Meleena Gil

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Meleena (they/she) is a PhD candidate in English and Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill. Meleena has vested interests in queer theory and gender studies, environmental humanities, and disability studies. Drawing from a reproductive justice framework, Meleena specializes in the representations of children in contemporary Latinx literature.

Evading Capture: TikToks and Zines as Postmodernist Genres

From zines to zinetok, Meleena Gil tracks crossovers, duets, and collaborations that transgress formal boundaries and attempt to escape the scrutinizing eye of authority.

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