Yamile Ferreira Graduate Student smiling with a campus background

Yamile Ferreira

Graduate Student, Spanish
research interests:
  • Feminisms
  • Latin America
  • Women of Letters
  • Hemispheric Nineteenth Century
  • Education
  • Intellectual Networks
  • Female Press 
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contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • MSC 1077-146-310
  • One Brookings Drive
  • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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Yamile Ferreira is a sixth-year PhD Candidate 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. She has published articles on feminist cinema, theatre, and performance in South America. Currently, she is working on her dissertation, which centers on Latin American women of letters in the history of education, analyzing their intellectual networks during the nineteenth century, and their key role in the expansion of female education as a platform to enter the public sphere.  

Yamile is the Editorial Assistant of the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. She has worked as Graduate Student Assistant of The Divided City, An Urban Humanities Initiative (Fall 2022-Spring 2023). She is the Social Media Coordinator of the Spanish Program, managing the Twitter and Instagram accounts. She is co-convener of the The Nineteenth Century in the Americas Reading Group sponsored by the Center of the Humanities and co-convener of Work-in-Progress: Graduate Students Colloquium by the Romance Languages and Literatures Department.