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Esther Díaz Martín

Assistant Professor

Latin American & Latino Studies and Gender & Women's Studies


Building & Room:

1509 UH


601 S. Morgan Street

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2286

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Esther Díaz Martín is an Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Díaz Martín received her Ph.D. in Spanish with a Graduate Portfolio in Mexican American and Latina/o Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her doctorate degree with the support of the Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR)/Mellon Dissertation Fellowship. Her current book project focuses on the sonic performances of Latina feminisms as heard across contemporary commercial and web-based radio. Her scholarship, centering on the intersections of sonic, oral, and aural knowledge-making in Latinx popular culture and literature, appears in Chicana/Latina Studies, Diálogo, and Spanish and Portuguese Review.