Araceli Masterson-Algar

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Spanish & Portuguese
Associate Professor in 20th/21st Century Latin American Literature
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, Kansas 66045


Summary

Spring Semester Office Hours: 

Tu 2:30-5:00pm

Education

Ph.D., Border Studies, The University of Arizona, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

M.A., Anthropology and History, The University of Arizona, Latin American Studies

M.A., Secondary Education/Second Language Instruction, The University of Arizona, Teaching and Teacher Education

B.A., Anthropology, Latin/o American Studies, and Sociolinguistics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Western College Program, Miami University

Teaching Interests

  • Urban Cultural Studies
  • Migration and Human Mobility Studies
  • Transnational/Transatlantic Studies
  • Latin/o American and Spanish contemporary literature and film
  • Brazilian studies
  • Gender Studies

Research Interests

  • Human Mobility
  • Urban cultural studies
  • Postcolonial relations Spain-Latin/o America

Selected Publications

Only since 2010

Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “Memories of Trains, Trains of Memory: Journeys from Past Futures to Present Pasts in El tren de la memoria (2005). In Fraser, Benjamin and Steven Spalding (eds.) Transnational Railway Cultures: Trains in Music, Literature, Film and Visual Art. London: Berghahn Books. Forthcoming.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. ““More Than a Trip”: Memory, Mobility and Space in Un Franco, 14 Pesetas (2004).” Konturen. Forthcoming.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “¡Toma la Plaza!: Reading Spain’s 15-M Movement Through the Ecuadorian Experience” In Masala Martínez, Francesco, (ed.) Cultural History of Ecuadorians in Spain.  Bristol: Intellect. Forthcoming.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli, Brian Jennings and Mark Odenwelder. “How to Run Together: On Study Abroad and the ASD Experience.” Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad 32.2 (January 2020): 104-118.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “Transnational Latin America: Movements and Displacements”. In Jackiewicz, Edward L. and Fernando J. Bosco (editors). Placing Latin America: Contemporary Themes in Human Geography.  Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2020. Pp. 241-254.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “Geografías del 15M desde la experiencia ecuatoriana: Ecología cultural y movimientos sociales.” Arizona Journal of Hispanic Studies 22-1 (2018): 49-67.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “‘De Madrid al locutorio’: El escaparate urbano madrileño en La boda de Marina Seresesky (2012)”In González del Pozo, Jorge (ed.) La mujer y el cine en España: Industria, Igualdad y Representación. Madrid: Wisteria Ediciones, 2018. Pp. 163-185.


Fraser, Benjamin, Araceli Masterson-Algar, and Stephen Vilaseca. “Urban Cultural Studies, Behind the Scenes: Notes on the Craft of Interdisciplinary Scholarship.” Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 5 (1) (2018): 3-14.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli and Stephen Vilaseca (eds). Special issue. ‘Luso-Hispanic Cities.’ Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 4 (1 & 2), 2017.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli and Stephen Vilaseca. “Through the Looking Glass: Windows to ‘Cities in the Luso-Hispanic World’.” Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. 4 (1-2) (2017): 3-12.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “ ‘La Callejera’: Streetwalks Through Minas Gerais in Autran Dourado’s Uma Vida em Segredo (1964).” Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. 4 (1-2) (2017): 49-62.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. Ecuadorians in Madrid: Migrants’ Place in Urban History. London: Palgrave, 2016.


Rubio-Goldsmith, Raquel, Celestino Fernández, Araceli Masterson-Algar, and Jessie Finch, eds. ‘No vale nada la vida, la vida no vale nada’: Political Intersections of Migration and Death in the U.S. Mexico Border. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2016. (Awarded First Place at the International Latino Book Awards 2017 for Best Nonfiction-Multiauthor)


Rubio-Goldsmith, Raquel, Araceli Masterson-Algar, Jessie Finch and Celestino Fernández. “¿No vale nada la vida? (La vida no vale nada). Cultural and political Intersections of Migration and Death at the U.S.-Mexico Border.” In Rubio-Goldsmith, Raquel, Celestino Fernández, Araceli Masterson-Algar, and Jessie Finch, eds. ‘No vale nada la vida, la vida no vale nada’: Political Intersections of Migration and Death in the U.S. Mexico Border. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2016. Pp. 3-18.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli and Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith. “Conclusion. An Amen.”In Rubio-Goldsmith, Raquel, Celestino Fernández, Araceli Masterson-Algar, and Jessie Finch, eds. ‘No vale nada la vida, la vida no vale nada’: Political Intersections of Migration and Death in the U.S. Mexico Border. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2016. Pp. 261-265.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli and Stephen Vilaseca. “Text to Street: Urban Cultural Studies as Theorization and Practice.” Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. 2.2 (2015): 1-16.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “The Subte as Urban Planner in Moebius: Rails Into The Recuperation of Buenos Aires” Transfers 4.2 (2014): 68-85.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli.“Juggling Aesthetics and Surveillance: Ecuadorians in Madrid’s Retiro Park.” International Journal of Iberian Studies 26 (2013): 81-102. 


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “La Movida Latina y el NegOcio en AZCA 2000.” In Fraser, Benjamin (ed.) Inscriptions: Essays on Hispanic Literature, Film, and Urban Space in Honor of Malcolm Alan Compitello. Newark: Juan de la Cuesta, 2012. Pp. 193-221.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli. “Digging Madrid: A Descent Into Madrid’s Subway Museum Andén 0.” In Fraser, Benjamin and Steven Spalding (eds.). Trains, Modernity, and Cultural Production. 2 vols. Lanham, M.D.: Lexington Books (Rowman and Littlefield), 2012. Pp. 205-32.


Masterson-Algar, Araceli, Lessie Jo Frazier, Gladys Tzul Tzul and Manuel Roberto Escobar (Eds). Special Volume. “Transnational Histories and Cultures of the Americas.” Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 16, 2012. 


Masterson-Algar, Araceli, Gladys Tzul Tzul and Manuel Roberto Escobar. “El Instituto Tepoztán: Aproximaciones a la Nación como modelo transnacional por (des)armar.” Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 16 (2012): 4-6.

 

 

 


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