PUBLICATIONS
 
“The Unthinkable Mind: Lynda Barry’s Autobifictionalography as Mirror Box Therapy.” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies (Forthcoming, 2016).
 
“Body, Bawdy, Bodily: Narrative Empathy, Physicality, and Enstrangement in Wilfred Santiago’s In My Darkest Hour.” Ideograph:  The Journal of Graphic Narrative Studies (Forthcoming).  
 
“Illuminated Bodies: Kat Von D. and the Borderlands of Tattoo Culture.”  In Latinos and Narrative Media: Participation and Portrayal.  Ed. Frederick Aldama.  New York:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 117-128. Print.
 
Aldama, Frederick, and Theresa N. Rojas. “Telenovelas.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies. Ed. Ilan Stavans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.  Winner, PROSE Award – Best eProduct/Best Multidiscipline Platform.  Print.
 
“La Perdida.” In Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Independents & Underground Classics.  Ed. Bart H. Beaty and Stephen Weiner.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2012. Print.
           
 
PUBLISHED INTERVIEWS
 
“Filmmaker Alex Rivera: Growing Up, Border Narratives, and DREAMers.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 21.2 (2014): 25. Print.
 
“Gilbert Hernandez: On Academics, Storytelling, and Luba Taking Over.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 21.2 (2014): 18-19. Print.
 
“Ana Elena Puga: Love of Journalism Leads to a Career In Theater.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 20.2 (2013): 4. Print.
 
“Rodriguez: ‘Solid 70’ Detroit Musician Had to Get Out of Town to Get His Due.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 20.1 (2012): 18-19. Print.
 
“Dr. José O. Díaz, From San Juan to Columbus: A Bibliographer’s Journey.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 19.2 (2012): 4. Print.
 
“Donde Hay Vida, There is Art: Breakthrough Show Brings Latina Talents Together.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 19.2 (2012): 20. Print.
 
“Loza Studio & Atelier: Interview with Alex Loza, Artist.” ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 19.1 (2011): 24-25. Print.
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
“The Artist Emerges”:  Neuroplasticity, Comics, and Lynda Barry’s Syllabus.”  Midwest Modern Language Association.  The Ohio State University.  Columbus, OH.  13 November 2015.
 
“Building Worlds by Hand:  The Composition Book as Place in Lynda Barry’s Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor.”  6th International Conference on Comics and Medicine.  University of California, Riverside.  Riverside, CA. 18 July 2015. 
 
“The Unthinkable Mind:  Lynda Barry’s Autobifictionalography as Mirror Box Therapy.”  2015 International Auto/Biography Association Chapter of the Americas Conference.   The University of Michigan.  Ann Arbor, MI.  6 June 2015. 
 
“Impressions of a Graphic-Graphic Novel:  Wilfred Santiago’s In My Darkest Hour.”  2015 International Conference on Narrative.  Chicago, IL.  8 March 2015.
 
“Drawing the Unspeakable: Latino [Semi](Auto)Biographical Comics in the 21st Century.”  Latino Comics Expo.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library at San José State University.  San José, CA. 12 October 2014. 
 
“Body, Bawdy, Bodily: Narrative Empathy, Physicality, and Enstrangement in Wilfred Santiago’s In My Darkest Hour.” Comics & Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health. Johns Hopkins University Medical Campus. Baltimore, MD. 28 June 2014.
 
“Illuminated Bodies: Kat Von D and the Borderlands of Tattoo Culture.”  Mini-Symposium on Latinos and Narrative Media. The Ohio State University.  Columbus, OH. 2 April 2014.
 
“An Empirical Approach to Televisually Recreated Border Subjects in The Bridge.”  2014 International Conference on Narrative.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Cambridge, MA.   28 March 2013. 
 
“'Therapy is like this and this is very old':  Lynda Barry’s Autobifictionalography as Mirror Box Therapy.”  4th International Conference on Comics and Medicine.  University of Sussex and Brighton Medical School.  Brighton, England.  6 July 2013.  Podcast available here: http://www.graphicmedicine.org/new-podcast-transformations-therapynot-therapy/
 
“Melodrama in Transition: The Global Rise of the Telenovela.” Conference of the Society of the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States and the Conference of the United States Chapter of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies.  San Jose, CA.  20 April 2012.
 
“Esa Hembra Es Mala” ('That Girl is Bad'):  Immersive Storytelling in the Telenovela.”
International Conference on Narrative.  Las Vegas, NV.  16 March 2012.
 
