Curriculum Vitae October 2015 ADDRESS AND PHONE
Department of World Language and Culture Studies Simpson College 701 N. C St. Indianola, IA 50125 Cell: 615-707-9179 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://simpson.edu/author/csutton EDUCATION
Ph.D., Spanish (Portuguese minor), Vanderbilt University (2014) M.A., Hispanic Studies, University of British Columbia (2009)
B.A. (Hons), Comparative Literature (French concentration), University of Alberta (1998) ACADEMIC RANK
Assistant Professor of Spanish and French (Tenure-Track), Department of World Language and Culture Studies, Simpson College (2014-)
Co-Director of Undergraduate Research, Simpson College (2015-2106) TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Simpson College 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR (2.5/2.5/1 teaching load) French 233: Grammar Workshop
French 233: French Translation Workshop
French 341: French Narratives (Francophone Caribbean Literature) Spanish 221: Crisis and Culture (Spanish Civil War)
Spanish 221: Crisis and Culture (Dominican Trujillato)
Spanish 342: Topics in Latin American Literature (Testimonio) Spanish Immersion Course in May Term 2016 (3-week intensive) SUMMER 2015
WLCS 190: Crossing Borders to Latin America (online) 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR (3/3 teaching load) French 110: Identity and Culture (Beginners I) French 111: Memory and Culture (Beginners II)
Spanish 111: Memory and Culture (Beginners II) (twice)
University Portuguese 102 (Beginners I) Spanish 100 (Beginners I) Spanish 102 (Beginners II)
Spanish 103 (Advanced Beginners/Conversation) Spanish 104 (Low Intermediate)
Spanish 201W (Intermediate Writing)
Spanish 203 (Intro. to Spanish/Spanish American Literature) (twice) University of 2007-2009
British Columbia French 101 (Beginners I) French 102 (Beginners II) French 111 (Low Intermediate) MENTORING AND ADVISING EXPERIENCE
Supervising senior capstone projects for French and/or Spanish majors
o Helping students turn their project into a paper to present at the Midwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (MUCH)
o Helping students complete a full-length research paper for submission as part of their requirements for graduation
o Coaching students to present their revised projects at the Undergraduate Research Symposium held at Simpson College every April
Advising majors and minors in the department as needed
Participating in the Faculty Advising Group, a group that meets periodically throughout the academic year and the summer to share and develop advising approaches
Service to the Department of World Language and Culture Studies at Simpson College Developed an initiative to start an online undergraduate academic journal housed in our
department; obtained official ISSN; currently preparing Call for Papers and building editorial board with student participation
Mentoring the four Fulbright international TAs working in our department each year Working with colleagues in the department to organize a conference on campus in
Serving on the Latin American Studies Committee
Serving on the Decoding Cultures Committee (a committee for the development of a new course for language majors titled “Decoding Cultures”)
Working on an Ad-hoc Committee to improve existing departmental recruiting materials Serving as the department’s “Faculty Fellow for Online Learning” as part of the
College’s initiative to foster more online education activity
Developing the department’s website and social media presence (blog, Twitter, and Facebook)
Representing the department at recruiting events such as Iowa Private College Week, the Majors and Minors Fair, and Homecoming and Family Weekend
Service to Simpson College
Serving as Co-Director of Undergraduate Research
Serving on the Multicultural and Minority Issues Committee (MMIC)
Participating on panels for new faculty orientation workshops and Q&A sessions Serving on an informal committee to develop program for new faculty orientation Leading workshops for new faculty on using the College’s learning management system Working with a colleague from the Chemistry Department to develop a proposal for a
recruiting/retention initiative based on student-faculty research collaboration
Working with colleagues from the Division of Humanities to develop a proposal for a one-week intensive language/culture camp for high school students, as part of a wider recruiting initiative
Service to the Profession
Participating in the organization and running of Spanish and French immersion sessions for a Language Immersion Retreat held by the Department of World Language and Culture Studies at Simpson College, provided as a professional development opportunity for middle school and high school World Language Teachers every July
“Creation in Distraction: Felisberto Hernández’s ‘Explicación falsa de mis cuentos.’” Cincinnati Romance Review 39 (Fall 2015): 255-68.
