Damián Baca

About Damián Baca

Damián Baca is Associate Professor in the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona, and faculty with the Bread Loaf Graduate School of English in Santa Fe, NM. He is author of Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing, a retelling of the story of writing as a technology that emerges not with alphabets in the North Atlantic, but across the Valley of México, long before European territorial annexation and the advent of modernity/coloniality. His most recent publication, Rhetorics Elsewhere and Otherwise, is Winner of the 2020 CCCC Outstanding Book Award (Edited Collection).

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Contact Information

Damián Baca
Associate Professor
Telephone: 520-621-7551
Fax: 520-621-7966
Office: Chávez Bldg., #224

Courses Taught

ENGL 696E Rhetoric Across/Beyond Borders: Xicanisma, Indigeneity, & Livable Futures 

ENGL 486 Indigenous Signs, Mexican American Symbols 

ENGL 443 Mexican American Literature


MAS 319 Mexican American Culture