Brian Thomas Chandler Associate Professor of Spanish
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (910) 962-2299 (office) University of North Carolina Wilmington (910) 962-7712 (fax)
601 South College Road firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilmington, NC 28403-5954 http://people.uncw.edu/chandlerb/
Ph.D., Spanish and Spanish American Literatures and Language, May 2007 The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Dissertation: The Past is Present: Mexican Historiographic Metaliterature Advisor: Stuart A. Day
M. A., Spanish Language and Literature, May 2003 The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Thesis: Poder, historia e identidad en la narrativa de Sergio Ramírez B. A., Spanish with K-12 Foreign Language Teaching Certification Magna cum laude, May 1997
Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, NC
Study Abroad: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, Spring 1996 Universidad del Azuay, Cuenca, Ecuador, Summer 1995
TEACHING EXPERIENCE Assistant Professor
UNC Wilmington Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures August 2007 – present
Spanish 201 – Intermediate Spanish I Spanish 202 – Intermediate Spanish II Spanish 303 – Spanish Conversation Spanish 305 – Spanish Composition Spanish 306 – Advanced Grammar
Spanish 322 – Spanish American Literature
Spanish 495 – Seminar: México: De la Revolución al TLC
Spanish 495 – Seminar: México contemporáneo: Historia y literatura Spanish 498 – Internship in Spanish
Spanish 500 – Advanced Writing Techniques
Spanish 522 – Spanish American Literature: Independence-Contemporary Spanish 595 – Seminar: México: De la Revolución al TLC
Resident Faculty Director, North Carolina Consortium Semester in Santander, Spain. August 2010-May 2011.
UNC-CH Department of Romance Languages and Literatures August 2006 – May 2007, August 2003 - May 2005
Spanish 203 – Intermediate Spanish
Spanish 260 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature
Spanish 300 – Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar
Spanish 344 – Contemporary Mexico, Central America, and Andean Region Visiting Graduate Lecturer
Universidad de Sevilla, August 2005 - July 2006
Fuentes culturales de la literatura inglesa y norteamericana 102 Inglés para la informática.
University of South Carolina, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures August 2000 – May 2003
Spanish 121, Intermediate Spanish Spanish 122, Intermediate Spanish
Spanish 109, Elementary Spanish (Summer 2002) International MBA Graduate Language Instructor Spanish Teacher
Lexington Middle School, Lexington, SC July 1998 – June 2000
PUBLICATIONS Refereed Articles:
“Carlota’s Eternal Present: Noticias del imperio.” Forthcoming in Hispanic Journal.
"Writing the Space Between: Sabina Berman's Entre Villa y una mujer desnuda." Confluencia: Revista hispánica de cultura y literatura 28.2 (Spring 2013).
“La repolitización del autor en Margarita, está linda la mar de Sergio Ramírez.” The Coastal Review 4.6 (Spring-Summer 2013): n.p.
“Signs from the Present: Víctor Hugo Rascón Banda’s La Malinche.” Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana 39.2 (2010): 3-16.
“The Gap between Historiography and Fiction in Ignacio Solares’s Madero, el otro.” Latin American Literary Review 38.75 (June/July 2010): 5-23.
“Archive and Origins in Los perros del paraíso.” Postscript 23 (Spring 2006): 127-37.
Review of La cuarta dimensión del teatro: Tiempo, espacio y video en la escena moderna, Josefina Alcázar. Forthcoming in Latin American Theatre Review. Review of Hacia una poética teatral de Jesús González Dávila, Antonio Escobar Delgado. Latin American Theatre Review 45.1 (Fall 2011): 210-11.
Review of Las razones del caos: Antología del teatro del absurdo y la vanguardia hispanoamericanos, Quackenbush, L. Howard. Latin American Theatre Review 41.2 (Spring 2008): 175-77.
Review of Games and Play in the Theater of Spanish American Women, Catherine Larson. Hispanófila 147 (May 2006): 103-05.
CONFERENCES Papers presented:
“La incertidumbre del conocimiento: En busca de Klingsor,” paper delivered at the Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 5, 2013.
“Temporality and History in Fernando del Paso’s Noticias del Imperio,” paper delivered at the Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, March 24, 2012.
