Ana María Gómez Laguna

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					                                 Ana María Gómez Laguna

          Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures             303 Vine St. Apt 512
          Rutgers University at Camden                           Philadelphia, PA 19106
          Armitage Hall-436
          311 North 5th St
          Camden, NJ 08102

          Phone: (856) 225-6115                                  (215) 925 4607


 1998-2002               Ph.D, Comparative Literature, Purdue University.
                         Dissertation: “Defleshing Jealousy: An Ideological Device in
                         Shakespeare Cervantes and Zayas.”

 1996-98                 M.A. Spanish and Spanish American Literature, Purdue
                         University. "El discurso genérico en el teatro español del Siglo de Oro
                         escrito por mujeres."

 1989-94                 B.A. with Honors, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

Areas of Interest:
                        Spanish Golden Age
                    Gender and Race Theory
                        European Renaissance

Teaching experience:

 2003- present Assistant professor. Rutgers University at Camden. Golden Age
                 and Medieval literature and culture.

 2000-2003         Visiting Assistant Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University. Spanish
                   GoldenAge, Advanced Conversation, Intermediate Spanish Language, Culture
                   and Civilization, Spanish Cinema.

 1996-2000       Teaching Assistant. Purdue University. Department of Foreign
                   Languages and Literatures. Taught basic and intermediate language courses,
                   advanced grammar and composition, introduction to literature.

Grants and Awards:

   2004          Dean‟s Undergraduate Research Award at Rutgers‟s University for Teresa Pérez
                 García‟s “Autonomía y dependencia en el Lazarillo de Tormes.”

   2004      Travel and Seminar grant at the Shakespeare Folger Institute, Washington DC.
                 Spring Semester.
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   2003         National Endowment for the Humanities. Seminar at the University of Chicago.

   2003         Fellow of the International Seminar of Salzburg-- attendance renounced for
                conflict of dates.

  2000          Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Foreign Languages and
                Literatures, Purdue University.

  2000          Purdue University Research Foundation Grant.


                “An Exemplar Case of Jealousy. Cervantes's Jealous Old Man from
                Extremadura: Fall and Rise of Virtue as an Operative Principle.” Hispanófila.

                “Ekphrasis in the Prologue to Don Quijote I: Urganda „the Unknowable‟
                and the Mirrors of Fiction.” Recapturing the Renaissance: Cervantes and
                Italian Art. Ed. Frederick de Armas.

  1997          “Carmen Martín Gaite. El eco postmoderno de una historia nostálgica.”
                Romance Languages Annual 9 (1997): 505-07.

Conference Presentations

 2004            “Cervantes and the Visual Arts: Flemish Aesthetics and Italian Desertion in El
                 coloquio de los perros.” University of Chicago at Paris. November 5 to 7th.
 2002           "Effacing La perfecta casada: Cervantes, Zayas and the question of
                 female education. " Spanish and Latin-American Female Writer's Association.
                 University of Portland. September.

 2002           “The Jealous Old Man from Extremadura: Fall and Rise of Virtue as an
                Operative Principle.” Cervantes Symposium. Newberry Library.

 2001           “How to Negate What Never Happened: Zayas and Cervantes Devices to Protest
                La perfecta casada.” Asociación de Escritoras Americanas y Españolas.
                Georgetown University, Washington, D. C., September. (Conference postponed
                until September, 2002, because of the events of September 11.)

 2000           “Las manipulaciones retóricas como discurso de autoridad en dos autoras de la
                Edad Moderna: Teresa de Cartagena y Feliciana Enríquez de Guzmán.”
                Asociación de Escritoras Americanas y Españolas. Mexico City, October.

 2004           “Conspicuous Jealousy in Othello.” Graduate Student Conference. Purdue
                University, February.
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 1999         “De la polisemia a la poligamia: Usos discursivos de Feliciana Enríquez de
              Guzmán.” Association of Hispanic Classical Theater. El Paso, April.

 1998         “Del sexo de los ángeles: conflictividad del sujeto poético y código semiótico en
              Carolina Coronado.” The Poetics of Politics and the Politics of Poesis. U of
              Missouri-Columbia, March.

 1997         “Carmen Martín Gaite. El eco postmoderno de una historia nostálgica.” Purdue
              University Conference on Romance Languages, Literatures and Film. October.

 1996         “Luces de Bohemia: El esperpento como paseo y deleite del espíritu oscuro.”
              University of Portland, February.

 2004         Faculty Travel Seminar Grant.

 2004         Co-coordination of basic level of instruction in Spanish.

 2004         Creation of new sequence of courses
                      Span 215 Spanish for Business,
                      Span 216 Spanish for the Legal Professions,
                      Span 217Spanish for Health Professions.

 2004         Member of Teaching Excellence Committee

 2004         Member of World Masterpieces Committee

 2004         Member of Affirmative Action Committee.

 2004         Director of t Jennifer Stephens‟ Spanish and History Honor Thesis “Myths of
              tolerance in 1492 Spain”

 2004         Director of the Spanish Club at Rutgers University

 2001         Coordinator for the living/learning Spanish House Project La casa at Illinois
              Wesleyan University.

 2000         Production of an adapted version of Life is a dream in Spanish, Department of
              Hispanic Studies, Illinois Wesleyan University.

 2000         Textual supervision for the adaptation and production of Life is a dream. School
              of Theater Arts, Illinois Wesleyan University. Performed November30-
              December 1 and 2, 2000.

 2000         Organization of Calderón 2000: Series of lectures with specialists on Golden
              Age Theater. Illinois Wesleyan University.

 2000         Participation in the International Film Series at Illinois Wesleyan University,
              Member of International Studies Program.
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 1995         Organizer of the first Congress of Languages and Literatures, Department of
              Modern Languages, University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain.

 1994         Coordinator for an Homage to Toni Morrison. University of Castilla La Mancha,
              Student Representative to the Faculty Committee, University of Castilla La
              Mancha, Spain.

Other Professional Experience:
2002          Translator for the Department of Business of Illinois Wesleyan

1999          Occasional copy-editor for the Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures
              Coordinator for all Intermediate Spanish Sections, Summer.
              Translator Child Development Inc, Lafayette.

1998          Translator for the Entomology Department at Purdue University.
              Volunteer teacher of Spanish for first graders at Cumberland School, Lafayette,

1998          Volunteer Spanish Teacher for the Lafayette, IN YMCA and Safe House
              for Abused Women.

1996          Interpreter for Family Services Inc., Lafayette, IN

1992-94       Translator for English publications edited and submitted by the Chemistry
              Department of the University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain.

 2003         Asociación de Escritoras Españolas y Americanas.
              Association for Hispanic Classical Theater.
              Member of Honor of Spanish Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi.

              Native Spanish
              Fluent English
              Read French, Italian, Arabic and Classical Latin.

              Frederick de Armas
              Andrew W. Mellon Professor in Humanities
              Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
              University of Chicago
              Chicago, IL 60637
              Ph. (773) 834 7405
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              Charles Ganelin, Professor of Spanish
              Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
              Miami University
              Oxford, OH 45056
              Ph. (513) 529-4500

              Carolyn Nadeau
              Associate Professor
              Department of Hispanic Studies
              Illinois Wesleyan University.
              Bloomington, IL 61702
              Ph. (309) 556- 3332

              Kathleen Bollard
              Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages
              Campus Box 178
              University of Colorado at Denver
              Denver, CO 80217-3364
              Ph:(303) 556-2572

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