The University of Texas at Austin Latino Research Initiative

About the Fellow: Amy Sara Carroll

Contact

Email: asc10@cornell.edu

Biography

Amy Sara Carroll is the author of two collections of poetry, SECESSION (Hyperbole Books, an imprint of SDSU Press, 2012) and FANNIE + FREDDIE/The Sentimentality of Post-9/11 Pornography (Fordham UP, 2013), chosen by Claudia Rankine for Fordham University’s 2012 Poets Out Loud Prize; and the monograph REMEX: Toward an Art History of the NAFTA Era (University of Texas Press, 2017). Recently the 2018 committee for the LASA Mexico Award for Best Book in the Humanities selected REMEX for an honorable mention.

Since 2008, she has been a member of Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0, coproducing the Transborder Immigrant Tool, which was included in the 2010 California Biennial. With EDT 2.0 and the University of Michigan interdisciplinary workshop the Border Collective, she coauthored [({    })] The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto (The Office of Net Assessment/ University of Michigan Digital Environments Cluster Publishing Series, 2014). Published under a Creative Commons license, the volume has been digitally redistributed by CTheory Books (2015), the Electronic Literature Collection, Vol. 3 (2016), CONACULTA E-Literatura/Centro de Cultura Digital (2016), and HemiPress (2017). Since 2010, Carroll has participated in Mexico City’s alternative arts space SOMA.

Carroll was a 2017-2018 Society Fellow in Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities. Currently, she is a 2018-2019 Research Fellow in the University of Texas at Austin’s Latino Research Initiative. Fall 2019, she’ll join the faculty of the Department of Literary Studies at the New School in New York City where she’ll teach literature and creative writing.