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Elizabeth Monasterios

 

DEGREES

 

1992

Ph.D. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Toronto,

 

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

1987

M.A. UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Ottawa,

 

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

1983

LICENCIATURA, UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR DE SAN ANDRÉS,

 

La Paz, Bolivia, Departamento de Literatura

 

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

University of Pittsburgh

Professor, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, September 2015- present.

Areas of research and teaching: Andean Studies, Bolivian Studies, Indigenous epistemologies, Modernism and Avant-Garde, cultural theory of colonialism and anti-colonialism

Graduate Director, 2012-2013

Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies, HL&L, 2012

Departmental Chair, HL&L, 2006-2010

Director of Undergraduate Studies, HL&L, 2002-2006

Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), 2002-present

Affiliated Faculty, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program, 2013- present

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SUNY at Stony Brook

Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Hispanic Languages and

Literatures, 1999-2002

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 1996-2001

Assistant Professor, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 1992- 1998

Lecturer, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 1991

Affiliated Faculty, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center, 1991-2002

Affiliated Faculty, SUNY Humanities Institute, 1991-2002

OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Affiliated Faculty, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Postgrado en Literatura. La Paz, Bolivia, 2006-present

Visiting Professor, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Posgrado en

Literatura. Quito, Ecuador 2003, 2011

Visiting Professor, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz-Bolivia.

Carrera de Literatura, Winter 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010

PROFESSIONAL DATA

Member, Editorial Committee, América Crítica. Università di Cagliari, Italy.

Chair, LASA-Bolivia Section, 2014-2016

Advisor, Proyecto de la Biblioteca del Bicentenario de Bolivia. Centro de Investigaciones Sociales de la Vicepresidencia de Bolivia. 2014-present

Founding Member, LASA-Bolivia section. 2010-present

Co-editor:Bolivian Studies Journal. Website: http://bsj.pitt.edu, 2009-present

Contributing Editor, Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS), Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress (in charge of reviewing Bolivian and Ecuatorian Poetry). 2009-2015

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Elected Member, Editorial Committee, Revista Iberoamericana. 2006-2008 Editor, Book series Entretejiendo crítica y teoría cultural Latinoamericana

(Plural Editores-Pittsburgh).2006-present

Section Editor, A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and its Empires, Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke, Lars Jensen, Eds. London: Edinburgh University Press. 2005-2008

Founding Member, Executive Committee, JALLA (Jornadas Andinas de

Literatura Latinoamericana) 1993-present

Member, Advisory Committee for the Blackwell Companion to Latin American Culture and Literature. Sara Castro-Klaren, Ed. Blackwell Publishing. 2004- 2008

Chair of the Race and Ethnicity Division. Planning Committee, LASA 2003 Conference. 2001-2003

Contributing Editor, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, 1999-2002

Coordinator and Contributor, for the Oxford Latin American Comparative Literary History. 1996-2001

Contributing Editor, Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS),

Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress (in charge of reviewing

Central American poetry). 1994-2008

Contributing Editor, Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS),

Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress (in charge of reviewing

Bolivian and Ecuatorian poetry). 2008-present

PUBLICATIONS

Authored Books:

La vanguardia plebeya del Titikaka. Gamaliel Churata y otras beligerancias estéticas en los Andes. IFEA (Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos, 2015). 345 pages. Second edition, Universidad Nacional del Altiplano-Puno, 2015. This book was honored with the Premio Roggiano de la crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 2016, awarded from the International Institute of Latin American Literature.

Dilemas de la poesía latinoamericana de fin de siglo: José Emilio Pacheco y Jaime Saenz. La Paz: Plural Editores, 2001. 299pp.

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Editions:

No pudieron con nosotras. El desafío del feminismo autónomo de Mujeres Creando. Editor and contributor. La Paz: Plural Editores, 2006. 285pp. Reviewed in Mapocho, Revista de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales 44 (2008): 33-44 and many Bolivian journals and newspapers.

Con tanto tiempo encima: aportes de Literatura Latinoamericana en homenaje a Pedro Lastra.

Editor and contributor. La Paz: Plural Editores, 1997. 426pp.

Edited Journal Issues:

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 23. 2017. Co-editor (in press)

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 22. 2016. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions)

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 21. 2015. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions)

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 20. 2014. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions)

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 19. 2013. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions)

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 18. 2012. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions).

Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 15-17. 2011. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions)

Homenaje a Mario J. Valdés. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. Co-editor and contributor. Vol. XXVI. 1 (2002)

Work in progress:

The Titikaka Avant-Garde(English translation of La vanguardia plebeya del Titikaka).

