Janelle Malagon

English - Media, Cinema and Digital Studies, PhD

Achieved Degrees
BA in English with a minor in History, University of Central Florida, 2017
MA in English, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2019

The intersections of media studies and global climate disruptions; game studies, environmental games, representations of climate disruptions in interactive media; transnational and transgenerational media, diaspora studies, antiracist practices and pedagogy.

Conference Presentations
“‘You Mean, You’re Not Going to Read Them?:’ The Barrier-Breaking Value of Private Journals in the Public FYC Classroom” presented at the 2020 Red River Graduate Student Conference.

“Situated Affect: An Incomplete Reading of Mirror Neurons in (e)Sports” presented at the 2020 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference.

Cyborgs are the 21st century Frankenstein's Monster: Adaptation as a Means of Re/Visioning Dickensian Monsters as Postmodern Cyborgs" accepted for the College English Association 2020 Conference.

“Bridging the Real-ized and Imagined Cuba in the American Imagination: Investigating the Reader’s Role in Cristina García’s Dreaming in Cuban" presented at the College English Association 2018 Conference.

Teaching Experience
UWM: ENG 102 (College Writing and Research)
UMD: WRIT 1120 (College Writing)

Professional Site: https://www.phdsimulator.com/