Mônica Carvalho Gimenes

Job title: 
Ph.D. Student
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Mônica Gimenes (she/her) is a feminist researcher of contemporary Latin American literature and cultures. Her doctoral dissertation foregrounds the aesthetic dimensions of the political work combating feminicidal violence in recent novels and short stories from Brazil and Argentina. She is also a translator and an award-winning instructor of Portuguese and Spanish languages and literature. Mônica holds an M.A. in Spanish and a B.A. in Multimedia Studies: Journalism from Florida Atlantic University.

Research interests: 

contemporary feminist theory, femicide, national justice systems