Eva-Lynn Jagoe

Eva-Lynn Jagoe

Eva-Lynn JagoeAssociate Professor, PhD (Duke)
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Eva-Lynn Jagoe, Associate Professor of Latin American and Comparative Literature, holds a PhD from Duke University and an MA from University of Wales, Cardiff. Before coming to Toronto she taught at University of Essex (UK) and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (USA). Her first book, The End of the World as They Knew It: Writing Experiences of the Argentine South (Bucknell UP, 2008), examines representations of the South in Argentine and English texts from the nineteenth century to the present, arguing that the narration of this space is formative in the shaping of a collective memory and history of Argentina. Nowadays, she disseminates her research through creative non-fiction and hybrid prose, as well as more traditional academic writing. Her recently completed book, Take Her, She’s Yours, explores theoretical notions of subjectivity and feminism through an experiential first-person narrative. Her next book project is on Spanish history, memory, and climate change. Jagoe has been Acting Director of Comparative Literature and of Latin American Studies. She is also the co-organizer of the JHI Toronto Writing Workshop and of the Banff Research in Culture residency under the themes of “Distributed Intimacies” (2014), “Demos: Life in Common” (2015), “Year 2067” (2017), and “Beyond Anthropocene” (2018).

She has published in journals such as Discourse, Journal for Latina Critical Feminism, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Revue Canadienee de Littérature Comparée, English Studies in Canada, Cinemascope, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos and Revista Hispánica Moderna.

Research Interests: Environmental humanities, critical and cultural studies, affect and queer theory, film, psychoanalysis, literature, and visual art. Creative non-fiction and experimental critical writing.

Specialty Courses:

New Addictions for the Anthropocene
Latin American Cinema
Forms of Critical Writing
Affinities: Readings in Realism and Radicalism
21st Century Latin American Culture

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