Podemos ser muy modernos pero siendo muy antiguos. Ensayos en homenaje a Gamaliel Churata. Universidad Nacional del Altiplano-Puno.

Preparation of a book on Gamaliel Churata (collaborative project with a team of international scholars).

Articles:

“Los chulpares de Kutimpu y Sillustani en la escritura de Gamaliel Churata: Poética y política del paisaje espectral”. Visiones de los Andes. Ensayos críticos sobre el concepto de paisaje y región en los Andes. Jorge Coronado y Ximena Briceño, eds. IFEA. Forthcoming.

“Gamaliel Churata y esa beligerancia estética conceptualizada como ‘andinismo’”. Andinismo.

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Carlos Abreu and Denise Arnold, eds. Contracorriente. Forthcoming.

“When Nationality Becomes a Negative Condition for Politics. Gamaliel Churata’s Contribution to Bolivian Political Theory.” Decolonial Approaches to Latin American Literatures and Cultures. Juan G. Ramos and Tara Daly, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 181-197.

“Revisionismos inesperados: La contramarcha vanguardista de Gamaliel Churata y Arturo Borda.” Revista Iberoamericana Vol. LXXXI.53 (2016): 989-1013.

“Unexpected (and Perhaps Unwanted Revisionisms): La contramarcha vanguardista de Gamaliel Churata y Arturo Borda.” MLN Vol. 130, Number 2 (2015): 316-339.

“La nacionalidad: ¿condición negativa de la política? El aporte de Gamaliel Churata a la teoría política boliviana.” Estudios Bolivianos 22 (2015): 139-159.

Introductory Essay to Gamaliel Churata’s Los Anales de Puno. Facsimile edition. Puno: Universidad Nacional del Altiplano, 2015. 4-15.

“Un poeta en tiempos sombríos: el lugar de José Emilio Pacheco.” Nueva Crónica y Buen Gobierno. 138 (2013): 14-15.

“Sin khepi para el viaje, sin mama para amar, sin kuka para el canto, sin khawa en el rescoldo (Churata, El pez de oro y la actual guerra internacional de los narcóticos).” Al límite. Escenarios. Escrituras. Imágenes. La Paz: Espacio Simón I. Patiño-Universidad mayor de San Andrés. 2013. 51-64.

“Gamaliel Churata: ese bárbaro de la cultura latinoamericana.” gamalielchurata.blogspot.com/

2013.

“La vanguardia plebeya del Titikaka.” La Mariposa Mundial 19/20. 2012. La Paz. 39-49.

“Raza de Bronce.” Introductory essay. Co-authored with Rosario Rodríguez. Colección las 15 novelas fundacionales de la literatura boliviana. Vol. 4. La Paz: Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, and Plural Editores. 2012. 17-33.

“Juan de La Rosa.” Introductory essay. Co-authored with Rosario Rodríguez. Colección las 15 novelas fundacionales de la literatura boliviana. Vol. 2. La Paz: Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, and Plural Editores. 2012. 17-43.

“¿Vínculos transatlánticos o transfusión de occidente? La condición transatlántica pensada desde categorías conceptuales andinas.” Estudios Transatlánticos Postcoloniales. Ileana Rodríguez, ed. México: Anthropos, 1911. 124-152.

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“Spain and Latin America: Introduction.” A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literature. Continental Europe and its Empires. Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke, Lars Jensen, Eds. London: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. 507-515.

"The Andean Avant-Garde: A Latin American Decolonising Debate,” “Arturo Borda and the

Andean Avant-garde,” “Uriel García.” A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literature. Continental Europe and its Empires. Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke, Lars Jensen, Eds. London: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. 515-520,527-529,548-549.

“Uncertain Modernities. Amerindian Epistemologies and the Reorienting of Culture.” A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture. Sara Castro-Klaren, Ed. Blackwell Publishing. 2008. 553-570.

“Poéticas del conflicto andino: Vallejo, Arguedas, Saenz.” Revista Iberoamericana, 2007. 541- 562.

“Pedro Lastra o la vida que urde allá afuera.” In Arte de vivir. Acercamientos críticos a la poesía de Pedro Lastra. Silvia Nagy, Ed. Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, 2007. 151-158.

"El reto feminista en sociedades semicoloniales, semimodernas, multiétnicas y abigarradas." No pudieron con nosotras. El desafío del feminismo autónomo de Mujeres Creando. Elizabeth Monasterios, ed. La Paz: Plural Editores, 2006. 183-202.

“Juan Luis Martínez: el texto que ríe II." Mariposa Mundial. Revista de Literatura. 15, 2006. 51-59.

"Blanca Wiethüchter o la porfiada persistencia de una replegada hermosura." Estudios Bolivianos. Homenaje a Blanca Wiethüchter. Marcelo Villena, Ed. Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, 2005. 87-102.

