Department of Spanish & Italian

Teresa Sanhueza

Teresa SanhuezaTeresa Sanhueza

Ph.D. from The University of Michigan
Associate Professor of Romance Languages (Spanish)

Office: Greene Hall 510
Phone: (336) 758-5500
Email: sanhuemt@wfu.edu

 

Teresa Sanhueza is Associate Professor of Romance Languages (Spanish). She received her PhD from The University of Michigan and has held a visiting appointment at Oberlin College. She has published on Latin American theater in numerous journal articles and book chapters including publications in Latin American Theater Review, Acta Literaria, Revista de Humanidades, Italian Americana, and Revista afuera. She is the author of Continuidad, Transformación y Cambio: El grotesco criollo de Armando Discépolo. (Buenos Aires: Editorial Nueva Generación, 2004). Her current research focuses on Chilean and Argentinean Theater. She is currently co-editing a book in honor of Mauricio Ostria and finishing a book on Roberto Arlt.

EDUCATION

1995                          Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dissertation: La evolución del grotesco en la dramática de Armando Discépolo
Director: Cedomil Goic (Committee: Andrew Anderson, Gregory Lucente, Julie Highfill and William Alexander)

1990                          M.A., Master in Arts: Hispanic Literatures
Department of Spanish
University of Concepción, Concepción, Chile
Dissertation: Saverio el cruel: Proposición de una lectura
Granted with Summa Cum Laude (100 points)
Director: Luis Muñoz González (Committee: Mauricio Ostria, Gilberto Triviños and María de las Nieves Alonso)

1984                          B.A., Spanish Language and Literature with Teaching Certification
Department of Spanish
University of Concepción, Concepción, Chile

ADDITIONAL STUDIES

University of Concepción Graduate School. Chile, Studies in Interpretative Readings of Short Stories (August to December 1984)

University of Concepción, Chile, Summer School, Studies in Mapuche  Language and Literature (Summer 1982)

CEFA, Fifth School of Theater “Héctor Duvauchelle”, Concepción, Chile. Studies in Direction and Performing (Summer 1988)

CEFA,  Fifth School of Theater “Héctor Duvauchelle”, Concepción, Chile. Studies in Esthetic in Theater (Summer 1988)

TEACHING

Positions held:
2007 (Fall)            Director of the Wake Forest  Study Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain
2002- present       Associate Professor, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
1998 (Spring)        Director of the Wake Forest  Study Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain
1996- 2002          Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

    • Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    • Graduate Instructor, Residential College, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1990-1994           Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,MI

    • Graduate Student Instructor, University of Concepción, Concepción, Chile
    • Graduate Student Assistant, University of Concepción, Concepción, Chile
    • Spanish Teacher, Instituto Cultural del Banco del Estado de Chile, Concepción, Chile

1986-1987           Spanish Teacher of Academic Training for PAA (SAT- equivalent test), Alma Mater Institute, Concepción, Chile

    • Spanish Teacher of Academic Training for PAA (SAT- equivalent test), Centro de Estudios, Capacitación y Asistencia Laboral, Concepción, Chile

1984     Spanish Teacher (Professional Internship), Instituto Comercial Femenino High School, Concepción, Chile

ADDITIONAL TEACHING ACTIVITIES AT WAKE FOREST

Department of Romance Languages

  • Developed new class unit for 316, a cooking unit (Summer 2011)
  • Developed a new class unit for 316, a cultural unit using Spanish-American movies (Summer 2010)
  • Spanish 387: Costa Rican History and Theater (Fall 2009, Sophia Gonzalez)
  • Developed a new upper level seminar class, SPN 349 Special Topics: Contemporary Spanish Theater (Summer 2009)
  • Developed new class unit for 316 using the Museum of Anthropology their objects and their artifact database (Summer 2009)
  • Spanish 397: Independent Study  on Service Learning and Reflection on the Hispanic Community in the USA (Spring 2008, Lindsay Davis)
  • Spanish 397: Independent Study on Spanish American Theater (Fall 2008, Steffi Ross)
  • “The Representation of Italians in the Argentinean Theater at the Beginning of the Twentieth-Century”. Circolo Italiano. Talk given with two students from my Theater class: Lauren Hayes and Mary Julia Hinson, April 2005).

