Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants


Ana Roncero-Bellido

US Latina/o Literatures and Cultures

Office Address: STV 424 C
Office Phone: 309-438-2075
Office Hours: MW 2-3
Email: Contact Ana Roncero-Bellido (aironce)
Website: Visit Ana Roncero-Bellido’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG145.013Writing in the Academic Disciplines M W 16:00 - 17:15STV 0250
ENG267.01Foundations of U.S. Latino/A Literatures & Cultures M W 12:35 - 13:50STV 0347
Teaching Interests:
U.S. Latina/o Literatures, Rhetorics and Cultures with a particular focus on Chicana Literature, Feminism and Indigenism, Feminist Literature and Theories, Colonial Literature, Spanish

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Research Interests:
U.S. Latina/o Literatures, Rhetorics and Cultures, Chicana Literature, Feminism and Indigenism, Feminist Theories, Representations of Latina/o identity, Theories of the Flesh,  Colonial Literature and its conection to Chicana/o and Latina /o identity and culture.

B.A. Filología Inglesa /English Studies, University of Murcia, Spain.
M.A. Spanish Literature and TESOL, West Virginia University.
Selected Publications:
 • Presentation “Who’s the Traitor? Disenfranchising Masculinity in Sandra Cisneros’ ‘One Holy Night’ and ‘Eyes of Zapata’” at the 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Future of U.S. Latina/o” at John Jay College of Justice and Criminology. (March 2013).
• Presentation “The House on Mango Street: Chicana Identity and the American Dream” in the “Tenth Annual Graduate Conference – Multiplicities: Mapping Identity through Literature” at Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus. (May 2012).
• Presentation “Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera: Construction of Chicana Identity in Postcolonial Autobiography” in the 17th Annual Women’s and Gender Studies Symposium at Illinois State University. (March 2012).
• Presentation “Language as identity: The New Mestiza” in the New Directions Symposium at Illinois State University (February 2012).
• Presentation “White Supremacy in Dangerous Minds” in the 34th Colloquium on Literature and Film at West Virginia University. (October 2010).

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