"Beyond Transculturation and Hybridity: An Andean Perspective." Latin American Narratives and Cultural Identity: Selected Readings. Mark Anderson and Irene Blayer, Eds. New York: Peter Lang Editor, 2004. 94-108.

"Visión de Anáhuac Lectura en diálogo con Bolivia y los letrados del novecientos." In Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Ed. Alfonso Reyes y los estudios latinoamericanos, IILI, Pittsburgh, 2004. 221- 243.

"Presence of Amerindian Literary Cultures." Introduction. Oxford Latin American Comparative Literary History. Vol III.3.1. 2004.

"La Paz-Chukiyawu: A Distinctive Cultural Center." Oxford Latin American Comparative Literary History. Vol II.3.4. 2004.

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“Jaime Saenz.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Modern Spanish American Poets. New York: Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. 2003. 312-318.

"Los versos robados de Oscar Hahn." El arte de Oscar Hahn. Pedro Lastra, Ed. Lima: SantoXoficio, 2002. 113-119.

"Indiscreciones de un narrador: Raza de Bronce." Historia Crítica de la Literatura Boliviana. Vol. II. La Paz: PIEB, 2002. 106-118.

"La provocación de Jaime Saenz." Historia Crítica de la Literatura Boliviana. Vol. II. La Paz: PIEB, 2002. 328-403.

"De ángeles y otros demonios. Lógicas de confrontación en la colonialidad andina: la Audiencia de Charcas." Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. Vol. XXVI.1. 2002: 33-56.

"Poesía y filosofía: el aporte de Paul Ricoeur al estudio de la metáfora." La hermenéutica filosófica de Paul Ricoeur. Mario J. Valdés, Ed. Caracas: Monte Avila. 2000. 35-55.

"Poesía Boliviana contemporánea. Lectura fragmentaria y necesariamente inconclusa de un poema infinito en tono oscuro: Aniversario de una visión de Jaime Saenz." Mapocho: Revista de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales 44 (1998): 33-44.

"Invitación a la lectura de un poema de Jaime Saenz." Con tanto tiempo encima: aportes de Literatura Latinoamericana en homenaje a Pedro Lastra. E. Monasterios, ed. La Paz: Plural Editores, 1997. 243-267.

"Awqa: donde las cosas no pueden estar juntas. Notas para una post-metafísica aymara." JALLA Tucumán. Vol. I. Tucuman: Universidad de San Miguel de Tucumán, 1977. 417-425. Reprinted in Puntos Suspendidos 5 (1997): 30-35.

"Poética y estética andina: en busca del pensamiento pre-hispánico."Memorias. Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana Contemporánea. La Paz: Plural Editores, 1995. 525-533.

"La Nueva Novela: el texto que ríe." Revista Iberoamericana 168-169 (1994): 859-872.

"Conversar de Octavio Paz." Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos Vol XVI, 3 (1992): 642-650.

"Hacia una visión de mundo en Macario de Juan Rulfo." Presencia. La Paz, August 14 (1986): 6- 7.

“La casa de papel de Roberto Laserna: un análisis estructural." Hipótesis: Revista Boliviana de Literatura 16 (1983): 45-49.

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"El libro de buen amor del Arcipreste de Hita." Presencia. La Paz, July 26 (1978): 9-10.

Reviews and interviews:

Denise Y. Arnold & Elvira Espejo. The Andean Science of Weaving. Structures and Techniques of Warp-faced Weaves. 450+ color illustrations. London: Thames & Hudson, 2015. Bolivian Studies Journal Vol. 21 (2015) 252-255.

Waskar Ari. Earth Politics. Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals.

Durham and London: Duke University Press. Bolivian Studies Journal. Vol. 20 (2014): 231-237.

"Poesía Boliviana y Ecuatoriana." 30 entries. Handbook of Latin American Studies 66. Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. 2011.

"Poesía Centroamericana." 30 entries preceded by a brief introduction. Handbook of Latin American Studies . Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. 64. 2009.

"Poesía Centroamericana." 41 entries preceded by a brief introduction. Handbook of Latin American Studies 60 (2005).

Jan Rus, Rosalva Aida Hernández Castillo, and Shannan L. Mattiace., Eds. Mayan Lives, Mayan Utopias. The Indigenous Peoples of Chiapas and the Zapatista Rebellion. New York, Toronto, Oxford: Rowman & Littlefielf Publishers, Inc., 2003. e-misférica(Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics) 2.1. 2005. http://hemi.es.its.nyu.edu/journal/2_1/monasterios.html

Brady, Mary Pat. Extinct Lands, Temporal Geographies. Chicana Literature and the Urgency of Space. Duke University Press, 2002. MLN Hispanic Notes Review. 119.2. (2004): 392-397.

