Eizabeth Monasterios P.

ELIZABETH MONASTERIOS P.

July 16, 2014

Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Telephone: 412 624 2709 (office)

412 362 1912 (home)

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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

Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 2002-present. Areas of teaching: Andean and indigenous literatures and cultures, Latin American Modernism and Avant-Garde, Cultural and decolonial theory

Director of Graduate Studies, HL&L, spring 2013, Jan-March 2014

Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies, HL&L, 2012

Departmental Chair, HL&L, 2006-2010

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

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

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 Member, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center, 1991-2002

Affiliated Member, SUNY Humanities Institute, 1991-2002

OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Visiting Professor, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Posgrado en Literatura. Quito, Ecuador 2003, 2011

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

Visiting Professor, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz-Bolivia. Carrera de Literatura, Winter 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010

PROFESSIONAL DATA

Chair,LASA-Bolivia section. 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 Peruvian Poetry). 2009-present

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 and 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

PUBLICATIONS

Authored Books:

La vanguardia plebeya del Titikaka. Gamaliel Churata y otras beligerancias estéticas en los Andes. Forthcoming, IFEA (Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos). 399 pages.

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

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. 20. 2014. Co-editor (electronic and printed editions) Forthcoming in June 2014.

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). 443pp.

Work in progress:

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

“Post-Indigenism and the Challenges of Inter-ethnic Economies." Book length manuscript.

“Unexpected (and Perhaps Unwanted) Revisionisms: La contramarcha vanguardista de Gamaliel Churata y Arturo Borda” MLN (forthcoming fall 2014).

Preparation of an issue of Revista Iberoamericana dedicated to Bolivian literature

Preparation of an anthology of the Latin American Avant-Garde (collaborative project with a team of international scholars and University of Pittsburgh graduate students)

Articles:

“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. 3. La Paz: Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, and Plural Editores. 2012. 30. pages.

“Juan de La Rosa.” Introductory essay. Co-authored with Rosario Rodríguez. Colección las 15 novelas fundacionales de la literatura boliviana. Vol. 7. La Paz: Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, and Plural Editores. 2012.

“¿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.

“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.

“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.

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

Reviews and interviews:

"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.

 

PAPERS DELIVERED AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

2014 “La provocación andina de teorizar la dinámica del 'Humanismo' como acontecimiento de la Modernidad.” LASA-Chicago.

“La provocación andina de teorizar a 4,100 metros de altura sobre el nivel de la vulgaridad.” Sexto Congreso Internacional de Peruanistas. Georgetown University.

El pez de oro. El engendro estético que incomodó el curso de la modernidad poética latinoamericana en la edad de las vanguardias.”JALLA-Costa. Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica. (August 2014).

2013 “Gamaliel Churata: ese bárbaro de la cultura latinoamericana.” LASA- Washington, DC.

2012 “Repensando el circuito vanguardista en los Andes.” JALLA-Cali.

“Puno-Potosí-Titikaka: la provocación de una ruta vanguardista plebeya.” XXXIX Congreso Internacional, Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana. IILI- Cadiz.

2010 “El problema literario que las narrativas andinas plantean a las estructuras cognitivas del pensamiento crítico actual.” LASA-Toronto.

“Los Andes no creen en Dios o cómo entran en crisis dos paradigmas utópicos de la modernidad: la literatura nacional y el Estado-nación.” XXXVIII Congreso Internacional, Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana. Georgetown University.

“Dislocating Postcoloniality of Gender, Development, and Human Rights.” Asian and Latin American Studies Workshop. University of Pittsburgh.

2009 “Contramarchas plebeyas a la metódica occidentalización de la historiografía literaria en los Andes.” LASA-Brazil.

“Debates que duelen: De Guaman Poma a Churata o de cómo un autor encuentra lector y de paso inaugura una crítica literaria descolonizadora en Bolivia.” Bolivian Studies Association. Sucre, Bolivia.

“Perturbaciones vanguardistas a la metódica occidentalización de la historiografía literaria en los Andes.” 53° International Conference of Americanists (ICA). Mexico. 2008

“La vanguardia del Titikaka: perturbaciones a la metódica occidentalización de América.” IILI-Puebla.

“La vanguardia del Titikaka: histórica contra-marcha a la metódica occidentalización de los Andes.” JALLA-Chile.

2007 “Teorizaciones plebeyas en los Andes: Churata, Borda, Reinaga.” LASA-Montreal.

2006 "La olímpicamente ignorada vanguardia boliviana. Re-escrituras del vanguardismo latinoamericano." Asociación de Estudios Bolivianos, Sucre.

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

"La insoportable locución plebeya: Gamaliel Churata y Fausto Reinaga en el horizonte epistemológico boliviano." LASA-Puerto Rico.

2004 “Del indigenismo estatal al indigenismo post-nacional: hacia un nuevo contexto de relaciones inter-étnicas.” LASA-Las Vegas.

“José Emilio Pacheco: la desmesura del desacuerdo.” II Congreso Internacional de Estudios Transatlánticos. Brown University.

