Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Nohora Arrieta Fernandez

Education:

B.A., Literature, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; M.S., Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University; Ph.D., Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University

Dissertation:

Bittersweet Poetics: Aesthetics and Politics of the Sugar Plantation in Brazil and the Caribbean (1990 – 2018)

Thesis Advisor:

Joanne Rappaport, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, and Vivaldo Santos, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University

Research Topic:

Plantation legacies/ Afro-Brazilian arts/ Afro-Latin American cultural and intellectual traditions/ Latin American Literature/Black Studies/ Visual Studies/ Cultural Studies

Mentor:

José Luiz Passos, Professor of Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los Angeles