Article on Crime and Mexican Comics

“Comic Book Westerns and the Melodramatic Imagination in Mexico” (Book Chapter, Currently under Peer Review)

“The Mexican Chili Western and Crisis Masculinity” (Book Chapter, Currently under Peer Review)


Once Upon a Time on the Border: Immigration and Comic Book Westerns in Mexico.”  Immigrants and Comics: Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis. Ed. Nhora Lucía Serrano, London: Routledge. Forthcoming in October 2019.

Captives on the Frontier: Perla Suez and the Cultural Geneaologies of the Argentinian Western.” Western American Literature, Vol. 54, No. 2, Summer 2019.

“Cómics y globalización en el mundo hispánico: una reflexión metodológica.” Dimensiones del latinoamericanismo, edited by Mabel Moraña. Madrid: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2018.

“The Mexican Charro: A Critical Introduction.” Modern Mexican Culture: Critical Foundations. Ed. Stuart Day. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2017.

“Sister at War: Mexican Women’s Poetry and the U.S. Mexican War.” Mexico in Verse: A History of Music, Rhyme, and Power. Eds. Stephen Neufeld and Michael Matthews. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2015. 33-54.

“Gender Iconoclasm and Aesthetics in Esteban Echeverría’s La cautiva and the Captivity Paintings of Juan Manuel Blanes.” Decimonónica 12.1 (2015). 116-133.

“Birds of a Feather: Pollos and the Nineteenth-Century Prehistory of Mexican Homosexuality.” Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America. Eds. William Acree and Juan Carlos González Espitia. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.  202-226.

“Gender, Empire and Revolution in ‘La Victoria de Junín’.” Hispanic Review 69:3 (2001): 299-317.

“Of Subjects and Cowboys: Frontier and History in Pedro Mir’s Countersong to Walt Whitman.” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 15.4 (1998): 161-171.

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