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Dulce Estevez

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Lecturer, Spanish
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography: 

Dr. Dulce Estévez's areas of specialization are Latin American literature, history, culture, and transcultural communication. Her research interests are the historical recurrence of sociological patterns in Latin American literature, the discourse and performance of violence in literature and popular culture, and the contributions to the sciences made by Latinos in the Americas.

 She has a Ph.D. in Latin American Culture, a bachelor’s degree in Justice Studies, a graduate certificate in translation, and a graduate certificate in Institutional Research and Policy Analysis. During her time with the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University, she has served as a Principal Spanish Lecturer, Spanish Coordinator, Course Designer, and Honors Faculty member. She has directed study abroad programs in Guatemala, Cuba, and Spain. She is currently developing a curriculum that provides cultural perspectives for the sciences and highlights the intersections of science, justice, and culture in Latino communities in the Americas.

Education: 
  • Institutional Research and Policy Analysis Certificate, Arizona State University 2017
  • Ph.D. Latin American Literature and Culture, Arizona State University 2014
  • M.A. Latin American Literature and Culture, Arizona State University 2005
  • Professional Translator Certificate, Arizona State University 2000
  • B.S. Justice Studies, Arizona State University 2000

 

Research Interests: 

Her recent research centers on migration patterns, transnational communities, ethnicity and communication and, historical recurrence of sociological patterns in Latin American literature. She is currently developing curriculum for courses on Caribbean culture, Spanish for specific purposes, and Mexican culture. 

Publications: 

Horwath, Peter, and Dulce Estévez. "La novela Las Casas vor Karl V (1938), de      Reinhold Schneider: un disfrazado                              ataque a las prácticas del totalitarismo." Nóesis. Revista deCiencias Sociales y Humanidades 17.34 (2008): 279-89.                      Print.

Estévez, Dulce. “La función mítica del laberinto en México”. Literatura mexicana e hispanoamericana: perspectivas de                              estudio y propuestas historiográficas. Ed. Alma Martínez Figueroa. México: Universidad de Sonora, 2007. 213-221.

Summer 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 394Special Topics
BIO 394Special Topics
Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 394Special Topics
SPA 394Special Topics
SPA 470Law, Societies&Jus Lat-Am
JUS 475Law, Societies&Jus Lat-Am
SLC 492Honors Directed Study
SPA 493Honors Thesis
SPA 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 314Spanish Conversation and Comp
SPA 394Special Topics
BIO 394Special Topics
SPA 492Honors Directed Study
SLC 493Honors Thesis
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 472Latin Am Society:5 CaseStudies
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 394Special Topics
SPA 394Special Topics
SPA 429Writing Mexico: Major Texts
SLC 484Internship
SPA 492Honors Directed Study
SLC 493Honors Thesis
SPA 494Special Topics
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 429Writing Mexico: Major Texts
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 325Intro to Hispanic Literature
SLC 394Special Topics
SPA 394Special Topics
SPA 484Internship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 325Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPA 428Found Texts Latin Am Lit Mod
SPA 472Latin Am Society:5 CaseStudies
SPA 494Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LIA 194Special Topics
SLC 394Special Topics
SPA 429Writing Mexico: Major Texts
SPA 472Latin Am Society:5 CaseStudies
SLC 485Translation of Legal Texts
SPA 494Special Topics
JUS 494Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
SLC 394Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 413Advanced Spanish Grammar
SPA 428Found Texts Latin Am Lit Mod
SPA 472Latin Am Society:5 CaseStudies
SPA 494Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 314Spanish Conversation and Comp
SPA 420Applied Spanish Linguistics
SPA 472Latin Am Society:5 CaseStudies
Presentations: 

“Cartucho como evocación camposiana de la deshumanización en la Revolución Mexicana.” 51st Annual Southwest Council of Latin American Studies Conference. Yucatán, México. (March 2017)

“How to Impactfully Plan and Execute an Online Conversation Class.” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Boston, MA. (November 2016)

“Modernism and Postmodernism: Two Voices of Modernity.” MLA, Boston, January

          2013.

“Mixteando Languages in the United States.” MLA, Seattle, January 2012.

 

“Ficcionalización de funciones sociales de la Revolución mexicana en Cartucho” Bold    

          Caballeros and Noble Bandidas, ASU Downtown, Phoenix, April 2009.

