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Jim Miranda

Assistant Professor, English and Media Studies
Office: Adamian Academic Center 074 |

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Jim V. Miranda is an assistant professor of English and Media Studies at Bentley University. His work and teaching specializes in Latinx Literature, Indigenous Literature, narratives of (im)migration, and border studies.

Teaching Interests

Intersection of cultural studies, cartography, and writing; Latinx Literature and Media; Indigenous Literature; Comcis; and Cultural Studies Approaches to Literature<br><br>

Research Interests

Current work focuses on Latinx literature with specific interest in border-crossing narratives. Other interest include visual media of the border (movies, tv, and comics books), Indigenous theories of sovereignty, and cultural approaches to visual semiotics.

Consulting/Practice Interests



Journal Article(s)
Miranda, J. V. Waiting: Migration and Time in Four Motions. Manifold: Experimental Criticism, 1 (1), 179-191. Forthcoming (link)

Miranda, J. V., Turner, J. (2020). Watchmen and Speculating on the Future of the Humanities. Inks: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society , 4 (1), 22-43. Forthcoming (link)

Miranda, J. V. (2020). Bound by Sovereignty: The Problem of Reciprocity and the “Indigenous Turn” in Medieval Studies. English Language Notes, 58 (2), 136-150.

Conference Presentations

Miranda, J. (2021). "Televisual Tunnels and the Publics of the U.S.-Mexico Borde." Presented at the UMASS Boston's Boston Cinema/Media Seminar , Boston-Virtual.

Miranda, J. (2021). "Waiting: Migration and Time in Four Motions." Presented at the Manifold Press's Experimental Criticism Symposium, Virtual.