Professional Development Center, Classes for Faculty and Staff

  • Conversational Spanish Class for intermediate speakers (6 hours- September 2010)
  • Beginning Spanish (6 hours- 22 March to 7 April, 2011)
  • Building on Spanish for Beginners (6 hours- April, 2011)

Teaching and Learning Fair

  • Contributor to the Department of Romance Languages’ presentation of pedagogical methods and service learning (Spring 2003)

Honors Theses

  • Thesis director for Wake Forest Romance Languages Senior Honors Thesis by Kennedy Wolfe (2010-2011)
  • Second Reader for Wake Forest Romance Languages Senior Honor Thesis by Jessica Lauren Doll directed by Mary Friedman (2005)
  • Committee member for Wake Forest Language Senior Honor Thesis by Alexander Wilson (2000-2001)
  • Thesis director for Wake Forest Romance Languages Senior Honors Thesis by Colleen Bailey (1998-1999)

Hispanic Film Festival

  • Faculty lecturer on extracurricular films for students of Spanish 111-319

Latin American and Latino Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

  • Teacher of courses that count toward the LALS minor (1996 on)
  • Informal advisor to students interested in entering Latin American and Latino Studies programs at the graduate level, study abroad programs in Latin America

FACULTY ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Professional Development Center, Wake Forest University, Seminars and workshops taken

  • Gatekeepers Workshop III: Contact Theory and Dialogue (Fall 2011)
  • Gatekeepers Workshop II: Cross Cultural Conflict & Dialogue (Spring 2011)
  • Gatekeepers Workshop I: Enhancing Our Community through Inclusion (Spring 2011)
  • Take Control of your E-mail and Inbox using Microsoft outlook 2007 (Fall 2010)
  • The Winning Grants Seminar (Fall 2010)
  • Introduction to Turnitin (Fall 2009)

Institute for Public Engagement

  • Academic Community Engagement (ACE) Fellows Retreat (Spring 2011)

Museum of Anthropology

  • Workshop: Using Museums to Support Interdisciplinary Curriculum in Undergraduate Learning (Spring 2009)

Pro Humanitate Center and Romance Languages Department

  • Cultural Awareness Workshop for Wake Forest students volunteering with the Hispanic Community through different organizations such as Old Town Elementary, Abasto Magazine, Latham Elementary, Ibraham Elementary, YMCA Hispanic Achievers, El Buen Pastor Latino Community Services, The Community Care Clinic, Davidson Medical Ministries Clinic, Forest Park Elementary, Aids Care Service (ACS), YMCA Literacy Initiative, Work Family Resource Center, Ashley Elementary School, Second Harvest Food Bank, DEAC Clinic, and QuéPasa Newspaper and Radio (from 2001 on)
  • Directed a Research Project in Chile: Chilean Politics and Justice: A service-learning experience (Alexander Chen, 2004)
  • Created and in charge of the Spanish Acting Club which put on stage the bilingual play The Cat Who Had No Friends for the Hispanic Community in Winston-Salem (2005-2006)
  • Academic Community Engagement (ACE) Fellow (2002-2003)

Teaching and Learning Center

  • Book Club Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa (Fall 2011)
  • “Learning from Our Students: How to Design and Use Student Feedback for Better Teaching and Learning” (Fall 2011)
  • “Structuring and Assessing Group Work”, Instructional Development Series (Fall 2011)
  • “Rubric Design”, Instructional Development Series (Fall 2011)
  • Participant in Teaching Renewal Retreat for Advanced Career Faculty, 6-9 June, 2011, Graylyn Conference Center.
  • Participant in brown bag discussions on topics such: Promoting meaningful classroom participation, teaching with the Socratic method, who am I?: Identity in teaching and evaluation, end-note cite while you write, end-note web.
  • Participant in the Faculty book club (Spring 2010)
  • Grade Inflation at Wake Forest. Co-hosted with Dr. Angela Hattery (Sociology Department, Spring 2005)

Letters of Recommendation

  • Author of approximately two hundred letters for current and former students applying for jobs, medical school, law school, M.A. and Ph. D. programs, study abroad, Fulbright Scholarship, Carswell Fellowships, and other financial assistance.
  • Nominator of students for Fulbright Scholarship, Wake Forest Senior Colloquium and other awards.

