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Javier Mocarquer

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

jmocarqu@providence.edu

401.865.2690

Sullivan Hall 219

Education:

Ph.D. - Literature University of Notre Dame

Brief Biography:

Javier Mocarquer specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American literature, especially from the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay) as well as Brazil. Before earning his Ph.D. in Literature from Notre Dame, he obtained an M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, a magíster en Filología Hispánica from the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Madrid, Spain), and a licenciatura en Letras Hispánicas from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His teaching and research interests cover the tensions between aesthetics and politics, cultural, gender studies, and critical theory. He is currently completing the book manuscript, "País en secreto: mujeres en las redes intelectuales de América Latina."

Selected Publications:

Mocarquer , J. (2019) “Gabriela Mistral transandina.” Rev. of Gabriela Mistral. Somos los andinos que fuimos. Magda Sepúlveda. A Contracorriente: una revista de estudios latinoamericanos. 16. 2 (Winter 2019): 302-304. (16),

Mocarquer , J. "El exilio dentro y fuera: La Ciudad de Gonzalo Millán, 1979 y 1994". Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 41.2 (Otoño 2017): 51-73..

Mocarquer , J. (2016) "Revisitar la violencia, recuperar el testimonio: encuentros y disyuntivas de la memoria en la historia reciente de América Latina". (13),

Mocarquer , J. (2015) Excesos y excedentes del Chile postdictatorial en el proyecto contrahegemónico de Diamela Eltit. A Contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America .(12), 75-104.

Selected Presentations:

Mocarquer , J. Latin American Studies Association International Congress. , Boston, MA - "Mistral sobre Anáhuac: un símbolo decolonial" May, 2019

Mocarquer , J. Invited Talk (Delivered in Portuguese). School of Political Science, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - "Arte, resistência e memória contra o terrorismo de Estado nos países do Cone Sul" April, 2019

Mocarquer , J. Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI). University of Pittsburgh, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia - "Gabriela Mistral y Alfonso Reyes: correspondencias de un proyecto americanista" June, 2018

Mocarquer , J. American Comparative Literature Association . , Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands - "Victoria Ocampo and Revista Sur: Doing World Literature from the Periphery?" July, 2017

Mocarquer , J. Art-kiné Internacional, Colectivo interdisciplinario de teoría y estética del cine de la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Congreso “Cines y Literaturas – Literaturas y cines: La transdisciplina en los discursos audiovisuales contemporáneos. , Buenos Aires, Argentina - "Infancia en dictadura: representaciones visuales y cinematográficas en Argentina y Chile" November, 2016

Mocarquer , J. Latin American Studies Association International Congress. , New York City, NY - "Resistir y reivindicar: Mónica Montero en la escena literaria chilena contemporánea" May, 2016

Mocarquer , J. American Comparative Literature Association Conference. , Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - "Gendering the Latin American “Lettered City”: Gabriela Mistral, Victoria Ocampo, and Cecília Meireles as Public Intellectuals" March, 2016

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