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EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles


  1. Ph.D., Hispanic Languages and Literatures (2004)

  2. Dissertation Title: “Uncertain Signs: A Study of Anagnorisis in the Works of Cervantes”



University of California, San Diego


  1. Master of Arts, Latin American Studies (1998)

  2. Thesis Title: “Social Criticism in the Novels of Mariano Azuela (1907-1918)”



University of California, Irvine


  1. Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science (1994)



Universidad de Granada, Spain


  1. Participant in the University of California’s year-long Education Abroad Program (1993-1994)



AWARDS


  • CWU Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award (2007)

  • CWU College of Arts and Humanities Summer Creativity Scholarship (2007)

  • CWU College of Arts and Humanities Travel Grant (Spain, 2006)

  1. UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship (2003-2004)

  2. UCLA Graduate Division Research Mentorship Fellowship (Summer 2001)

  3. UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Tuition Fellowship (1999-2000)

  4. UCSD Center for Latin American Studies, Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant (Mexico, Summer 1997)



COURSES TAUGHT


Central Washington University (9/04-present)

  • Latin American Studies 102 (Introduction to LAS)

  • Spanish 151 (First Year Language)

  • Spanish 152 (First Year Language)

  • Spanish 153 (First Year Language)

  • Spanish 251 (Second Year Language)

  • Spanish 252 (Second Year Language)

  • Spanish 301 (Intro. to Hispanic Lit.)

  • Spanish 342 (Composition and Grammar)

  • Spanish 343 (Intermediate Conversation)

  • Spanish/English 414 (Cervantes: Studies in Major World Writers)

  • Spanish 431 (Advanced Grammar)

  • Spanish 449 (Golden Age Literature)

  • Spanish 456 (Hispanic Short Story)

  • Spanish 458 (Latin American Narrative)

  • Spanish 465 (Spanish Golden Age Theater)


Other CWU Teaching

  • Guest lecture on Latin American literature delivered to Latin American Studies 102 class (November 2006)

  • Two guest lectures on Don Quixote delivered to Douglas Honors College students (May 2006)

  • Guest lecture on Gabriel García Márquez delivered to Douglas Honors College students (May 2005)

  • Two guest lectures on Don Quixote delivered to Douglas Honors College students (May 2005)

  • Guest lecture on Gabriel García Márquez delivered to Latin American Studies 102 class (May 2005)



PUBLICATIONS


  • La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes, the Life of Homer, and the Origins of the Picaresque” (manuscript in preparation)




  • “Notes on the Aethiopica, the Lives of Homer, and the Name ‘Don Quixote de la Mancha.’” Cervantes: Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America (in press)




  • “The Poetic Unity of Don Quijote I and Cervantes’ Other Narrative Works.” In Cervantes Across Four Centuries: 1605-2005. Ed. Carroll B. Johnson. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2006.




  • “Self-Consuming Narrative: The Problem of Reader Perspective in La fuerza de la sangre.” Mester 34 (2005): 98-123.




  • “The Secret of Narrative: A Structural Analysis of Cervantes’ Novelas ejemplares.” Neophilologus 89 (2005): 371-82.




  1. “Homer, Heliodorus, and Cervantes: Some Observations on Anagnorisis in Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda.” Comitatus 35 (2004): 108-23.

CURRENT RESEARCH


  • A book project titled Poetics of Uncertainty: The Literary Craftsmanship of Cervantes’ Exemplary Novels

PAPERS PRESENTED


  • “Cervantes’ ‘La Gitanilla’: A Renaissance Parody of Heliodorus’ Aethiopica” (Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society, Vancouver, B.C., April 2008)




  • “Don Quixote and the Power of Narrative.” Presented December 3rd 2005 at “The Living Art of Miguel de Cervantes” commemoration held at the University of Washington, Seattle. Invited speaker.




  • “The Poetic Unity of Don Quijote I and Cervantes’ Other Narrative Works.” Presented at the Cervantes Society of America’s Southern California Symposium, March 2005. Invited speaker.




  1. “Homer, Heliodorus, and Cervantes: Some Observations on Anagnorisis in Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda.” Presented at the Cervantes Society of America’s Southern California Symposium, 2004.




  1. Anagnorisis as Narrative Riddle in the Works of Cervantes.” Presented at the Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin, 2004.




  1. “Secrets and Lies: Re-reading Cervantes’ La Gitanilla.” Presented at the Cervantes Society of America’s Southern California Symposium, 2002.


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


  1. Cervantes Society of America

  2. Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society

STELLA MORENO, Ph. D

Professor of Spanish

Department of Foreign Languages

Central Washington University

400 E. University Way

Ellensburg, WA 98926

Phone: 509-963-3347

e-mail: morenos@cwu.edu

_____________________________________________________________
II. EDUCATION
A. HIGHER EDUCATION


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington


  • Ph.D., Spanish Language and Hispanic Literature and Culture.

  • Dissertation Tittle: Deseo, amor y matrimonio en las novelas contemporáneas de

Galdós. (1991)

  • Dissertation Director: Dr. Farris Anderson

  • Field of Expertise: XIX Century Spanish Realism; XX Century Spanish and Latin American Narrative.