The Provost and Undergraduate Office

  • Thursdays at Starling Hall (Fall 2009)

ADDITIONAL TEACHING ACTIVITIES (LOCAL, STATE, AND INTERNATIONAL)

Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios (SOCHEL)
During the XV Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios (SOCHEL) at the Universidad de la Frontera in Temuco (Chile) I attended two workshops:

  • “Literature and Environment: An Eco-critical Approach to Spanish-American Literary Texts” (Spring 2008)
  • “Literary Reading as Constructor of Text Meanings” (Spring 2008)

Winston Salem State University

  •   Three-hour Orientation Workshop on Chile: History, Politics and Culture along with Dr. Irma Alarcón (April 2008)

University of Kansas

  • Workshop on Teaching of Spanish American Theater in American Universities. Directed by Lola Proaño-Gómez and Gustavo Geirola. V Congress of Latin American Theatre (April 3-4, 2003)

Grupo de Estudios de Teatro Argentino (GETEA), Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Workshop on Nuevas dramaturgias: las zonas fronterizas de la escritura. Directed by the Argentinian playwright Rafael Spregelburd.  VI Congreso Internacional de Teatro Iberoamericano y Argentino. August 6-10, 1997)

University of Michigan

  • Participated in teaching training seminar for incoming Teaching Assistant and Lecturers in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (August 1992)

Ph. D. Dissertation

La evolución del grotesco en la dramática de Armando Discépolo. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1995.

MA. Dissertation
Saverio el cruel. Proposición de una lectura. Thesis (MA in Hispanic   Literatures)—Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile, 1990.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011              William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Spring 2011)

2010           Apple Pie Award for Excellence in Teaching, Tri-Delta sorority (Fall 2010)

2010           Provost Fund for Faculty Travel to present a paper at a Conference in Chile

2009            Teaching and Learning Center, Wake Forest University, TWO course development grants. Summer 2009. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2009           Provost Fund for Faculty Travel to present a paper at a Conference in Mexico.

2008           William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Summer 2008. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2006-2007  Z. Smith Reynolds Leave. Academic year 2006-2007. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2006           William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Fall 2006. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2006           Included in the Empire Who’s Who of Women in Education. Honors Edition 2006/2007.

2006            Star Partnership. Spring 2006. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2005          Wake Forest Book Publication Appreciation Reception and Dinner, Spring 2005, Wake Forest University.

2005           Included in the 2005 edition of Who is Who Among America’s Teachers.

2004           Pro-Humanitate/ Service-learning Grant, Fall 2004. Wake Forest University. Pro-Humanitate Center. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  •          William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Summer 2004. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2004         Publication and Research Fund, summer 2004. Graduate School of Arts and Science. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2004           Omicron Delta Kappa Faculty Honoree (Alexandra Kejner)

2004           Greek Scholar Faculty Honoree (Sara Clement)

2004           Professor of the month (March), Lambda Eta Chapter of Phi Mu. Wake Forest. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  • Pro-Humanitate Fellowship to do a service-learning project in Chile. Summer 2003. Pro-Humanitate Center. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  •           William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Summer 2003. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    • Academic Community Enhancement Fellow. Year 2002-2003. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2002           Mellon Grant for the Development of a Class with a Language Across the Curriculum component: “Issues in Latin American Society and Popular Culture.” Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2002           “Strengthening Latin American Studies.” Department of Education Title VI-A Grant. Development of the course “Film and Politics in Latin America. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2001-2002 STARS Partnership. Spring 2002 and Fall 2001. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
2000           Publication and Research Fund, summer 2000. Graduate School of Arts and Science. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

    • Z. Smith Reynolds Leave. Academic year 1999-2000. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1998           William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Summer 1998. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  •   William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Summer 1997. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • Italian and Comparative Literature Grant, Summer 1994. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Discretionary Fund, Rackham Graduate School, Summer 1994. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Rackham Dissertation Grant, Graduate School, 1993. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1992-1993 Block Grants (Research Grants), Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, summer 1992 and 1993. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • to 1994 Summer teaching assignments based on merit, Summer of 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1990           Dissertation graded “Summa Cum Laude”, August 1990. University of Concepción. Concepción, Chile.

