Curriculum Vitae

ALBERTO MONTEAGUDO CANALES

426 Joe McCarthy Dr., Buffalo, NY 14228 | acanales.mobile@gmail.com

EDUCATION

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

Ph.D. in Spanish Language and Literature. 2016

Dissertation: “Body and Posthegemony in Spain: Affect, Habitus, and Multitude in Contemporary Spanish Novels.”

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Colleen Culleton (chair), Dr. Justin Read, and Dr. David R. Castillo.

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

M.A. in Spanish Language and Literature. 2013

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

B.A. in Spanish, with High Honors.  2010

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. Albacete, Spain.

B.S. in Computer Science. 2005

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYMENT

Liberal Arts Department. D’Youville College. Buffalo, NY.

Adjunct Professor of Spanish. Jan. 2017 – Present

SPA 102: Introductory course of Spanish, second semester (two courses.)

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

Adjunct Instructor of Spanish. 2015 – Present

SPA 327. Spanish Culture and Civilization. Spring 2016.

SPA 313. Spanish Advanced Grammar. Fall 2015.

SPA 104: Transitional Elementary Spanish. Multiple semesters.

SPA 102: Elementary Spanish. Multiple semesters.

SPA 101: Elementary Spanish. Multiple semesters.

Teaching Assistant of Spanish – Instructor of Record. 2010 – 2015

SPA 208: Spanish Composition and Language Workshop. Multiple semesters.

SPA 152: Intermediate Spanish, 2nd Semester. Multiple semesters.

SPA 151: Intermediate Spanish, 1st Semester. Multiple semesters.

SPA 104: Transitional Elementary Spanish. Multiple semesters.

SPA 101 & 102: Elementary Spanish. Multiple semesters.

APEHT: Asociación Provincial de Empresarios de Hostelería y Turismo de Albacete (Provincial Association of Hotel and Tourism Employers of Albacete.) Albacete, Spain.

Media and Network Coordinator. 2006 – 2008

Tasked with leading media and social campaigns surrounding APEHT’s events and courses.

ONG Educación Sin Fronteras (NGO Education without Borders.) Toledo, Spain – San José Poaquil, Guatemala.

Overseas Coordinator and Instructor of software. 2005 – 2006

Collaborated on curriculum development and taught a range of computer applications to Mayan Kaqchikel schoolteachers at San José Poaquil, Chimaltenango, Guatemala.

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

All level of Spanish language courses.

Spanish for specific purposes (Spanish for healthcare, business, tourism, etc.)

Spanish for heritage speakers

Spanish cultures and history.

Collaborative learning in the classroom.

20th and 21st Century Peninsular literature.

Affect and habitus in relation with body, gender, and identity.

Posthegemony theory.

Digital Humanities and postmedia texts

Golden Age Spanish literature and theater.

TEACHING TRAINING

The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.

ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Assessment Workshop. 2016

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

L2 Pedagogy Workshop. 2016

“Intersections & Crossings: Enabling Effective Transitions in Second Language Learning.”

L2 Pedagogy Workshop. 2014

“New Approaches to Teaching a Second Language (L2): Media, Mediums, and the Imaginative Classroom.”

Cengage Learning. Team Up World Languages Workshop.  2013

“The Changing Landscape of Language Teaching.”

Second Annual Teaching Foreign and Second Languages Workshop. 2013

“Collaborative Learning in the Second Language Classroom.”

First Annual Teaching Foreign and Second Languages Workshop. 2012

“Teaching Language in the 21st Century.”

PUBLICATIONS

Articles

“La zombificación del inmigrante (norte)africano en Las voces del Estrecho de Andrés Sorel.”

Submitted. June 2017.

“23-F, Transition, and Transgression: Gender Identity and Posthegemony in the Making of the Spanish Transition.”

Submitted. May 2017.

CONFERENCES

“Trans-temporal Intersections in Outraged Spain: Postmedia Texts as ‘Resistances’ to the Official Narrative of the Spanish Transition.” Intersections: Collage of Urban Networks. State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY. April 2017.

“Hotel DF de Guillermo Fadanelli: Un juego (neo)barroco para mostrar las caras del poder y la invisibilidad de la ciudadanía.” Counterstories of Greater Mexico. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. March 2014.

“Perspectivas de Cervantes en la problemática de la inmigración latina de Estados Unidos.” Céfiro’s XII Annual Conference. Texas Tech University. Lubbock, TX. April 2011.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

Discussion Leader at weekly Spanish Conversation Table. 2013 – Present

Volunteer in Departmental Recruitment Events for High School Students. 2015 – 2016

Conference Organizing Committee. 2013

Minding the Gap: On Bridges, Breaches, and Borders.

Graduate Romance Studies Journal Editor. 2012

Plasticity 3D: Dismantlement, Reconfiguration, and Malleability. Published: April 2013.

Graduate Student Association. State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

Senator.2014 – 2015

National Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi, Beta Nu Chapter. State University

of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

Graduate Student Officer. 2011 – 2012

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Barry Fallon Memorial International Student Assistance Award. 2016

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

 

Travel Grant from the. 2011, 2014

Graduate Student Association. State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

 

Teaching Assistantship in Romance Languages and Literatures. 2010 – 2015

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

 

Full Tuition Scholarship. 2010 – 2015

State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

 

ERASMUS: European Union Study Abroad Scholarship. 2003– 2004

Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.

LANGUAGES

Spanish: Native speaker.

English: Near native.

Valencian: Conversational.

Catalan: Conversational.

Galician: Reading knowledge.

Italian: Reading knowledge.

Portuguese: Reading knowledge.

MEMBERSHIPS

AATSP – American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

ACTFL – American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language Association.

MLA – Modern Language Association.

NEMLA – Northeast Modern Language Association.

National Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi.