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YOLANDA FLORES

Assistant Professor
Romance Languages
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(802)656-3574
Email Address:Yolanda.Flores@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:Spanish American and Latino literature; women's writing; theatre; feminist criticism
Biography:Flores has research interests in the comparative literature of the Americas (Brazilian, Spanish-American, and U.S. Latino/a), theatre, performance, women's writing, feminist criticism, cultural studies and race and gender in the Americas. Some of her recent publications include the book, "The Drama of Gender: Feminist Theater by Women of the Americas" (2000, second edition forthcoming in paperback) and the articles, "Subverting Scripts: Identity and Performance in Plays by U.S. Latinas," "Autobiography and Performance: New Images in Chicana Theater," "Un paso hacia adelante, dos pasos hacia atras: Memory Mambo," among others.