Mario Jimenez Chacon

Mario Jimenez Chacon

Assistant Professor


Mario Jiménez Chacón was born in Zapopan (Jalisco, Mexico), and he completed his undergraduate studies at California State University-Fullerton. He received his Ph.D. in Latin American Literature and Culture, and a minor in Latinx Studies, from Cornell University in August of 2018. He was a Visiting Lecturer of Spanish at the same institution (2018-2019) before coming to UWGB in the Fall of 2019. His current research focuses on the aesthetics, spirituality, ethics, and politics of migration and border culture in the Latin American and Latinx context. His fields of interest include postcolonial studies, cultural anthropology, performance studies, border studies, indigenous studies, transnational literatures and cultures, and Latinx studies, among others.

“Traslado mítico-histórico y traslado lingüístico en Señales que precederán al fin del mundo.” Ciberletras: Revista de crítica literaria y de cultura. Issue 42 (August 2019): 35-50.

“Sobre el peregrinaje y lo milagroso en ‘Talpa’, de Juan Rulfo.” Latin American Literary Review. Vol. 45, Issue 90 (November 2018): 23-33.