Vapor, de Julieta García González.” XIX Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. University of Texas at El Paso. El Paso, TX. April 6-8, 2014.

“Historia, mito y calle en Muertes de Aurora (1980) de Gerardo de la Torre.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY. April 17-20, 2013.

“Un acercamiento a La virgen de los sicarios de Fernando Vallejo desde la teoría queer.” Texas A&M Pathways Symposium. Texas A&M University at Galveston. Galveston, TX. November 9-10, 2012.

“José Kozer: La dualidad del exilio.” Roundtable with José Kozer. Texas A&M International University. Laredo, TX. November 14th, 2011.
Panels moderated

2019 UNC Latina/o Studies Graduate Symposium. Latino/a Studies Program. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC. April 1st, 2019.

invited talks

“Feminicidio in Mexico”. Invited Guest. POLI-366-001 Women and Global Politics. Dr. Jessica Trisko Darden. Virginia Commonwealth University. April 21st, 2021.
“Hidden Latinx Identities: A Discussion with Dr. Alejandra Márquez.” AKIN Student Forum. Duke University. Durham, NC. October 15th, 2018.
“Lesbianism and Female Masculinity in Contemporary Mexican Literature.” Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Duke University. Durham, NC. March 23rd, 2017.
“Traces of Lesbianism in Contemporary Mexican Literature.” UNC LGBTQ Center. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC. October 3rd, 2016.​​​​​​​
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