Nayibe Bermï¿½dez-Barrios is an associate professor in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish at the University of Calgary, where she teaches Latin American film, literature, translation, and culture. She is the author of Sujetos Transnacionales: La Negociaciï¿½n en Film y Literatura.
Elizabeth Montes Garces is an associate professor in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish at the University of Calgary. Her area of expertise is Latin American womens writing. She has published El cuestionamiento de los mecanismos de representacion en la novelistica de Fanny Buitrago (1997), and several articles on Latin American female writers. She was the secretary of the Canadian Association of Hispanists from 2003 to 2005, and has been very involved in organizing the 39th, 40th, and 41st edition of the CAH congress, in addition to presenting papers at numerous conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.