Francisco Olvera Callejas

Email: 

franciscoolvera@uchicago.edu

Research Interests: 

Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States; Comparative Race Studies; Marxist & Cultural Theory; Subaltern Epistemologies.

Biography: 

Francisco received his BA in English from UC Santa Barbara, graduating summa cum laude. While there, he was a McNair Scholar and Radio DJ for the community station KCSB. His honors thesis, titled, "The Paradoxes of Belonging in Post-Civil Rights Multi-Ethnic American Literature" explored the affective contradictions at play within the contemporary years of racial capitalism.