    • Tuition Grant, Department of Spanish Language and Literature, 1986 and 1987, University of Concepción. Concepción, Chile.
  • Valedictorian (Cuarto Medio B, 1979). High School Promotion, Colegio Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

INVITED SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Presentation of my Book, August 2004:Continuidad, transformación y cambio: el grotesco criollo de Armando Discépolo.Buenos Aires: Editorial Nueva Generación: 2004. 9 August 2004. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“Chile at the Beginning of the XXIst Century”. Latin American Studies. Talk given with Peter Siavelis (Political Science Department). Latin American and Latino Studies. April 2004.

2000
Participated in a Round table on “Teatro Latinoamericano del siglo XX.”  Universidad Nacional de La Plata and Feria del Libro. 26 April, 2000. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1997
Invited Guest Speaker: Circolo Italiano. “The Italian Contribution in Argentina.” Wake Forest University. 23 April, 1997. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

“La proyección de las obras menores de Armando Discépolo en el grotesco criollo.” Simposio en Homenaje a Cedomil Goic. 3 October, 1997. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

1995
Invited Guest Speaker. Spanish House. “La literatura femenina en Chile y su desarrollo.” Oberlin College. 12 November 1995. Oberlin, Ohio.

1993
Lecture on “El teatro de Roberto Arlt.” University of Chile, Department of Humanistic Studies. 26 June 1993. Santiago, Chile.

Lecture on “El teatro de Armando Discépolo y Roberto Arlt.” University of Concepción, Department of Spanish. 24 June 1993. Concepción, Chile.

PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS, CONFERENCES

2010
“La imagen femenina en Chiloé, cielos cubiertos de María Asunción Requena”. XXXI Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios (SOCHEL). Universidad de Playa Ancha, Valparaíso, Chile, 17-19 November, 2010.

2009
Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt: Un ‘cross’ a la mandíbula del espectador”. XVII Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro Latinoamericano. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Centro Cultural Espacio 1900, Puebla, México, 30 June to 3 July, 2009.

“Community-Based Language and Cultural-Awareness Learning”.  American Democracy Project (ADP) National Meeting. American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Baltimore, Maryland, June 11-13, 2009. Baltimore, Maryland.

2008
“Dos muestras de la influencia anarquista en el teatro argentino: Roberto Payró Payró y Armando Discépolo”. XXXVII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI). Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla, México, June 24-28, 2008.

“Estética de la desilusión: Los inmigrantes en el teatro de Armando Discépolo”. XV Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios. Universidad de la Frontera. Temuco, Chile, May 28-31, 2008.

2005
“Cuando las palabras no comunican: el lenguaje en Relojero de Armando Discépolo”. 55th Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, October 13-15, 2005.

“La incipiente presencia del grotesco criollo en El movimiento continuo de Armando Discépolo”. XIII Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro Latinoamericano. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Centro Cultural Espacio 1900. Puebla, México, July 5-8, 2005.

“La imagen femenina en Muñeca  (1924) y Amanda y  Eduardo (1931) de Armando Discépolo”. Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures. University of North Carolina, March 31 – April 2, 2005. Chapell Hill, North Carolina.

2003
Amanda y Eduardo de Armando Discépolo, mucho más que un simple ‘idilio’ amoroso.” Fifth Conference on Latin American Theatre, 2 to 5 April, 2003. The University of Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas.

2001
“El movimiento continuo (1916): Un híbrido particular de Armando  Discépolo” New England Council of Latin American Studies Conference. Salem State College. 3 November, 2001. Salem, Massachussets.

“Los de arriba, los de abajo: la dupla personajes-espacio en Babilonia   (1925) de Armando Discépolo.” 51st Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference. 11 to 13 October, 2001. The University of North Carolina. Wilmington, North Carolina.

2000
La fragua (1912), una aproximación de Armando Discépolo al teatro anarco-socialista.” XI Congreso Internacional de Estudios Literarios. 14 to 17 November 2000. Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios and Universidad de La Frontera. Pucón, Chile.

“El espacio dramático en Mustafá de Armando Discépolo.”
XXXIII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI.) 26 to 30 June, 2000. Universidad de Salamanca. Salamanca, Spain.

1999
“Construcción de los personajes dramáticos en Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt.” LA CHISPA Conference. 25 to 27 February, 1999. Tulane University. New Orleans.

