Kyra A. Kietrys. Doctoral Dissertation

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Associate Professor of Spanish Davidson College, Box 6970

Davidson, NC 28035-6970 kykietrys@davidson.edu http://forum.davidson.edu/kietrys

Current Position Assistant Professor, Spanish Department, Davidson College, Davidson, NC Full time, tenure track. Fall 2001-present

Tenure clock stopped 2004-05 and 2007-08 as per maternity policy Teach 18th-21st centuries literature of Spain and all levels of Spanish language Direct senior thesis projects for Spanish majors

Founded Davidson Summer in Cádiz, 2002

Direct the Davidson Summer in Cádiz, 2003 and 2009

Past Positions Visiting Part-time Lecturer of Spanish, Haverford College, Haverford, PA, Fall 1999

Visiting Part-time Instructor of Spanish, Villanova University, Villanova, PA Fall 1999

Teaching Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Fall 1998-Spring 1999

Part time Instructor of Spanish, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Fall 1995-Spring 1997

Full-time Teacher of Spanish, Westfield High School, Westfield, NJ Fall 1992-Spring 1997

Education Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2001 Two graduate courses in Translation Studies, Rutgers University, 1995-96 Two graduate courses in Education, Trenton State College, 1992-93 M.A. in Spanish, Middlebury College and Middlebury in Spain, 1991-92 B.A. in Art History and Spanish, Wellesley College, 1985-89

Doctoral Dissertation

Visión hecha verbo: Palabra frente a imagen en la narrativa española de 1878 a 1925. Director: Dr. Ignacio Javier López

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Research Interests Hildegart, Sexual Reform Advocate from Spain‟s Second Republic Spain‟s Second Republic

Contemporary Spanish Women Writers Spanish Graphic Novel

Honors and Fellowships

Faculty Summer Research Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2009 Faculty Summer Research Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2008 Faculty Summer Research Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2007 Faculty Summer Research Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2006 Dean Rusk International Studies Grant, Davidson College, Winter 2006 Faculty Summer Research Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2005 Culpeper Technology Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2003

Culpeper Technology Course Release Grant, Davidson College, Fall 2002 Faculty Summer Research Grant, Davidson College, Summer 2002

A.W. Mellon Final Year Dissertation Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2000-01

Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2000 Middlebury College, Summa Cum Laude, 1992

Wellesley College Scholar, 1989

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Language Award, 1989 Sigma Delta Pi National Honor Society Inductee, 1988

Publications Archivo Hildegart. Digital archive of Hildegart‟s articles in 1930s Spanish press. http://hildegart.davidson.edu

Women in the Spanish Novel Today: Essays on the Reflection of Self in the Works of Three Generations. Eds. Kyra A. Kietrys and Montserrat Linares. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. Publishers, 2009.

“The Elusive Self in Eugenia Rico‟s La muerte blanca. Women in the Spanish Novel Today: Essays on the Reflection of Self in the Works of Three Generations. (Eds. Kyra A. Kietrys and Montserrat Linares). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. Publishers, 2009.

“Construcción y destrucción de la identidad femenina en Melocotones helados

de Espido Freire.” Ojáncano revista de literatura española. vol 27 (April 2005): 1-16.

Review of Lily Litvak‟s “Imágenes y textos. Estudios sobre literatura y pintura 1849-1936.” Hispanic Review (Winter 2001): 107-108.

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Works in Progress “Misremembering Hildegart in Visual Representations of 1970s Popular Culture.”

11-M: Terrorism and the Graphic Novel in Spain.”

Selected Papers Presented at Professional Conferences

“March 11th and the graphic novel.” 126th

MLA Annual Convention, Los Angeles. January 2011.

THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology), Durham, NC October 16, 2010 Session: Digital Archives for Teaching and Research.

“¿Progreso para la mujer en Mi hija Hildegart de Fernando Fernán Gómez?”

(Progress for Women in Fernando Fernán Gómez‟s Mi hija Hildegart). AHH (Asociación Hispánica de Humanidades), 5th International Conference. Seville, Spain. June 2009.

“Autoría y autoridad en la relación entre Hildegart y Aurora Rodríguez.” XVIII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica, AILCFH. Decatur, GA, October 2008. “Representaciones de Hildegart.” 57th

Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Blacksburg, VA, October 2007.

“Hildegart: Recuperando la voz perdida.” 59th

Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, April 2006.