2003 "La cultura de la provocación y el discurso de la carcajada." LASA-Dallas.

2002 "Propuestas indígenas al debate cultural." I Congreso de la Asociación de Bolivianistas, Loyola University New Orleans.

2001 "De cómo la lógica cultural aymara reorienta propuestas teóricas y epistemologías metropolitanas." LASA-Whashington.

"Reflexión teórica en la región andina: sus límites, alcances y posibles proyecciones." JALLA-Santiago.

2000 "Retos a la transculturación: Una perspectiva andina." LASA-Miami.

1999 "Los huecos de la literatura boliviana contemporánea.” JALLA-Cusco.

1998 "Where Have All the Poets Gone? On the Exclusion of Amerindian Literatures from Latin American Literary History." LASA-Chicago.

1997 "La alteridad poética y filosófica del pensamiento pre-hispánico." JALLA-Quito.

1995 "Awqa: donde las cosas no pueden estar juntas. Notas para una post-metafísica aymara." JALLA-Tucumán.

1994 "Who Speaks in Rosario Castellanos' El eterno femenino?" MLA-San Diego.

"La nueva novela: el texto que ríe." Learned Societies Conference, University of Calgary, Canada.

1993 "La poesía chilena y su postmodernidad." MLA-Toronto.

"Poética y estética andina: en busca del pensamiento prehispánico." JALLA-La Paz.

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

1992 "Posiciones radicales en la crítica literaria: teoría del caos y metáforas epistemológicas." Learned Societies Conference, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

1991 "La poesía de José Emilio Pacheco." Learned Societies Conference, University of Kingston, Canada.

1990 "Altazor: Hambre de espacio y sed de cielo (filosofía, semiótica, fenomenología)". Learned Societies Conference, University of Victoria, Canada.

Invited Lectures

2013 “Hacia una reconstitución del pensamiento crítico en los Andes (o cuando los límites de las literaturas no se conforman con los de las nacionalidades).” Symposio Internacional de Estudios Transandinos. Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

"Gamaliel Churata y Arturo Borda: pesadillas y desafíos vanguardistas.”Symposio on the Journal La Mariposa Mundial. University of Pittsburgh.

Response Paper to Natalie Cisneros’ “Mestizaje and ‘Alien’ Identity: Gloria Anzaldúa on Immigration.” Symposium on Feminism and the Ruses of Coloniality. University of Pittsburgh.

2012 “El lugar de José Emilio Pacheco en la dinámica cultural latinoamericana.” XII Congreso de Poesía y poética de la BUAP dedicado a José Emilio Pacheco. Puebla, México. Keynote speaker.

2011 “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.” Coloquio Al Límite: Escenario, Escrituras e Imágenes. CEDOAL La Paz, Bolivia.

“Descubrimiento, colonización y re-colonización del Mundus Novus. Episodios de la historia colonial.” Quito, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Departamento de Letras.

ASIAN AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES WORKSHOP

2010 “Descolonizando la historiografía literaria en los Andes.” Instituto de Lengua y Cultura Aymara. La Paz, Bolivia.

"Debates en torno al surgimiento de una crítica literaria descolonizadora en Bolivia." Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Departamento de Literatura.

2009 "Reorientando la vanguardia latinoamericana: la provocación andina.” Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Departamento de Literatura.

2006 “Understanding Latin American Feminism.” Duquesne University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

“Inscriptions of Andean Epistemology in Cultural Theory. Unbearable Provocations Performed by Contemporary Bolivian Narrative.” Northwestern University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

2005 “Modernidad poética en los Andes: Vallejo, Arguedas, Saenz.” X Feria Internacional del Libro, La Paz, Bolivia. Keynote Speaker.

2004 “Poéticas del Conflicto Andino.” Johns Hopkins University, Department of German and Modern Languages.

2002 "Momentos de historia en la poesía de José Emilio Pacheco." Symposium on Spanish and Spanish-American Poetry: Transition 2000 and Beyond. Hofstra University, Department of Roman Languages and Literature.

2000 "Beyond Transculturation: A Latin American Perspective." Latin American and Caribbean Center, SUNY Stony Brook.

1999 "La incomunicabilidad de códigos artísticos en el barroco de Indias." IV International Colloquium of the Nortel Professorship. University of Toronto, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

"Postmodernidad estética y ética antiposmoderna en el proyecto cultural de Jaime Sabines." IV Feria Internacional del Libro, La Paz, Bolivia. Keynote Speaker.

1998 "Presencia de las culturas indígenas: las literaturas quechua y aymara." III International Colloquium of the Nortel Professorship Conference. University of Toronto, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

1997 "De poetas y Tlamatines: el sustrato poético del Códice Mendoza." Latin American and Caribbean Center, SUNY Stony Brook.

"Voices of Pre-Hispanic Poetry." The University of Western Ontario, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

"Las voces de la poesía pre-hispáncia." Biblioteca Nacional de Santa Fé de Bogotá, Colombia.

1996 "La tradición de la poesía mística en la lírica hispánica." University of Toronto, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

"Descolonizando la tradición poética en la cultura boliviana." Coloquio Nacional de Escritores. La Paz, Bolivia.

