Joel Lopez Rivera

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Joel Lopez Rivera

Latin American indigenous literature, subaltern studies, and the relation between writing and power; regions of Mesoamerica and the Andes in the 20th and 21st centuries; colonial period.

Office Location(s): MLB 3015
jlopezri@umich.edu

  • About

    I am a first year Ph.D student interested in Latin American indigenous literature, subaltern studies, and in the relation between writing and power. I focus in the regions of Mesoamerica and the Andes in the 20th and 21st centuries, but I’m also interested in the colonial period.

  • Education
    • B.A. (combined) in Latin American and Latino Studies/Hispanic Literatures, University of California Santa Cruz, 2009.
      M.A. in Spanish, San José State University, 2011.