Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

Associate Professor

Spanish: Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, 20th & 21st C. Latin American Studies, 20th & 21st C. Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQ 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 (Forthcoming in 2021), and the editor of the special dossier “Transdisciplinary Approaches to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Thought” in the peer-reviewed journal 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 current manuscript is tentatively entitled “Spanish Intellectuals in the United States: Displacement, Culture of Residence and Identity Narratives (1936-2020).” It includes archival research on the cultural production of the different generations of Spanish intellectuals in the United States, both exiles and immigrants.

Professor Vivancos-Pérez is Associate Editor of BANLE, Boletín de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lenguaa 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.

Selected Publications


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. In Press.
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 Real Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua (BANLE), vol. XII, no. 23, 2020, forthcoming.

“Transdisciplinary Approaches to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Thought.” Cuadernos de ALDEEU, vol. 34, Spring 2019, pp. 109-280.