“Confluencia del tiempo y el espacio en La muerte blanca de Eugenia Rico: búsqueda del evasivo „yo‟ femenino.” Pennsylvania Foreign Language Conference, Pittsburg, September 2005.

“El cuerpo, la identidad y el poder en Cuando comer es un infierno de Espido Freire.” Primer Congreso Internacional sobre “Mujeres malas.

Percepción y de la mujer transgresora en el mundo luso-hispánico”, Oporto, Portugal, June 2003.

“No siento la patria: Ana Merino y la búsqueda de una comunidad.” International Poetry Symposium: Voices without Boundaries, Greensboro, March 2003.

“Construcción de la identidad femenina en Melocotones helados de Espido Freire.” XIII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura Femenina Hispánica AILFH, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, October 2002.

“Las artes visuales en la narrativa española: alegoría del desajuste entre realidad y representación.” AATSP Annual Conference, San Juan, P.R., August 2000.

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Other Professional Activities

Book Review Editor, Letras Peninsulares, 2001-present.

Treasurer, AILFH - Asociación Internacional de Literatura Femenina Hispánica (International Association of Hispanic Women‟s Literature), 2002-05. Reader for Hispanic Review, Spring 2006.

Panel Chair and Organizer. “Women in Spain‟s Second Republic.” 59th

Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, April 2006. WISE (Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement) Conference,

WakeForest University, February 27-28, 2009.

Panel Chair, “Remembering Madrid's March 11th: Terrorism, Immigration, and Identity in Contemporary Spain” MLA Annual Convention, January 2011.

Teaching Experience

In preparation: Theory and Practice of Literary Translation Senior Seminar: Memory and Forgetting in Contemporary Spain Special Topics: Women in Contemporary Spain

Special Topics: Nineteenth Century Spanish Novel: La Regenta

Latin American Women Writers Survey of Literature: Modern Spain Survey of Literature: 20th Century Spain Advanced Spanish Civilizations and Cultures Introduction to Spanish Literature

Advanced Spanish Grammar

Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition Intermediate Conversation and Composition First through fourth semesters of Spanish language High School Spanish levels 1-5, including honors sections Advanced Placement Spanish Language

Advanced Placement Spanish Literature Spanish I and II for At-Risk Students Foreign Language for Elementary School

Department Service Participant in Spanish Table, 2001 to present

Founder of Davidson College Summer Program in Cádiz, 2002

Director of Davidson College Summer Program in Cádiz, 2003 and 2009 Member of Cádiz Student Selection Committee, 2008-2010

Member of Cádiz Kohler-Marchio Grant Decision Committee, 2008-2010 Faculty Advisor to OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students), 2002-04 Advisor to Spanish Majors and Minors, 2003-present

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Secretary for Spanish Department, 2001-2002 and Spring 2008 Organizer of Laura Freixas‟s Visit, 2009

College Service Graduate Fellowships Committee Member, 2002-05 Watson Fellowship Committee Member, 2002-05 First and Second Year Student Advisor, 2002-present Fulbright Scholarship Campus Faculty Advisor, 2003-2005 College Paternity Policy Leader, 2003-04

Second Family Program Host, 2003-2007

Humanities/Culture and Civilizations Workshop Participant, May 2003 Multicultural Admissions Committee Member, 2004-05

Liaison to the Board of Trustees for Campus and Religious Life, 2006-08 Campus and Religious Life Committee Member, 2006-present

Admissions Office First Family Contact, April 2008

Admissions - McNab Alumni Legacy Panel, Faculty Representative, 2008 Admissions Panel – Counselor Visit Program, Faculty Representative, 2008 Presidential Strategic Planning: Enrollment Study Group Member, 2008 Presidential Strategic Planning: Globalization Study Group Member, 2008 Presidential Strategic Planning: Study Abroad Subcommittee Chair, 2008 Faculty Research Group Presentation: Hildegart Archive, 2009

First Year Student Orientation Common Book Discussion Leader, 2008, 2009 Dean Rusk International Awareness Survey Residence Hall Visit, 2008, 2010 Library Committee, 2009-present

Graduation Requirements Forum Participant, 2010-2011

Foreign Language Teaching Series Participant and Presenter, 2010-2011 Memory and Forgetting Series Panelist: Remembering Madrid’s 11-M, 2011

Languages Native speaker of English.

Near native level proficiency in Spanish.

Reading knowledge of Italian, French, and German.

Professional Associations

AATSP, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese AHH, Asociación Hispánica de Humanidades

AILCFH, Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica MLA, Modern Language Association

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