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First-Year and Second-Year Composition and Literature

  • "Immigration, Citizenship, and Home." Fall 2019.

  • "The Latinx Nineteenth-Century." Fall 2018.

  • “Intro to American Short Fiction.” Summer 2018.

  • Hemispheric Approaches to US Latinx Literatures (1800 to the present).” Spring 2018.

  • “U.S. Poetry of the Long Nineteenth Century (1776-1914).” Fall 2016.

  • “Periodical Culture in the United States (1800 to the present).” Spring 2016.

  • “19th and 20th Century New York City Periodical Poetics.” Fall 2015.

  • “American Identity in New York City’s Poetry, Prose, and Visual Art.” Spring 2015.

  • “19th and 20th Century New York City Poetics.” Fall 2014.

  • “‘That’s My Song’: Identity and Appeal in American Song.” Spring 2014, Fall 2013.

Tutoring Services, Hunter College, New York City Department of Education

  • Writing Tutor, Hunter College (CUNY) Reading and Writing Center, Spring 2012–Summer 2013.

  • Tutor, Comprehensive Network, Inc., New York City Department of Education, Spring 2012–Winter 2012.


  • “Versos Perdidos (Lost Verses) in Francisco P. Ramírez’s El Clamor Público (1855-1859).” Modern Language Association International Symposium (MLA), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2019.

  • “Lost in Transition: ‘Poesias Escojidas’ (selected poems) in Francisco P. Ramírez’s El Clamor Público.” Modern Language Association (MLA), Chicago, Illinois, January 2019.

  • “El Cronista: Hispanic American Readers in the Nineteenth-Century,” American Antiquarian Society (AAS), Worcester, Massachusetts, April 2018. 

  • “Border Languages as Place: Spanglish and Broken English in Ana Castillo’s So Far From God,” Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 2018.

  • "The Celebrity Climate of the Poetess Persona in Robert E. Bonner's New York Ledger,” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (C19), Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2018.

  •  “Romantic Sensationalism in Popular Media and Poetry: Walt Whitman, Robert Edwin Bonner, and Alice Cary (1855-1857).” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), Ottawa, Ontario, August 2017.

  • The New York Ledger Meets Charles Dickens’ Literary Stardom: The Transatlantic Exchange of ‘Hunted Down’, a Short Story with a Large Commercial Impact.” North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA), Florence, Italy, May 2017.

  • “‘narrative of slave life’ told in parts: Genre-Based Forms and Narrative Fragments in W.W. Brown’s Clotel.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS), Philadelphia, PA, March 2017.


  • “Working Toward a Poetics of Pestilence: Women Poets in The New York Ledger,” American Literature Association (ALA), San Francisco, CA, May 2016.

  • “Sarah Piatt in The New York Ledger.” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: "City of Print: New York and the Periodical Press," New York, NY, June 2015.

  • “Charles Dickens’ 'Hunted Down', Copyright Law and The New York Ledger.” American Literature Association (ALA), Boston, MA, May 2015.

  • “Xicanisma’s Bilingualism: Chicana Politics in So Far From God. Paul Lucas Graduate Conference, West Lafayette, IN, April 2014.

  • “¿A’ca’o qué, comadre?”: Spanglish Xicanisma and Chicana Ciudadanía in Ana Castillo’s So Far From God,” Purdue University School of Languages and Cultures 14th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, March 2014.

  • “Xicanisma’s Bilingualism: Chicana Politics in So Far From God. Paul Lucas Graduate Conference, Bloomington, IN, April 2014.

  • “Creativity and Relativity: An Analysis of Whitman’s Leaves of Grass and Emerson’s Views on Education and Knowledge. National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates National Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, February 2013.

  • “The Emersonian Ideal and Whitman’s Break from Eurocentric Discourse.” 21st Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference, Baltimore, MD, September 2013.

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