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Eliza Rodriguez

Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies and Associate Dean of Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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Image for publication on Stunned into Being: Essays on the Poetry of Lorna Dee CervantesImage for publication on The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics (Literatures of the Americas)Image for publication on Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking (Critical Studies in Television)Image for publication on (Re)mapping the Latina/o Literary Landscape (Literatures of the Americas)

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Biography

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson is Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at LMU, and coauthor of Funny Looking: Humor, Queer Latina/o Camp, and Ugly Betty. She is the editor of Stunned Into Being: Essays on the Poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes and coeditor of The Un/making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics. Her latest book project, Style, Aesthetics, and the Body: Chicana/o/x Cultural Production and the Making of Latinidad examines the way style and aesthetics work on the body to create individual and collective forms of subjectivity, paying particular to the way Chicana/o/x cultural production works to articulate a critical, solidarity-driven Latinidad. Her latest essay “I Love You Like Chicanos Love Morrissey”: Affect, World-making, and Latinidad,”can be found in the ASAP journal.

Education

Cornell University

Ph.D., Postgraduate Studies

2002

Cornell University

M.A., Graduate Studies

1998

University of California at Los Angeles

1994, Undergraduate Studies

Areas of Expertise

Cultural StudiesFeminist TheoryLatina LiteratureFeminist DiscourseCritical TheoryChicanx and Latinx Studies

Affiliations

  • American Studies Association (ASA)
  • SoCal Latinx
  • Latina/o Studies Association
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English