1998
Relojero de Armando Discépolo: la culminación del grotesco criollo.” XXXII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI.) 29 June to 4 July, 1998. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago, Chile.

1997
“La visión de los pescadores en dos obras de teatro chileno: Las redes del  mar de José Chesta y Chiloé, cielos cubiertos de María Asunción Requena.” VI Congreso Internacional de Teatro Iberoamericano y Argentino del GETEA. 6 to 10 August, 1997. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“La voz de los inmigrantes en Mustafá de Armando Discépolo.” LA CHISPA   Conference. 27 February to 1 March, 1997. Tulane University. New Orleans, Luisiana.

“Italian Immigrants in Argentina and their Representation on Stage.” The 17th Conference of the American Association of Italian Studies. 20 to 23 February, 1997. Wake Forest University. Winston- Salem, North Carolina.

1995
“La imagen femenina en Oxido de Carmen de Ana María del Río.” IV Conferencia Internacional de la Asociación de Literatura Femenina Hispánica. “La representación Femenina: Imagen y Escritura.” 19 to 21 October, 1995.  Barnard College. New York.

El movimiento continuo: primer eslabón en la cadena de los grotescos  criollos de Armando Discépolo.” The 12th Annual Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. 12 to 14 October, 1995. University of Colorado. Boulder, Colorado.

“Los inmigrantes y sus lenguas en los grotescos de Armando Discépolo.” The Fourth Annual Charles F. Fraker Conference. April, 1995. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Noche de guerra en el Museo del Prado o la culminación del teatro político de Rafael Alberti.” 23rd Annual 20th Century Literature Conference. February 1995. University of Louisville. Louisville, Kentucky.

1994
“La importancia de los teatros universitarios en la renovación teatral chilena de los años cuarenta.” The 11th Annual Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. 8 to 10 September, 1994. University of Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas.

Stéfano o la consolidación del grotesco discepoliano.” The Third Annual Charles F. Fraker Conference. March 1994. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1993
“Las deudas de Armando Discépolo con el género breve español.” The Second Annual Charles F. Fraker Conference. March 1993. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1992
“Intertextualidad y extratextualidad en Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt.” Latin American Theater Today Conference. 28 April to 2 May 1992. The University of Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas.

“Intertextualidad en Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt.” The First Annual Charles F. Fraker Conference. April 1992. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

CONFERENCES AND RETREATS ATTENDED (PEDAGOGY)

2011
Attendant to the 8th Annual Elon Teaching & Learning Conference. “Thresholds to Learning”, 18 August 2011, Elon University (8:30 to 4:25PM).
Participant at the Teaching Renewal Retreat for Advanced Career Faculty, 6-9 June, 2011, Teaching and Learning Center, Wake Forest University, Graylyn, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES GIVEN

2004 on       Diversity Training/ Cultural Awareness Workshops for Aprender yEnseñar volunteers. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This workshop is given every semester.

WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES ATTENDED

2009           Workshop: “Introduction to Turnitin”. Wednesday, October 7, 2009.            Wake Forest University (1 hour).

2009           Seminar/Workshop: “The Winning Grant Seminar”.         Foundation                     and Corporate Grants. Wake Forest University. Wednesday,                      September 9, 2009 (8.5 hours).

2002           Workshop/Training sessions on Service-Learning. Fall semester. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2001      “Blackboard New User Training/Workshop Class.” Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina October 23, 2001.

1989           Encuentro Internacional de Teatro. Decimoquinta Exposición Feria Internacional del Libro “Del autor al lector.” April 19-22, 1989. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

2011           Reviewer, proof reader of Intrigas. Spanish textbook. Advanced Spanish through Literature and Film. Vista Higher learning (March 2011).

  •           Answered survey from Vista Higher Learning for a new literature text to be published at the end of the year.
  •           Review of a proposed advanced conversation textbook Exprésate by Prof. Jorge Cubillos- for Pearson/Prentice Hall World Languages.
  •          Book reviewer for Latin American Theatre Review (University of   Kansas).

ACADEMIC SERVICE AT WAKE FOREST

2010-2013  Member of the University Committee on Publications.

2010-2011  Directed an honors thesis: Kennedy Wolfe.

