Manuel Herrero-Puertas is Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Taiwan University. He earned his Ph.D. in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His current book project looks at how public discourses of disability informed political fantasies in nineteenth-century United States, with case studies ranging from dwarf children, terminally ill Native Americans, crippled pioneers, and prostheticized soldiers. A scholar of American Literature, Disability Studies, and Childhood Studies, he has published his work in American Quarterly and ATLANTIS.
Posts by Manuel Herrero-Puertas
What is consciousness? We ask, mulling whether humans are truly the exceptions we think we are.