González, Ann B.

Ann B.
González
Job Title: 
Professor and Chair Languages and Culture Studies
Directory: 
Department: 
Department of Philosophy
Phone: 
704-687-2243
Office: 
Winningham 103C
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EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina (1983)
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina (1975)
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1971)

BOOKS:

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography: Modern Latin-American Fiction Writers, Second Series, edited by William Luis and Ann González, Vol. 145 (Detroit: Gale Publishing Co., 1994).  (Text averages 250,000 words).
  • Fabián Dobles and the Post-Colonial Challenge (Cranbury, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005) (200pp MS.)
  • Resistance and Survival: Children's Narrative from Central America and the Caribbean.  University of Arizona Press.  2009.  (220pp MS).
    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2010.
    http://www.cro2.org/default.aspx?page=reviewdisplay&pids=3604455
  • Colorín Colorado: Introduccíon a literatura y juvenil.  Textbook in press.  Panda Publications.  400+ ms. pp. Due out May 2013.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS:

  • "La inautenicidad de modelos feministas eurocéntricos en el contexto latinoamericano: La narrativa de Gioconda Belli" in Visiones y revisiones de la Literatura Centroamericana.  Compiled by Jorge Román-Lagunas.  Guatemala: Oscar de León Palacios, 2000, pp. 167-175.
  • "(Re)Visiones de la conquista: La niña blanca y los pájaros sin pies de Rosario Aguilar" in Otros testimonios: Voces de mujeres centroamericanas. edited by Amanda Castro.  Guatemala: Letra Negra, 2001, pp.167-173.
  • Los perros mágicos de los volcanes: Cruzando fronteras."  Accepted for publication for an anthology of essays on Manilo Argueta, eds. Astvaldur Astvaldsson, Linda J. Craft, Ana Patricia Rodríguez.  In press.
  • Two entries for Encyclopedia of United States-Latin American Relations.    Ed. Thomas M. Leonard, Sage CQ Press, 2012.  Entry titles"Cardenal Ernesto" (750 words), p. 132-133 and "Inter-American Children's Institute" (500 words), p. 476-477.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

  • "The Origin and Appropriation of 'Mambrú' in Hispanic Children's Literature," no. 22 Postscript (Spring 2005), 60-68.
  • "Transgressing Limits: Belli's El taller de las mariposas."  Ciberletras.  17 (2007).  14pp.
    http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ciberletras/v17/gonzalez.htm
  • Costa Rican Identity and the Stories of Carmen Lyra."  SECOLAS Annals 52 (2008), 73-82.
  • "The Question of Race: Joaquín Gutiérrez and Cocorí."  Caribe.    10.2 (2007-2008): 1-17.

  RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Central American literature, Spanish American narrative, literary translation, Hispanic Children's Literature.