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.