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Sarah Misemer

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Areas of Speciality
  • Hispanic Studies
  • GLAS 305
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Sarah M. Misemer is a professor in the Department of Global Languages and Cultures and associate director of undergraduate research in the LAUNCH office at Texas A&M University. She is the author of Secular Saints: Performing Frida Kahlo, Carlos Gardel, Eva Perón, and Selena, (Tamesis, 2008), Moving Forward, Looking Back: Trains, Literature, and the Arts in the River Plate (Bucknell UP, 2010), Theatrical Topographies: Spatial Crises in Uruguayan Theater Post-2001 (Bucknell UP, 2017), and co-editor of The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem in Retrospect (Toronto UP, 2017). Professor Misemer has published numerous articles on contemporary River Plate, Mexican, Spanish, and Latino theater in journals such as Latin American Theatre Review, Gestos, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, South Central Review, Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Languages, Letras Peninsulares, Revista Hispánica Moderna, and Hispanic Poetry Review. Misemer is also the Editor for the Latin American Theatre Review Book series, serves on the Editorial Board for the Latin American Theatre Review journal, as well as the Advisory Board for the South Central Review. Her main areas of research include contemporary Uruguayan and Argentine theater, performance, and literature. She is past president of the former Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica, now known as Asociación de Estudios de Género y Sexualidades.

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Hispanic Theater and Performance