The Southwest in Film Series
"Monsters and Motels: Frontier Horror and the 21st Century" presented by Dr. Monica Montelongo Flores
Monica Montelongo Flores is an Assistant Professor of Multiethnic American Literature in the department of English at California State University, Stanislaus. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Texas Tech University and her specializations include U.S. Literature, Film and Media Studies, and Latina/o Cultural Studies. Her research often highlights the dialogues between the construction of the American West and Chicana/o identity politics and has been published in Southwestern American Literature, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of MALCS. Her publications examine various literatures and media in correspondence with Chicana/o theory, including American Indian literature and Western film and television.