Dr. Sol Pelaez received her Licenciatura en Historia (BA) from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina (2000) and her Ph. D from the Comparative Literature Department at the University at Buffalo, SUNY (2010). Dr. Pelaez research focuses on 20th and 21st century Latin American Literature with an accent on Southern Cone, drawing on comparative literature, literary and critical theory, and philosophical, political and psychoanalytical approaches. Among other articles, she has published "On the World: my Desperation as a Writer" in CR: The New Centennial Review (9.3 2009 and has forthcoming article, "Counting Violence: Roberto Bolano & 2666," in Chasqui, Revista de literatura latinoamerica (2014). She is now working on a manuscript, Beyond Post-dictatorship: Transnational Latin American Literature and the Violence of Writing. She has a newly released article “Ungrounding the Nation: A reading of Juan José Saer's Nobody Nothing Never [Nadie nada nunca]” CR: The New Centennial Review (14.1. 2014).