• M.A. Spanish, University of California, Los Angeles (2019)
  • B.A. Comparative Literature, Brown University (2016)
  • B.A. Ethnic Studies, Brown University (2016)


Latin American Literatures and Cultures

Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

20th Century Mexican Intellectual History

Postcolonial, Decolonial, and Settler Colonial Literatures and Theories


“A Brief History of Contemporary Zapotec Thought: The Past, Present, and Future at Once.” Reacción y resistencia: Imaginar futuros posibles en las Américas. Latin American Studies Association. Bogotá, Colombia. June 12th-15th, 2024. Paper accepted.

“Retaking the Path: Neza Cubi and the Start of a Movement.” Latin American Indigenous Print Cultures Workshop. Centre for Amerindian, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of St. Andrews. St. Andrews, Scotland. Online. August 25th, 2023.

Binigula’sa’ Origin Stories: Common Themes in Isthmus Zapotec Books.” New Directions in Indigenous Book History Virtual Symposium. Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, Bibliographical Society of America, State University of New York-Cortland. Online. March 23rd-24th, 2023.

“Nuestra alma, su alma misma, el alma de Juchitán: The Role of Velas for Early 20th Century Zapotec Intellectuals.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference 2023. Chicago, Illinois. November 16th-19th, 2023.

“Oral History in Print: Zapotec Origin Stories.” PAMLA 2022. University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. November 11th-13th, 2022.

Neza: Consolidando literatura zapoteca contemporánea, negociando con el estado.” JALLA XV: Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana. Universidad Rafael Landívar. Guatemala City, Guatemala, July 18th-22nd, 2022.

Neza (camino): Paving the Way for Contemporary Zapotec Resistance Poetry.” From Red Power to Wallmapu Libre and Land Back: Engaging Hemispheric Indigenous Resistance Movements, 9th Annual Graduate Student Symposium. University of California, Davis. Online, April 26th-29th, 2021.

“‘La cara de la nación’: Indigenous Women, Symbolic Erasure, and Nation Building in María Candelaria.” D(eco)nstructing, Decolonizing and Democratizing Knowledge: Discourses from the Spanish and Portuguese Speaking World, 12th Annual Virtual Graduate Student Conference. University of Colorado, Boulder. Online, March 12th-13th, 2021.

“Hablando por y al otro: quechua en Aves sin nido.” Primer Congreso Internacional Clorinda Matto de Turner. Cusco, Peru, November 6th-8th, 2018

“Speaking to and for the Other: Quechua in Aves sin nido.” Diálogos XV. University of Indiana, Bloomington. Bloomington, Indiana, March 2nd-3rd, 2018.


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