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Ana Del Sarto

Ana Del Sarto

Ana Del Sarto

Associate Professor Literatures and Cultures of Latin America


(614) 247-8109

242 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural and Critical Theories
  • Southern Cone literatures and cultures
  • Latin American cultural studies


  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • M.A., Spanish, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • M.A., International Affairs, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Licenciatura en Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina

Editor alter/nativas, revista de estudios culturales latinoamericanos

Prof. Del Sarto´s areas of specialization include Latin American Cultural
Studies, Literary, Cultural and Critical Theories, Ethnic and Gender Studies,
Identities and Subject Formations, Comparative Studies of Lusophone and
Hispanic Latin America, Globalization Studies, and Southern Cone Narratives.

Among her recent publications are Los estudios culturales latinoamericanos
hacia el siglo XXI, co-edited with Alicia Ríos and Abril Trigo for a
especial issue of Revista Iberoamericana and The Latin American Cultural
Studies Reader, co-edited also with Alicia Ríos and Abril Trigo from Duke
University Press. She has also published articles on Latin American
discourses on criticism (literary criticism, cultural critique, cultural
studies), on the interdisciplinary relations between the Humanities and the
Social Sciences, on contemporary Latin American women narrative, and on Latin
American cinema. Her book, Sospecha y goce: una genealogía de la crítica
cultural chilena, was published through Cuarto Propio, Santiago de Chile, in
2010. Currently she is working on a book manuscript tentatively titled
Irreverent Passions: On Bodies and Subjectivities, focused on Chilean writer
Diamela Eltit, addressing the issues of female bodies, subjectivities, and

Research interests

  • Bodies and Subjectivities
  • Cultural theories and analysis
  • Modernity and Coloniality
  • Latin American Intellectuals: power, cultures and societies
  • Ethnic, Race, and Gender studies


  • Latin American Cultural Studies
  • Bodies and Subjectivities in Contemporary Latin American Cultures
  • Passions: Blueprint of (Dis)-Enchantment
  • Subjectivities in Disarray: Contemporary Women’s Narratives from the
  • Southern Cone
  • Latin American Cognitive Mapping: Modernidad/Postmodernidad
  • Intro to Literary and Cultural Theories


  • Miedos y placeres: Memorias en/de la América Latina global
  • Globalización, violencia y género en Ciudad Juárez
  • Los rostros de la violencia en América Latina
  • Globalization and Latin America: Multidisciplinary Approaches
  • Sueños y pesadillas en la América Latina global
  • Representación de sujetos marginales en las culturas latinoamericanas
  • Memoria y deseo en la cultura contemporánea latinoamericana
  • Culturas contemporáneas latinaomericanas
  • Latin American Literature (in Translation): Fiction and Realities. Between
  • the Fantastic, the Marvelous Real, and Magical Realism

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