"Poesía Centroamericana." 39 entries preceded by a brief introduction. Handbook of Latin American Studies 58 (2002).

"Poesía Centroamericana." 45 entries preceded by a brief introduction. Handbook of Latin American Studies 56 (1999): 570-609.

Keith, Ellis. Ed. New Love Poetry/Nueva poesía de amor. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994. 159 pp. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos XXI.3 (1977): 581-583.

Fernández, Magali. El discurso narrativo en la obra de María Luisa Bombal. Madrid: Pliegos, 1988. An Annotated Bibliography of Hispanic Feminist Criticism. Lou Charnon-Deutsch, Ed. Stony Brook, New York, 1994. 69.

"Rosario Castellanos, una transgresora del concepto de teatro occidental." Síntesis. México, July 16 (1994): 11.

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PAPERS DELIVERED AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

"Arturo Borda y Gamaliel Churata: la conciencia crítica y anti-hegemónica de un debate descolonizador producido en América Latina.” LAILA, University of Ohio, Columbus.

"Políticas estéticas de la Vanguardia Latinoamericana." Learned Societies Conference, University of Carleton, Canada.

 
 

"El discurso tanatológico en la poesía de Jaime Saenz." Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Departamento de Literatura. La Paz, Bolivia.

"Rosario Castellanos y Adela Fernández: una exploración de los límites de la realidad en la literatura femenina mexicana." Centro Cultural Casa Lam. Mexico, DF.

CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP ORGANIZER

2017 Discussant, for a panel organized by Ximena Postigo, Vassar College.

Panel: Una Mirada interdisciplinaria a los velados antecedentes históricos que, desde la memoria colectiva indígena, predecía la emergencia de un estado plurinacional. LASA- Lima.

Organizer, with Maya Aguiluz Ibargüen. International Symposium. Literaturas plebeyas, epistemologías andinas y desplazamiento etnomusical. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM.

2016 Co-organizer, with Martha Mantilla: International Symposium on Gamaliel Churata: Gamaliel Churata: Envisioning the Circulation of Andean Epistemologies in the Age of Globalization. University of Pittsburgh.

Disscussant, for a panel organized by Prof. Diego Mattos Vazualdo, St. Michel's College Panel: Revisitando Bolivia: Transformaciones en los imaginarios nacionales y sus sujetos en la literatura y el cine documental Siglo XIX-XXI.LASA-New

York.

Chair, for a panel organized by the LASA-Bolivia Section

Panel: Más allá de la hegemonía y la Resistencia: ¿Redefiniendo relaciones entre Bolivia y Estados Unidos? LASA-New York.

Organizer, Workshop with Dr. Magdalena Cajías de la Vega, Consul General del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia en Chile. LASA-New York.

2015 De-decolonization, Indigeneity and De-Patriarchalization: A Bolivian Debate. First Symposium of Bolivianists organized by the LASA-Bolivia Section. University of Pittsburgh, March 26-27

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Discussant, for a panel organized by the LASA-Bolivia Section

Panel: Pensando el presente: logros y desafíos de la Bolivia de hoy. Forthcoming LASA- Puerto Rico.

Discussant, for a panel organized by the LASA-Bolivia Section

Panel: Re-orientando el debate crítico en torno a "lo andino." Forthcoming LASA-Puerto Rico.

2014 Chair, for a panel organized by Carlos Abreu Mendoza

Panel: A Critique of Andean Reason, an InterdisciplinaryApproach. LASA- Chicago.

Discussant, for a panel organized by Rodolfo Ortiz

Panel: Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia: Arturo Borda e Hilda Mundy. LASA-Chicago

Organizer and presenter, in a panel “Homenaje a José Emilio Pacheco.”

Paper: “El lugar de José Emilio Pacheco en la dinámica cultural latinoamericana.” University of Pittsburgh, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures.

2013 Commentator

Panel: Amerindian Studies in Dialogue: Narratives between Tradition and Contemporaneity. Graduate Students Conference, (des)articulaciones. University of Pittsburgh, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures.

Participant in a Round Table organized by the Graduate Students Conference (des)articulaciones.

Round Table Title: Critical Journal: Outside the Teaching Machine

2012 Co-organizer, with Martha Mantilla: “Latin American Political Theory Workshop: The First Theory of Decolonization.” Post-LASA Workshop, University of Pittsburgh Keynote Speaker: Rafael Bautista (COMUNA)

2011 Co-organizer, with Martha Mantilla: Inaugural Conference of the Bolivian Studies Journal/Revista de Estudios Bolivianos, University of Pittsburgh

Keynote Speaker: Pablo Stefanoni (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

2010 Co-organizer, “Asian and Latin American Studies Workshop: Reframing Gender, Power, and Resistance in Latin America and Asia.” University of Pittsburgh

Keynote Speaker: Trinh T. Minh-ha (University of California, Berkeley)

2009 Co-organizer, with Prof. Julia Suárez Krabbe, Loughborough University: “Contramarchas epistemológicas a la metódica occidentalización de América Latina: una

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perspectiva mundial.” Symposium at the 53rd International Conference of Americanists (ICA). Mexico.

2007 Co-organizer, with Prof. Aníbal Pérez Liñán: “Globalization, Diversity, and Inequality in

Latin America: The Challenges, Opportunities, and Dangers.” University of Pittsburgh, Center for Latin American Studies.

Keynote Speaker: Gustavo Guzmán (Bolivian Ambassador to the United States)

2006 Co-coordinator, with Prof. Gonzalo Lamana: “Alternative Politics and Epistemologies: Latin America’s Current Challenges to Globalization and Neoliberalism.” Post-LASA Conference, University of Pittsburgh

Keynote Speaker: Marisol de la Cadena (University of California, Davis)

2004 Co-organizer, with Prof. Branche: IV International Conference of Latin American Cultural Studies: Race, Ethnicity, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean. University of Pittsburgh

Keynote Speaker: Édouard Glissant (CUNY)

1993 Co-organizer: I Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana (JALLA)

PANEL ORGANIZER:

“Gamaliel Churata:potencial político y desafíos estéticos del escritor andino menos comprendido del siglo XX”. LASA-Lima, 2017.

“Gamaliel Churata: estética y pensamiento crítico de un bárbaro de la cultura latinoamericana.”

LASA-Washington, DC, 2013.

“Puno-Potosí-Titikaka: la provocación de una ruta vanguardista plebeya.” IILI-Cadiz, 2012.

“Los estudios literarios y culturales latinoamericanos en tiempos de crossculturalidad y post- hegemonías.” LASA-Toronto, 2010.

“Radiografía del vínculo colonial: Aproximaciones a una hermenéutica histórica del colonialismo en los Andes y en México.” LASA-Brazil, 2009.

“Las paradojas del colonialismo post-nacionalista en Bolivia: Movimientos sociales, culturales, y movidas intelectuales.” Two-section panel. LASA-Puerto Rico, 2006.

“Políticas inter-étnicas y estados multinacionales: retos del siglo XXI.” LASA-Las Vegas, 2004.

“Mujeres Creando: por un feminismo no-racista.”Two-section panel. LASA-Dallas, 2003.

"Rethinking Transculturation.” MLA-Toronto, 1993.

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

INSIDE THE DEPARTMENT:

Member, Faculty Research Committee for the Five-Year Plan, 2016-2017 Undergraduate advisor 2015-present

Director of Graduate Studies, 2013-2014

Departmental Faculty responsible for obtaining a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures for the AY2014-15

Member, Search Committee for the hiring of a Language Coordinator, 2012-2013 Member, Search Committee for the hiring of a Lecturer, 2012-2013

Member, Search Committee for an Assistant Professor, in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 2011-2012

Chair, Search Committee for a Full Professor, in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 2009-2010 Member, Search Committee for a Mellon Professor in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 2008

Chair, Search Committee for a Lecturer/Language Coordination Position in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 2007-2008

Member, ad hoc Committee for systematization of the Honors Major, 2007 Member, ad hoc Committee for the revision of the Departmental By-Laws, 2007 Departmental Chair, 2006-2010

Chair, Search Committee for a Lecturer Position in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Fall 2005

Member, Search Committee for a Full Position in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Fall 2005 Member, Graduate Committee, 2004-2007

Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies, 2009, 2012.

Undergraduate Advisor, 2006-2009

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Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Chair for the Undergraduate Committee, 2002-2006 Mentor for Prof. Chiara Nardone (Lecturer) 2011-2013

Mentor for Prof. Gonzalo Lamana, 2004-2010

Founder, Graduate Student Conference, 2008-present (four biennial graduate conferences) Founder, Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2002-present (ten annual symposia)

OUTSIDE THE DEPARTMENT:

Elected Member, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Nominating Committee, 2017-present Elected Member, University Senate, 2017-present

Member, University Research Council, 2015-present

Member, Dietrich School University Tenure Council, 2010-present

Faculty Member, ad hoc Committees for promotion to full professorship for Drs. Dawn Lundy- Martin (English), Laurie Paul (Philosophy), Marla Ripoll (Economics), Scott Morgenstern (Political Science), Nancy Glazener (English), Piotr Gwiazda (English) 2016-2017.

Member, Peer Mentoring Group, 2017-present

Faculty Review Committee for the Special Initiative to Promote Scholarly Activities in the Humanities, fall 2015

Faculty Review Committee for the CRDF for the Social Sciences and Humanities, 2015-present

Member, Provost's Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Programs (PACUP) 2011-2014

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Liaison between CLAS and the Bolivian Consulate. 2014-present Member, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program, 2013-present Reviewer, ACLS/Mellon Foundation New Faculty Fellows Program, 2010 Invited Member, Center for the Humanities Council, 2010

In charge of formalizing Hispanic Languages participation in the new PhD in Film Studies, 2008-2009

Faculty Member, Selection Committee for Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

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(FLAS). Spring 2008

Faculty Member, ad hoc Appeal Committee for Prof. Bovey Lee’s promotion and tenure.

Spring 2007

Member, CLAS evaluation committee for the Graduate Student Field Research Grants. Spring 2007

Faculty Member, ad hoc Review Committee for Dr. Todd Reeser’s promotion and tenure.

French. Spring 2007

Member, Search Committee, Latin American Librarian position at Hillman Library. Fall 2006- Spring 2007

Member, Search Committee, UCIS Director. Fall 2006-Spring 2007

Faculty Member, Selection Committee for the Global Academic Partnership (GAP) Fellowships Spring 2006

Member, CLAS Advisory Committee, 2009-2011

Faculty Member, Selection Committee for Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS). Spring 2006

Faculty Member, Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Committee. Spring 2006, 2009, 2013

Faculty Member, CLAS Faculty Grants Committee, 2004-2007

Faculty Member, ad hoc Review Committee for Dr. Lara Putman’s promotion and tenure.

History. Fall 2005

Faculty advisor, Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano 2007-2010

Faculty Advisor for the new Major in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Fall-Spring 2012

Faculty member, CLAS, 2002-present

OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY:

PhD. Dissertation Director for Julieta Paredes, FLACSO-Argentina. In progress.

Referee of candidacy to full professorship for Loyola University, New Orleans, The University of Oklahoma, and Northwestern Univesity.

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Referee of tenure cases for College of Charleston, Northwestern University (twice), Ohio State University, Saint Louis University, Saint Michael’s College, Slippery Rock University, The University of Texas at Austin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Saint Michael’s College, among others.

Referee of manuscripts on Latin America: Aztlan. A Journal of Chicano Studies, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Duke University Press, Hispanic Review, Luso-Brazilian Review, Palgrave Mcmillan, Perífrasis, PMLA, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Revista de Literatura, Teoría y Crítica, Universidad Católica del Norte (Chile), University Press of Florida, among others.

Afiliated Editorial Member, Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile

COURSES OFFERED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH (Fall 2002-Spring 2018)

Undergraduate level:

SPAN 1250 Hispanic Civilizations (several times)

SPAN 1280 Former SPAN 1255 Overview of Latin American Literatures (several times) SPAN 0082 Latin America Today (English)

SPAN 1400 Latin American Literatures

SPAN 1403 Several Seminars in Latin American Literature

SPAN 1404 Andean and Mexican Popular Culture: Film, Music, Dance and Painting SPAN 1405 Two topic courses:

*Latin American Cultural History Through Film

*Gender Politics in Latin American Literatures

*The Challenge of Latin American Feminism (Spring 2009, Fall 2011)

SPAN 1600 Spanish Literature

SPAN 1806 8 Senior Seminars: Pre-Hispanic Literatures

Amerindian Literatures (Spring 2005, Spring 2008) Latin American Poetry

The Craft of Research (Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016) SPAN 1902 Several Directed Studies

Graduate level:

SPAN 2226 Readings in Critical Theory (2010, 2015) SPAN 2400 Andean Epistemology

SPAN 2425 Formation of National Literatures

SPAN 2445 Reframing the Avant-Garde (2012, 2014)

SPAN 2450 Gamaliel Churata, The Makers of la Vanguardia Plebeya del Titikaka, and the Resurrection of the Dead

Confronting the Rule of Metaphor (Churata, Darío, Huidobro, García Lorca, Martínez, Saenz and Vallejo)

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SPAN 2465 Graduate Seminar: Indigenism and Ethnic Politics SPAN 2464 Andean Literatures

SPAN 2462 Graduate Seminar: Latin American Modernism and Vanguard (2006, 2011) SPAN 2464 Graduate Seminar: Andean Studies: Mariategui, Vallejo, Arguedas and

Churata

SPAN 2465 Graduate Seminars: Modernism (2005, 2008)

The Andean Manuscript: Beyond the Reach of the Imperial Gaze SPAN 2902 Several Directed Studies

COURSES OFFERED AT SUNY STONY BROOK (Fall 1991-Spring 2002)

Undergraduate level:

HUS 254 Modern Latin America (English)

LAC 112 Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies (English)

SPN 220 Spanish Conversation and Composition for students of Spanish-Speaking background

SPN 221 Spanish Conversation and Composition SPN 222 Introduction to Literary Studies

SPN 301 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition SPN 392 The Culture and Civilization of Spanish-America SPN 396 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature

SPN 435 Five Topic Courses in Latin American literature from the Colonial period to the present:

Contemporary Latin American Poetry Latin American Post-Vanguardism

20th Century Latin American Poetry (César Vallejo, Salomón de la Selva, Pablo Neruda, Claribel Alegría)

Indoamerica and its literature

The Latin American Native Intellectuality SPN 455 Topic course: Lorca and Huidobro

Graduate level:

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GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED AT PITTSBURGH

Magnolia Ortiz. First year students working toward her comprehensive exams.

Jillian Kite. Third year students working toward her doctoral dissertation.

Fernando Iturralde. “Dinámicas del pensamiento político boliviano: Análisis mimético de las obras de René Zavaleta Mercado y H. C. F. Mansilla”. Ph.D. (2017

Hernán Medina: “Repensar la autoreferencialidad y la teoría del juego: a propósito de Bellatín, Bolaño y Cortázar.” PhD. (2016). Accepted an Assistant Professorship with tenure at The College of Wooster.

Ximena Postigo: “Textualidades entrelazadas: La poética del cuerpo en la memoria andina de

Bolivia y Perú.” PhD. (2014). Currently Assistant Prof. at Vassar College.

Hannah Burdette: “Insurgent Poetics: Literature and Alternative Textualities in Contemporary Abya Yala.” PhD. (2013). Currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish at Lycoming College.

Gina Villamizar: Una dialéctica compartida de enfrentamiento a la modernidad: José Félix Fuenmayor y Horacio Quiroga.” PhD. (2013). Currently Assistant Prof., Youngstown State University, Ohio.

Carolina Rueda: “Fantasmatic Imagination in Twenty-First Century Latin American Cinema: Figures of Trauma and Crisis in the Neoliberal City.” PhD. (2012). Currently Assistant Prof., University of Oklahoma.

Alicia Ortega: “La novela ecuatoriana en el siglo XX: Escenarios, disputas, prácticas intelectuales. Memoria de la crítica literaria.” Ph.D. (2011). Currently Associate Prof., Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador.

Jorge Zavaleta: “Hacia un cuarto cino: Violencia, marginalidad, memoria y nuevos escenarios globales en ventiún películas latinoamericanas.” PhD. (2011).

Raquel Alfaro. “Borroneando y chachareando: modos siniestros de po-etizar."Ph.D. (2010). Currently Assistant Prof., University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Mauricio Duarte. “Counter-Narratives of the Landscape in Four Acts: Magda Portal, Pedro Nel

Gómez, Fernando Vallejo and Blanca Wiethuchter.” Ph.D. (2009). Currently Assistant Prof., Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait.

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Rosario Rodríguez. “De mestizajes, indigenismos, neoindigenismos y otros: La tercera orilla

(sobre la literatura escrita en castellano en Bolivia).” Ph.D. (2008). Currently Full Prof., Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia.

Aurelia Gómez de Unamuno. “Narrativas marginales y guerra sucia en México (1968- 1994).” Ph.D. (2008). Currently Assistant Prof., Haverford College.

Emilio del Valle. “Maya Nationalisms and Postcolonial Challenges in Guatemala: Coloniality, Modernity and Identity Politics.” Co-direction with Prof. John Beverley. Ph.D. (2004). Currently Associate Prof, UNC Chapel Hill

SERVING AS COMMITTEE MEMBER

Christiana Harkulich. PhD. In Theatre (2017)

Daniel Giraldo, PhD. in Hispanic Languages & Literatures (2016) Alexandra Klaren. PhD. in Communications (2016)

Jairo Hoyos, PhD. in progress, Hispanic Languages & Literatures

Christiana Molldrem Harkulich, Ph.D. in progress, Department of Theatre Arts Gabriela Nuñez. PhD. in Comunications (2014)

Maria Saldariaga. PhD. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures (2013) Emily Metz. PhD. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures (2013) Nashieli Marcano. PhD. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures (2013) Gisela González Dieter, PhD. in Hispanic Languages (2008) Christine Hippert. Ph.D in Anthropology (2007)

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED AT PITTSBURGH

Anna Nguyen. Honors Theses. Adviser (Spring 2017)

Sneha Rajendran. Honors Thesis Adviser (Spring 2017)

John Camusi. Honors Thesis Adviser (Spring 2017)

Lacie Buckwalter. Honors Thesis Committee Member (Spring 2011)

Claudia Taylor. Honors Thesis, Committee Member (2011)

Saejin Kwak. Honors Thesis, Committee Member (2010)

Lauren Otero. Honors Thesis, Committee Member (2009)

Aimee Nichols. Honors Thesis, Committee Member (2008)

Nikole Makrinos. Honors Thesis. Adviser (2007)

Mae Hignett. Honors Thesis, Adviser (2007)

Suzanna Publicker. Honors Thesis, Committee Member (2005)

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GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED AT SUNY STONY BROOK

Fernando Balseca: "El discurso de la modernidad periférica en el modernismo ecuatoriano." Ph.D. (2004). Currently Associate Prof. and Director of the Graduate Program in Latin American Literature. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito.

Anahí Walton-Shäfer. "Entre paradigmas y política: los intelectuales en la Argentina (1955-

1973).” M.A. (2001).

Paula Queipo. "El Drama andino colonial." M.A. (2001).

Hilda Gomez: "La tradición del Taqui Onqoy y la Tragedia del fin de Atahuallpa” M.A. (2001). Rafael Dueñas: "La poética de Roque Dalton." M.A. (2001).

Madeline Millán: "El desarrollo del suspens en la narrativa latinoamericana contemporánea." Ph.D. (1997).

Claudia Volpe: "Aurelio Arturo: el poema como morada." M.A. (1996). Daniel Rivera: "La estética fantástica de Felisberto Hernández." M.A. (1995).

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2016 Premio Roggiano de la Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana, awarded from the International Institute of Latin American Literature to the best book of Latin American literary criticism published in 2015.

2016 CLAS Faculty Grant ($4,000 toward summer research in Bolivia)

Faculty Honoree at the University of Pittsburgh 2015, 2016 Honors Convocation 2015 Provost's Special Initiative Grants ($5,000)

2015 Faculty Collaborative Research in the Humanities for the project “De-decolonization, Indigeneity and De-Patriarchalizartion: A Bolivian Debate.” ($5,000)

Faculty Honoree at the University of Pittsburgh 2015 Honors Convocation

Co-winner (with Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui and a research team) of the Concurso Internacional Antologías del Pensamiento Social Latinoamericano y Caribeño (Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales, CLACSO), 2014.

2014 Writing in the Disciplines Seminar Fellowship CLAS Faculty Research Grant 2013, 2014

CLAS 5-year grant toward the publication of the Bolivian Studies Journal 2013 CLAS Faculty Research Grant ($3,800)

Co-recipient (with Daniel Balderston) of a Humanities Center Collaborative Research Grant for the project “Queer Cultural Geographies.” ($5,000)

Humanities Collaborative Research Grant for the project “Reframing Gender, Power, and Resistance in Latin America and Asia.” ($5,000)

Co-recipient (with Gonzalo Lamana and Carlos Ramírez) of a $10,000 grant to redesign HLL

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web site

GAP Research Grant, 2006 ($20,000)

CLAS Faculty Grant, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 Stony Brook Presidential Mini Grant, 2001

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Publication Award, 2000 The Student Life Council at Stony Brook Award, 1997, 1999

University of Toronto Literary History Travel Grant, 1997 SUNY Stony Brook, Dean's Award, 1996

SUNY Stony Brook, Hispanic Heritage Month Award (Diploma): 1994

Term Faculty Development Award: 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Doctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto: 1987-1991

Milton Buchanan Fellowship. Research Grant, University of Toronto: 1989, 1990

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Asociación de Estudios Bolivianos (AEB)

Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas (CAH)

Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI)

Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana (JALLA)

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

LASA-Bolivia Section

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Modernist Studies Association

LANGUAGES

Native Spanish

English fluency

Good reading and translating knowledge of French

Good reading knowledge of Aymara, Latin and Portuguese.

REFERENCES

John Beverley, Distinguished Professor of Latin American Literature Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures

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Hermann Herlinghaus, Professor of Latin American Literature Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra spambots. Usted necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla.

 

 

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Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui: el colonialismo intelectual y los dilemas de la teoría social latinoamericana

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... Una reflexión sobre el colonialismo intelectual y los dilemas de la teoría social latinoamericana... de Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui, profesora de la Maestría en Literatura Boliviana y Latinoamericana - Quinta Versión.

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Sobre la crítica

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Oscar García - compañero suyo de tantas musicalidades - escribe sobre PADRE NUESTRO, su último poemario... Es Juan Carlos Orihuela, profesor de la Maestría

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