2010           Invited/Brought to campus Dr. María Antonia Carbonero, leading Spanish scholar on Feminism (Sociologist). “Las teorías feministas en la era global: una mirada desde Iberoamérica”  (4 November, 2010).

2008-2010  Faculty advisor to OLAS “Organization for Latin American Students”, student organization on campus.

2008-2009  Participator/Helper in the 2009 “Cuban Artists’  Books and Prints: 1985-2008” Exhibition and “Global Transformations” Conference.

2008           Member of the Departmental Curriculum Committee (Revisions of the Major and Minor).

2007           Director of the Wake Forest Study Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain (Fall 2007)

2006 on      “Café y Conversación”. Extra activity for students of Spanish. Spring 2006 on.

2005           Edited and Honors Thesis in Spanish (Jessie Doll).

2004-2005  Language Representative (Spanish). Department of Romance Languages.   Wake Forest University

2004-2005  Chair of the Committee of the Teaching and Learning Center (University Committee).

2004 on      Faculty Advisor to the student-run volunteering organization “Aprender y enseñar”.

    • Member of the Committee of the Teaching and Learning Center.
    • Chair of the search committee for Spanish for Business position in the Department of Romance Languages.

2004          Pro-Humanitate Scholar Adviser: Developed a class/internship with a service-learning component for a student going to Chile in the summer of 2004 “Chilean Politics and Justice: A service-learning experience”.

2003           Transfer credit officer for the Spanish Section. Department of Romance Languages (Spring).

2002 on      Development of a Study Abroad Program with the Universidad de Chile for the Latin American Studies.

2002-2003  Academic Community Enhancement Fellow. Developed ties with the Hispanic community and organizations in Winston-Salem.

2002-2003 Spanish Language Representative, Department of Romance Languages.

2002-2003  Developed Service-learning components for both, Spanish 213 and 220.

2002- 2003 Member of search committee for Spanish for Business position in the Department of Romance Languages.

2001-2009  Faculty liaison at Wake Forest with Student Action with Farm Workers (SAF). Organization out of Duke which works with Hispanic Migrants and Workers and college students.

2001-2002  Member of the Executive Committee of the Alliance for Language Learning.

2001-2002  Representative of the Romance Languages Department to the Alliance for Language Learning.

2001           Faculty judge for 2001 Senior Colloquium at President Hearn’s house (Spring 2001)

2000-2002 Faculty contact at Wake Forest University for “Student Action with Farmworkers” (SAF.) Duke University. Durham, North Carolina.

2000-2001  Faculty mentor for students in the M.A. in Education. Working on a language and cultural project to be completed by the students in Argentina.

2001 on      Upper Division (Major) Adviser (Started Spring 2001.) Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

2001           Working with STAR student in the development of a webpage and class materials’ (Spring and Fall 2001.)

2000-2001  Committee member for Honors in Spanish (Alexander Wilson)

1998-1999  Director for Honors Thesis in Spanish (Colleen Bailey).

2001            Spanish Library Representative (Fall 1998 and Spring 2001.)
1998

1998-1999  Faculty Adviser Kappa Delta Sorority. Wake Forest University.

1998-1999 Member of search committee for French position in the Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

1998-1999  Departmental Secretary (Language representative). Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

1998           Development of Honors Section, Spanish 213 class “Introduction to Hispanic Literature” (Fall.) Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

1998           Dean’s recognition as a Lower Division Adviser. Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

1998           Director of the Wake Forest Study Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain (Spring 1998.)

1997      Development of Spanish 361 class “Latin American Cinema and Ideology” (Fall.) Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

2000-2001  Lower Division Adviser. Wake Forest University.

1997-1999

1997            Member of the Subcommittee on “Guest Speakers” (Fall 1997.) Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

1997           Private tutoring for John Hiltz, a student diagnosed with ADD, to prepare him for Spanish 213. Wake Forest University.

1996-1997  Member of the subcommittee for developing department guidelines for promotion to full professor. Department of Romance Languages. Wake Forest University.

1996-1997  Working on the establishment of a Wake Forest exchange program with the University of Concepción in Concepción, Chile.

1996-1997  Member of the committee for the development of the Latin American Program at Wake Forest.