“Transición distraída, encuentro diferido: ‘Tierras de la memoria’ y la trayectoria de Felisberto Hernández.” Hispania. Under review. (21 manuscript pages.)
“The Politics of Boredom in Neoliberal Latin America: La ciénaga and 25 Watts.” Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies. Under review. (21 manuscript pages.)
“Bonifacio Reyes, protagonista de Su único hijo de Clarín: Un sujeto en el umbral.” Decimonónica 11.1 (Winter 2014): 63-76.
PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
“Machinic Joy in the ‘País-Esquina’: Alfredo Mario Ferreiro’s El hombre que se comió un autobús.” Submitted for acceptance to the XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). New York, NY. May 27-30, 2016.
“Finding ‘The Missing P’ By Putting Perspectives First.” To be presented at the Conference of the Iowa World Language Association. Des Moines, IA. October 9, 2015.
“Cyprien – un coup d’humour pour vos cours de français.” To be presented jointly with Sharon Wilkinson at the Conference of the Iowa World Language Association. Des Moines, IA. October 10, 2015.
“‘Mis nervios eléctricos’: Afecto y tecnología en las vanguardias latinoamericanas.” 46th
“Felisberto Hernández’s Creation in Distraction.” XXXI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). Washington, D.C. May 31, 2013.
“‘¿Y qué aplaudía?’: Boredom and Disenchantment in 25 Watts.” 65th
Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY. April 20, 2012. “The Distracted Scripts of Modernity: Stenographic Subjectivity in Felisberto Hernández.” 43rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA).
Rochester, NY. March 16, 2012.
“Lanza y sable, la calavera textual de Eduardo Acevedo Díaz.” 64th
Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY. April 16, 2011.
“‘Lo que queda’: La degeneración de los ‘ex-hombres’ europeos de Horacio Quiroga.” “Bodies and Oddities” Vanderbilt University Graduate Student Conference. Vanderbilt University. Nashville, TN. October 2, 2010.
“¿Existe noticing del input en los textos de español como lengua extranjera?” 44th
Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Hispanists. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 31, 2008.
FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
2015 Diversity and Multicultural Course Development and Enhancement Grant (to redesign the French 341: “French Narratives” course), Simpson College
2013 Vanderbilt University Department of Spanish and Portuguese: Service-Free Award for the Fall 2013 semester (for completion of dissertation)
2013 Vanderbilt University Graduate School: Dissertation Enhancement Grant (to visit Vanguardias Collection, University of Texas at Austin)
2012 Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science: Summer Research Award (to visit Felisberto Hernández Collection, American University, Washington, D.C.) 2012 Vanderbilt University Department of Spanish and Portuguese: E. Inman Fox
Romance Language Award for Excellence in Teaching
2011 Vanderbilt University Department of Spanish and Portuguese: Miguel Enguídanos Award for Excellence in Research
2009-14 Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science: Graduate Fellowship Topping-Up Award for doctoral studies
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Iowa World Language Association (IWLA)
LANGUAGES English (native) Spanish (near-native) French (excellent) Portuguese (excellent) REFERENCES Sharon Wilkinson
Chair of the Department of World Language and Culture Studies, Professor of French Simpson College
Tel: (515) 961-1525
Email: email@example.com Benigno Trigo
Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Professor of Latin American Literature Vanderbilt University
Tel: (615) 343-4347
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cathy Jrade
Chancellor’s Professor of Spanish Vanderbilt University
Tel: (615) 322-6919
Email: email@example.com Jon Beasley-Murray
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies University of British Columbia
Tel: (604) 339-4213