Oscar Chavez



Research Interests: 

postwar and contemporary U.S. literature; multi-ethnic literature of the U.S.; comics; visual culture/media studies


From Southern California. Graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in American Literature & Culture.

Teaching Experience: 

As lecturer:
  • Autumn 2014, "Breakdowns: Representations of Illness in Comics" (self-designed course)  
As course assistant:
  • Spring 2014, "Literature of 9/11" with Professor Hillary Chute
  • Fall 2013, "Narrative and Memory" with Professor Sonali Thakkar
  • Spring 2013, "American Culture during WWII" with Professor Debbie Nelson