  • Other interests: Hispanic Cinema; Chicano Literature; XX Century Spanish and Latin American Poetry.


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

  • Master of Arts, Spanish Language and Literature (1985).

  • Areas of Interest: XX Century Latin American Narrative and Poetry.


Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

  • Bachelor of Arts, English and French (1970).

  • Areas of Interest: XX Century American Fiction; XX Century French Fiction.


B. CERTIFICATES


  • Universidad de Salamanca. Journalism as Communication. Spain, 1980.

  • International Training Institute. The Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. London, England, 1976.

  • University of London. The Teaching of English as Communication. London, England, 1976.


III. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


  • CWU Professor of Spanish, 1988 to present.

  • VOICE. COMPUTER PROJECT. Editor for Advanced Products and Technologies. Redmond, Washington, 1988 1989.

  • Director of Publications and Public Relations Organizer of Press Conferences and

Seminars: Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association (AEDE) Madrid, Spain.

1978-1983. Editor and Coordinator of the Journal: AEDE: Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association (AEDE). Madrid, Spain. 1978-1983.



  • Spanish Newspaper: Staff member in the Editing and Advertising Department:

Edit articles and advertisements for monthly supplements. INFORMACIONES:

Spanish Newspaper. Madrid, Spain, 1977-1978.
PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATIONS


  • Infractions. Lower Kittitas County District Court (35 pages

Approximately) 1994.

  • Seafood Leader Magazine. Seattle: International Edition, Vol. 6, No

2, 1986.
IV. TEACHING EXPERIENCE


  • Professor of Spanish, CWU: 2000 to present.

  • Associate Professor of Spanish. CWU, 1993-2000.

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish, CWU, 1988-1993.

  • Director of the Latin American Program Studies Minor, CWU, 1998-2002.

  • Exchange Professor, Shimane Women’s Jr. College, Matsue, Japan 1996-199.

  • Spanish Visiting Professor, Centro Mexicano Internacional, Morelia, México,

Winter 1995.

  • Acting Chair, CWU Department of Foreign Languages, Summer 1992.

  • Spanish Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1983-1987.

  • Instructor of English, Universidad Nacional. Bogotá, Colombia, 1973-1976.

  • Instructor of Spanish, Rother Valley College, Sheffield, England, 1971-1972.

  • Instructor of Spanish, Maltby Grammar School, Sheffield, England, 1970-1972.

  • Instructor of English, Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, 1969-1970.


COURSES TAUGHT
A. Central Washington University (1988-to present)
1. SPANISH LANGUAGES COURSES


  • Spanish 151 (First Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 152 (First Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 153 (First Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 251 (Second Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 252 (Second Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 253 (Second Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 341 (Third Year Spanish- Composition & Grammar I)

  • Spanish 342 (Third Year Spanish- Composition & Grammar II)

  • Spanish 345 (Third Year Spanish Language) (Spanish Heritage Speakers)

  • Spanish 346 (Third Year Spanish Language) (Spanish Heritage Speakers)

  • Spanish 343 (Third Year Spanish Conversation I)

  • Spanish 344 Third Year Spanish Conversation II)

  • Spanish 431 (Fourth Year Spanish Language) (Advanced Grammar)

  • Spanish 432 (Fourth Year Spanish Language: Advanced Composition and Stylistics)

  • Spanish 442 (Spanish – English: Translation & Interpretation)


2. HISPANIC LITERATURE/CULTURE AND CINEMA


  • Spanish 301 (Introduction. to Hispanic Literature)

  • Spanish 310 (Hispanic Cultures and Civilization)

  • Spanish 444 (Chicano Literature)

  • Spanish 446 (Hispanic Cinema)

  • Spanish 456 (The Hispanic Short Story)

  • Spanish 458 (Spanish American Narrative)

  • Spanish 459 (Spanish American Poetry)

  • Spanish 466 (Spanish Poetry)

  • Spanish 467 (Hispanic Literature & Film)

  • Spanish 471 (Hispanic/Latino Cultures of the United States)

  • Spanish 496 (Individual Studies: Language and Lit. Topics)


3. OTHER CWU TEACHING
a Latin American Courses; b.) Douglas Honors College.


  • Douglas Honors College. DHC. Lecture and Presentation on Magical Realism and Gabriel García Márquez’ works –spring 2007.




  • . LAS 102--Multi-disciplinary Introduction to Latin American Studies: In collaboration with CWU Faculty from several Departments (CAH; College of the Sciences; College of Education and College of Business), 1999-2002.




  • LAS 399--Multi-disciplinary Seminar on Latin America in collaboration with CWU Faculty from several Departments (CAH; College of the Sciences; College of Education and College of Business) 1995-1998.



  • . Douglas Honors College, DHC. Lecture and Presentation on Magical Realism and Gabriel García Márquez’ works --spring quarter 1994-2002.


4. TEACHING EXPERIENCE PRIOR CWU
a.) University of Washington (Graduate Assistant) 1983-1987

  • Spanish 101 (First Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 102 (First Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 103 (First Year Spanish Language)

  • Spanish 301 (Third Year Spanish Language)


b.) Universidad Nacional. Bogotá, Colombia. (1973-1976) ESL courses: First Year English language courses of different levels.
c.) Rother Valley College. Sheffield, England (1971-1972) Spanish courses of different levels.
d.) Maltby Grammar School. Sheffield, England. (1970-1972) Spanish courses of different levels.
e,) Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia. (1969-1970) ESL courses: First and Second Year English language courses.
V. HONORS


  • Seminars in Journalism. Scholarship in Journalism as Communication. University of Salamanca, Spain, 1980.




  • Scholarship in Teaching Methods: Teaching English as a Second Language.

International Training Institute of London, England, 1976.


  • Teaching Assistantship. Sheffield, England. Scholarship granted by the British

Council, Bogotá, Colombia, 1970-1972.
V. SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
A. FORTHCOMING PROJECTS

1) FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS


a.) FILM CRITIQUE:


  • The Fantastic and the Real in Pan’s Labyrinth: To be published in AURORA BOREAL. Literary Journal Associated with the Department of Spanish, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Fall – winter 2007.

b.) LITERARY TRANSLATION:




  • Section of Wets from the book Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life. Philip Garrison, The University of Arizona Press, 2006. Translation from English into Spanish in collaboration with Professor Nathalie Kasselis. Aurora Boreal, Art and Literary Journal Associated with the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Fall –winter 2007.

2) WORK IN PROGRESS: TRANSLATION OF THE BOOK




  • Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life. Philip Garrison,

The University of Arizona Press, 2006. Translation from English into Spanish in

collaboration with Professor Nathalie Kasselis.


3) PROJECTED PUBLICATION OF THE SPANISH VERSION OF THE BOOK:


  • Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life: 2008

B. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT




  • Design new Curriculum or CWU SPAN 444: Chicano Literature. Course to be taught in English for Spanish majors and LALAS students in Fall 2007.

C. PUBLICATIONS


a.) FILM CRITIQUE:


  • Volver” y las Patrañas de la Realidad. Critique on the film Volver (2006) by Pedro Almodóvar, Spanish Film Director. Oscar Award Winner, 2002. Published in AURORA BOREAL. Art and Literary Journal Associated with the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Winter 2007.

b.) CREATIVE WRITING:




  • Imprevista Geografía, poem published in VENTANA ABIERTA: Revista Latina, Publication of the Center for Chicano Studies, Volume VI, No 23. University of California, Santa Barbara, Fall 2007.



  • Explosión en Manhattan, poem published in VENTANA ABIERTA: Revista Latina, Publication of the Center for Chicano Studies, Volume VI, No 23. University of California, Santa Barbara, Fall 2007.




  • Archivos de Etiqueta, poem published in VENTANA ABIERTA: Revista Latina, Vol. VI, No 22. Publication of the Center for Chicano Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara. Spring 2007.




  • Transigencias, poem published in VENTANA ABIERTA: Revista Latina, Vol. VI, No 22. Publication of the Center for Chicano Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara. Spring 2007.




  • Caminante, poem published in CRUZANDO PUENTES: Antología de Literatura

Latina, Center for Chicano Studies, University of Santa Bárbara, California, 2001.


  • Caminante, poem published in VENTANA ABIERTA: Revista Latina, Vol. III, Number 9, Fall 2000. Publication of the Center for Chicano Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.


c.) LITERARY CRITICISM


  • Quevedo, Tiziano y otros encuentros. In collaboration with Professor Alexander Gribanov, Brandeis University. Revista de Literatura. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas y Filología. Tomo LXI No 121, Madrid, Spain, 1999.




  • Moza tan fermosa: Intento de análisis. In collaboration with Professor Alexander Gribanov, Brandeis University. (Spanish Medieval Literature) Hispanic Journal, Vol. 16, No 2. Fall, 1995.




  • Amor, deseo y matrimonio en Tristana de Benito Pérez Galdós. SELECTA, PNCFL, Vol. 14, 1993.


d.) TRANSLATIONS


  • Postcards from Michoacán. Translation from the book Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life. Philip Garrison, The University of Arizona Press, 2006. Translation from English into Spanish in collaboration with Professor Nathalie Kasselis. VENTANA ABIERTA: Revista Latina, Vol. VI, No 22. Publication of the Center for Chicano Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara. Spring 2007.




  • Wets: The Process of Creative Translation from the book Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life. Philip Garrison, The University of Arizona Press, 2006. Translation from English into Spanish in collaboration with Professor Nathalie Kasselis. Published in Shadows and Echoes Literary Journal, Pacific Lutheran University, Washington, Spring 2007.


D. CONFERENCES
1). CONFERENCES ATTENDED


  • ON COMMON GROUND CONFERENCE. Evergreen State College, WA.

October 1998.


  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI. THE EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL CINCINNATI:

CONFERENCE ON ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES, May 1998.


  • THE CRITICAL THINKING INSTITUTE CONFERENCE. Seattle, May 1992.




  • UNIVERSITY OF OREGON CONFERENCE. Hispanic Cultures of the Pacific Coast of the Americas. Oregon, May 1991.




