Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez

Assoc. Professor

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1998Ph.D. Romance Studies Cornell University
1992 English Literature Bucknell University
1990B.A. Music Performance-Flute Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid

Honors & Acknowledgements

2018 Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grant. Cornell University Library’s Human Sexuality Collection and the Phil Zwickler Charitable and Memorial Foundation. Amount: $1,350.

2017-2018 Provost Research Award Summer Salary and Research Cost, University Research Council, University of Miami. ($17,000)

Spring 2013 Career Enhancement Initiative Award, Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami.

2011 Provost Research Award Summer Salary, University Research Council, University of Miami. Amount: $10,500.

2010 Provost Research Award, University Research Council, University of Miami. Amount: $4,120.

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Arabic and Mediterranean Studies | Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies (including Latinx Studies) | Cultural Studies | Immigration/Globalization/Transnationalism/Diasporas | Latin American Studies | Literary/Critical Theory | Media, Film and Visual Studies | Peninsular Studies | Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies | Social Movements and Networks | Women, Gender, Sexuality and Queer and Trans Studies | 20th-21st Studies


Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez Queer Transitions in Contemporary Spanish Culture: From Franco to la Movida. (SUNY Press for the SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture. 2007).

Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez with Brenna Munro The Scholar & Feminist Online Introduction: Thinking Queer Activism Transnationally.14.2 (2017).

Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez Barbarismos queer y otras esdrújulas. Pinkwashing (Edicions Bellaterra. 2017).

Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez Journal of Language and Sexuality. David Trullo’s Queer Revisionist Photography: Negotiating Spain’s Homonationalism and the Marketing of LGTBQI Human Rights as Commodities in Latin America.197-2215.2 (2016).

Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts: Crossing the Strait. What Happens on the Other Side of the Strai(gh)t? Clandestine Migrations and Queer Racialized Desire in Juan Bonilla’s Neopicaresque Novel Los príncipes nubios.53-76 (Ashgate P. 2015).

The Cambridge History of Gay and Lesbian Literature. Gay and Lesbian Literature from Spain in the Long Twentieth Century (1898-2007).438-458 (Cambridge UP. 2014).