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Maria Matz

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Maria R. MatzAssociate Professor of Latin American Studies & Culture
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentWorld Languages and Cultures Department
  • Phone(978) 934-4000
  • EmailMaria_Matz@uml.edu

Research Interests

Transatlantic studies, Latin American theater as a tool for social change, transnational literature and human rights, feminist theater and performances in the Americas, literature written by women as a tool to portray the issues that affect them within society, the portrayal of identity through literary/historical texts, and film studies.

Publications

  • Matz, M.R. (2016) "Siete obras desconocidas de Jorge Díaz. Humor, amor y otros delirios ed. by María Teresa Salinas (review)," Latin American Theatre Review 49:2 pp. 319–320
  • Matz, M.R. (2014) "A partir del trauma: Narración y memoria en Traba, Peri Rossi y Eltit by Gloria Medina Sancho (review)," Hispania 97:3 pp. 514-515
  • Matz, M.R., Salmon, C. (2014) "The City I Live In: Almodóvar Reshapes Madrid as Spain Goes Glocal," Fairleigh Dickinson University Press pp. 153
  • Matz, M.R. (2013) "América y Cádiz: tendiendo puentes sobre el océano," XXXII Asamblea y Congreso Internacional de Asociacion de Licenciados y Doctores Espanoles en Estados Unidos (ALDEEU) pp. 135-145
  • Matz, M.R. (2013) "Juan de Ugalde, un gaditano gobernando Texas," XXXII Asamblea y Congreso Internacional de Asociacion de Licenciados y Doctores Espanoles en Estados Unidos (ALDEEU) pp. 135-145
  • Matz, M.R. (2012) "El teatro como medio de sanaci n: conversando con Las Poderosas . Gestos. Di logos teatrales a trav s del tiempo," Di?logos teatrales a trav?s del tiempo. 54: pp. 157-164
  • Matz, M.R., Salmon, C., Mellen, E. (2012) "Facing Almod var's Vision of Spanish Contemporary Society: Women, Men and Everyone in Between , in How the Films of Pedro Almod var Draw Upon and Influence Spanish Society: Bilingual Essays on his," pp. 13-35
  • Matz, M.R., Salmon, C., Mellen, E. (2012) "How the Films of Pedro Almod var Draw Upon and Influence Spanish Society: Bilingual Essays on his Cinema," pp. 201
  • Matz, M.R. (2012) "Las Poderosas: Rompiendo el silencio contra la violencia de g nero," Latin American Theater Review. 45.2: pp. 203-204
  • Matz, M.R. (2010) "Re-escribiendo la Historia: La voz dormida de Dulce Chac n," La nueva literatura hisp?nica, 14: pp. 83-105

Presentations

  • ÒThe Women of the Sixth Floor a romanticized view of Spanish immigration during the 1960Õs.Ó - NeMLA, March 2013 - Boston, MA
  • ÒLas poderosas: un ejemplo a seguirÓ - del XV Encuentro de mujeres de Iberoam?rica en las artes esc?nicas en el FIT de C?diz, October 2012
  • ÒJuan de Ugalde, un gaditano gobernando TexasÓ - XXXII Asamblea y Congreso Internacional de Asociaci?n de Licenciados y Doctores Espa?oles en Estados Unidos (ALDEEU), July 2012 - C?diz, Spain
  • ÒIdentidad afroargentina en Mugres de la Mar'a y el NegroÓ - XXXIX Congreso Del Instituto Internacional De Literatura Iberoamericana (I.I.L.I.), July 2012 - C?diz, Spain
  • ÒTheater and PoliticsÓ - 43rd Annual Conference of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 2012 - Rochester, NY
  • ÒYuyachkani: the Preservation of Peruvian Cultural TraditionsÓ - 2nd International Conference on Intangible Heritage (Sharing Cultures, 2011), July 2011 - Portugal
  • ÒTeaching Literature and Culture in TodayÕs Foreign Language Classroom.Ó - Rondas Literarias de Pittsburg, 2010, 2010 - Pittsburgh, PA