Moisés Park

Moisés Park
Associate Professor of Spanish
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • Latin American Literature and Cinema

  • Identity and Orientalism


Ph.D., University of California, Davis

B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • Exploring the Spanish-Speaking World (SPA 2320)

  • Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SPA 3305)

  • Films in Spanish-Speaking World (SPA 4388)

  • Films in Spanish-Speaking World (SPA 5388)

Selected Publications

Co-edited Volume

Here Comes the Flood: Perspectives of Gender, Sexuality, and Stereotype in the Korean Wave. Ed. by Marcie Tanter and Moises Park. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Lexington Books, 2022.


Figuraciones del deseo y coyunturas generacionales en literatura y cine postdictatorial. New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 2014.

Poetry Book

El verso cae al aula y Poemas marciales. Santiago: Editorial Amanuense, 2019.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • “‘LISTEN TO K-POP, BURN THE POLICE!’: K-pop and the 2019-2020 Chilean Protest” and “Introduction.” In Here Comes the Flood: Perspectives of Gender, Sexuality, and Stereotype in the Korean Wave. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2022).

  • “Violence and Memory- Human Rights, Re-democratization, and Literary Culture in Chile.” In The Cambridge History of Chilean Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021).

  • “‘Warma Kuyay’ (Amor de niño) by José María Arguedas: A Dialectic Prelude to Liberation Ecotheology.” Literature and Theology. Oxford University Press. 35. 3 (2021): 266-284.

  • Kiltro, película chilena de artes marciales: Orientalismos e identidades en tiempos de COVID-19.” Diálogo 23. 2 (2020).

  • “The Latin Dragon Going Global: Marko Zaror, Martial Arts, and Stardom.” In Chilean Filmmaking in the World. Eds. Vania Barraza and Carl Fischer (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2020).

  • Machuca: Melodrama y horror.” Polifonía Scholarly Journal 9 (2019).

  • “Gracias a la vida: Violeta Went to Heaven and Came Back Wearing a K-Pop Mini Skirt.” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 37 (2019).

  • “A Social Media Post: On Being Asian Latino (Or, On Becoming Gringo).” Somos en escrito: The Latino Literary Online Magazine (Feb. 12, 2019).

  • “Cyber Theology of the Problem of Evil in the Meta-narrative of Camila Gutiérrez.” In Critical Insights Series: Contemporary Latin American Literature (Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2017).

  • “Metáforas del trauma: La bola de disco en Tony Manero (2008) de Pablo Larraín.” In Agentes de cambio: Perspectivas cinematográficas de España y Latinoamérica en el siglo XXI (Madrid: Pliegos, 2015).

  • “Sexualization of the Oriental Ruins: Moreno-Durán’s Mambrú, the Colombian Battalion, the Korean War, Picasso and the (Marilyn) Monroe Doctrine.” In East Reads West; West Reads East (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2011).

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Curriculum Vitae