“Unapologetic Latin@s: Digital Encounters with the Web-Mediascape.”  The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900.  University of Louisville.  Louisville, KY.  24 February 2012.
 
“Building Successful Partnerships Across Student Life, Academic Affairs, and Student Organizations on Behalf of the Latino/a Community at The Ohio State University.”  Collaborative presentation.  The National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education.  San Francisco, CA.  3 June 2011.
 
“Archie Comics and the New Media Ecology.” Southwest Texas/Popular Culture Association Conference.  San Antonio, TX.  21 April 2011.
 
“Where Disaster Trips Headlong Into Catastrophe: Narrative Empathy in Reading Ana Castillo’s So Far From God as Textual Telenovela.” Multi Ethnic American and Postcolonial World Literatures Conference.  Florida Atlantic University.  Boca Raton, FL. 8 April 2011.
 
“Narrative Empathy Across Media: Reading Ana Castillo’s So Far from God as Textual Telenovela.” International Conference on Narrative.  St. Louis, MO.  7 April 2011.
 
“Archie and the New Media Ecology” Graphic Engagement Conference.  Purdue University.  West Lafayette, IN.  3 September, 2010.
 
“Narratives of Incarceration: The Pros of Teaching Cons.” Women’s History Month panel.  Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.  March, 2008.
 
“Daughters, Lesbians, Mothers, Prisoners: A Discussion of Teaching Women's Studies in a Women's Prison.” Women’s History Month panel.  Eastern Michigan University.  Ypsilanti, MI. March, 2006.
 
“Male on Male Rape: A Feminist Issue.”  Graduate Research Symposium.  Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti, MI.  2001.
 
INVITED LECTURES AND DISCUSSIONS
 
“Inked Cultura: Latin@ Canvases in Twenty-first Century Popular Culture.”  Invited lecture.  Department of Spanish.  Amherst College.  Amherst, MA.  15 October 2015.
 
“Gender in Brown & Black Comics.” Invited panelist.  SŌL-Con: The Brown & Black Comix Expo.  The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.  3 October 2015.
 
“Wilfred Santiago: In My Darkest Hour.”  Invited lecture.  Latino Studies Course: “Writing Latino Chicago.”  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Skype.  11 March 2015. 
 
“Illuminated Bodies: Kat Von D, LA Ink, and the Borderlands of Tattoo Culture.”  Invited lecture.  Comparative Media Studies & Writing Thursday Colloquium Series.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Cambridge, MA.  19 February 2015. 
 
“Lenguajes del Puente: Televisually Recreated Border Subjects in FX’s The Bridge.”  Invited lecture.  Global Studies and Languages Course 21F.735: “Media, Culture, and Technology in 20th/21st Century Hispanic Literature and Film/Cultura, tecnología, ye medios en el mundo hispano, siglos XX y XXI.” Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Cambridge, MA.  29 October 2014. 
 
“Latino Literacy and Pop Culture: Roundtable Discussion with Professor José Limón, Paloma Martinez-Cruz, Theresa Rojas, and Inez Valdez.” Invited panelist.  The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion; Office of Student Life Multicultural Center.  Columbus, OH. 21 March 2013.
 
“Kat Von D:  Multimediated Latina.”  Invited lecture.  Comparative Studies course. The Ohio State University.  Columbus, OH. 28 March 2013.
 
“Latina in Ohio: LASER and Comics in Columbus.”  Invited lecture.  Spanish 5689: Spanish in Ohio. Department of Spanish and Portuguese. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.  20 February 2013. 
 
“Diversity Among Columbus Comics Creators.” Invited panelist.  The Ohio Art League. Columbus, OH.  16 February 2013. 
 
“Lynda Barry’s Life in Line.”  Invited lecture.  English 2367: Comics and American Culture.  Department of English.  The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. 23 January 2013.
 
“Latinos in HD: Exploring the New Televisual Media Complex.”  Invited lecture.  The Ohio State University at Mansfield/North Central State College Arts & Lectures Series. Mansfield, OH. 14 May 2012.
 
“¿Que has aprendido en tu casa?:  A Discussion for Heritage Spanish Speakers.” Invited discussant.  Department of Spanish and Portuguese.  The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.  16 April 2012.
 
“Muralism, Gender, and Community Learning.” Invited respondent.  The Gender and Muralism Symposium. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.  7 October, 2010. 

Theresa Rojas