1996-1997  Member of a Wake Forest University interdisciplinary “Reading Group” (History, Political Science, and Romance Languages) to promote critical analysis of works in progress by junior faculty.

1996-1997  Member of search committee for Latin American position in the Department of Romance Languages, Wake Forest University.

1996 on      Latin American and Latino Studies Faculty member.

OTHER RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2011           “Consideraciones sobre el sujeto femenino en obras dramáticas de Armando Discépolo”. Paper accepted at X Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica (CILH). Puerto Rico, 2-5 March, 2011. Unable to deliver.

2008“Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt: Un ‘cross’ a la mandíbula del espectador” Paper accepted at The 58th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference. University of North Carolina at Wilmington, October 9-11, 2008. Unable to deliver.

2006           “Dos muestras de la influencia anarquista en el teatro argentino: Roberto Payró y Armando Discépolo”. Paper accepted at the XXX Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana. Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy, 26 June-1 July, 2006. Unable to deliver.

  •  “¡Jettatore! de Gregorio de Lafèrrere: de la escena teatral a la pantalla cinematográfica.” Paper accepted at the 19th Annual Mid-America Conference in Hispanic Literature. Washington University. September 26-28, 2002. St. Louis, Missouri. Unable to deliver.

1996           “La voz de los inmigrantes en las obras ‘grotescas’ de Armando Discépolo.” Paper accepted at the Cuartas Jornadas de Investigación Teatral. July 8-12, 1996. Ciudad de Puebla, Mexico. Unable to deliver.

1995           Panel chair at the IV Conferencia Internacional de la Asociación de Literatura Femenina Hispánica. “¿Tradición o renovación? Bildungs, maternidad y viudez en la narrativa de Rosa Nissán, Rosario Castellanos y María Luisa Puga.” 19 to 21 October, 1995. Barnard College. New York.

1994           Chair of the Committee for the Second Annual Charles Fraker Conference, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1992           Participated in teaching training seminar for the incoming Teaching Assistants and Lecturers in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1987           Attended the “Primer Congreso Internacional de Literatura Femenina Latinoamericana: Mujer, cultura y contracultura.” October 1987. Santiago, Chile.

1980           Attended the I Conference of the Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios (SOCHEL), Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

  • on      Hospice Volunteer: Interpreter for Hispanic Families.

1995           Communication Consultant for Ford Motor Company (Spanish language educational video- manual production.) Summer 1995.

1995           Spanish Consultant CD-rom for Domino’s Pizza (Spanish language educational video-manual production.) Summer 1995.

LANGUAGES

Spanish:                         native
English:                          fluent
French, Portuguese:       reading knowledge

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Modern Languages Association (MLA)
Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI)
Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios (SOCHEL)
Asociación de Literatura Femenina Hispánica (ALFH)
New England Council of Latin American Studies (NECLAS)
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

Book

Continuidad, Transformación y Cambio: El grotesco criollo de Armando Discépolo. Buenos Aires: Editorial Nueva Generación, 2004.

Articles

“‘(No) Hacerse la América’: la realidad de los inmigrantes en algunas obras de Armando Discépolo”. Revista de Humanidades 22. Diciembre, 2010: 117-139.

“Estética de la desilusión: los inmigrantes italianos en el teatro de Armando Discépolo”. Digital Acts of Sochel (Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios), 2009. Congress Proceedings. XV Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Chilena de Estudios Literarios (SOCHEL). Literatura, Arte y Sociedad. Horizontes y fronteras del imaginario estético cultural. Temuco (Chile), 2009.

La fragua (1912), otra dimensión del compromiso social de Armando Discépolo” Revista afuera. Estudios de crítica cultural. (electronic publication), Año III, Number 5, November 2008.

“Armando Discépolo”. The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama. Eds. Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007, 351-352 (First Volume).

“Dos aproximaciones a la marginalidad: los pescadores en Las redes del mar y Chiloé, cielos cubiertos.” Latin American Theatre Review 38/1 (Fall 2004): 73-91.
“Italian Immigrants in Argentina: Some Representations on Stage.” Italian Americana. Volume XXI, number 1 (Winter 2003): 5-21.
“Entre el ser y el parecer: la construcción de los personajes dramáticos en Saverio el cruel.” Latin American Theatre Review 35/1 (Fall 2001): 27-45.

