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American Ethnic Studies

Dr. Isabel Millá

Assistant Professor in the Department of American Ethnic Studies, Isabel Millán specializes in critical ethnic studies, transnational feminist and queer theories, Chicana/o Latina/o literature and media, bilingual children's cultural productions, comics, and science fiction. Dr. Millán received her PhD in American Culture from the University of Michigan.

Select Publications:

"'¡Vámonos! Let's Go!': Latina/o Children's Television." In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture, edited by Frederick Luis Aldama, 44-58. New York: Routledge, 2016.

"Anya Sofía (Araña) Corazón: The Inner Webbings and Mexi-Ricanization of Spider-Girl." In Graphic Borders: Latino Comics Past, Present, and Future, edited by Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González, 203-223. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.

Engineering Afro-Latina and Mexican Immigrant Heroines: Bio/Border Politics in Dystopian Speculative Fiction and Film.” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies 40, no. 2 (Fall 2015): 167-185.

"Contested Children's Literature: Que(e)ries into Chicana and Central American Autofantasías." Signs 41, no. 1 (Autumn 2015): 199-224.

Review of The Night is Young: Sexuality in Mexico in the Time of AIDS by Hector Carrillo for CLGH, Committee on Lesbian and Gay History 20, no. 2 (2006): 9-11.

AMETH 353 Art & Activism   
AMETH 160 Introduction to American Ethnic Studies 
AMETH 453 Latina/o Perspectives: Transborder Children's Literature
AMETH 461 Transformative Thought 
AMETH 550 Research Methods/Popular Pathways to Knowledge
AMETH 560 Topics: Race, Sex & Science Fiction
AMETH 650 Capstone: Practicing Social Change 


Isabel Millan, PhD        

Contact Info

Email: imillan@ksu.edu

Phone: (785) 532-2112

Office: Leasure Hall, Room 103D

Office Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays

11:30-12:30pm & by appt.