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Dr. Claudia Montoya

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  • World Languages & Cultures
    Associate Professor of Spanish

    Office Location
    Bea Wood Hall 100
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4259
    Fax: (940) 397-4832
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Spring 2019 SPAN 3336 201 Spanish American Lit. Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
    Details Spring 2019 SPAN 1234 203 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 131
    Details Spring 2019 SPAN 1234 204 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 345
    Details Spring 2019 SPAN 1134 206 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 131
    Details Fall 2018 3533 101 Spanish American Lit. Prothro-Yeager Hall 204
    Details Fall 2018 1134 104 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 336
    Details Fall 2018 1134 105 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 345
    Details Summer II 2018 1234 401 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 177
    Details Summer II 2018 1234 402 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 177
    Details Spring 2018 3333 Conversation and Composition Prothro-Yeager Hall 214
    Details Spring 2018 1234 204/205 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 336
    Details Spring 2018 1234 204/205 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 336
    Details Fall 2017 3003 101 Intro to Hispanic Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
    Details Fall 2017 1134 104 / 105 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration DB 329 / FH202
    Details Summer II 2017 1234 01/02 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 128
    Details Spring 2017 4633 201 Independent Study: Latin American Short Story Bea Wood Hall 100
    Details Spring 2017 3633 201 Spanish American Literature II Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
    Details Spring 2017 1234 204/206 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 329
    Details Fall 2016 3003 101 Introduction to Hispanic Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
    Details Fall 2016 1134 103 & 104 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 329
    Details Spring 2016 4233 201 Advanced Grammar and Composition Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
    Details Spring 2016 3333 201 Conversation and Composition Dillard College of Business Administration 204
    Details Spring 2016 1234 204/205 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 178
    Details Fall 2015 4633 104 Latin American Short Story Bea Wood Hall 100
    Details Fall 2015 3003 101 Introduction to Hispanic Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall 202
    Details Fall 2015 1134 104/107 Elementary Spanish Dillard College of Business Administration 342/343/131
    Details Summer II 2015 4633 401 Latin American Short Story Bea Wood Hall 300
    Details Summer II 2015 1234 402/403 Elementary Spanish II Bea Wood Hall 177
    Details Spring 2015 3633 201 Spanish American Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 178

    T & Th 

    3:30pm - 4:40pm

    Details Spring 2015 1234 203/205 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 178

    M, T, Th & F

    11am & 12pm

    Details Fall 2014 1234 101/102/103 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 131/177/342/343/

    M,T,Th, and F

    8am - 11:50am

    Details Spring 2014 3003 201 Intro to Hispanic Lit Dillard College of Business Administration 328

    T, Th 3:30 - 4:50

    Details Spring 2014 1134 201/202/203 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 328

    M, T, Th, and F

    8am - 1:50am

    Details Fall 2013 4013 101 Literature and Culture of the Mexican Revolution Dillard College of Business Administration 131

    Th 3pm – 5:50pm 

    Details Fall 2013 1234 01/02 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 345

    M,T,Th,F 9am - 9:50am

     
    Details Spring 2013 3633 270 Spanish American Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 345

    M 5pm - 7:50

    Details Spring 2013 3003 201 Introduction to Hispanic Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 133

    T, Th 2pm - 3:20pm

    Details Spring 2013 1134 203 Elementary Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 345

    M,T,Th,F 9am - 9:50am

    Details Fall 2012 4133 170 Advanced Oral Expression Dillard College of Business Administration 345

    Monday 5pm

    Details Fall 2012 1234 101/102/103 Elementary Spanish II Dillard College of Business Administration 343/177/133/323
    Details Spring 2012 3003 201 Intro to Hispanic Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 177
    Details Spring 2012 1134 204/205 Spanish Dillard College of Business Administration 131, 133, 101
    Details Fall 2011 4013 Topics Dillard College of Business Administration DB 133
    Details Fall 2011 1134 Spanish I Dillard College of Business Administration 177
  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville Ph.D. Latin American and Spanish literature
    Benemrita Universidad Autnoma de Puebla Licenciatura en Lingstica y Literatura Hispnica
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    American School of Puebla Spanish Teacher 1990 1997
    Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Spanish 2002 2006
    Midwestern State University Associate Professor of Spanish 2007 Present
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville Graduate Teaching Assistant August 1997 May 2002
  • Publications

     

    Text-Boooks

    - Montoya, Claudia. et.al. ¡Vívelo! 2nd. Edition Beginning Spanish published by Wiley and Sons on January 2016. / ISBN: 978-1-119-04735-3 (First Year Spanish Book).

    - Montoya, Claudia. et.al. ¡Vívelo! 1st Edition Beginning Spanish. Wiley and Sons January 2010 / ISBN: 978-0-470-50954-8.

