Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Isabel Owen

Student - M.A. Candidate

Isabel E. Owen is a first year MA student in Latin American Studies and a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow for Portuguese. Isabel completed her undergraduate degree at the State University of New York at Geneseo where she double majored in Creative Writing and History and minored in Latin American Studies. She was a Gilman Scholar and Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Brazil in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Interested in comparative cultural studies and discourse analysis, Isabel researches the way political power is expressed through cultural artifacts over time, ranging from the archive to the Internet. In the same vein, she is especially interested in the discourse that led to the rise of the right in Brazil and the United States. Separate from her MA studies, Isabel is interested in poetry and poetics and the way language frames our senses and the world around us.