York College / City University of New York
Ramos, Juana

Ramos, Juana

Assistant Professor

World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities

Phone: 718-262-2438
Office Location: AC-3C08E
Email: jramos@york.cuny.edu

Spanish and literature professor at York College, City University of New York. She has participated in conferences, colloquia, and poetry festivals in Latin America and Spain. She has published the poetry books Multiplicada en mí, Palabras al borde de mis labios, En la batalla, Ruta 51C, Sobre luciérnagas, Sin ambages/To the Point, Clementina (Italian/Spanish bilingual version), Donde crecen amapolas, El agudo blandir al pronunciarte, and the short story book Aquí no hay gatos. She is the author of the book Nomadismo y alteridad. Las otras historias de la guerra, and co-author of the testimonial book Tomamos la palabra: mujeres en la guerra civil de El Salvador (1980-1992). In addition, her poems and stories have been published in anthologies, literary magazines in Latin America, the USA, and Spain, and have been translated into English, Portuguese, French, and Italian. In 2021, she received the Feliks Gross Award from the City University of New York for her work as a teacher and researcher, and was recognized by the Chifurnia Foundation as the Poet of the Year 2023 in El Salvador. In 2020, she began an intense cultural work through EntreTmas, a digital space where she interviews and promotes Latin American and Spanish women writers residing in the United States, Latin America, and Spain. She is also the director of the semi-annual digital literature magazine EntreTmas Revista Digital and curator, along with Margarita Drago, of Palabra-Imagen-Escena, an artistic space created for the dissemination of the creations of poets, storytellers, playwrights, and visual artists who produce their work in Spanish in NY.

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PhD The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), New York, N.Y. Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures 2017 
MPhil The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), New York, N.Y. Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages 2007 
BA Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY), New York, N.Y. Spanish and Psychology 1998 
AA Hostos Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY), Bronx, N.Y. Liberal Arts 1995 

Areas of Expertise

  • Latin American Literature
  • Central American Lit

Publications in Field Of Expertise