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

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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