Andrea E. Morris | LSU Foreign Languages and Literatures

Andrea  E.  Morris 

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Washington University, 2003

Phone: 225-578-7424

E-mail: aemorris@lsu.edu

Office: 301C Hodges Hall

 

Area of Interest

20th and 21st century literature and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean and Central America, Afro-Hispanic literature, cultural studies, migration and mobility.

Recent Teaching

Span 7946: (Im)mobility in late 20th and 21st Century Dominican and Cuban Cultures: Departures, Arrivals and Staying Behind (2015); Span 7946: Intimidades posibles en la ciudad globalizada: narrativa y cine del Caribe hispano actual (2011); Spanish 4200: Literature and Culture of Latinos in the US (2010); Spanish 4147: African Rhythms in Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Music (Spring 2006).

 

Awards & Honors

LSU Office of Research and Development Faculty Research Grant, 2015-2016; LSU Office of Research and Development Faculty International Travel Grant, 2014, 2016; LSU applicant to NEH Summer Stipend Program, 2014; LSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Manship Summer Research Award, 2011, 2013

Selected Publications

"Tourists, Locals, and Migrants: Linked Mobilities in Short Fiction by Dominican Writer Aurora Arias.” Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 40.1 (2015): 81-96.

 

 “Between Discourse and Materiality: Conjuring the Bodies of Puerto Rican Women in Mayra Santos Febres’s Anamú y Manigua.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. 36.2 (2012): 293-314.

Afro-Cuban identity in Post-Revolutionary Novel and Film: Inclusion, Loss, and Cultural Resistance. Bucknell University Press, 2012.

Notable Activities

July, 2015 research trip to Havana, Cuba for project on post-1990 emigration and return; Director of LSU in Spain summer study abroad program 2016; Co-coordinator of Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages and Literatures 2014;