Margarita Vargas

PhD

Margarita Vargas.

Margarita Vargas

PhD

Margarita Vargas

PhD

Scholarly Interests

Contemporary Spanish-American theatre; Mexican film; Feminisms

Contact Information

903 Clemens Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-0859

mvargas@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of Kansas, 1985
  • MA, University of Kansas, 1982
  • BA, Yale University, 1979

Selected Publications

  • “The Possibility of Justice: Bárbara Colio’s Antigone in Usted está aquí. Mediterranean Studies 21.1 (2013): 67-78.
  • “Disrupting Motherhood/Restructuring the Nation: Diana Raznovich’s Casa matriz.” Ámbitos Feministas 1 (otoño 2011): 105-118.
  • “Sexual and Political Disillusion in Y tu mamá también.” Coming of Age on Film: Stories of  Transformation in World Cinema. Ed. Anne Hardcastle, Roberta Morosini, and Kendall B. Tarte. New Castle on Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2009.
  • “El espacio escénico en el mundo homosocial en . . . Y a otra cosa mariposa de Susana Torres Molina.” Espacios de representación. Ed. Lola Proanio. Cádiz, Spain, 2006.
  • “Staging Identity Through Art.” CR: The New Centennial Review 5.3 (winter 2005): 65-82.

Courses Taught

  • SPA 535: Mexican Cinema. Feminism and Film
  • SPA 509: Mexican Theatre and Postmodernism
  • SPA 513: Spanish-American Theatre & Theories of Identity
  • SPA 435: Mexican Cinema: A Cultural, Historical, and Technical View
  • SPA 416: Spanish-American Theatre
  • SPA 311: Survey of Spanish-American Literature

Affiliations

  • Editorial Board, Latin American Theatre Review
  • Vice President, NEMLA Women’s Caucus