Spanish: Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, Latin American Studies, Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQIA+ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing
Dr. Ricardo F. Vivancos-Pérez specializes in the cultural production of Hispanics and Latinxs/as/os in the United States. He is a tenured Associate Professor and the author of the book Radical Chicana Poetics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), the first editor of the critical edition of Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa’s seminal book Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza (Aunt Lute, 2021), and the editor of two special dossiers in peer-reviews journals: "Pedro Salinas en los Estados Unidos: Aproximaciones interdisciplinares a un intelectual poliédrico en el exilio" (BANLE, vol. 23, 2020) and “Transdisciplinary Approaches to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Thought” (Cuadernos de ALDEEU, 2019).
Professor Vivancos-Pérez’s publications also include articles on social movements in Spain and Latin America, on exile and displacement in Hispanic literatures, on masculinities in transatlantic Hispanic Studies, and on the relationship between human rights, feminisms, and literary forms.
Their ongoing projects combine archival research with methodologies from Migration, Border, Feminist and Queer Studies. Current works in progress include a book-length study of Gloria Anzaldúa’s unpublished manuscripts and two monographs on the cultural production of Spanish exile and immigrant intellectuals in the United States.
Professor Vivancos-Pérez is Associate Editor of BANLE, Boletín de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua, a peer-reviewed journal of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language.
A first-generation college student, and a first-generation immigrant, Vivancos-Pérez is a Safe Zone trained LGTBQ Ally, and has been recognized as an Ally of the Mason LGTBQ Community during Pride Week.
|Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. The Critical Edition. Edited by Ricardo F. Vivancos-Pérez and Norma E. Cantú, Aunt Lute Books, 2021.|
|Radical Chicana Poetics. New York and London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.|
Editor of Journal Special Dossiers
“Pedro Salinas en los Estados Unidos: Aproximaciones interdisciplinares a un intelectual poliédrico en el exilio.” Special Dossier of Boletín de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua (BANLE), vol. XII, no. 23, 2020, pp. 175-317.