Alejandra Rengifo
Alejandra RengifoPosition: Professor
Campus Address: Pearce Hall, Room 310
Phone: (989) 774-6513
Email: rengi1a@cmich.edu
Courses: Teaches a wide variety of classes but likes literature classes the most.
Area(s) of Expertise: Carribean Literature and Culture in Spanish and French; US Latino Literature and Culture; Latin American Literature and Culture; Colombian Literature
 
Degrees and Universities
  • PhD, University of Kentucky
  • MA, University of Colorado; BA, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Alejandra Rengifo (Cali, Colombia) is an Associate Professor of Spanish.  Before coming to CMU in 2001 taught at Radford University in Virginia for three years.

Publications

BOOK:
Rosario Ferré y Mayra Montero: entre la espada y la cruz. (with Delores Flores-Silva). Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, 2009.

ARTICLES:
"Pisando el camino de ébano porque no el la muerte es el morir de Juan Zapata Olifella y Jorge Artel: historia, politica y marginalidad" in Chambacú, la historia la escribes tú.  Ensayos sobre cultura afocolobiana. Iberoamericana/Vervuert; Frankfurt, Germany, 2006.

"Beyond Magical Realism in The Red of His Shado" by Mayra Montero" in A Companion to Magical Relism, Tamesis Books, London, 2005.

"El eterno femenino desacralizado en Rosario Tijeras de Jorge Franco Ramos " Contextos 17.34 (2005): 28-40. 

Research Areas

Research interests have expanded from Caribbean literature to Chicano/US Latino literature and culture, plus Colombian literature.