Florencia Cortés-Conde

Associate ProfessorHispanic Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Florencia Cortés-Conde is Associate Professor of Hispanic and Latinx Studies at Goucher College in Baltimore. She completed her doctorate, with a specialization in Spanish Linguistics, in 1993. Her research interests are centered on issues of identity and culture. Her book on identity and nation, The Anglo-Argentines in Buenos Aires, was published in 2007. She has also published on language and women’s identity in Gender and Language. She has attended national and international conferences.

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Research, Scholarship, Creative Work in Progress

Cracking the Concrete Ceiling in Male-Dominated Societies:  A Tale of Three “Presidentas”, With Diana Boxer & Lennie M. Jones, Unversity of Florida

La justicia ausente en El secreto de sus ojos (Campanella, Juan José, 2009), presentation for Salamanca, Spain. CIHALCEP 2017.

Publications

“Yo no soy un criminal:” la destrucción de la confianza del estado moderno en Nueve Reinas (Bielinsky 2001). In: Actas CIHALCEP 2015, TOMO 1. Salamanca, Spain: Universidad de Salamanca, September 2015, pp. 34-46.

“El crimen nuestro de cada día”: retratos de criminalidad en Ciudad de Dios (Meirelles, 2002). In: Identidades, héroes y discursos en la modernidad tardía. Eds. Sergio Roncallo-Dow, Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed & Eduardo Gutiérrez (eds). Chia, Colombia: Universidad de la Sabana. 2016.

“Breaking the glass & keeping the ceiling:  Women presidents’ discursive practices in Latin America” with D. Boxer. In: Discourse, Politics and Women as Global Leaders, John Wilson and Diana Boxer (eds.) John Benjamins. 2015.

“Telling Identities:” Latin American Crime Narratives for Local and International Markets in María, Full of Grace (Marston, 20004) and Rosario Tijeras (Mallié, 2005). Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, Volume 29 (2011). Austin, TX: University of Texas Press

Conference Papers & Panel Participation

III Congreso Internacional de Historia, Arte y Literatura en Español y Portugués, Salamanca, Spain, 2015

Sociolinguistic Symposium 19. August 21-24, 2012. Berlin, Germany, 2012

International Pragmatics Conference. , July 3-8, Manchester, England, 2011

Mid Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies 2010. The John Hopkins University, March 26-27, Baltimore, MD, 2010