Lecturer in Iberian and Latin American Cultures
Pigott Hall 228
650 723 0605
Office Hours:by appointment
Ximena Briceño was born in Lima. After studying Latin American and Peninsular literature in the Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú, she went to Cornell for her M.A. and Ph.D. She works on 20th and 21st centuries Latin American literature. Her current research focuses on contemporary museum narratives and performances from Peru, Argentina and Chile. Her interests include: the dialogue between contemporary art and the literary; the intersections between aesthetics and politics; dramaturgy and performance; visuality; cultural consumption and critical theory. She has published scholarly articles on melodrama, theater, representations and politics of memory, and the discourse of autobiography.