Lorena V. Mosquera

Lorena Mosquera
  • Ph.D. Student
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Spanish & Portuguese

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall 2022


Lorena V. Mosquera is a Ph.D. student in the department of Spanish and Portuguese. She received a M.A. in Hispanic Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a B.A. in Spanish and Literature from the University of Cauca. She also completed graduate courses in Literature and Culture at Caro & Cuervo institute. Her research interests are contemporary Latin American culture and literature, focused on historic and collective memory, violence, and identity representations.  


Research interests:

  • Collective memory, post memory, and identity
  • Cultural representations of violence and conflict between 20th and 21st centuries in Latin America
  • Urban and social configuration
  • Dystopia and History in urban spaces.


Teaching interests:

  • Latin American literature and culture
  • Cultural representations of conflict
  • Social movements in Latin American history
  • Language and social constructions

Awards & Honors

Alva V. Ebersole Award for Outstanding Scholarly Paper, University of Kansas - 2023