Delia Poey


Delia Poey

Contact Information

Office Location
Diffenbaugh 326
Office Hours

M, W 3:30pm-4:30pm

Delia Poey is a specialist in US Latina/o Literatures and Cultures. She has published numerous anthologies of Latino Literatures and Latin American women's fiction as well as two scholarly books: Cuban Women and Salsa: To the Beat of Their Own Drum (Palgrave 2014) and Latino American Literature in the Classroom: The Politics of Transformation (University Press of Florida 2002).

Recent Publications

  • "Long Live the Queen!: Celia Cruz's Longevity as a Negotiation of Tradition and Change" in Rock On: Women, Aging and Popular Music (2012)
  • " '¡La Lupe!': Performing Race, Gender, Nation, and Excess" in Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory (2004)
  • "Striking Back without Missing a Beat: Radical Responses to Domestic Violence in Salsa and Country Music" in Studies in Popular Culture (2010)