Osiris Gómez

Osiris Gómez is a researcher, instructor of language and literature, and doctoral candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on contemporary Indigenous literatures of Mexico, Translation Studies, Cultural Studies, Sociolinguistics, and Applied Linguistics. His dissertation examines Nahuatl, Zapotec, Mazatec, and Mayan poetry, specifically the experience of the writer within the context of an endangered language. He is the founder and director of the Writers and Scholars in Indigenous Languages and Literatures Conference (ECELLO) at UCSB, a biannual academic gathering dedicated to the study of indigenous and minority cultures of the world. Osiris Gómez is currently working on an anthology that compiles conversations held with various indigenous authors from all across Mexico.


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