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Stephanie Fetta

Stephanie Fetta


Assistant Professor, Spanish
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

safetta@syr.edu

307 HB Crouse Hall
315.443.5487


Selected Publications

 

Forthcoming.

2018          Racializing Shame: Somatic Analysis and Latin@/x Literature. The Ohio State University Press. Cognitive Science and the Arts Series.

Published.

2017        "Dying Softly to His Song: Poetics of Love and Dissolution in Andrés Montoya's a jury of trees." Critical Introduction. Jury of Trees: Posthumous Poetry Collection of Andrés Montoya. Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Review Press, Arizona State University. Pp.19-29. Invited to write scholarly introduction.

2016       "A Bad Attitude and A Bad Stomach: The Soma in Oscar ‘Zeta’ Acosta’s The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo.” Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production in the Luso-Hispanic World.  Pp. 88-109.

2015        “Teaching the Work of Andrés Montoya” in Latino/a Literature in the Classroom: Twenty-First-Century Approaches to Teaching. Routledge Press. Pp. 287-90.

2015         “Disability, Domestic Workers and Disappearance in Octavio Solís’s Lydia.” Chicana/Latina Studies Journal. Spring Issue. Pp. 26-57. Nominated for Best Essay of 2015 by Latino Studies Forum, Latin American Studies Association.

2012          Review of Transnational Borderlands in Women’s Global Networks: The Making of Cultural Resistance. Editors Clara Román-Odio and Marta Sierra. Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures. 66: 4. Pp. 224-225.

2010         “How Does An Other Write anOther? The Filipino in Alfredo Véa’s The Silver Cloud Café" in One World Periphery Reads the Other: Knowing the Oriental in the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula. Editor Ignacio López-Calvo. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Pp. 282-296. Book chapter.

2008         The Chicano/Latino Literary Prize: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Houston: Arte Público Press. Invited Editor and Author of introduction.

2002         Review of Conducting a Life: The Theatre of María Irene Fornés. Gestos: Teoría y Práctica del Teatro Hispánico. Vol. 33. Pp 194-95.

2001         Review of José, Can You See? Latinos On and Off Broadway, Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez, Gestos: Teoría y Práctica del Teatro Hispánico. Vol. 31. Pp. 215-17.

2000          “Ray González’s Memory Fever: Elucidation, Fantasy, or Confusion?” in Literatura Chicana: Reflexiones y Ensayos Críticos. Eds. Rosa Morillas Sánchez and Manuel Villar Raso. Granada, Spain: Cultura y Sociedad Editorial Comares. Pp. 129-44.

Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Introduction to Latino Literature in the US

Latin@/Chican@ Literature: Vision

US Latin@ Literature and the Body

Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Approaches to Reading

Freshman Forum

Graduate Courses

Literature of Latin@s in the US

Latin@/Chican@ Literature: The Body

Dominican Literature in the US

Latin@/x Literature and Film

Education

  • Ph.D., Chican@ and Latin@ literatures, University of California, Irvine, (advanced with distinction)
  • Cornell University, Institute of Critical Theory
  • M.A., University of California, Irvine, Spanish literature
  • Universidad de Madrid, la Complutense, Certificate of Language and Culture
  • La Sorbonne, Certificate of Language and Culture
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine, Spanish Literature, minor in French literature (graduated magna cum laude)

Career

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Syracuse University, 2011-present.

