Research Associate: Ana Cara

Ana Cara

Research Associate, 2005-06 and 2004-05

Ana Cara is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College . A folklorist by training, Dr. Cara is interested in the relationship among traditional culture, music and literature. Her work at CLAS focused on Jorge Luis Borges’ milonga poems and the popular/folk Argentine tradition upon which these song verses are modeled as well as the theoretical issues related to creolization in Latin America and the Caribbean . She is the co-editor of the forthcoming volume Creolization: Cultural Creativity in Process.