  • MLA CONFERENCE. Chicago, December 1990.



  • MLA CONFERENCE. San Francisco, 1987.


2). PAPERS PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES
(1) The Motorcycle Diaries: A journey of Awareness Through Latin America. Paper to be presented at the Pacific Modern Language Association Annual Conference (PAMLA), Bellingham, Washington, November 2007.
(2) Crisis de la identidad latinoamericana en la película Memorias del subdesarrollo de Tomás Gutiérrez Alea . ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGES ASSOCIATION (RMMLA). THE FIFTY FIFTH ANNUAL CONVENTION. Vancouver, BC. October, 2001.
(3) La realidad como ficción pura en El Muerto de Héctor Oliveira. 2001-TRUTH IN THE LENS: International Symposium/Festival of Latin American Film. University of Richmond. Virginia, March 22-24, 2001.
(4) Ana Castillo: The Mixquiahuala Letters:Amor, sexualidad y alienación.THE ANNUAL PACIFIC ANCIENT AND MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (PAMLA) CONFERENCE. UCLA, LA. November, 2000.
(5) La identidad femenina y los juegos infinitos de la parodia en Woman Hollering Creek eand Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros. ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGES ASSOCIATION (RMMLA). THE FIFTY FOUR ANNUAL CONVENTION. Boise, Idaho, October, 2000.
(6) Nuevo perfil de la mujer chicana en la narrativa de Sandra Cisneros ASOCIACION SUIZA DE HISPANISTAS: Lugano, Switzerland, June, 2000.
(7) Fin de siglo: Borrón y cuento nuevo en la narrativa de Sandra Cisneros. THIRD INTERNATIONAL BOOKFAIR AND CONGRESS: EL IMAGINARIO FEMENINO EN IBEROAMERICA. San Juan Puerto Rico, November 13-23, 1999.
(8) La poesía de Sandra Cisneros y Ana Castillo: Vuelta a los orígenes. ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION. FIFTY THIRD ANNUAL CONVENTION. Santa Fe, NM, October 14-17, 1999.

(9) Sandra Cisneros: El proceso creativo como reafirmación de identidad en Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories y en The House on Mango Street. -UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI. The Nineteenth Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages & Literatures. Cincinnati, May, 1999.


(10) La poética de la memoria en The House of Mango Street de Sandra Cisneros. PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONFERENCE. Chicano Literature: Boisie, Idaho, October, 1998.
(11) Duplicidad sin límite en El Tema del traidor y del héroe de Jorge Luis Borges. PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONFERENCE. Eugene, Oregon, April, 1997.
(12) Amor, deseo y matrimonio en Tristana de Benito Pérez Galdós. PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONFERENCE, 1990.
(13) Las parejas del mundo galdosiano: incomunicación y destrucción. PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONFERENCE. Missoula, Montana, 1989.
E. EDITING:
Journals


  • Rocky Mountain Review. Editing Board Member (Spanish) & Reviews for the Publication of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. (RMMLA). Three years appointment: Fall 2000- Fall 2003.




  • AEDE: Quarterly Journal of the Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association, 1978-1983.

Books

  • La Libertad de Prensa. AEDE. Artes Gráficas Danubio, Madrid, 1982.




  • Los Consejos de Prensa. AEDE. Artes Gráficas Danubio Madrid, 1984.

F. CWU GRANTS AND AWARDS




  • CAH Travel Fund Awards to present papers in professional conferences.

$400.00 every year: 1998, 1999, 2000. 2001.

  • Small Grant: CWU-- ISPAC. (Funded. $ 700,00) Fall, 1999.

  • Compañeros en español. Grant for the teaching of Spanish in Elementary Education. Ellensburg, WA. (Funded. $1,500.00) Fall, 1998.




  • Cultural Pluralism Grant. CWU Graduate Studies and Research. (Funded. $5,000).

Fall, 1997.


  • Diversity Cultural Resource Initiative Grant. CWU Graduate Studies and Research. Susan Tascione; Stella Moreno: Co-authors for the grant. (Not funded. ) 1996.




  • GRANT SUPPORT: Service Learning Grant: Family and Youth Counseling Services to the Hispanic Community (1996-1998—funded $ 50,000). My contribution: Critique and support to Dr. Jan Bowers’ grant proposal from CWU, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.


G. RESEARCH INTERESTS AND CREATIVE WORK IN PROGRESS


  • LATINO (A)/ CHICANO (A) LITERATURE. The following Chicano (a)/Latino (a) writers- representatives of different literary aesthetics and diverse cultural and political perspectives-, are at the center of my research: Ernesto Galarza, Dagoberto Gilb, Richard Rodríguez, Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, Denise Chavez; Magical Realism and Gabriel García Márquez.




  • Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life. Philip Garrison, The University of Arizona Press, 2006. Translation from English into Spanish in collaboration with Professor Nathalie Kasselis. Projected date for Publication: Winter 2008.




    • The Motorcycle Diaries: A Journey of Awareness Through Latin America. Paper to be presented at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). Bellingham, Washington, November 2007.




