Dr. Marisa Pereyra

Dr. Marisa Pereyra
Title: 
Associate Professor of Global Languages
Office: 
Faculty Center 12
Phone Extension: 
3454
Email Address: 
mpereyra@immaculata.edu
Education: 

Ph.D. in Contemporary Latin American Literature, Temple University

M.A. in Hispanic Studies (Honors), University of Illinois at Chicago

B.A. in Spanish, Literature, and Latin, National Institute of Teaching of Rosario, Argentina

Courses Taught: 
  • Spanish 101 (Beginners I)
  • Spanish 201, 202 (Intermediate I and II)
  • Spanish 303 (Advanced Composition)
  • Spanish 333 (Advanced Spanish Conversation)
  • Spanish 329 and 330 (Latin American Literature I and II)
  • Spanish 328 (Latin America Civilization and Culture)
  • Spanish 150 (Spanish for Medical Personnel)
  • Spanish 401 (Independent Study – Latin American Women Writers)
  • Spanish 334 (Senior Seminar)
  • Spanish 152 Spanish/Medical Personnel II
  • Spanish 332 Latinos in the U.S.

Leader and instructor of study abroad programs in:

  • Perú (Summer 2010)
  • Greece (Summer 2008)
  • Spain (Summer 2006)

 

Publications: 

Book Chapters

“Lost Paradise: A reading of Waslala from Feminist Utopianism and Ecofeminism” in Beyond the Telluric Novel: Environmental Approaches to Latin American Literature and Culture. Ed. Adrian Kane (2010).

“Silencio, viaje y memoria: La experiencia del exilio en los cuentos de Reina Roffé.” In  La patria interrumpida. Latinoamericanos en el exilio. Ed. Carlos Sanhueza, LOM Ediciones, Universidad de Talca-Chile (2010).

Peer-reviewed Journals

“Utopías locales en nuestra distópica Latinoamérica: Una aproximación a Lo que está en mi corazón de Marcela Serrano.” Hispanic Journal. Vol. 28, Number 1 (Spring 2007).

“El modo utópico en la narrativa de Marcela Serrano” Chasqui. (Fall 2006)

“La peregrinación hacia el paraíso: El modo utópico como viaje al origen en la narrativa de Alina Diaconú.” Confluencia. Vol. 21 Number. 1 (Fall 2005).

“La alteridad y sus múltiples representaciones: el modo utópico como dinámica del deseo en La nave de los locos de Cristina Peri Rossi.”  Latin American Essays. Maclas Vol. XVII (2004): 63-72.

“Sobre orfandad y utopías: Entrevista a Marcela Serrano.” Hispanic Journal. Vol.24, Numbers 1-2 (Spring and Fall 2003).

“Recontar la historia desde la censura: el modo utópico como estrategia de la nostalgia en Reina Roffé y Alina Diaconú.” Ciberletras (Sep. 2003).

“Sobre Coral Bracho y su universo de reflexiones acuáticas.” La Jornada Literaria. Año II, Número 1. New Brunswick. (1998)

 

Presentations: 

3/11   “Berlín es un cuento: Las múltiples caras del exilio.” Paper presented at the X Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2/09    “Silencio, viaje y memoria: La experiencia del exilio en los cuentos de Reina Roffé.” Paper presented at the NAAAS & Affiliates (National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies). Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

10/07  “Ecotopism in Latin America: An approach to Waslala of Gioconda Belli.” Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Utopian Studies. Toronto, Canada.

4/07    “Ecotopía: Una lectura de Waslala de Gioconda Belli.” Paper presented at the XV Congreso Internacional de Literatura Centroamericana. Antigua, Guatemala.

04/06  “La revolución en dos frentes: La mujer habitada de Gioconda Belli y su ideario utópico”. Paper presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky.

04/05  “Los discursos utópicos en Lo que está en mi corazón de Marcela Serrano.”  Paper presented at the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies XXVI Conference. Virginia Commonwealth University.

10/04   “La peregrinación hacia el paraíso: el modo utópico como viaje de retorno al origen en El penúltimo viaje de Alina Diaconú y La nave de los locos de Cristina Peri Rossi.” Paper presented at the XXX Congreso Anual de Literaturas Hispánicas.  Indiana University of  Pennsylvania.

07/03   “El modo utópico en la narrativa de Marcela Serrano.” Paper presented at the 51 Congreso Internacional de Americanistas.  Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

02/03   “La alteridad  y sus múltiples representaciones: el modo utópico como dinámica del deseo en La nave de los locos de Cristina Peri Rossi.” Paper presented at the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies XXIV Conference. Kutztown University.

11/02   “Los discursos utópicos como estrategia de la memoria: la narrativa de Alina Diaconú y Reina Roffé.” Paper presented at Segundo Congreso Internacional Escritura, Individuo y Sociedad en España, las Américas y Puerto Rico. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Arecibo.

04/00   "Mujer, ciudad, nación." Panel Moderator at the VI Annual Graduate Romanic Association Colloquium. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania.

03/00   “Utopías femeninas: La recuperación de la memoria en Antigua vida mía de Marcela Serrano.” Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Graduate Conference on Romance Studies. Department of Romance Languages. Boston College.

03/99   “Doblemente marginal: Parodización de la novela rosa en Arráncame la vida de Angeles Mastretta.” Paper presented at the V Annual Graduate Romanic Association Colloquium. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania.

10/97   “Sobre Coral Bracho y su universo de refracciones acuáticas.” Paper presented at the V Graduate Student Colloquium on Hispanic Literatures. Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers, The State University.

 

Grants: 

3/11    Faculty Development Fund for attending the X Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2/11    Faculty Development Fund for attending the College of Undergraduate Research Conference. Washington, DC.

2/09    Faculty Development Fund for attending the National Association of Hispano and Latino Studies. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

11/08  Faculty Development  Fund to pay professional translation of the book chapter: “Lost Paradise: A reading of Waslala from Feminist Utopianism and Ecofeminism” in Beyond the Telluric Novel: Environmental Approaches to Latin American Literature and Culture. Ed. Adrian Kane (2010).

1/06    Faculty Development Funding awarded to work in a book manuscript project. Peace College.

 

Professional Memberships: 

1/03 - present   Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies

1/97 ‑ present   Modern Language Association

 

Awards: 

6/01   FDIB CIBER Scholarship. The Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

3/00   Travel Fellowship, Temple University

5/93   Certificate of Achievement. Latino Committee on University Affairs. University of Chicago at Illinois

8/89   Amity Scholarship Program

 

Other Professional Skills and Experience:

Languages: native Spanish speaker, near native English speaker, intermediate level of Italian

Freelance translator and interpreter: Holiday Inn, Temple University, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Bethany Publishing House, “Extra” Bilingual Community Newspaper in Chicago.

 

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