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Marie Cruz Soto

Marie Cruz Soto

Clinical Assistant Professor
B.A., Puerto Rico, 2000
M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002
Ph.D. History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008

Marie Cruz Soto is interested in the history, cultures and interactions of the Americas. Her work focuses on identity negotiations, postcolonial and feminist theory, spatial and historical narrations, nationalism, empire studies, coloniality in the Americas, community formations and transnational networks. At Gallatin, she has taught courses like “Feminism, Empire and Postcoloniality,” “Narrating Memory, History and Place,” “Boundaries and Transgressions” and “The U.S. Empire and the Americas.” Currently, she is working on a book titled Inhabiting Isla Nena, 1514-2003: Imperial Formations, Historical Narrations and Vieques, Puerto Rico which delves into the five-century struggle of peoples to inhabit the Caribbean island of Vieques and of empires to control it.

 

Contact Information

Marie Cruz Soto

Clinical Assistant Professor
m.cruz@nyu.edu
1 Wash Pl, Room 615
(212) 992-7761
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Office Hours
Tuesday (9-11 by appt)
Thursday (9-11 by appt)

Courses

2014 Fall

U.S. Empire and the Global South: The Long 20th Century
Tue 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Feminism, Empire and Postcoloniality
Tue,Thu 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

2014 Spring

Narrating Memory, History and Place
Tue,Thu 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

The U.S. Empire and the Americas
Tue,Thu 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

2013 Spring

Narrating Memory, History and Place
Tue,Thu 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

cultural history of the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States with an emphasis on identity negotiations, postcolonial and feminist theory, spatial and historical narrations, nationalism, empire studies, community formations and transnational networks

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