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Professor Anthony Nuño
Hispanic American/Mexican American Literature
Modern Languages B123
Office phone: 661 654 6799
Fax: 661 654 2017
California State University Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California 93311

RECOVERY OF ORAL HISTORIES AND TRADITIONS OF
MEXICANAMERICANS AND LATINOS IN KERN COUNTY

MEXICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SPAN 425

CURRENT COURSES TAUGHT

Anthony Nuño is from the Borderlands of Arizona/Sonora. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish and Latin American Literature from the University of Arizona. His secondary specialization is Chicano/a Literature. He has translated an autobiographical book written by native Tucsonan Judge John Huerta. Dr. Nuño has published scholarly articles on issues of contemporary postmodern narratives in Latin America, Chicano/a literature and subjectivity, queer voices in Chicano/a and Latin American literature. He has published in the following academic journals: Letras Femeninas, Journal of Studies for Latin American Popular Culture and The Arizona Journal of Hispanic Studies. In his book: Sexualidades y Subjetividades de la posmodernidad: el deseo homoerótico en la narrativa de Manuel Puig (forthcoming, Edwin Mellen Press), Dr. Nuño examines Manuel Puig’s counter narratives and the presence of homoerotic desire to underline the transgressive dimensions of postmodern thoughts in Argentina and Latin America.

Anthony Nuño is particularly interested in literary theory, race, gender, queer theory as well as indigenous American cultures. His current projects are: a revision of a bilingual play regarding the Borderlands. An article on the Chicano/a postmodern subject in the literary works of Cherríe Moraga and Ana Castillo. He is currently directing the Recovery of Oral Histories/Traditions of MexicanAmericans and Latinos in Kern County Project.

Vice President of Sigma Delta Pi at the University of Arizona 2001-2002