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Moisés Park

Assistant Professor in Spanish

Baylor University
One Bear Place #97391
Waco, TX 76798
Draper 154.05
Office Phone: (254) 710-7376
Moises_Park@baylor.edu

Fall 2017 Office Hours:
MWF 9:00-11:00.

EDUCATION
University of California, Davis; Ph.D. Spanish June 2010. Designated Emphasis: Critical Theory
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Bachelor of Science.

ACADEMIC INTERESTS
Latin American Literature and Cinema, Critical Theory, and Orientalism

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Baylor University (Waco, TX)

Assistant Professor, Modern Languages and Cultures, Fall 2016-present

SPA 1401 – Elementary Spanish I

SPA 2310 – Intermediate Spanish I

SPA 3305 – Introduction to Hispanic Literature

Gordon College (Wenham, MA)

Assistant/Associate Professor, Languages and Linguistics and Communication Arts, Fall 2010-Summer 2016

Undergraduate level courses:

SPN 311 – Advanced Spanish Syntax SPN 313 – Advanced Spanish Writing: Creative Writing SPN 315 – Advanced Spanish Conversation: Cinema and Conversation SPN 371 – Special Topics: Latin American Cinema of the 21st Century SPN 371 – Special Topics: Latin American Culinary Poetry and Music SPN 371 – Special Topics: Latino Literature and Culture SPN 371 – Special Topics: Love in the Time of Cholera SPN 372 – Survey in Latin American Literature SPN 493 – Special Topics: Coming of Age in Latin American Literature and Cinema SPN 494 – Special Topics: De Macondo a McOndo SPN 494 – Special Topics: Hundred Years of Solitude COM 248 – Intercultural Communication COM 205 – Perspectives on Communication COM 358 – TV and Film Genres COM 381 – Special Topics: Advanced Intercultural Communication BCM 308 – Christian Theology, discussion section

Graduate level courses:

SPN 636 – Latin American Poetry SPN 673 – Teaching Spanish and Latin American Culture SPN 675 – Latin American Cinema of the 21st Century SPN 647 – Latin American and Latin@ Narratives

PUBLICATIONS

-Figuraciones del deseo y coyunturas generacionales en literatura y cine postdicatorial: Eltit, Fuguet, Johnny cien pesos de Graef-Marino y Machuca de Wood, Peter Lang Publishers: New York, 2014.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

-“The Latin Dragon: The Remasculinization of the Oriental MaleTransnational Orientalisms in Contemporary Spanish in Latin American Cinema. Cambridge Scholars: Cambridge, 2016.

-“Metáforas del trauma: La bola de disco en Tony Manero (2008) de Pablo Larraín”, Agentes de cambio: Perspectivas cinematográficas de España y Latinoamérica en el siglo XXI. Pliegos: Madrid, 2015.

-“Sexualization of the Oriental Ruins: Moreno-Durán’s Mambrú, the Colombian Battalion, the Korean War, Picasso and the (Marilyn) Monroe Doctrine” [Korean Translation] Translatio 25. Seoul National University: Institute of Latin American Studies, 2013.

-“Post mortem (2010): San Salvador Allende y la autopsia histórica” in New Readings in Latin American and Spanish Literary and Cultural Studies. Cambridge Scholar: Cambridge, 2013.

-“Sexualization on the Oriental Ruins: Moreno-Durán’s Mambrú, the Colombian Battalion, the Korean War, Picasso and the (Marilyn) Monroe Doctrine” East Reads West; West Reads East. Cambridge Scholars: Cambridge, 2011.

- “Second Hand Orientalism: Kiltro, a Chilean-Korean-Palestinean Martial Arts Film ”. One World Periphery Reads the Other: Knowing the Oriental in the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula. Volume 2. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.

-“Mambrú, novela sobre el Batallón Colombia en la Guerra de Corea: Memoria, erotismo y olvido en La doctrina Marilyn Monroe”, Brújula. 6.1 (2008).

Reviews:

- “Y todos éramos actores. Chile. 2015. Gustavo Gac-Artigas” [book review] Revista de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española. Agosto, 2016.

- “Postmortem. Chile. Dr. Pablo Larraín”, Chasqui, [film review] May 2011.

SELECTED AWARDS, HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

2016 Gordon College Distinguished Junior Faculty Award

2015-2016 Center for Faith and Inquiry Research Fellowship

2013 Gordon College Initiative Grant Fund

2008 Latin American Graduate Organization Conference Presentation Award,Tulane University

2004-2005 UC Davis Humanities Institute Research Fellowship

2003-2004 UC Davis Spanish Department Grant