Latin American literature and culture, comparative literatures, modernist studies, post-colonial literature.
Dr. Charlotte Rogers received her M.A. (2004), M. Phil (with distinction, 2005), and Ph.D. (2009) from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Yale University. Her research and teaching interests include twentieth-century comparative and Latin American literatures and cultures. Her geographical areas of focus include Cuba and Amazonia. In her book Jungle Fever, Professor Rogers examines representations of the jungle in twentieth-century works in French, Spanish and English. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on contemporary Latin America. In January 2012 Professor Rogers led Mason's study trip to Cuba. She has been named a Library of Congress Kluge Fellow for 2014.
Jungle Fever: Exploring Madness and Medicine in Twentieth-Century Tropical Narratives. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2012.http://www.vanderbiltuniversitypress.com/books/440/jungle-fever
"Guillotina y fiesta en El siglo de las luces". MLN. 128.2 (March 2013) 335-351.
“El órfico ensalmador: Ethnography and Shamanism in Alejo Carpentier’s Los pasos perdidos.”Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. 35.2 (September 2011). 351-372.
“Carpentier, Collecting, and lo barroco americano.” Hispania. 94:2 (June 2011). 240-251. Spanish version to be published by the Centre D’Etudes Hispaniques de Amiens, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France.
“Medicine, Madness, and Writing in La vorágine.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Liverpool). 87.2 (January 2010): 89-108.