Camille Sutton, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae October 2015

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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: camille.sutton@simpson.edu 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-)

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

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)

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Vanderbilt 2009-2014

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 EXPERIENCE

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

October 2015

 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

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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

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

“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

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“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

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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: sharon.wilkinson@simpson.edu Benigno Trigo

Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Professor of Latin American Literature Vanderbilt University

Tel: (615) 343-4347

Email: benigno.trigo@vanderbilt.edu Cathy Jrade

Chancellor’s Professor of Spanish Vanderbilt University

Tel: (615) 322-6919

Email: cathy.l.jrade@vanderbilt.edu Jon Beasley-Murray

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies University of British Columbia

Tel: (604) 339-4213

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