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Ernesto Javier Martínez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5523
  • Office: 202 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Fall 2017: Thursday, 4:00-5:00pm, or by appointment
  • Interests: Queer Ethnic Studies, Women of Color Feminisms, US Latinx Literature and Culture, Literary Theory

Education

B.A., English, with Honors, Stanford University (1998); M.A., English, Cornell University (2003); Ph.D., English, Cornell University (2005).

Publications

Books

When We Love Someone, We Sing To Them, illustrated by Maya Christina González (Reflections Press, forthcoming).​

The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education, co-edited with Stephanie Fryberg (Palgrave Press, 2014).

On Making Sense: Queer Race Narratives of Intelligibility, (Stanford University Press, 2012).

Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader, co-edited with Michael Hames-García (Duke University Press, 2011).

Current Projects

La Serenata (short film, written by Ernesto Martínez and directed by Adelina Anthony).

Queer Latinx Memoir (edited volume of stories, co-edited with Rigoberto González & Nikki Lopez).

Raised Flesh: Queer Arousals in Contexts of Racialized Harm (book manuscript).

Selected Essays, Book Chapters, and Other Writing 

  • "La Serenata," a screenplay (2017).
  • “Con quién, dónde, y por qué te dejas? Reflections on Joto Passivity,” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies. 39:1 (2014)
  • “Constructed Strugglers: The Impact of Diversity Narratives on Junior Faculty of Color,” co-written with Stephanie Fryberg. In The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education, co-edited with Stephanie Fryberg. Palgrave Macmillan Press. 2014.
  • “Foreward,” Amorcito Corazón: Poems. By Lorenzo Herréra y Lozano. Kórima Press, 2014.  
  • "Officially Advocated, Institutionally Undermined: Diversity Rhetoric and the Subjective Reality of Junior Faculty of Color,” co-written with Stephanie Fryberg and Victoria Plaut. International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nationas. 11.2 (2012).   
  • “Re-membering Gay Latino Studies,” co-written with Michael Hames-García. In Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader. Duke University Press. 2011.
  • “Shifting the Site of Queer Enunciation: Manuel Muñoz and the Politics of Form.” In Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader. Duke University Press. 2011. 
  • “On Butler on Morrison on Language,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 35.4 (2010).  
  • “Dying to Know: Identity and Self-Knowledge in Baldwin’s Another Country.PMLA: Publication of the Modern Language Association. 124.3 (2009).

Teaching

ES 199: Social Progress, Social Change (Fall, 2017)

ES 407/507: Queer Ethnic Literature (Winter, 2018)

ES 410/510: Queer Migrations (Winter, 2018)

ES 254: Introduction to Latinx Studies (Spring, 2018)

ES 330: Women of Color Feminisms (Spring, 2018)


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