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Vanessa Perez Rosario

Department Chairperson
Modern Languages and Literatures

Location: 4239 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5451
Fax: 718.951.4235

Vanessa Pérez-Rosario teaches Latinx and Caribbean literature. She is managing editor of Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism. She is author of Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon (Illinois 2014) and editor of Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration: Narratives of Displacement (Palgrave 2010). She recently completed a translation manuscript of Mayra Santos-Febres's "Boat People" and has edited and translated the manuscript, "I Am My Own Path: A Bilingual Anthology of the Writings of Julia de Burgos." Pérez-Rosario is on the board of Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project at the University of Houston, and former co-chair of the Latino Studies section of LASA.

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