- Ph.D. The Ohio State University, 2006
- M.A. Millersville University
- B.A. Washington College
co-advisor to the Hispanic Coalition (HisCo)
co-advisor to Multicultural House
Safe Zone Training Facilitator
Chair, Department of Modern Languages
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“Monstrous femininity and heroic masculinity: El Santo vs Las mujeres vampiro” Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film, Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón, ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, TBA.
2019 Truitt, Jonathan, and Stephany Slaughter. Mexico In Revolution, 1912-1920. W. W. Norton. Available for sale Oct 2019.
2017 “Cultural Agency in the Modern Language Classroom: Documentary, Pedagogy, Community.” Agencia Cultural, Arte, Educación y Prácticas Sociales en América Latina y La Frontera/ Cultural Agency, Education and Art in Latin American and its Borders. Zulema Moret, Ed. New York: Escribana Books, 2017. 87-110.
2016 #TrumpEffects: Creating Rhetorical Spaces for Latinx Political Engagement. The Latinamericanist. December 2016 (60:4). 541-576. doi:10.1111/tla.12095
2012 “Transnational Zapata: From the Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional to Immigrant Marches.” Journal of Transnational American Studies. 2012. 4. 2. : http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/1tz2v712
2011 “Queering the Memory of the Mexican Revolution: Cabaret as a Space for Contesting National Memory” in Letras Femeninas, (Special edition: Mujeres en escena: Dramaturgia, performance y producción teatral femenina contemporánea en Latinoamérica, Estados Unidos y España) Summer 2011 v.37 no.1, 47-70.
2010 “(In)visibilities, (De)humanizations and Globalizations: The Migrant Body in Border Film of the 2000s.” Forum for Inter-American Research (FIAR). (Special Issue: Cine y Frontera/Cinema and the Border) 3.2 (November 2010). http://www.interamerica.de/
2010 “Adelitas y coronelas: un panorama de las representaciones clásicas de la soldadera en el cine de la Revolución mexicana.” La luz y la guerra: el cine de la Revolución Mexicana. Eds. Fernando Fabio Sánchez, Portland State University and Gerardo García Muñoz, Southwest Minnesota State University. Mexico: CONACULTA, 2010. 419-465
2009 Stephany Slaughter and Hortensia Moreno, Eds. Representación y fronteras: El performance en los límites del género. Mexico: PUEG/UNAM and UNIFEM, 2009.
- “Entre las palabras y el cuerpo: estrategias performáticas fronterizas en las obras de Guillermo Gómez-Peña” p. 165-184
“Serious Play: Game-based Role Immersion in the Language Classroom” with Bridget Franco, David Martínez, and Veronique Flambard-Weisbart. ACTFL (American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, Washington, D.C. Nov. 22
Uprooted presentation and discussion in the working group: “Practices of Liberation in the Era of Mass Deportation, Incarceration, and Displacement.” The Hemispheric Institute of Politics and Performance: The World Turned Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance, Mexico City, Mexico. June 9-16.
“Courageous Conversations: Stories from Alma College” with Sheryle Dixon, Dale Sanders, and Laura vonWallmenich at the 29th Annual State of Michigan Equity Within the Classroom Conference, March 18, 2019, at Saginaw Valley State University
“Narratives of Immigration: A Liberal Arts Approach” Invited speaker, Michigan Academy, Alma, March 1.
Great Lakes History Conference. Invited presenter for three events: Mexican Revolution Reacting to the Past Experience (3 hour session); RTTP in the Foreign Language Classroom I: Student and Faculty Veterans Share their Experiences; RTTP in the Foreign Language Classroom II: Practical Information for Getting Started, GVSU Oct 12-13
“Mothering in the Borderlands: Jane the Virgin and One Day at a Time.” Michigan Academy. CMU. March 9
“Mothers with Borders: A Look at Maternity and Immigration” invited talk. Women’s Resource Center. Alma. Nov. 28
“The Revolution Must be Intersectional: Assembling a “Social Justice League” in a
Small College/Rural Town.”Chih-Ping Chen, PrathimMaya Dora-Laskey, Deborah Dougherty, Angela Kelleher, Stephany Slaughter. NWSA. Baltimore. November 18.
“Celluloid Monsters: Transnational Vampires.” Monsters Everywhere! panel with Victor Argueta, Chih-Ping Chen, Ben Lambert, and Lauren Woolbright. AlmaCon, Feb.
“Soccer, Corruption, Dictatorship: The framing of Cautiva (Biraben, 2003) through the 1978 World Cup” Latin American Studies Association. New York. May 28.
“‘Se juega, on joue, wie spielen’: Designing Games for the Foreign Language Classroom” Reacting To the Past Game Development Conference. CMU. July 25.
Featured Game, “Mexico in Revolution, 1912-1920.” Co-Game Facilitator with Jonathan Truitt. Reacting to the Past Fifteenth Annual Faculty Institute. Barnard College, NY. June 11-12.
“Home and Away: A Documentary Film Proposal.” Tepoztlán Institute for Transnational History of the Americas: Migrations and Diasporas. July 22-29.
“Approaches to Teaching the Mexican Revolution: Reacting to the Past.” Illustrating Anarchy and Revolution. University of Texas, Austin. February 6.
“From Charros to Narcos: Parodies of Masculinities in Jorge Riggen’s Charros.” Tepoztlán Institute for the Transhistory of the Americas: “Embodied Politics: Race, Sexuality and Performance.” Tepoztlán, Mexico. July 24-31.
“Vampire Women and Masked Men: A Gendered Analysis of El Santo’s Celluloid Confrontations with Mujeres vampiro.” Michigan Academy. Hope College. March 22. (Spanish Section Co-Chair with Deb Dougherty)
Producer; Assistant Director. Uprooted. Short film. Dir. Rosely Conz.
Associate Producer. Base Camp. Short film Dir. Anthony Collamati.
Associate Producer, Break My Bones. Dir. Anthony Collamati
Field producer/Translator, Which Way Home. Dir. Rebecca Cammisa
Film nominated for the Oscar for Feature Documentary; Won the Emmy for Outstanding Informational Programming Long Form www.whichwayhome.net