Associate Professor, PhD (Harvard)
Susan Antebi holds PhD and MA degrees from Harvard University, and a BA from Amherst College. Before coming to Toronto she taught at the University of California, Riverside. She teaches contemporary and twentieth-century Latin American literature and culture and her current research focuses on disability and corporeality in the contexts of Mexican cultural production. She is the author of Carnal Inscriptions: Spanish American Narratives of Corporeal Difference and Disability, (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009). Her work in the area of disability studies stems from a long-standing interest in concepts and experiences of corporeal difference, particularly as tied to the history of ethnographic spectacle, and to the ethics of embodied identity in literature and performance. Her second book, in progress, seeks to contextualize disability and the project of disability studies as integral to reading Mexican cultural and public health history. Other research and teaching interests include literary approaches to medicine, science and technology; feminist theory, performance studies, and cultural representations of the Mexican Revolution.
She serves on the editorial board of Disability and the Global South: An International Journal, and was elected member of the Modern Languages Association Division Executive Committee on Disability Studies.
Disability and Latin American Cultural Production
Pursuing the Post-¬Revolution: Literature and Philosophy of Mexicanidad
Latin American Literature and Science
Literary Landcapes of the Mexican Revolution
Download CV (DOC 62kb)