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N. Michelle Murray

Assistant Professor of Spanish

N. Michelle Murray's research and teaching focus on contemporary Spanish literature and film. Her first book Home Away from Home Immigrant Narratives, Domesticity, and Coloniality in Contemporary Spanish Culture (UNC Press for North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2018) studies representations of immigrant women as domestic workers in contemporary Spain. She is currently working on two other book projects: Seeing Against the Grain, the first comprehensive study of the films of renowned filmmaker Fernando León de Aranoa, and Migrant Markets, a project that explores migration, political economy, and trafficking in the Southern Mediterranean in the twenty-first century. Her co-edited volume Unsettling Colonialism: Gender and Race in the Nineteenth-Century Hispanic World is forthcoming with SUNY Press.