    Book Chapters

    - La experiencia Chino-Cubana: una historia de migración, sacrificio, y adaptabilidad. Globalización, literatura y frontera: una  visión a las travesías mundiales, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Co-authored with Dr. Beverly Stiles and Mr. Newman Wong, Forthcoming Fall 2018)

    - "El mundo Maya en la actualidad: cultura, tradiciones, y creencias que traspasan las fronteras; la herencia artística de Pedro Ayuso". Ensayos sobre Literatura y Cultura, una visión desde el otro extremo. University of Colorado Springs (April 2017); 217 - 230.

    - "Erotismo, muerte, y literatura en el proceso narrativo de David Toscana". La fiesta, el duelo y el horror: representaciones de la muerte en la literatura latinoamericana. Chiringa Press. Seguin, Texas (2017) 137 - 148.

    - Montoya, Claudia. “Mano a mano, más que una novela de desdoblamientos”. Virgilio Mora, complejidad polifónica y dialogismo. San José, Costa Rica,  Interartes (2011), 111-129.

    - Montoya, Claudia. "Bernal Díaz del Castillo" Sixteenth-Century Spanish Writers. Dictionary of Literary Biography. Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc. Columbia SC. (September 2005) 56-61.

    Peer reviewed Articles in Academic Journals

    - “Enrique Serna y su mundo narrativo: entrevista”. Confluencia. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley (Volume 25 No. 1 Fall 2009).

    - “El luto humano, una visión mitificada del mexicano y de su historia”. Hispanófila. University of North Carolina, Chapell Hill (Enero 2008); 67-85.

    - "Espectros del pasado: la Madre Terrible, representación del Estado en Indicios pánicos de Cristina Peri Rossi". SECOLAS Annals (October 2003); 1-7.

    - “Arráncame la vida: radiografía del poder y del hombre en la formación del México pos-revolucionario”. SECOLAS Annals (October 2001); 53-60.

    Conference Proceedings

     -“El padre ‘castrado’ y su evolución, de Malcolm in the Middle a Breaking Bad”. La figura del padre nella serialitá televisiva. Edizioni Santa Croce (2014); 263 – 272.

    Online material

    -- Grammar Handbook for Vívelo, Wiley and Sons, October 2010: http://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=index&itemId=0471727768&bcsId=5298

     

    Lectures Given at MSU

    Faculty Forum

    - “Art, Culture, and the Women’s Legacy of the Mexican revolution”, co-presented with Dr. Martin Camacho and Dr. Ann Marie Leimer (Forthcoming September 2018).

    Phi Alpha Theta History Lectures

    - “Origins of the Day of the Dead Celebration”, October 2017.

    Celebration of Scholarship

    - “The Two Fridas: Complementary Images in two Films About the life of Frida Kahlo", April 2017.

    Celebration of Scholarship

    - “The Castrated Father and His Evolution: from Malcolm in the Middle to Breaking Bad”, April 2016.

    Faculty Forum

    - “Two Brave Women’s Tales During the Mexican Revolution, Edith O’Shaughnessy and Rosa E. King”, February 17, 2016.

    International Education Week

    - "Day of the Dead in Oaxaca México”, November 12, 2015.

     

    International Presentations

     

    - “Temas tabú y personajes feministas en las obras de Catalina D’Erzell”.  XXI Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Quito, Ecuador, March 7 - 9, 2018.

    - "Catalina D’Erzell, una reflexión socio-feminista a través del teatro en el México de 1925". XXV Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro. Puebla, Mexico, June 7 - 11, 2017.

    - "Elena Poniatowska, testigo de las batallas entre Psique y Eros". XIX Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispánicos. Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 8 - 10, 2017.

    - "Realidad y ficción en la Revolución Mexicana, entre Catalina Ascencio y Rose E. King", the XVII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica , Mérida, Mexico, March 9 - 11, 2016.

    - “La muerte novelada de David Toscana”. I Jornadas Literarias, Oaxaca, Mexico, November  2 - 3,  2015.

    - “Frida Kahlo, ícono cinematógrafico y arquetipo cultural mexicano”. III Congreso Internacional de Historia, arte y Literatura en el Cine en Español y Portugués, Salamanca, Spain, June 24 - 26, 2015.

    - “El fantasma de Leona Vicario en La Insurgenta de Carlos Pascual”. IX Coloquio Internacional Literatura Hispanoamericana y sus Valores, Bicentenario de la Independencia: representaciones literarias de la historia at the Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, France, April 17 - 19, 2013.

    -  “El padre castrado y su evolución, de Malcolm in the Middle a Breaking Bad”. Coloquio Poetica, Comunicazione & Cultura, Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Rome, Italy, April 22 - 23, 2013.

    - “Desafío cinematográfico: Ensayo sobre la ceguera de José Saramago”. VIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, March 9 - 12, 2009.

    - “From the book to the screen: a poor cinematic interpretation of The Crime of Father Amaro by Eça de Queiroz,” Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, January 12 - 15, 2007.

    - “Doña Belarda de Francia: subversión y parodia de las novelas de caballería,” Sextas Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro Latinoamericano, Puebla, Mexico, July 6-10, 1998.

