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Antonio Viego, Associate Professor of Literature

Antonio Viego

Latino Studies; Ethnic Studies; Queer/Lesbian/Gay Studies; Twentieth Century American Literatures; Critical Race Theory; Chicana Feminist Theory; Comparative Ethnicities; Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory

Contact Info:
Office Location:  Program in Literature/101 Ernestine Friedl Building, East Campus/Box 90670, Durh
Office Phone:  +1 919 668 2687
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2024):

  • LIT 350S.01, BRAINS, EVERYWHERE Synopsis
    Friedl Bdg 225, WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as GSF 350S.01, LSGS 350S.01, NEUROSCI 250S.01, ROMST 350S.01)
    Friedl Bdg 102, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Office Hours:

Wednesday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ph.D.University of Pennsylvania1999
B.A.Swarthmore College1989

Modern and Contemporary
Latino Studies
Latin-American Studies
Gender Studies, Feminism, Women Studies, Queer Studies
Psychoanalysis, Psychology
Film, Media and Visual Studies
Critical Theory, Philosophy
Research Interests:

Current projects: Psychoanalytic Theory and Latino/a Identities/Histories

Latino/a Studies, Queer/Lesbian/Gay Studies, Twentieth Century American Literatures, Critical Race Theory, Chicana Feminist Theory, Comparative Ethnicities, Psychoanalytic Theory

Areas of Interest:

Latino/a political movements
Latino/a literatures
Queer/Gay/Lesbian Theory
Gay/Lesbian History
Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory
Cuban-American Literature
20th Century Cuban History


Latino/a • Sexuality • Gender • Psychoanalytic Theory

Current Ph.D. Students  

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Viego, A, Eating brains: Latinx barrios, psychoanalysis and neuroscience, in Psychoanalysis in the Barrios: Race, Class, and the Unconscious (December, 2018), pp. 97-118, ISBN 9781138346383
  2. Viego, A, LatinX and the neurologization of self, Cultural Dynamics, vol. 29 no. 3 (August, 2017), pp. 160-176 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Viego, A, Review of "Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity" by E. Patrick Johnson, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 11 no. 1 (July, 2015), pp. 135-138, Duke University Press, ISSN 1527-9375
  4. Viego, A, Review of "The Puerto Rican Syndrome" by Patricia Gherovici, Latino Studies, vol. 3 (July, 2015), pp. 165-169, Palgrave Macmillan, ISSN 1476-3443
  5. Viego, A, The Madness of Curing, Dossier on Robyn Wiegman's Object Lessons, edited by Zahid R. Chaudhary, Feminist Formations, vol. 25 no. 3 (Winter, 2013), pp. 154-59, The Johns Hopkins University Press, ISSN 2151-7363  [abs]
Conferences Organized

  • The Seeds of Change: Latino/as in the Here and Now, February 2003  
  • The Color of Hegemony: Latino/as in North Carolina, February 2002  

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