Public Keynote Lecture by Dr. Rebecca E. Biron

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Dr. Rebecca E. Biron (Dartmouth College) will give the keynote lecture on "Transnational(ist) Mexico: Migrant Meanings".

Friday, September 25 from 5:30-6:45 pm in St. Mary's Hall Multipurpose Room

Rebecca E. Biron joined the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Program in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth in 2006, after having taught at the University of Miami, Emory University, and the University of Iowa. Her research and teaching interests focus on Latin American literary and cultural studies, literary theory, gender studies, and Mexican cultural criticism. 

She has published widely on the relationship between narrative and violence as it pertains to masculinity, Latin American urban history, and Mexican literature and film. Professor Biron has chaired the Dartmouth program in Latin American/Latino/Caribbean Studies. She directed the degree programs in Latin American Studies, was Faculty Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Studies, and was Associate Master of Pearson Residential College at the University of Miami.

Dr. Biron serves on the editorial boards of the Latin American Literary Review, Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures, and Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea.