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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Emily Frankel

Emily E. Frankel
Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Ph.D., in Latin American Literature and Culture, UC Davis Designated Emphasis in Feminist Theory and Methodology & Human Rights

M.A., CSU Long Beach

B.A., UC Irvine

Research Interests:

  • Female Militancy
  • Latin American Women Writers & Filmmakers
  • Documentary-Film
  • Southern Cone Literatures
  • Feminist Theories
  • Second Language Acquisition



Course Taught:

  • SPAN 1N - Introduction to Elementary Spanish

  • SPAN 1 - Introduction to Spanish Language & Culture I

  • SPAN 2 - Introduction to Spanish Language & Culture II

  • SPAN 3 - Introduction to Spanish Language & Culture III

  • Cultural analysis;  Gender, Race, and Servitude in the Americas
  • Book Review Editor of the Feminist Journal, Ámbitos Feministas: 2022- present

  • Research Justice at the Intersections Fellow, Sept. 2021- Apr. 2022

Selected Publications:

  • "When Surviving is Not Enough: From Militancy to Collaboration (On the Ethical Implications of Researching the Political Transformations of Marcia Alejandra Merino Vega, Luz Arce Sandoval, María Alicia Uribe Gómez)" Chasqui: revista de literatura latinoamericana, 2021

  • "(Re) Signifying Spaces of Violence in Present-Day Chile: The Herstories of Colectivo de Mujeres Sobrevivientes Siempre Resistentes (CMSSR)" Ámbitos Feministas, 2021

  • A Contracorriente: una revista de estudios latinoamericanos. “The Convergence of Past & Present Revolutionary His & Herstories in El Subcomandante Marcos-La verdadera leyenda (1995) produced by Carmen Castillo & Tessa Brisaac.”