Luisa Fernanda Grijalva Maza

Affiliation: Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP)

Research Areas:
Period: 20th Century Gothic, 21st Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Eco-Gothic, Folklore and Myth, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Fiction, Film and TV, Children and YA
Regions and Cultures: Postcolonial Gothic, American Gothic, Latin American Gothic
Creatures: Animals, Ghosts, Monsters

Luisa holds a PhD in Cultural Studies. She is an associate professor at UPAEP, and managing editor of Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society. Her recent research focuses on hybridity, liminality, possession and exorcism in Mexican Gothic. Latest publications: “Giving Satanic and Divine Patriarchy a Run for their Money: Hybridity, Liminality and Female Empowerment in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (2023); “Entre la Santa y la Muerte: Liminality and Empowerment in Mexico’s Santa Muerte” (2024).