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Barrio-Vilar, Laura

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Laura Barrio-Vilar. PhD
Rank: Assistant Professor
Office: 501-W Stabler Hall
Phone: 501.569.8317

Educational Background

PhD, University of Kentucky
MA, University of Kentucky
BA, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Areas of Focus

African-American Literature, Ethnic Literature, Post-colonial Studies, and Gender and Women’s Studies

Selected Publications

“Racial Uplift Ideology and Black Womanhood in Frances Harper’s Serialized Novels.” Popular Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace. Eds. Earl Yarington and Mary De Jong. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2007. 405-31.

“Getting a Taste of the Other: The Eighteenth-Century British Novel as the Epitome of Masquerade.” Cultura, Lenguaje y Representación / Culture, Language and Representation 1 (May 2004): 55-67.

“Narrating the African Self in the Late Eighteenth Century: Issues of Voice, Authority, and Identity in Gronniosaw’s 1770 Narrative.” Journal of Kentucky Studies 20 (September 2003): 117-22.

“Narrating the Slave Self in the Americas: Issues of Authority, Voice, and Identity in Cuban Narratives of Slavery.” Journal of Caribbean Studies 17.1-2 (Summer-Fall 2002): 33-50.

Updated 5.30.2012