Emi Frerichs

Position title: PhD Candidate, Latin American Literature & Gender and Women's Studies

Emi Frerichs is a PhD Candidate in Latin American Literature with a minor specialization in Gender and Women’s Studies. Their research focuses on trans*/travesti studies and representation in Latin American literature, history, and culture with an emphasis on Southern Cone travesti identity and political history. Their work has been published in journals such as Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana. After years of focusing on travesti representation in literature and culture, their work is now currently moving towards transmasculine activism and cultural production in the Global South.