  • The Hispanic Lens: Exploration of Hispanic Reality through films.




  • Creative writing: a) poetry; b) short stories.


VI. CWU CONTINUING SERVICE
A. COMMITTEE SERVICE:


  • CAH Scholarship Committee, 2007 to present




  • ISPAC: International Studies and Programs Advisory Committee. 2006 to present.




  • FNLA: Department of Foreign Languages. Personnel Committee, 2007.




  • FNLA: Department of Foreign Language Spanish Search Committee, 2007.




  • CWU-- LALAS Committee, 2005 to present.




  • ISPAC (International Programs Advisory Committee) 2006 to present.




  • FNLA Faculty Senator. 2004- 2007.

  • ASL Academic Service Learning Committee. 2005-2006.




  • CWU Department of Art. Painting Search Committee. Fall 2004- Spring 2005.




  • FNLA Spanish Search Committee. Fall 2003-January 2004.




  • CAH Career Performance/Salary Equity Review Committee.

February-March 2004.


  • CWU Search Committee: Senior Director of Development.

Spring 2002-Winter 2003.


  • FNLD Fifth annual celebration of Foreign Language Day. Fall 2000. Foreign

Language Day: A Project initiated and carried out from 1995-2001.


  • ISPAC: International Studies and Programs Advisory Committee. 2000-2003.




  • ISPAC: International Studies and Programs Advisory Committee Chair.

1997-2000; 2000- 2002.


  • CWU Department of History: Search Committee for a Latin American Historian.

Fall 2001- Winter 2002.


  • CWU Committee. Education and World Language Day" (IEWLD).

Spring 2002-Winter 2003.


  • CWU Search Committee: Senior Director of Development.

Spring 2002-Winter 2003.


  • FNLA: Department of Foreign Language. Curriculum Committee.

Fall 2002 to present.


  • FNLA: Department of Foreign Language Search Committee. 1994-1995.




  • FNLA: Department of Foreign Languages. Personnel Committee. 1992-2001.




  • CWU Education Council Committee. 1991-1993.


B. OTHER SERVICE TO CWU AND THE ELLENSBURG COMMUNITY


  • GALLERY ONE-. Poetic Series. Participant. 2007

  • CWU. CAH. Poetry: Undergraduate Student Contest. Jury member. Spring 2007.

  • CWU Douglas Honors Program (DH). Presentation on Magical Realism and Gabriel García Márquez. Spring 2007.




  • CWU Film Festival: Videmus. Presenter of “Volver” by Pedro Almodóvar, Spanish

filmmaker. Spring 2007.


  • CWU--LAS 102. Presentation on Magical Realism and Gabriel García Márquez. November 2006.




  • CWU Writing Center. Presentation to the Graduate Students Writing Program.

October 2006.


  • FNLA: Library and Audio-visual resources representative for Spanish, 1990 to present.




  • FNLA Student Advisor for Spanish.1990 to present.




  • FNLA Spanish Faculty Coordinator for the CWU CORNERSTONE PROGRAM

working with the Spanish High School Programs in Ellensburg; Zillah High School, Zillah; and the West Valley High School, Yakima. 2006.


  • CWU Department of Theater. Facilitator for the students performing “Bocón”, a

play in Spanish performed for the campus and town communities. Fall 2006.


  • CWU Department of Theater. In collaboration with Professor Nathalie Kasselis:

Translation from English into Spanish of the Department of Theater Webpage, Spring 2006.


  • CWU Film Festival: Videmus. Presenter of “Bad Education” by Pedro Almodóvar, Spanish filmmaker. Spring 2005.




  • CWU Editing of President Jerilyn McIntyre ‘s Spanish Speech for the Graduation

Ceremony of Hispanic Students. June 2006.


  • CWU Public Relations and interpreter for President Jerilyn McIntyre: Visit of an

Argentinean Academic Delegation. Spring 2005.


  • CWU McNair Scholars Program. Student Teaching Internship.

2003-2004.


  • CWU Theater Department: Facilitator as a translator from English into Spanish of excerpts of the play: The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams. Work in collaboration with Dr. Brenda Hubbard, Professor of Drama, Summer 2002.


C. CWU COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Member of Board of Directors for APOYO: Organization that provides support and assistance to the Hispanic Community in the Kittitas Valley and the Yakima County.

1998 to present.
VII. LINK WITH PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


  • MLA: Modern Languages Association;

  • RMMLA: Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association;

  • PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association;

  • LASA: Latin American Studies Association;

  • The Cervantes Institute.



CURRICULUM VITAE OF Joshua S. Nelson
I. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

A. Department of Foreign Languages: Professor of Japanese

B. Language and Literature Building 102-O

963-1768 Voice

963-1959 Fax

nelsonj@cwu.edu




  1. EDUCATION


University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. 9/90 - 6/94.

Ph.D. Interactional Sociolinguistics. Dissertation Title: "The Cultural Discourse of Japanese Language Textbooks.”


University of California, Los Angeles, CA. 9/87 - 8/88

Master of Education (M. Ed.)



University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 9/85 - 12/85

Course work in College of Fisheries


University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 9/83 - 6/84

Graduate studies in classical Japanese literature


University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 1/81 - 6/82

B.A. in Japanese Language and Literature


Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, WA. 9/75 - 3/78

Undergraduate coursework.





  1. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Central Washington University. 9/01-Present Professor of Japanese and Chairman, Department of Foreign Languages.
Central Washington University. 9/96 – 8/01. Associate Professor of Japanese.
Shimane Women’s University. 8/97 Instructor. Summer English Language Institute.
Central Washington University. 9/92 - 8/96. Assistant Professor of Japanese.


University of California. 9/90 - 6/92. Santa Barbara, CA.

Teaching Assistant. Taught first and second year Japanese courses in department of Germanic, Oriental, and Slavic Languages and Literatures while completing course work for Ph.D.


E.F. International Language School. 7/91 - 9/91. Santa Barbara, CA.

English Language Instructor. Taught grammar, writing, and film classes to international students.


Central Washington University. 9/89 - 7/90. Ellensburg, WA.

Japanese Lecturer. Taught first through third year Japanese courses.


El Camino College. 9/88 - 6/89. Torrance, CA.

Japanese Lecturer. Taught first year and conversational Japanese courses.


Long Beach Unified School District. 9/88 - 6/89. Long Beach, CA.

Japanese Teacher at Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Taught Japanese to first through fourth year students enrolled in The Center for International Commerce, a magnet program designed to prepare students for careers in international business and trade. Sponsored Japanese Club.


Lafayette Inc. Interpreter and ship’s purser. 1/86 – 9/86. Alaska. Interpreter/Translator during herring and salmon fisheries. Performed roe quality sampling and collected and maintained resulting data. Kept ship’s books.
National Marine Marine Mammal Laboratory. 1985-6. Seattle. Tranlation of Japanese high seas gillnet marine mammal, bird, and turtle entanglement reports and incidental catch records.
International Whaling Commission. 11/84 – 9/85. Japan. Observer for IWC monitoring Sperm and Brydes whale shore-based whaling operations. Gathered catch and biological data on daily basis. Filed two reports with IWC in 1985.
University of Washington. 11/82 - 6/84. Seattle, WA.

Japanese Lecturer. Taught one year as teaching associate (adjunct faculty) and an additional year as a teaching assistant while attending graduate school.


Forest Ridge Prep School. 1983. Seattle, WA.

Tutor/Lecturer. Tutored Japanese high school students in English and History.



IV. TEACHING EXPERIENCE

A. Teaching Interests and Specialties:

Japanese language and culture, Japanese cinema, pragmatics and sociolinguistics.



B. Teaching and Training Grants: N.A.

C. Teaching Awards and Honors: N.A.

D. Current Graduate Faculty Status: Active


  1. Number of Master/Doctoral Committees on which you have served: 2


Doctoral Committee. Advisor and advisory committee member of Ph.D. Committee for Thomas Jaques. Mr. Jaques’s degree is from the Comparative Literature Department at the University of Washington. Dissertation defense completed and degree awarded in March 2001.

Master Committee. Jamie Pitts. ESL Degree awarded Spring 2007.
F. Names of Students who have completed Master’s Theses under your direction: N.A.
G. Courses Taught
Japanese 151

Japanese 152

Japanese 152

Japanese 251

Japanese 252

Japanese 253

Japanese 361

Japanese 362

Japanese 363

Japanese 341

Japanese 342

Japanese 343

Japanese 344

Japanese 442

JAPN 496

H. Other:

V. SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY

A. Interests and Specialties:

Interactional Sociolinguistics

Japanese Language Pedagogy



B. Current Projects: Chairing, assessment reports, accreditation reports, post-tenure review, annual activities reports, workload reports, scheduling, advising of faculty confused by idiotic administrative demands, etc.


  1. Publications and Papers


International Pragmatics Association. Presented paper co-authored with Dr. Jenny Cook-Gumperz entitled "The Cultural Pragmatics of Textbooks: Learning Japanese in the U.S." July 30, 1993. Kobe, Japan.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Presented paper at annual PNCFL meeting entitled: "Anata wa Sensei desu ka? Japanese Personal Reference and Problems Associated with its Instruction." May 13, 1994
Dissertation. "The Cultural Discourse of Japanese Language Textbooks." Filed June 1994.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Paper presented at annual meeting entitled “Key Conversational Conventions in Japanese.” May 1996.
Article. Selecta: “Key Conversational Conventions in Japanese” 17 (1996) 1-4.
East West Center, University of Hawaii. Attendance at three-week seminar entitled: “Integrating Asian Studies Into the Undergraduate Curriculum.” July-August 1996.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Attendance at annual conference. Eugene, Oregon, April 1997.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Paper and video presentation at annual conference. “Washoku no Hi: Food in the Japanese Language Curriculum.” April 1998. Boise Idaho.
Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. Presented paper entitled, “Problems of Cultural Pragmatics in Japanese Language Textbooks.” Salt Lake City. May 1998.
Article. “Problems of Cultural Pragmatics in Japanese Language Textbooks.” Published in the SWCOLT newsletter July 2000. Received “Best Article” award.

University Relations Newsletter. “New Day Dawning at Central.” September 15, 2000.
Daily Record. University Forum section, “Looking to the future with president.” October 4, 2000.
American Association of University Professors and American Conference Academic Deans. Conference attendance. First ever joint conference “Toward the Common Good: Faculty and administration Working Together.” Washington D.C. (Quotation in Chronicle of Higher Ed). October 2000.
Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. June 2001. Conference in Austin Texas. Seminars on practical issues associated with chairing a foreign language department.
Northern Jiaotung University. September 2001. Beijing. Two presentations. “The Cultural Pragmatics of Textbooks: Learning Japanese in the U.S.” and “Problems associated with the teaching of Japanese in the U.S”
Cultures of Authority in Asian Practice: “The Cultivated Person as Authority: East Asian Perspectives.”– Asian Studies Development Program, Washington Regional Workshop. Nov. 7-11 2001. Seattle Site Coordinator. $ 21,4000 grant awarded to the CWU. (I was a reviewer of the grant. Grant writers were EWC staff.) 30 faculty of universities and colleges from all over the U.S in attendance. Six faculty attendees from CWU.
Asian Studies Development Program, Area Regional Center Executive Committee Meeting: November 2002. Seattle. Represented CWU at meeting of Area Regional Centers planning and coordinating activities of ARC schools and the Asian Studies Development Program (overseen by the East West Center in Honolulu). Representatives of nine other schools in attendance.
AsiaNet – Asian Studies Development Program. National Conference, Whittier California. April 21-23 2005. Session Chair and Paper: “Language and Culture Day Programming at the University: Opportunities and Challenges.”


  1. Grants Applied For: Casten Family Foundation. 2002-3. $90,000, three year award “to assist in the establishment of a full-time, permanent position within the Department of Foreign Languages in Chinese Language.” Grant written by Nelson and Dr. James Cook with assistance from Dr. Richard Mack


Cultures of Authority in Asian Practice: “The Cultivated Person as Authority: East Asian Perspectives.”– Asian Studies Development Program, Washington Regional Workshop. Nov. 7-11 2001.


  1. Grants Received: Casten Family Foundation. 2002-3. $90,000, three year award “to assist in the establishment of a full-time, permanent position within the Department of Foreign Languages in Chinese Language.” Grant written by Nelson and Dr. James Cook with assistance from Dr. Richard Mack.


Cultures of Authority in Asian Practice: “The Cultivated Person as Authority: East Asian Perspectives.”– Asian Studies Development Program, Washington Regional Workshop. Nov. 7-11 2001. Seattle Site Coordinator. $ 21,4000 grant awarded to the CWU. (I was a reviewer of the grant. Grant writers were EWC staff.) 30 faculty of universities and colleges from all over the U.S in attendance. Six faculty attendees from CWU.



  1. Member, Phi Beta Kappa


International Pragmatics Association. Presented paper co-authored with Dr. Jenny Cook-Gumperz entitled "The Cultural Pragmatics of Textbooks: Learning Japanese in the U.S." July 30, 1993. Kobe, Japan.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Presented paper at annual PNCFL meeting entitled: "Anata wa Sensei desu ka? Japanese Personal Reference and Problems Associated with its Instruction." May 13, 1994
Dissertation. "The Cultural Discourse of Japanese Language Textbooks." Filed June 1994.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Paper presented at annual meeting entitled “Key Conversational Conventions in Japanese.” May 1996.
East West Center, University of Hawaii. Attendance at three-week seminar entitled: “Integrating Asian Studies Into the Undergraduate Curriculum.” July-August 1996.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Attendance at annual conference. Eugene, Oregon, April 1997.
Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages. Paper and video presentation at annual conference. “Washoku no Hi: Food in the Japanese Language Curriculum.” April 1998. Boise Idaho.
Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. Presented paper entitled, “Problems of Cultural Pragmatics in Japanese Language Textbooks.” Salt Lake City. May 1998.
American Association of University Professors and American Conference Academic Deans. Conference attendance. First ever joint conference “Toward the Common Good: Faculty and administration Working Together.” Washington D.C. (Quotation in Chronicle of Higher Ed). October 2000.
Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. June 2001. Conference in Austin Texas. Seminars on practical issues associated with chairing a foreign language department.
Northern Jiaotung University. September 2001. Beijing. Two presentations. “The Cultural Pragmatics of Textbooks: Learning Japanese in the U.S.” and “Problems associated with the teaching of Japanese in the U.S”
Cultures of Authority in Asian Practice: “The Cultivated Person as Authority: East Asian Perspectives.”– Asian Studies Development Program, Washington Regional Workshop. Nov. 7-11 2001. Seattle Site Coordinator. $ 21,4000 grant awarded to the CWU. (I was a reviewer of the grant. Grant writers were EWC staff.) 30 faculty of universities and colleges from all over the U.S in attendance. Six faculty attendees from CWU.
Asian Studies Development Program, Area Regional Center Executive Committee Meeting: November 2002. Seattle. Represented CWU at meeting of Area Regional Centers planning and coordinating activities of ARC schools and the Asian Studies Development Program (overseen by the East West Center in Honolulu). Representatives of nine other schools in attendance.
AsiaNet – Asian Studies Development Program. National Conference, Whittier California. April 21-23 2005. Session Chair and Paper: “Language and Culture Day Programming at the University: Opportunities and Challenges.”
VI. UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  1. University


