Oda a la ambigüedad Crónica

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Susana Chávez-Silverman


“Oda a la ambigüedad Crónica” is part of a short series of meditative, playful and sensual texts Susana wrote as a contribution to the series of research and creative symposia on Regimes of the Senses, housed at the Institute for International Studies, UTS, which began in 2006. The chronicle will also be included in her next book project, Letters a los Musos: Scenes from la Cuenca de Los Angeles y otros Natural Disasters.

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Susana Chávez-Silverman, Pomona College, USA

Susana Chávez Silverman grew up bilingually and biculturally between Los Angeles, California (USA) Madrid, Spain and Guadalajara, México, the daughter of a Jewish and a Chicana teacher. After years spent living in Boston, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, Spain, and South Africa, she is currently Professor of Spanish, Latino/a and Latin American Studies in the Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures at Pomona College in Claremont, CA. She specializes in gender and sexuality studies, autobiography/memoir, Latin American and U.S. Latino/a literature, poetry, and feminist pedagogy, and has published essays on these topics as well as co-edited the books, Tropicalizations: Transcultural Representations of Latinidad (1997) with Frances R. Aparicio, and Reading and Writing the Ambiente: Queer Sexualities in Latino, Latin American and Spanish Culture (2000) with Librada Hernández. She is author of Killer Crónicas: Bilingual Memories (2004).