Yamile Ferreira is a second-year Ph.D. Student in Hispanic Studies also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Women Gender and Sexuality Studies. She holds a B.A. in Performing Arts from the Escuela Multidisciplinaria de Arte Dramático in Montevideo, Uruguay. Her main academic interest include Latin American feminisms, the creation of networks among intellectual women in the region, as well as popular culture and entertainment of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
She has recently presented her work at the III Symposium of the Southern Cone Studies Section of LASA (Buenos Aires, July 2019) and at the VI Jornadas de Debate Feminista organized by Cotidiano Mujer (Montevideo, July 2019).