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Raquel Chang-Rodríguez (Ph.D., New York University), is Distinguished Professor of Hispanic literature and culture at The Graduate Center and The City College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Among her recent books and editions are: Voces de Hispanoamérica. Antología literaria (4th ed. 2012); “Aquí, ninfas del sur, venid ligeras”. Voces poéticas virreinales (2008); Entre la espada y la pluma. El Inca Garcilaso y sus “Comentarios reales” (2011) which features her conversation with Nobel prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa; La palabra y la pluma en ‘Primer nueva corónica y buen gobierno’ (2005); Beyond Books and Borders: Garcilaso de la Vega and ‘La Florida del Inca’ / Franqueando fronteras: Garcilaso de la Vega and ‘La Florida del Inca’ (2006), a collection of essays that has appeared simultaneously in English (Bucknell UP) and Spanish (Catholic University of Peru). Chang-Rodríguez is the founding editor of the prize-winning journal Colonial Latin American Review; she was awarded a National Endowment Fellowship (NEH), and has received research grants from public agencies and private foundations in the United States. Raquel Chang-Rodríguez is Honorary Associate of the Hispanic Society of America, Profesora Honoraria of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, and Miembro Correspondiente of the Peruvian Academy of the Language. She was awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. Her recent research involves the early contact period in Spanish La Florida and the impact of colonialism in the region.

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