Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Dykstra

Kristin Dykstra

Professor

Office Address: STV 404
Office Phone: (309) 438-7176
Office Hours: Dr. Dykstra is on leave.  You can  reach her at her ISU email or via St. Michael's College, where she is Scholar in Residence: kdykstra@smcvt.edu
Email: Contact Kristin Dykstra (kadykst)
Website: Visit Kristin Dykstra’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG500.02Independent Study   
Teaching Interests:

 

Literatures & Cultures of the United States; US Latino/a Literatures; Literatures of the Americas

Research Interests:

 
Literatures & Cultures of the United States
US Latino/a Literatures
Translation:  Recipient of 2012 Literature Fellowship for Translation, National Endowment for the Arts
Cross-cultural issues in literatures of the Americas
Hemispheric and transnational studies

Co-editor, 2004-2014:  Mandorla:  New Writing from the Americas / Nueva escritura de las Américas

Education:
 
Ph.D. English, SUNY at Buffalo, 2002
M.A., English, SUNY at Buffalo, 1998
B.A., English & Spanish, Certificate in Latin American Studies, Amherst College, 1992
Selected Publications:

  • Forthcoming:  The Counterpunch (And Other Horizontal Poems), bilingual edition of poetry by Cuban writer Juan Carlos Flores, from the University of Alabama Press.  Translation and critical introduction by Kristin Dykstra.
  • Forthcoming:  Other Letters to Milena, bilingual edition of a mixed-genre collection by Cuban writer Reina María Rodríguez, from the University of Alabama Press.  Translation and critical introduction by Kristin Dykstra. 
  • Forthcoming:  Breach of Trust, bilingual edition of poetry by Cuban writer Angel Escobar, from the University of Alabama Press.  Translation and critical introduction by Kristin Dykstra.
  • Excerpts from The World as Presence by Marcelo Morales, with translator's commentary: featured at Circumference, Feb. 2014.  http://circumferencemag.org/?p=1770
  • Forthcoming in Lana Turner, translations:  3 poems by Amanda Berenguer from The Lady of Elche.
  • Commentary / translation:  "Translating Amanda Berenguer" followed by two poems from the Uruguayan writer.  Golden Handcuffs Review (Spring/Summer 2013; 1.16).
  • Article:  "Merging Exile into Diaspora:  Other Letters to Milena."   Diálogo 15.2 (Special Issue:  When You Can't Go Back:  Exile and Dislocation), Fall 2012. 
  • Review:  "On Equal Footing: A Review of Recent Works by Urayoán Noel."  Jacket 2. 25 April 2012.

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