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Molly Metherd  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
    Dissertation: Within Two Worlds: A Case for Intra-American Literature Dissertation directors: Professor Jos Limn and Professor Janet Swaffar
  • M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin, 1995
    M.A. Report: Visions and Revisions: The Americanization of Christopher Columbus in the works of Bartolom de las Casas, William Carlos Williams and Alejo Carpentier Report supervisor: Csar Salgado
  • B.A. English, Spanish, University of California, Davis, 1991
  • University of Valencia, Spain, 1990

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • “Diplomat or Critic? James Weldon Johnson in Latin America.”. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    Society for Multi-Ethnic Literatures
    (April 2012)
  • El Presidente, or “The Yellow Peril”. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Comparative Literature Associaton
    (March 30, 2012)
  • Reading Ourselves, Reading Others: Transnational Reception in Rosario Ferrs The House on the Lagoon and Julia Alvarezs Yo!. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    Women's Studies Colloquium
    (November 2008)
  • Creative Departures: James Weldon Johnson and the Comedic Opera. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Comparative Literature Association
    (April 26, 2008)
  • Student Resistance to the Anti-American Text. Metherd, Molly (panel or forum member)
    American Studies Association
    (November 2007)
  • Race and the Monroe Doctrine: The Latin American Influences of James Weldon Johnson and His Complex Critique of US Imperialism. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Comparative Literature Association
    (April 2007)
  • Exploring McOndo: A New Wave of Transnational Literature. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Comparative Literature Association
    (April 2006)
  • Metherd, Molly (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    Conference on College Composition and Communication
    (2005)
  • Crossing Borders and Barnes and Noble: Transnational Publishing in the Americas. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Studies Association
    (November 2004)
  • Globalization, Authorship and Agency. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Studies Association
    (April 2002)
  • Carlos Fuentes as Transnational Intellectual. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Comparative Literature Associaiton
    (April 1998)
  • Dreaming in Cuban and Gringo Viejo: Case Studies in Intra-American Interpolation.. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    Modern Language Association
    (December 1997)
  • Re-colonizing Columbus in Two Works by William Carlos Williams and Alejo Carpentier. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    Florida International University-University of Miami Conference on Iberian/Iberian-American Literatures
    (October 1997)
  • Writing America: Carlos Fuentes and Cormac McCarthy Explore Intra-American Spaces. Metherd, Molly (paper)
    American Comparative Literature Association
    (April 1997)

Publications:

  • Metherd, Molly. "Chilean Americans."Latino Encyclopedia. Ed. Leonard, David Sharp, 2009.
  • Metherd, Molly. "Cristina Garcia."Latino Encyclopedia. Ed. Leonard, David Sharp, 2009.
  • Metherd, Molly. "Puerto Rican Literature."Latino Encyclopedia. Ed. Leonard, David Sharp, 2009.
  • Metherd, Molly. "The Latin American Diaspora." A Cultural History of Reading. Ed. Watling, Gabrielle Greenwood, 2008
  • Metherd, Molly. "Transnational Book Markets and Literary Reception in the Americas." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (10:3) 2008 (2007)
  • Metherd, Molly. "Visions and Revisions: The Americanization of Christopher Columbus in the Works of William Carlos Williams and Alejo Carpentier." A Twice Told Tale: Re-inventing the Old World-New World Encounter. U of Delaware, 2001
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