 

“Una representación liberadora en El mercader de Tudela.” MLA, San Francisco,    

          December 2008.

 

“Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and the Politics of House of Trials.” MLA, Chicago,

          December 2007.

 

“Bienvenido Mr. Marshall: una película Española de corte vaquero.” Twelfth Spanish

           Graduate Student Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, April 2007.

 

“Nicanor Parra, un poeta comprometido.” Eleventh Spanish Graduate Student

          Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, April 2006.

 

“La función mítica de El laberinto de la soledad.” XX Coloquio Internacional de

          Literatura Mexicana e Hispanoamericana, Hermosillo, Sonora, November 2005.

 

“Writing Exams that Work.” ASU Graduate Student Panel, Arizona Language

          Association, Phoenix,  October 2003.

 

El mercader de Tudela: Jewish Voices of Mexico” Eight Spanish Graduate Student

         Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, April 2003.

 

“El motor del deseo en "El desorden de tu nombre.” Voces del Nuevo Milenio, Arizona

         State University, Tempe, March 2002.

Honors / Awards: 
  • Ed Pastor Outstanding Graduate Award, Hispanic Convocation, Dec. 2014.
  • Invited to participate in the Quality Course Design Pilot Program, Office of the Dean, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Fall 2013 to March 2014.
  • Graduate College Travel Grant, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2009 -2013.
  • Nominated for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, Arizona State University, May 2009.
  • University Graduate Fellowship, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2006 to 2008.
  • Nominated for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, Arizona State University, May 2005.
Professional Associations: 

Southwest Council of Latin American Studies 2017 – Present American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2014 - Present Modern Language Association of America 2007- 2015 Latin American Studies Association 2007- 2011 Preparing Future Faculty 2007- 2008 Arizona Language Association 2003- 2004

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 

• Trained, supervised and mentored incoming Spanish Teaching Assistants, Faculty Assistants, and Instructors, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2014 to Fall 2016. • Supported the completion of 6 honors enrichment contracts, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2015- 2017. • Faculty Advisor to the Arizona State University Devilettes Dance Club, Tempe, 2014 to Present. • Honors Faculty, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2008 to Present. • Obama mentor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2010 – 2013. • Member of the Honor’s College Thesis Committee for Alyssa Rosenfeld, Alisa. Michel, and Travis Craddock Tempe – 2011, 2013 and 2015. • Former students whom I mentored and are currently part of the Spanish Graduate Program: Sergio Loza, Viviana Alvarez, Engelbrecht, Jexson, Elizabeth Acosta and David Duran.

Service: 
  • Coordinator: Arizona State University Night of the Open Door. Spanish Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Spring 2017.
  • Coordinator: Arizona State University Language Fair. Spanish Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Spring 2017.
  • Research and Grant Collaborator: “Digital Stories about Glocal Arizona: Justice and Human Rights.” National Endowment for the Humanities grant proposal. Spanish Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (submitted 09/2016)
  • Chair, “La inclusión/exclusión del sujeto idealizado” and “La voz del otro”. Urban manifestations in Culture and Literary Studies, XX SPAGrad Literature Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, March, 2017.
  • Chair, “Urbanismos, cartografías y espacios en la literatura”. LI Congreso SCOLAS, Campeche Mexico, March 2017.
  • Participated in the Review of the Spanish textbook "Cónectate" from McGraw-Hill, 2016.
  • Volunteer for the School of International Letters and Cultures Foreign and Heritage Languages Share Fair. Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ, November 2016.
  • Member of search committee commissioned with hiring two instructors, School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University, Summer 2016.
  • Trained and supervised the work of 25 Teaching Assistants teaching online and in person courses. Summers 2015 – Fall 2016.
  • Designed and piloted new content for SPA 101 online and hybrid courses, Tempe, Arizona, Spring 2016.
  • Developed content for online virtual meetings for SPA 101 and 102, Spring 2016.
  • Participated in the organization committee for the Spanish Open House. Tempe, AZ, Spring 2016.
  • Performed 3 observations to complete the Annual Review for Lecturers in the School of International Letters and Cultures, 2016.
  • Evaluated the performance of Lower Division Teaching Assistants and Faculty Associates for Spanish, spring and Fall semesters, 2016.
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