"Existe una tradición crítica en la cultura andina? Notas para un debate." Coloquio Nacional de Escritores. La Paz, Bolivia.

1995 "El aporte de la literatura andina a la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea." Encontro de Escritores do Mercosul. Sao Paulo, Brasil.

"El discurso agonístico en Lorca, Huidobro y Sáenz." Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Departamento de Literatura.

1994 "Latin American Politics and Poetics: Testimony as Poetic Discourse." Latin American and Caribbean Center, Stony Brook.

"El discurso fantástico: márgenes de la literatura femenina mexicana." I Jornadas Metropolitanas de Estudios Culturales en Mexico y América, México, DF.

"De serpientes y Paraísos: El Eterno Femenino de Rosario Castellanos." Segundas Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro Latinoamericano, Puebla, México.

1993 "Introducción al texto que ríe." SUNY Stony Brook, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures,

1992 "Maquillage y sexualidad en La Celestina." SUNY Stony Brook, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature,

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

1991 "Jaime Saenz: invitación a la lectura." SUNY Stony Brook, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature,

"La estética barroca en el discurso poético de José Emilio Pacheco." Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Departamento de Literatura.

1990 "La propuesta cortaciana: lea Vd. y lea como pueda. A propósito de 62 Modelo para armar." Graduate Students Symposium. University of Toronto, Toronto.

"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

2014 Chair for a panel organized by Carlos Abreu Mendoza

Panel: A Critique of Andean Reason, an Interdisciplinary Approach. 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 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: 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.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

INSIDE THE DEPARTMENT:

Director of Graduate Studies, spring 2013, Jan-March 2014

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

Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Chair for the Undergraduate Committee, 2002-2006

Mentor for Prof. Chiara Nardone (Lecturer) 2011-present

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:

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

Liaison between CLAS and the Bolivian Consulate. 2014-present

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

Member, Dietrich School Tenure Council Committee, 2010-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 (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:

Referee of candidacy to full professorship for Loyola University, New Orleans.

Referee of tenure cases for College of Charleston,Northwestern University (twice), Saint Louis University, Slippery Rock University, The University of Texas at Austin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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.

Afiliated Editorial Member, Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile

COURSES OFFERED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH (Fall 2002-Spring 2014)

Undergraduate level:

SPAN 0050 Hispanic Civilization (several times)

SPAN 0055 Introduction to Hispanic Literatures and Cultural Studies (several times)

SPAN 0082 Latin America Today (English)

SPAN 1400 Latin American Literatures

SPAN 1403 Several Seminars in Latin American Literature

SPAN 1405 Two topic courses:

* Gender Politics in Latin American Literatures

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

SPAN 1600 Spanish Literature

SPAN 1806 6 Senior Seminars:

Pre-Hispanic Literatures

Amerindian Literatures (Spring 2005, Spring 2008)

Latin American Poetry

The Craft of Research (Spring 2013, Spring 2014)

SPAN 1902 Several Directed Studies

Graduate level:

SPAN 2226 Readings in Critical Theory

SPAN 2400 Andean Epistemology

SPAN 2425 Formation of National Literatures

SPAN 2445 Reframing the Avant-Garde

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

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:

SPN 509 Literary Theory

SPN 569 Dilemas de la representación poética en la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea

SPN 612 Five Graduate Seminars:

Hermeneutics and the Study of Poetic Texts

Fantastic Literature and Poetic Discourse: The Aftermath of Latin American

Post-Vanguardism

The Philosophical Dialectics of latin American Poetry

The Making of Latin American 20th Century Cultural Historiography

Latin America in the Cultural Debate

CEJ Latin America: Past and Present (English)

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED AT PITTSBURGH

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). She has accepted a tenure track position at 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 Visiting 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.

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

Ximena Postigo. Ph.D. Dissertation to be defended in July 2014. She has accepted a three-year appointment as Assistant Prof. at Vassar College.

Hernán Medina. Successfully defended his dissertation prospectus and currently working toward dissertation defense.

Rodolfo Ortíz. Successfully defended his dissertation prospectus and currently working toward dissertation defense.

Fernando Iturralde. Successfully passed his MA/PhD exams and currently working toward his dissertation proposal

SERVING AS COMMITTEE MEMBER

Alex Lefter, Kayla Paulk, Jairo Hoyos, Daniel Giraldo, PhD. Reasearch in progress, Hispanic Languages & Literatures.

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)

Gabriela Nuñez. PhD. in Comunications (2008)

Christine Hippert. Ph.D in Anthropology (2007)

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED AT PITTSBURGH

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)

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

2014 Writing in the Disciplines Seminar Fellowship (Spring 2014)

CLAS Faculty Research Grant 2013, 2014

CLAS 5-year grant toward the publication of the Bolivian Studies Journal

2013 CLAS Faculty Research Grant ($2,800)

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 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)

LANGUAGES

Native Spanish

English fluency

Good reading and translating knowledge of French

Good reading knowledge of Aymara, Latin and Portuguese.

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