Feminisms Across Latin American and Diasporic Creatives
Dr. Melissa Castillo Planas is an Associate Professor of English at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY specializing in Latinx Literature and Culture. She is the author of two poetry collections Coatlicue Eats the Apple (2016) and Chingona Rules (2021), editor of the anthology, ¡Manteca!: An Anthology of Afro-Latin@ Poets, co-editor of La Verdad: An International Dialogue on Hip Hop Latinidades and co-author of the novel, Pure Bronx. Her most recent scholarly book project, A Mexican State of Mind: New York City and the New Borderlands of Culture (2020), examines the creative worlds and cultural productions of Mexican migrants in New York City.
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MAX-Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, MAX-Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
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