“La repolitización del autor en Margarita, está linda la mar de Sergio Ramírez,” paper delivered at the Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages & Literatures at Held at Georgia Southern University, April 1, 2010.
“Writing Wrongs: History, Time, and Metatheater in Juan Tovar’s La Madrugada,” paper delivered at Celebración binacional de teatro mexicano contemporáneo at the University of Texas – El Paso, November 13, 2008
“Transcending Perception and Knowledge: Ignacio Solares’ Madero, el otro,” paper delivered at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, October 10, 2008.
“Temporal and Historical Distance in Sabina Berman’s Entre Villa y una mujer desnuda,” paper delivered Latin American Theatre Today Conference at Virginia Tech, March 28, 2008.
“Writing the Spaces Between in Sabina Berman’s Theater,” paper delivered at Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures at Georgia Southern University, March 29, 2007.
“Binaries in Flux: Víctor Hugo Rascón Banda’s La Malinche,” paper delivered at Latin American Theatre Today Conference at the University of Connecticut, April 8, 2005.
“Archive and Origins in Los perros del paraíso,” paper delivered at the Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, March 11, 2005.
“La desmitificación de la hegemonía cultural estadounidense en Charles Atlas también muere de Sergio Ramírez,” paper delivered at the Spanish, Italian, and
Portuguese Graduate Student Symposium at the University of South Carolina, April 19, 2002.
“In Search of Identity: The Evolving Interpretation of Malinche in Mexican Historiography,” paper delivered at the South Carolina Women’s Studies Conference at the University of South Carolina, March 1, 2002.
Organizing and/or presiding conference sessions:
Grandes maestros: Fuentes, Cortázar, Vargas Llosa, chair of panel at the Carolina Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 6, 2013
Utopian Imagination and History, chair of panel at the Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, March 24, 2012
U.S.-Mexican Border, chair of panel at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, October 10, 2008. Argentina and Beyond, chair of panel at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, October 11, 2008. FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Distinguished Teaching Award. UNC-CH Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2007.
Teaching Fellowship. UNC-CH Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2003-2007.
Conference Travel Grant to Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures at Georgia Southern University, March 29, 2007. UNC-CH Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, April 2005.
Visiting Graduate Lecturer Fellowship. Departamento de Filología Inglesa – Literatura Inglesa y Norteamericana, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, 2005-2006. Conference Travel Grant to Latin American Theatre Today Conference in Storrs, Connecticut. UNC-CH Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, April 2005.
Most Outstanding Graduate Student, University of South Carolina Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, 2002.
Spanish Medal for Most Outstanding Student of Spanish. Lenoir-Rhyne College, 1997.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE University:
Member of International Programs Advisory Committee, 2012-present Chair of Faculty Senate Bookstore Committee, 2008-2010
Member of Student Organizations Committee, 2008-2010
Coordinator, Graduate Program, 2012-present
Member of Spanish M.A. Admissions and Advisory Committee, 2008-present FLL Peer Evaluation Committee, 2013-present
FLL Executive Committee, 2011-2013 Chair of Scholarship Committee, 2011-2013 German Lecturer Search Committee, 2011 FLL Library Representative, 2009-2010
Member of FLL Curriculum Committee, 2008-2010 FLL International Programs Liaison, 2008-2010
Member of Ad-hoc FLL Student Assessment Committee, 2008-2009
Member of Ad-hoc Spanish Major Review/Revision Committee, 2007-2008 Member of Ad-hoc Universidad de San Francisco de Quito Committee, 2007-2008 Community:
Mentor for New Hanover High School Graduation Project, 2012-2013 Volunteer with Winter Park Elementary Spanish Culture Club, 2007-2008 Students:
Director for Honor’s Thesis, Stephanie Chizmar, 2013-2014 Member of Master’s Project Committee, Mary Bullock, 2013 Supervisor of Internship in Spanish for Brittany Gaulden, 2009 Supervisor of Internship in Spanish for Rachel Bowden, 2009
Member of Honors Thesis Committee for Katherine Thomas, 2008-2009 Member of Honors Project Committee for Kathleen Redmond, 2008-2009 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Cape Fear Foreign Language Collaborative
Spanish: near-native fluency
Portuguese: intermediate speaking, reading, and writing skills French: basic reading and conversation skills