Lázaro Lima is the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in the Liberal Arts and professor of Latin American and Iberian Studies and American Studies. His publications include The Latino Body: Crisis Identities in American Literary and Cultural Memory; Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing (co-edited with Felice Picano); Trevor Young: The Aesthetics of Displacement; and the forthcoming Sonia Sotomayor: An American Life After Multiculturalism. Professor Lima's interdisciplinary work on inter-American literatures and cultural history has also appeared in American Literary History, Revista Iberoamericana, The Wallace Stevens Journal, Hispanic Review and many other journals.
The National Endowment for the Humanities, 2015-16.
American Library Association, 2015-16
Andrew Mellon Foundation Regional Fellow, Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-06.
Lázaro Lima, Lecture, "Empire's Remains," Brown University, Providence, RI, April 21, 2011.
Lima, Lázaro The Latino Body: Crisis Identities in American Literary and Cultural Memory. NYU Press, 2007.
Lima, Lázaro. Ambientes: New Queer Latino Narrative, co-edited with Felice Picano. University of Wisconsin Press, 2011
Lázaro Lima. "Empire's Remains: Cuba, Cuban America, and 'the American 1898,’" American Literary History, 23.2, Summer 2011. [review essay]
Lázaro Lima. "Deseos de estados 'queer' en la producción crítica latina de los Estados Unidos," Revista Iberoamericana, Vol. LXXIV, Number 225, October-December, 2008: 959-971.
Lázaro Lima. "Haunting the Corpus Delicti: Rafael Campo's What the Body Told and Wallace Stevens' Modernist Body," The Wallace Stevens Journal (Vol. 25, No. 2, Fall 2001: 220-231).
Lázaro Lima. "Art Against Oblivion: Genealogies of Queer Latino Writing," in Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing, co-edited with Felice Picano. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011.
Lázaro Lima. "On Usage: The Name of Las Cosas," co-authored with Felice Picano in Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing, co-edited with Felice Picano. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011.
Lázaro Lima. "Latino Louisiana," in Latino America, Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, ed. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2009: 347-361. (Booklist Editor's Choice Winner, 2009)
American Studies research methods
Subaltern literatures and cultures of the Americas
Film and visual culture
Gender and sexuality studies