TAs / TFs

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Rachel Combs-González

Teaching Fellow (Spanish)

Research Interests: contemporary US Latinx literature and performance; Queer, Feminist, Post-Colonial and Critical Race theories; Diaspora; the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic class, nationality, etc.; the relationships between Apocalypse and Utopia as seen in contemporary US Latinx and Latin American literatures and performances; and Queer Utopianism.

Office Hours (Fall 2017): Thursdays, 2-4pm; Ticknor Lounge (Boylston Hall)

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Corrado Confalonieri

Teaching Fellow (Italian)

Research Interests: Epic Poetry; History and Theory of Literary Genres; Renaissance Culture; Ariosto and Tasso; Italian Contemporary Poetry; Montale; Zanzotto; Gadda; Literature and Philosophy

Office Hours (Fall 2017): Tuesdays, 2:45-4:30pm, Boylston 332

José Ángel De León

José Ángel De León

Teaching Fellow (Spanish)

Research Interests: Intellectual and Material history of the Cuban Revolution; contemporary Cuban arts and literature; 19th century transatlantic studies; post-and decolonial studies; estudios canarios; marxism and theory.

Office Hours (Fall 2017): Mondays, 11:30-2:30; Ticknor Lounge (Boylston Hall)