Post-Grant Reports


Sabbatical Leave Report

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Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Latin American History | Latin American Literature | Latina/o Studies | Poetry | Translation Studies | Women's History | Women's Studies


During my semester-long sabbatical, I set out to do two major projects: one involved revising a manuscript on my ongoing research on the history of women’s suffrage and the emergence of feminism in El Salvador, and the second project was an expansion of previous work translating a major book of the poetry of Costa Rican writer Eunice Odio. Working on these two very different endeavors has allowed me to strengthen professional ties with colleagues during research trips, by presenting at conferences, and working in collaboration with fellow translators. Devoting significant amounts of time without major distractions, I was able to make headway on both fronts. I submitted the book manuscript to a new publisher and sent in a first version of a portion of P. III of Eunice Odio’s The Fire’s Journey to the editor for a first reading. Thus, overall I accomplished two goals, which place me in a position to carry these two projects to a successful completion in the coming years. The best outcome is that my scholarly work will result in publication in various stages.


This research was conducted as part of a sabbatical leave in 2015.

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