Vanesa Miseres

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Vanesa Miseres

Degrees

B.A., Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Research Profile

Professor Miseres specializes in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Latin American literature, with an emphasis on the Andes and the Southern Cone.  Her areas of research are travel writing, war literature, women writers, gender and cultural studies, and food studies.  Miseres’s works have appeared in several academic journals, including MLN, Review, Letras Femeninas, and Chasqui

Her first book, Mujeres en tránsito: viaje, identidad y escritura en Sudamérica (1830-1910), is forthcoming in 2017 from the series North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures.  Professor Miseres is also launching a new book project on Latin American women’s accounts of domestic and foreign armed conflicts, from independence through World War II. 

From 2010 to 2012, she was a recipient of a Moreau Postdoctoral Fellowship at Notre Dame.  Miseres is a research faculty of the Gender Studies Program and a Fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

Selected Publications

“Modernismo puertas adentro: género, escritura y experiencia urbana en Mi vida con Enrique Gómez Carrillo de Aurora Cáceres.” MLN 131.2 (2016): 398-418.
 
“The Personal is Political: Teaching Gender and Nation through Nineteenth-Century Texts.” Teaching the Gender Question through Hispanic Literature and Culture: Theory and Practice. Ed. Leila Gómez, Asunción Horno-Delgado, Mary K. Long, Núria Silleras-Fernández. Rotterdam; Boston: Sense Publishers. 2015. 57-80.
 
“Las últimas de la fila: representación de las rabonas en la literatura y cultura visual decimonónica.” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 80 (2015): 187-206. 
 
“Modelos de viajera: Clorinda Matto de Turner y su Viaje de recreo.” Chasqui:  Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana 42.2 (2014): 110-124.
 
“Fémina urbe: ciudades europeas en la escritura de mujeres latinoamericanas.” Letras Femeninas 39.1 (2013): 9-30.
 
“Una nación para el norte argentino: viaje y política en La tierra natal de Juana Manuela Gorriti.” Ciberletras 29 (December, 2012).
 
“On a Republic in Ruins: Flora Tristan’s Peregrinations of a Pariah and the Role of the Rabonas in Nineteenth-Century Peru.” Review 84 (May 2012): 29-36.
 
“De artesana de la palabra a obrera del pensamiento: Clorinda Matto de Turner y sus reflexiones en torno a la prensa en La Bolsa de Arequipa (1884).” Boletín del Instituto Riva Agüero (BIRA) 35 (2009-2010): 171-88.

Contact Information

106 Decio Faculty Hall

574-631-3868
vmiseres@nd.edu
 
Mailing Address:

University of Notre Dame

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556