Ana Del Sarto is an Associate Professor of Literatures and Cultures of Latin America; she is also the editor of alter/nativas: latin american studies journal.
Prof. Del Sarto´s areas of specialization include Latin American Cultural Studies, Literary, Cultural and Critical Theories, Ethnic and Gender Studies, Identities and Subject Formations, Comparative Studies of Lusophone and Hispanic Latin America, Globalization Studies, and Southern Cone Narratives.
Among her recent publications are Los estudios culturales latinoamericanos hacia el siglo XXI, co-edited with Alicia Ríos and Abril Trigo for a especial issue of Revista Iberoamericana and The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader, co-edited also with Alicia Ríos and Abril Trigo from Duke University Press. Her book, Sospecha y goce: una genealogía de la crítica cultural chilena, was published through Cuarto Propio, Santiago de Chile, in 2010. Currently she is working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Irreverent Passions: On Bodies and Subjectivities, focused on Chilean writer Diamela Eltit, addressing the issues of female bodies, subjectivities, and violence.
Dr. Del Sarto's research interests include bodies and subjectivities, cultural theories and analysis, modernity and coloniality, Latin American intellectuals: power, cultures, and societies, and ethnic, race, and gender studies.