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Carolina Toscano, Ph.D.

Department of English


Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Washington
M.A. in English, SLU-Madrid/Autónoma de Madrid
B.A. in English and Spanish, George Washington University

Practice Areas

  • Contemporary literature from the U.S. and Spain
  • 19th-Century Spanish and English literature
  • Maternal feminist theory
  • Migration studies

Publications and Media Placements

Articles and Chapters

"Matricentric Feminism and Non-Normative Migrant Mothering in Recent Contemporary Fiction from Spain and the US": The Mother Wave: Matricentric Feminism as Theory, Activism, and Practice, Demeter Press (publication forthcoming 2023).

"Mothering, Masking Up, and Sarah Blake's Clean Air: A Maternal Ecocritical Reading": Pandemic, Mothers, and Family for the Journal of Motherhood Initiative. (Spring/Summer 2023).