Charli Valdez

SENIOR LECTURER
Affiliate Lecturer in Women's Studies
Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 349K, Durham, NH 03824
Charli Valdez

Charli Valdez teaches First Year Writing, Introduction to Women's Studies, Latina/o Literature, and Literature and the Visual Arts at the University of New Hampshire. Recipient of a Fulbright for his dissertation research in Spain, he received his A.M. in comparative literature at Brown University and his Ph.D. in literature and creative writing at the University of Houston.

Education

  • Ph.D., Literature, University of Houston
  • Ph.D., Creative Writing, University of Houston
  • A.M., Brown University
  • A.B., Cornell University

Research Interests

  • American literature
  • Composition
  • Ekphrasis
  • Fiction writing
  • Latinx studies
  • Women's Studies

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 401: First-Year Writing
  • ENGL 415C: Literature and Medicine
  • ENGL 415G: Literature and the Visual Arts
  • ENGL 419: Intro to Literary Analysis
  • ENGL 560: Intro to Latinx Lit & Culture
  • ENGL 650: Studies American Lit & Cult
  • WS 401: Intro to Women's Studies
  • WS 405: Gender, Power and Privilege

Selected Publications

Valdez, C. (2019). “Critical Race Theory, Transborder Theory, and Code Switching in the Trump Years.”. In Critical Theory and the Humanities in the Age of the Alt-Right. Palgrave Macmillan.

Valdez, C. G. (2018). Chicanx Dystopia-Contesting Dystopia. The St. John’s University Humanities Review: Special Issua: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”, 15(1), 56-72.

Valdez, C. G. (2017). Serial’s Aspirational Aesthetics and Racial Erasure. In The “Serial” Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age (pp. 101-113). Taylor & Francis.

Valdez, C. G. (2015). Reveal the Living Map of Latina/o Letters. In T. Hetland (Ed.), Digital Assignments for the Literature Classroom:
A Professional Resource.
. Bedford.

Valdez, C. G. (2013). Latin@ Liminality, Erasure & Exclusion in Great Recession Television. In K. Boyle, & D. Mrozowski (Eds.), The Great Recession in Fiction, Film, and Television: Twenty-First-Century Bust Culture. Lexington.

Valdez, C. G. (2013). Driving with Michael Chabon: Road Ways, Litter and the Volvo in the Early Stories.. In J. Kavadlo, & B. Batchelor (Eds.), Michael
Chabon’s America: Magical Words, Secret Worlds, and Sacred Spaces
. Scarecrow.

Valdez, C. G. (2013). Racing To Have and Have Not. In Film and Literary Modernism (pp. 124-130). Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars.

Valdez, C. G. (2008). Expresión autoetnográfica: consciencia de oposición en las literaturas de los Estados Unidos. Revista de Antropología Social 17: Anthropology & Literature, 73-94.

Valdez, C. G. (2006). Cursing Eloquence & Caliban’s Dialogism. In M. Cantero (Ed.), Language and Identity in Chicano/Latino
Discourse
(pp. 1-15). Lincom Europa.

Valdez, C. G. (2005). Writing Paintings. In AWP Pedagogy Papers. AWP.