Project Manager of Digital Humanities
Doctoral Candidate of Hispanic Studies
McGill University | Montreal, CA 

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EXPERIENCE  


Project Manager of Digital Humanities at McGill University (2019-2021)

  • Professional writing for newsletter, listserv & social media
  • Event organizing: lecture series, workshops, conferences
  • Grant writing, market research for Digital Humanities program development 
  • Content management: Website auditing, UX testing & development

Cultural Organization (2008-present) 


Research Administration (2008-present)


Higher Education Teaching (2010-2018)

  • McGill University - Introduction to Spanish Language (Fall 2018)
  • University of North Georgia - Beginning and Intermediate Spanish (2014-2018)
  • University of Georgia - Accelerated Spanish, Latinx Literature & Culture, Spanish Service Learning (2012-2014)


AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS


  • Bourse d’excellence doctoral GREN (Groupe de recherche ser les editions critiques en contexte numerique)Summer 2021
  • McGill Graduate Mobility Award for research travel to Spain, Summer 2021
  • FRQSC (Fonds de Recherche du Quebec Societé et Culture) valued at 43,000$, 2018-2020
  • Franklin College University of Liverpool Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2017
  • Kennesaw State University - Foreign Languages Alumna of the Year, 2017
  • Louise McBee Scholarship for future women leaders at the Georgia, Association of Women in Higher Education (GAWHE) Conference, 2015
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant for UGA Dept of Romance Languages, 2014
  • Honors University Scholar of the Year, Kennesaw State University, 2010
  • Department of Foreign Language Senior of the Year, Kennesaw State University, 2010


PUBLICATIONS


“Augusto de Campos: Avant Garde, Post Flash,” Latin American Digital Poetics now under advanced-contract with Palgrave Pivot for 2022. Eds. Luis Correa-Días and Scott Weintraub

“Politicized Web Praxis in Mexican Animated Short Films: “Reality 2.0” (2012) and “Retrato Político” (2013), Animated Cinema in Mexico: Ideology, the Family, and Profit in the National Cinema, under an advanced contract at SUNY press, 2020. Ed. David Dalton

“Cyborg Citizenship in Keiichi Matsuda’s Colombian short film, “Hyper-Reality” (2016)” Digital Encounters now under contract at University of Toronto Press, 2019. Eds.  Cecily Raynor and Rhian Lewis

“Re-ordering material hierarchies of human, non-human, and posthuman in Jossie Malis Álvarez’s animated short film series, Bendito Machine (2006-2017)” Pushing Past the Human in Latin American CinemaSUNY Press, 2021. Eds. Gisela Heffes and Carolyn Fornoff

Book review of El Eternauta, Daytripper, and Beyond: Graphic Narrative in Argentina and Brazil published in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Vol. 95, No. 8, January 2018

“Was it all a Dream?: Chicana/o Children and Mestiza Consciousness in Super Cilantro Girl (2003) and Tata's Gift (2014),” Voices of Resistance: Essays on Chican@ Children's Literature, Rowman and Littlefield, 2018


SELECT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


  • Forthcoming: "Trans/national Lifespans of the Digital in Latin America: from Creation to Curation to Reception" Latin American Studies Association (LASA), May 5-8, 2022
  • “SOS / 404: TransCreation + Digital Obsolescence”  Trans[creation] Online Colloquium and Exhibition, Québec/Brasil, June 10 & 11, 2021
  • “Ibero-American Short Films as Indicators of (Trans)Nationalism and Posthumanism,” Colloque ACFAS - “Editions critiques multilingues : challenges et opportunités”, Spring 2021
  • “Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent (2015): Exoticism and Colonialism in the Colombian Amazon” Colloque des Communications, Universite de Quebec a Montreal (UQAM), Spring 2019
  • "Brazilian National Critique & the Nonhuman Taboo in Claudio Assis’s Amarelo Manga (2002)" Printemps Litteraire Bresilien, McGill University, Spring 2019
  • "Technologizing feminist wrestling performance: An epistemological and theoretical account of eco-feminist cyborg wrestler, Amazona Prime" Off Script/Hors-Piste Conference, HTMelles Festival, Montreal, Canada, Fall 2018
  • "Re-ordering material hierarchies of human, non-human, and posthuman in Jossie Malis Álvarez’s animated short film series, Bendito Machine (2006-2017)" Southeastern Conference of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), Vanderbilt University, Spring 2018
  • "Bio-politics and Bio-Power of the Cyborg Body in 'Hyper-Reality' (2016) and '.Sub' (2013)" University of Liverpool series on Digital Media Histories, Liverpool, UK, October 2017


EDUCATION


McGill University 2018-2022
Doctoral candidate of Hispanic Studies
Keywords: Film Studies, Digital Culture, Internet Histories, Posthumanism

University of Georgia 2012-2014
M.A. in Spanish Literature
Keywords: Posthumanism, Transnational narrative, Latinx studies

Kennesaw State University 2006-2010
B.A. in Spanish Education with Honors

Coursework abroad
Universidad de La Serena, Chile, 2008
Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 2007


LANGUAGES 


English - Native speaker
Spanish - Heritage speaker, near-native fluency
French - Intermediate
Portuguese - Intermediate