Gaëlle Le Calvez is a doctoral candidate in Hispanic Literatures with a minor in Latin American Studies. Her research explores intersections between writing and politics in contemporary Mexico. Her dissertation, Writing Antagonism: Exploring the Fissures of Hegemony in Late 20th Century Mexico develops the concept of “antagonistic writing” as a writing that defies and opposes dominant discourses from the State and its cultural institutions. Her article “La escritura “sin rostro” como estrategia subversiva del zapatismo” was published in Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea (sept-dec 2017). She is a 2019-20 Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellow.