P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Sergio Delgado Moya, 2005

Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Emory University

Sergio Delgado Moya is an immigrant from Mexico

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a PhD in Spanish Literature and Language at Princeton University

Sergio Delgado Moya is the author of Delirious Consumption: Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil (University of Texas Press, 2017), and of The Logic of Sensationalism: Approaches to Art and Death in the Americas (forthcoming with University of Texas Press). He is co-editor, with Tom Cummins and José Falconi, of Conceptual Stumblings, a volume on experimental art in Chile (forthcoming 2019). His articles, reviews, and short-form essays are published in FriezeFilm CriticismRevista Hispánica ModernaRevista de Estudios Hispánicos, Review: Literature and Art of the AmericasHemiPressCuadernos de LiteraturaHandbook of International Futurism (ed. Günter Berghaus); and Online Activism in Latin América (Routledge, 2017, ed. Hilda Chacón). 

Prior to his appointment at Emory, Prof. Delgado Moya was Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, and Visiting Researcher at the Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros (IEB) at the Universidade de São Paulo (USP). 

He earned a Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures from Princeton University, and a B.A. in Philosophy and in Spanish Language and Literature (Highest Honors), from the University of California at Berkeley. He was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and raised in the Californias.

  • PhD Spanish Literature and Language | Princeton University 2010
  • MA Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures | Princeton University 2007
  • BA Spanish | University of California, Berkeley 2005
Work History
  • Emory University, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese | June 2018 - PRESENT
  • Harvard University, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures
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