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Yasmin S. Portales-Machado

PhD Student in Spanish & Portuguese | GSS Cluster Fellow

B.A. in Theater Critic from the Cuban University of Arts (2007), M.A. in Spanish from the University of Oregon (2018). Her research examines the ways in which science fiction depicts politics, sexualities and families in the Spanish Caribbean Literature, with special focus in Cuba. She has published essays in the edited volumes Women Past and Present: Biographic and Multidisciplinary Studies (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), La isla y las estrellas. El ensayo y la crítica de ciencia ficción en Cuba (Editorial Cubaliteraria, 2015) and Anatomía de una isla. Jóvenes ensayistas Cubanos (Ediciones La Luz, Cuba, 2015). Her fiction work had appeared in Deuda temporal (Col. SurEditores, Cuba, 2015), Sombras nada más. 36 escritoras cubanas contra la violencia hacia la mujer (Ediciones UNION, Cuba, 2015), and Órbita Juracán (Voces de Hoy, Miami, 2016).

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