Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Yuri Herrera-Gutiérrez

Mellon Fellow

Contact Info
yherrera@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.A., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Political Science, 1997
  • M.F.A., University of Texas at El Paso, Bilingual Creative Writing, 2003
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Spanish, 2009

Academic Experience

  • Mellon Fellow, Tulane University, 2011-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2010-2011
  • Lecturer, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2009-2010
  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2008
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at El Paso, 2001-2003
  • Spanish Instructor, Lycée Charles Péguy of Orléans, 1999-2000
  • Lecturer, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1995
  • Teaching Assistant, Universidad Nacional, Autónoma de México, 1993-1994

Research & Teaching Specializations: Mexican Cultural Studies; Border Studies

Related Experience

  • Editor of the literary magazine el perro, 2007-
  • Member of the Board of Editors of the Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea, University of Texas at El Paso, 2002

Distinctions

  • “Otras voces, otros ámbitos” prize, awarded to the best novel published in Spain in 2008, to Trabajos del reino, 2009
  • “Premio Binacional de Novela Fronteriza” for the novel Trabajos del reino.
  • “Programa de Apoyo para Estudios en el Extranjero” Fellowship, Mexican Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 2001

Languages: Spanish

Selected Publications

  • 2011. Señales que precederán al fin del mundo. Cáceres, Spain: Editorial Periférica.
  • 2010. “El doloroso coro mexicano”, in La Tempestad, Mexico City.
  • 2009. Señales que precederán al fin del mundo. Spain: Periférica.
  • 2004 Trabajos del reino (novel). México: Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro, 2004

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