Raquel Vega-Durán, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spanish
Areas of Expertise:
- Awards and Affiliations
- Research and Publications
Digital Humanities Course Development Grant for the course Encounters in the Atlantic. The Mellon Foundation and Digital Humanities at the Claremont Colleges, 2015
Two Creativity and Innovation Course Planning Grants. Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity, The Claremont Colleges, 2015
Mellon Presidential Roundtable Grant to bring The Mexican Suitcase exhibit of Spanish Civil War photography to the Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College, 2015
Faculty Summer Fellowship in the Humanities. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Claremont McKenna College, 2010
Research Grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain’s Ministry of Culture and United States Universities. Spanish Ministry of Culture, 2010
Jean Monnet Fellowship for research on issues of European integration. European Commission, the European Union Center, and the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 2008
Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Borders: Migrants, Transnational Encounters, and Identity in Spain. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2016.
“United Spains? North African Immigration and the Question of Spanish Identity in Poniente,” forthcoming in Afro-Hispanic Review 32:1, Spring 2014.
“Tales of Two Shores: The Re-Establishment of Dialogue Across the Strait of Gibraltar,” forthcoming in African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts: Crossing the Straits, edited by Victoria L. Ketz and Debra Faszer-McMahon (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014).
“El mosaico textual de Amarga luz: un autodescubrimiento literario a través de la obra de Marga Gil Roësset,” forthcoming in the monographic issue of Letras Femeninas on “Women’s Gaze: Female Visual Narratives and Narrations of the Visual in the Luso-Hispanic World,” Summer 2014.
“Street, City, and Region as Global Contact Zones: Glocalized Self-Identities and Stereotypes in the Graphic Novel El Nord,” forthcoming in Towards a Multicultural Configuration of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces, edited by Ana Corbalán and Ellen Mayock (Newark, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2014).