     

    National Presentations

    - “Narrar desde el yo, desde el ella, y desde la locura: la biografía novelada en Rosa Montero y Elena Poniatowska” for the AFLH allied session of SCMLA, San Antonio, (Upcoming October 2018).

    -“Inmigración China en Latinoamérica, una experiencia singular ” – III LALISA Conference, Bridges and Walls/Puentes y Muros, Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, April 6 – 7, 2018.

    -“Elena Poniatowska en la obra de Leonora Carrington y Tina Modotti.” - 52nd SCOLAS, Southwest Council of Latin American Studies Conference, San Antonio, Texas, March 1 – 3, 2018.

    - “De la montaña y el amor, pobreza y devastación ambiental como trasfondo de novela”. Fifth Annual Four Corners Conference: Globalization and the Environment, Grand Junction, Colorado, October 25 – 26, 2013.

    -  “La ausencia del cuerpo en la obra de David Toscana”. SCMLA, Hot Springs, October 2011.

    - “El último lector, decálogo del novelista”. XVI Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. El Paso, Texas, March 3 – 5, 2011.

    - 
“Revolución, cien años después y diez visiones diferentes”. Cine-Lit VII. Portland, Oregon, February 23 – 26, 2011.

    - “Antagonismo femenino, la Revolución Mexicana en los escritos de Edith O`Shaughnessy y Rosa E. King”. 67th. Annual Conference of the South Central Modern Language Association in Forth Worth, Texas, October 28-30, 2010.


    - "Extranjeros en la Revolución Mexicana, cruzando la frontera interior". XIV  Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. El Paso, Texas, March 5 - 7, 2010.

    - “De amores, desarraigos y ‘happy endings’: Ciudades Desiertas” at the Annual Conference of the South Central Modern Language Association in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 29 – 31, 2009.

    - "Al filo del agua dentro del discurso del carácter nacional mexicano.” South Central Modern Language Association: 65th. Annual  Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 6-8, 2008.      

    - “Los albañiles, novela del desarraigo.”  South Central Modern Language Association: 64th. Annual Meeting. Memphis, Tennessee, November 1-3, 2007.

    - “El Miedo a los animales de Enrique Serna, una parodia satírica, reminiscencia de  La ciudad letrada de Angel Rama,” Second Annual Tierra Tinta Conference on Hispanic Literature.” The University of Oklahoma at Norman, October 12-13, 2006.

    - “Aciertos y desatinos de una adaptación cinematográfica: El crimen del padre Amaro,” 26th. Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, May 11 – 13, 2006.

    - "Mujeres en tránsito, identidad femenina en el cine mexicano” 14th. Annual University of New Mexico Conference on Ibero-American Culture and Society. Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 16-17, 2006.

    - "La evolución del ser masculino en dos obras de Angeles Mastretta" X Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea.  El Paso, Texas, Marzo 3-5, 2005.

    - "El Luto humano, una visión mitificada de la historia" 58th. Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, Kentucky, April 21 - 23 2005.

    - "Erotismo y literatura al rescate de la identidad en El libro de Juan García Ponce" Noveno Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. El Paso Texas, March 4 - 6 2004.

    - "La Admiración de las obras de Dios, de Teresa de Cartagena,prototipo del ensayo feminista" 10th. Carolina Conference in Romance Literatures. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, March 18-20, 2004.

    - "Espectros del pasado: la Madre Terrible, representación del Estado en Indicios pánicos de Cristina Peri Rossi". SECOLAS at 50: Imagining the past, Remembering the Future. Chapel Hill & Durham, March 6 - 8 2003.

    - “Arráncame la vida: radiografía doméstica del poder y del hombre en la formación del México pos-revolucionario,” 48th Annual SECOLAS Conference, Veracruz, Mexico, March 1-3, 2001.

    - “El libro de Juan García Ponce: diálogo entre la literatura y la vida,” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 27-29, 2000.

     

                                                                                            Workshops

     - “¡Vamos al cine de Nuevo! El uso de cortometrajes en las clases de español”. Texas Foreign Language Association. Corpus Crist, Texas, March 27 - 30, 2008.

    - “¡Vamos al cine! El uso de cortometrajes en las clases intermedias y avanzadas de español.” Texas Foreign Language Association, Plano, Texas, March 22 - 24, 2007.

    - “¿Archivar, alterar o desechar? Evaluando las experiencias” conducted at the “XIII Encuentro de profesores de español a no hispanohablantes: compartiendo nuevas experiencias,” Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. San Antonio, Texas, September 23, 2006.

    - Preparing for the TOPT, conducted at Region 9 Service Center, Wichita Falls, Tx., Nov. 29, 2005 - Mar. 9, 2006.

     

    Fellowships and awards


    2017 Golden Key International Honor Society

    2009 – 2010 Advisor of the year, Midwestern State University

    2007-2008 Advisor of the year, Midwestern State University

    Yates Dissertation Fellowship, University of Tennessee


    The Honor Society of Sigma Delta Pi

    The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi