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EMILY A LEDERMAN

EMILY A LEDERMAN

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Biography

Emily Ann Lederman is a graduate student in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her MA in English in 2012, after completing a Master's Thesis on storytelling and the archive in LeAnne Howe's Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story (2007). She received her BA in Comparative Literature from Hamilton College in 2007. Prior to graduate school, Emily worked in education reform in Boston, MA.

Publications

Review of Our Schools Suck: Students Talk Back to a Segregated Nation on the Failures of Urban Education (2009), edited by Gaston Alonso, Noel S. Anderson, Celina Su, & Jeanne Theoharis. E3W Review of Books 12 (Spring 2012).

Review of It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower (2010), by Michaela Wrong. E3W Review of Books 11 (Spring 2011).

Conference Presentations

"Seductive Patriarchy and Changing Desires in Denise Chávez’s Loving Pedro Infante (2001)," 47th Annual Western Literature Association Conference. Lubbock, TX. 2012.

"Claiming Cultural Leadership: Public Education Crises and Nuyorican Voices in Ernesto Quiñonez’s Bodega Dreams (2000)." 8th Annual Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature: "Reflections: Identity After Crisis." University of Texas at Austin. 2011.

 

 

Interests

Queer and Gender Studies, Contemporary American Ethnic Literatures, Native Studies, Archival Studies, Theories of Race and Ethnicity

Conference Presentations

"Seductive Patriarchy and Changing Desires in Denise Chávez’s Loving Pedro Infante (2001)," 47th Annual Western Literature Association Conference. Lubbock, TX. 2012.

"Claiming Cultural Leadership: Public Education Crises and Nuyorican Voices in Ernesto Quiñonez’s Bodega Dreams (2000)." 8th Annual Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature: "Reflections: Identity After Crisis." University of Texas at Austin. 2011.