CV

Updated on June 2022

 EDUCATION

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2016-present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, USA, 2015-2016
  • Aldyen Hamber Research Fellow, Gender and Women’s Studies Program and Adjunct Professor, Department of International Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada, 2014-2015
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 2013-2014

PUBLICATIONS

Book

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • Architecture and Empire in Historia de la linda Melosina (1485).Footprints of Mélusine, edited by Melissa Ridley Elmes, Misty Urban and Deva Fall Kemmis, Brill Academic Publishing, 2017, pp. 109-131.
  • “La Barcelona de Clara Janés: duelo, melancolía, herencia invisible.” Secretos y verdades en los textos de Clara Janés, edited by Nadia Mékouar-Hertzberg, Peter Lang, 2014, pp. 29-48.
  • “Che faró senza Eurídice: figuras masculinas e identidad femenina en las obras de Clara Janés.” El fuego invisible, edited by Anne M. Pasero, Ayuntamiento de Ávila, 2012, pp. 184-192.
  • “Els nens i l’exili a l’obra de Teresa Pàmies.” El exilio republicano de 1930 y la segunda generación, edited by Manuel Aznar Soler and José Ramón López García, Renacimiento, 2011, pp. 1027-1034.

Book in Progress

  • Images of Difference: Regionalism and Tourism in Spain

Editorial Work

Book Reviews

AWARDS

  • Wall Scholar, University of British Columbia, 2018-2019
  • Bridge Funding, University of British Columbia, 2017
  • Hampton Emerging Scholar Research Grant, University of British Columbia, 2017
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Seed Grant, University of Northern British Columbia, 2015
  • Collaborative Education, Leadership, and Innovation in the Arts (CELIA) Fellowship, Wright State University, 2014
  • College of Liberal Arts Faculty Research Grant, Wright State University, 2014
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2012-2013
  • Ontario Graduate Fellowship, Government of Ontario (declined), 2012-2013
  • Avie Bennett Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2009-2010
  • Government of Catalonia, Doctoral Research Fellowship 2008-2011 (held Jan.-Oct. 2008)

 TEACHING

University of British Columbia

Graduate

  • SPAN 550: Escrituras del yo: subjetividad y género en la España contemporánea, 2020.
  • SPAN 504: Documentary Film and Photography in Contemporary Spain, 2019 and 2021
  • SPAN 530:Inventing the Nation: Nationalisms and Pluralisms in Contemporary Spain, 2017
  • SPAN 550: Tourism, Gender and Environment in the Hispanic World, 2017

Undergraduate

  • CTLN 301: Catalan Language and Culture, 2019
  • SPAN 301: Advanced Spanish, third-year Spanish course, 2017
  • SPAN 430: Survey of Peninsular Literature and Culture from 1700 to the Present, 2017
  • SPAN 221: Introduction to Literary Analysis in Spanish, 2017, 2018, 2022
  • SPAN 406: Breaking the Mold: Gender Representation(s) in Hispanic Literature and Culture, 2016 and 2019
  • SPAN 358: Introduction to Spanish Civilization and Culture, 2016

Whitman College

  • SPAN 402: Sex in the Movies: Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Cinema
  • SPAN 343: Critical Thinking and Academic Writing: Fiction/Essay/Literary Criticism
  • SPAN 306: Advanced Spanish through Content: Paternities
  • SPAN 305: Advanced Spanish through Content: Arts after Crisis. Mexico, Argentina and Spain

University of Northern British Columbia

Graduate

  • INTS 409/609: Film and Global Society
  • INTS 409/705: Theories of International Studies

Undergraduate

  • WMS 100: Advanced Feminist Methodologies
  • WMS 100: Introduction to Women’s Studies

Wright State University

  • SPN 3120: Advanced Conversation in Spanish
  • SPN 3430: Spanish Culture
  • SPN 3320: Advanced Writing in Spanish

ADVISING

  •  Committee member of PhD dissertations of Olga Albarrán (defended 2018), Camilo Castillo (defended 2019), Camilo Monje Pulido (defended 2020), Xavier Villacreses (defended August 2020), Xana Mendéndez Prendes, Anthony Pearce, Mirta Rocangalli, Liliana Castañeda; and MA students Nayid Contreras (defended August 2019), Charu Mittal (July 2020), Nancy Jean Ross, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.
  • Committee member, Marina Stuparik and Larissa Clotildes, MA Thesis, Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia, 2015-2016
  • Committee member, Chloe Kaplan, Abby Seethoff and Jenna Stanley, Senior Thesis, Department of Spanish, Whitman College, 2015-2016
  • External examiner, Natàlia Oriol Fuguet, Stefano Satta and Zhang Xiaomei, MA Thesis, Department of Romance Languages, Universitat de Barcelona, 2015
  • Committee member, Sophia Iliopulos, Honors Thesis, Department of Global and International Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, 2015

SERVICE

University Service

2021-2022

  • Associate Graduate Advisor, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Romance Studies Committee
  • Note Taker, Hispanic Section

2020-2021 on leave

2019-2020

  • Graduate Studies Committee, Department of FHIS, UBC

2018-2019

  • Search Committee for Instructor of Spanish (start date July 1, 2019), Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Spanish (Caribbean Literatures and Cultures), Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Spanish (Early Modern Literature), Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Research Committee Library-Liaison Committee, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Organizer, Research Seminar Speaker Series, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Graduate Studies Committee, Department of FHIS, UBC

2017-2018

  • Newsletter Committee, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Library-Liaison Committee, Department of FHIS, UBC

2016-2017

  • Merit and Awards Committee, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Co-organizer, Visiting Speakers Series, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Department’s Website Development, Department of FHIS, UBC
  • Learning Center, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia, Department of FHIS, UBC

2015-2016

  • Faculty Advisor, La Casa Hispánica, Whitman College
  • Hiring Committee for Tenure-Track Position in Translation, Department of Spanish, Whitman College
  • Hiring Committee for Language Assistant, Department of Spanish, Whitman College

2014-2105

  • Co-organizer, International Film Festival, in collaboration with Student Life Centre, University of Northern British Columbia

2013-2014

  • Student Recruitment and Retention Committee, Modern Languages Department, Wright State University
  • Organizer, Modern Language Lecture Series, Wright State University
  • Social Media Coordinator, Department of Modern Languages, Wright State University

Service to the Community

  • Journal Article Reviewer for Catalan Review (2017), Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos (2017), Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (2016), Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies (2016), Cincinnati Romance Review (2014).
  • Secretary, North American Catalan Society (2022-2026)
  • Board member, North American Catalan Society (2017-2021)
  • Interview for radio program Cultura que ladra at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. “Carlos Barral,” May 30, 2017.
  • Green College Leading Scholar, University of British Columbia, 2017-2019.
  • Organizer and speaker, “PhD. Now What?” Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia, November 18, 2016 and Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Toronto, October 2, 2016.
  • Co-author, “Religion and Auteurism in The Revenant,” September 16, 2016. On-line.
  • Interview for CBC radio program Daybreak North. “The Revenant Roundtable at UNBC,” Interview by Carolina de Ryk, 7 minutes, March 14, 2016.
  • Interview, “Traducir es un esfuerzo y una responsabilidad. Entrevista a Clara JanésPasavento. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, vol. 4, no. 1, 2016, pp. 219-223. On-line.

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish, native speaker
  • Catalan, native speaker
  • English, near-native level (written and spoken)
  • French, intermediate level (written and spoken)
  • German, intermediate level (written and spoken)

 

 
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