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Nancy Bird-Soto

Department Chair and Associate Professor-Latin American Literature
 (414) 229-5234
 Curtin Hall 705

Degree(s)

PhD, Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA, Spanish, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Diploma in Hispanic, European and Latin American Studies, Fundación José Ortega y Gasset, Toledo, Spain

Research Interests

Latin American literature, Women writers of the late Nineteenth Century and early Twentieth Century in Puerto Rico, Transatlantic approach to 1898, U.S. Hispanic Literature via Luisa Capetillo, Latino/a Literature, gender studies and literatura obrera.

Courses Offered

Spanish 318 – Advanced Speaking and Listening
Spanish 350 – Introduction to Literary Analysis
Spanish 371 – Introduction to U.S. Latino Literature in English
Spanish 373 – Topics in U.S. Latino Literature: Latina Writers
Spanish 472 – Spanish-American Literature and Civilization
Spanish 507/769 – Gender and Resistance in Latin American Literature
Spanish 577/781 – The Latin American Essay
Spanish 720 – Approaches to Hispanic Literary Theory and Criticism

Selected Publications

Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Where Memory Resides: Graciela Limón’s The Memories of Ana Calderón.” Mundo Nuevo: Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos VII.17 (2017): 101-116.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Gendering XX: Latinas, caribeñas y sus otros modos de ser. Ed. Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Editorial Tiempo Nuevo, 2017: 201.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Lucas Guevara: A failed flanerie.” Letras Salvajes 20. (2017): 122-131.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I., ed. Lecturas para viajar y aprender. Revista Cruce, 2017.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Para las lectoras: El monstruo, de Manuel Zeno Gandía.” Cuadrivium 11. Ed. UPR-Humacao, . (2017): 77-81.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Aries Point o el viaje de Pleione. Isla Negra Editores, 2016.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Sobre la tela de una araña. Ed. Figueroa, José L. 2016: 110.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Sodio. 7.1 Voces del Caribe, 2016.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Aprecio propio y propio aprecio. Revista Cruce, 2015.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Entre molde y cursiva. Revista Cruce, 2015.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Una noble amistad: Luz y sombra de Ana Roqué.” Cuadrivium 10. Ed. Gómez Beras, Carlos R. (2015): 56-61.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Nada por el agua. Revista Cruce, 2014.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Nuyorican Poets and Their Impact in Latino Poetry. Centro Voices, 2014.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “A Driving Agent: The Spectator in Subiela’s El camión (The Van).” Eliseo Subiela: The Poet of Latin American Cinema (vol.2). Ed. Membrez, Nancy J. Edwin Mellen Press, (2014): 225-232.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Put Together: A Minne-Memoir. Ed. Vázquez, Charlie. Editorial Trance, 2014.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Lo bueno de todas las razas.” Letras Salvajes 14. (2014): 88-100.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Putting Together a Personal Cartography.” Centro Voices. (2014).
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Los hipócritas de Franca de Armiño. Ed. Nuevo, Tiempo. Editorial Tiempo Nuevo, 2013.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Cuestión migrante. Revista Cruce, 2013.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “In Some Odd Way: The Queer and Meta-Queer in Luisa Capetillo’s Mi opinión.” Letras Salvajes 12. Ed. Martínez-Márquez, Alberto. (2013): 65-76.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. Calibaneando. Revista Cruce, 2013.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “Censorship, Gender and Resistance in Esmeralda Santiago’s Conquistadora.” Genre, California State University-Long Beach 33. (2013): 1-18.
Bird-Soto, Nancy I. “The Playful ‘i’ in Tato Laviera’s Poetry: An arte poética.” MMLA Journal. (2013): 13 pp.