Samanta Ordóñez

Samanta OrdonezSamanta Ordóñez

Ph.D., Romance Studies, Cornell University
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office: Greene 543
Phone: (336) 758-4572
Email: ordones@wfu.edu

Samanta Ordóñez (Ph.D. Cornell University) is Assistant Professor of Spanish. Her current research examines masculinity and the post-NAFTA cultural politics of race and gender in contemporary Mexican film and literature. Other areas of interest in her research and teaching include globalization, postcoloniality, and modern power structures in relation to contemporary Mexican and Latin American cultures.

Ph.D. Romance Studies, 2015, Cornell University. Concentrations in Hispanic Literature and Film and Video Studies.

M.A. Romance Studies, 2011, Cornell University.

M.A. Comparative Literature, 2008, University of Western Ontario.

Licenciatura en Lengua y literatura hispánicas, 2004, Universidad Veracruzana.

Refereed Journal Articles

“Masculinidades excluidas: el hombre mexicano en El ejército iluminado de David Toscana.” Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana (Forthcoming November 2017).

“Carlos Reygadas’s Batalla en el cielo: Disarticulating the Brown Male Body from Myths of Mexican Masculinity.” Studies in Spanish & Latin American Cinemas (Forthcoming June 2017).

SPA 317 Distant Neighbors: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Mexico and Central America

SPA 280  Puertas y perspectivas

SPA 212 Exploring the Hispanic World

SPA 369  Special Topics: Masculinity in Mexican Cinema