International Conferences

“Visual Images and Ethnic Sounds: How We Make Latinidad”, Modern Language Association (MLA) 2015 annual convention, Vancouver, Canada. (2015)

“Interrogating Empathy: Orientalism, Latin@ Literature, and Neuroscience”, Orientalisms in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian World conference, University of California, Wellesley, and Waseda University, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. (2014)

“Chican@ Literature, Affect Theory, and the Case for Alternate Reading Practices.” University of California, Merced/University of Fez. Fez, Morocco. (2012)

“Dystopia in Latin@ Literature.” Instituto Franklin/University of Toledo. Toledo, Spain. (2012)

“The Biopolitics of Brown: A Case study in Latin@ Literature.” Critical Criminology and Justice Studies Conference. California State, San Marcus, San Diego State University and the School of Urban and Public Affairs University of Texas-Arlington. Vancouver, B.C. (2011)

“Can ‘Right Relation’ Be Built on Shame? An Interdisciplinary Inquiry Into Shame Practices, Latino Ethnicity, and Restorative Justice. Part II.” Western Society of Criminology. 35th Annual Conference. Vancouver, B.C. (2011)

“Raza y plaga en la obra de Alejandro Morales.” 7th International Conference on Chicano Literature, University of Alcalá. Madrid, Spain. (2010)

National Conferences

Invited presentation.  “Advising”. Roundtable discussion. Mujeres Activas en Letras y Ciencias Sociales (MALCS) writing workshop. New Mexico College, Española. (2014)

Invited Talk. “Disability and Disappearance in Octavio Solís’s Lydia.” Colgate University. Hamilton, NY. (2013)

Invited Key Note Address. Lambda Sigma Upsilon. Cornell University. (2013)

“Disability and Disappearance in Octavio Solís’s Lydia.” Mujeres Activas en Letras y Ciencias Sociales (MALCS) writing workshop. Columbus, Ohio. (2013)

“Challenging Indigeneity in Latin@ Literature.” Mujeres Activas en Letras y Ciencias Sociales (MALCS)/Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio. (2013)

“Shame and Spirituality in Andrés Montoya’s The Ice Worker Sings.” Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY. (2013)

“Shame and Spirituality in Andrés Montoya’s The Ice Worker Sings.” John Jay College of Criminal Justice. NYC, NY. (2013)

Invited Talk. “Fear and Loathing of Brown: Latin@ Literature Reveals Racial Politics.” University of New Hampshire. Durham, NH. (2012)

“The Beauty of Shame: Cherríe Moraga’s ‘Heroes and Saints.’” Mujeres Activas en Letras y Ciencias Sociales (MALCS)/University of California, Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, CA. (2013)

“Shame and Latin@ Literature Neurologically, Experientially.” Northeast Consortium of Latin@ Scholars. Wells College. MA. (2012)

“Fear and Loathing of the Brown Subject: Orientalizing Ontology and the Psychosomatics of Race”. 3rd Conference on Orientalisms and the Asian and Arab Diasporas: Imaging the “Oriental” in the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula. University of California, Merced. Merced, California. (2011)

“La facultad Reveals the Beauty of Shame: Aesthetic of the Body in Chican@ and Latin@ Plays.” Gloria Anzaldúa Conference. University of Texas, San Antonio. San Antonio, Texas. (2010)

“Can ‘Right Relation’ Be Built on Shame? An Interdisciplinary Inquiry Into Shame Practices, Latino Ethnicity, and Restorative Justice.” Interdisciplinary Approaches to Integrating Ethics and Sustainability. San Diego State University. San Diego, California. (2010)

“Sowing Spirit with Brown: El Bracero Walks with el Filipino in Alfredo Véa’s Silvercloud Café.” UC Merced. Merced, California. (2009)

“Shame as a Technology of Racialization in Chicana/o and Latina/o Literatures.” ACLA. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (2009)

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor. Syracuse University. Latina/o Literatures. (2011 to present)

Lecturer. UC Irvine. Chicano/Latino Studies II. (2010)

Teaching Fellow.  UC Irvine. (2001)

Designed and taught upper division class entitled “Gender, Ethnicity, and Chicano and U.S. Latino Literatures.”  Department of Chicano/Latino Studies, Department of Women’s Studies, and Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Teaching Fellow.  UC Irvine. (1999)

Programmed and taught “Introduction to Chicano/U.S. Latino Literatures.” Department of Spanish and Portuguese.