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Faculty Directory » Diego Ubiera

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Please email Dr. Ubiera to schedule an appointment.

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 209
Phone: 978.665.3610
Email: dubiera@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Writing I (ENGL 1100)
Writing II (ENGL 1200)
Hispanic Literature & Culture (ENGL 2003)
World Literature I (ENGL 2400)
World Literature II (ENGL 2500)
Ethnic American Literature (ENGL 2660)
Caribbean Literature (ENGL 3720)


Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (Literature)
M.A., University of California, San Diego (Spanish Literature)
B.A., North Carolina State University (World Literature and Music, minor in French and Spanish)

Research Interests:

Latin American and Caribbean Literature (19th and 20th Century)
World Literature (19th and 20th century)
Comparative Caribbean Literature (Spanish, English, French)
Introduction to Latin American Studies
Afro-Latin American Literature
US Latino Literature
Literature of the Andes
Film in Latin America
Literature of the African Diaspora
Latin American Detective Fiction
Culture and Society in Latin America
Latin American Political Economy

Representative Publications:

Thornton, B.J. & Ubiera, D.I. (2019). “Caribbean Exceptions: The Problem of Race and Nation in Dominican Studies.” The Latin American Research Review, 54(2), pp. 413-428. doi: 10.25222/larr.346

Professional Affiliations:

LASA - Latin American Studies Assocation
MLA - Modern Language Association
CSA - Caribbean Studies Association
ACTFL - American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 
AATSP - American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese