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Bill Johnson González

Bill Johnson González is an Associate Professor in the English Department, Director of the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University, and the Editor in Chief of Diálogo, a peer reviewed journal of Latinx and Latin American Studies. His teaching and research interests include multilingualism in Latinx literature, Latinx film, and contemporary queer cultural production. He has published work on multilingualism in the Chicana novel in differences: a feminist journal, and on queer Chicano film in GLQ. He is the co-editor of Passing Lines: Sexuality and Immigration (Harvard UP, 2005) as well as of The Surprise of Otherness: A Barbara Johnson Reader (Duke UP, 2014), and is currently completing a translation of Aventuras de un bracero, the only novel known to have been written by a bracero. Alongside Julie Moody-Freeman, he has also co-directed the Social Transformation Research Collaborative at DePaul since 2021.