“Armando Discépolo: Un obstinado transgresor de géneros.” Teatro. Revista del Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Año XXII, N. 65 (agosto 2001): 7-13.

Relojero de Armando Discépolo: la culminación del grotesco criollo.” Crisis, apocalipsis y utopías. Fines de siglo en la Literatura Latinoamericana. Actas del XXXII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana. Santiago: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2000): 346-351.

“La voz de los inmigrantes en Mustafá de Armando Discépolo.” Acta Literaria 22 (1997): 45-58.

“Fiammetta, Calisto y Melibea: el concepto de amante genérico en La Celestina.”Dactylus (1994): 39-57.

“La influencia cervantina en Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt.” Acta Literaria 18 (1993): 151-170.

Chapters in Books

“El teatro comprometido de Roberto Payró y Armando Discépolo”. Literatura a Ciencia Cierta: Homenaje a Cedomil Goic. Leonardo Bernucci and Tamara Williams, eds. Newark-Delaware: Editorial Juan de la Cuesta, 2011, 369-383.

“The Italian Contribution to Argentine Popular Culture and Theater.” Italy andGreece: Ancient Roots and New Beginnings. Mario Aste, ed. Lafayette: Bordhigera Inc., 2005, 128-151.

“El espacio dramático en Mustafá de Armando Discépolo.” La literatura iberoamericana en el 2000. Balances, perspectivas y prospectivas. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2003, 1016-1025.

Book Reviews

Isabel Sanz. Identidad y globalización en el carnaval. Uruguay: Fin de Siglo, 2008.Latin American Theatre Review 43/1(Fall 2009): 221-222.

Josette Féral. Acerca de la teatralidad. Buenos Aires: Nueva Generación, 2003. Latin American Theatre Review 40/1 (Fall 2006): 215-216.

Ictus. La palabra compartida. Antología. Dos tomos. Santiago: Editorial Don Bosco SA, 2002. Latin American Theatre Review 38/1 (Fall 2004): 202-204.

Isabel Allende. “El lugar de la nostalgia: Mi país inventado.” Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana. 2003. Confluencia. Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura 19/2 (March 2004): 236-238.

Gay McAuley. Space in Performance: Making Meaning in the Theatre. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999. Latin American Theatre Review 36/2 (Spring 2003): 179-181.

Sylvia Saítta. El escritor en el bosque de ladrillos. Una biografía de Roberto Arlt.Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 2000. Revista Iberoamericana. Vol. LXVII. N. 196 (Julio-Septiembre 2001): 591-593.

Informative Reviews

XVII Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro Latinoamericano. Latin American Theatre Review 43/2(Spring 2010): 175-179.

SPN 111: Beginners Spanish I
SPN 112: Beginners Spanish II
SPN 153: Intermediate Spanish
SPN 213: Introduction to Hispanic Literature
SPN 216: Texts and Contexts in the Hispanic World
SPN 316: Conversation
SPN 316: Spanish Conversation with a Cooking Unit component
SPN 316: Spanish Conversation with a Latin American Cinema Unit Component
SPN 316: Spanish Conversation with a Museum of Anthropology Unit component
SPN 316: Spanish Conversation with a service-learning component (volunteer service with the Hispanic Community + Academic work)
SPN 334: Spanish-American Theater: From Page to Stage
SPN 349: Contemporary Theater in Spain
SPN 361:  Latin American Cinema and Ideology
SPN 379: Race, Gender and Theater in Argentina during the First Half of the Twentieth-Century (Special Topics)
SPN 379: Main Stream Theater vs. Popular Theater in Argentina at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century (Special Topics)
SPN 352: Contemporary Theater in Spain and Latin America
SPN 5845: Contemporary Chilean Theater (Special Topics, Salamanca 1998)
SPN 363: Contemporary Latin American Theater
Hispanic American Theater: From Page to Stage
SPN 397: Independent Study: Using Theater in the Teaching of Spanish
SPN 397: Independent Study on Service Learning and Reflection on the Hispanic Community in the USA
SPN 397: Spanish American Theater
Directed Research Project in Chile: “Chilean Politics and Justice: A service-learning
SPN 397: Hispanic American and Colonial Chilean Literature
SPN 198: Internship in Service-Learning