Luz Angélica Kirschner

Luz Angélica Kirschner is a permanent full-time lecturer currently teaching in the Departments of American and Inter-American Studies at the Bielefeld University, Germany. In May, 2008, she earned a PhD in comparative literature from the Pennsylvania State University. Recently she has written articles on Ilan Stavans, Latin@s in the U.S.A., Puerto Rico, Generación del treinta, and Tato Laviera for World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia (2011). Kirschner is currently editing a volume called Expanding Latinidad: An Inter-American Perspective (2012)and working on her book manuscript with the working title Transnational Subjects: Spectres of Essentialism.