Commencement Narration. June, 2006, 2007.
First Amendment Year Committee 2006-7. Free Speech Subcommittee Coordinator. Helped plan events for and moderate “Speak Out Central,” a free speech corner in the SURC. Once a week, Tuesday 12-1, SURC Pit. Cynthia Mitchell, Chief Organizer and factotum extraordinaire.
Academic Department Chairs Organization (ADCO). Chair Elect. 2004-5
Search Committee. 2005. Continuing Education, Director of Summer School. Geoff Foy hired.
Translator. Translator for three professors from Shimane University visiting Central Washington University on a Monbusho (Japanese Ministry of Education) grant on improving Technological Education in Japan. January 8-12, 2007.
Center for Teaching and Learning NCATE Task Force Ad Hoc Committee. Oversee preparation of the Foreign Languages unit for the NCATE Accreditation and Washington state site Visit. 2005-7.
Strategic Planning Committee: 2005. President McIntyre’s Strategic Five Year Plan (2006-20011) synthesizing committee. Libby Street, Chairwoman.

Search Committee. AY 2004-5. Member of committee searching Executive Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs. Committee Chair Dr. Rebecca Bowers.
General Education Institute. September 2004. Participant in a two day institute on the role of General Education and ways that it can be expanded and improved at CWU. Dr. Stephen Verhey, director.
Etext Committee. Spring 2004. Member of committee formed to address the issues and steps necessary for enactment into law of Substitute Senate Bill 6501 which mandates that instructional materials be accessible to disabled.
Translator. October 21-31 2003. Translator for CWU president Jerilyn McIntyre and Provost David Solz during official visit of CWU delegation to partner Japanese universities. Visited University of Shimane, Shimane University, Shimane Prefectural Women’s College, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Asia University, and Takushoku University.
Site Coordinator. November 2001. NEH funded workshop hosted by CWU. Asian Studies Development Program of the University of Hawai’i and The East West Center. “Cultures of Authority in Asian Practice - The Cultivated Person as Authority: East Asian Perspectives” workshop coordinator. Nov. 7-11 2001. Seven CWU faculty in attendance. 22 faculty from other U.S. universities, colleges and community colleges also in attendance. Workshop held at the Courtyard Marriott in Seattle.
Translator. October, 2001. Translator for delegations from Shimane University and Shimane Women’s University in Ellensburg to attend inaugural ceremonies for Dr. Jerilyn McIntyre.
Advisor. 1998 to 2002. American Civil Liberties Union, CWU Student Chapter. Received recognition from Washington Civil Liberties Union as “Best New College Chapter in 1998-9.” Produced two “Your Rights and the Police” forums, 1998, 1999.
Graduate Council. Current. Associate member of Graduate Faculty. Appointed May 2000.
Services and Activities Fee Committee. Appointed for one partial term 1993-94, and two three-year terms 1994-1997, 1997-2000. Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees as to how to spend (what is now well in excess of $2 million) in Services and Activities fees (paid by all students along with their tuition). Monies are disbursed among various student clubs, organizations, and facilities serving the students.
Affirmative Action Grievance Committee. 1998-99. Committee charged with reviewing grievances brought against the university pertaining to issues of Affirmative Action/EEOC. Two grievances reviewed.
Athletics Committee. 1997 – 1999. Service on committee charged with oversight and integration of athletics within academic sphere on campus. Report issued on Title IX compliance with recommendations for future of several programs at CWU.
Senior Ventures Guest Lecturer. Presented lecture on Kittitas County history in Japanese to senior ventures’ students from Japan. Summer 1996.


  1. Faculty Senate


Academic Affairs Committee: Consultant to Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee charged with making changes to foreign language component of General Education program. Winter and Fall quarters 2006
Faculty Senate Executive Committee 2002-3. Member of Faculty Senate Executive Committee as Past-past Chair. (Past-chair Lad Holden unable to serve owing to military call-up in the wake of 9/11/01 attacks). Weekly meetings assisting Chairman Michael Braunstein administer the activities and responsibilities of the Faculty Senate.
Salary Equity Review Committee. 2001. Chosen by CAH faculty to serve on five-member committee distributing equity adjustment funds released by Provost.
Faculty Senate Executive Committee 2001-2. Member of Faculty Senate Executive Committee as Past Chair. Weekly meetings assisting Chairman Lad Holden administer the activities and responsibilities of the Faculty Senate. Liason with the Facutly Senate Budget committee.
Chair of Faculty Senate 2000-1. Chair responsibilities included oversight of eight senate committees (Academic Affairs, Budget, Code, Curriculum, Development and Appropriations, General Education, Personnel, Public Affairs), weekly attendance and participation in Academic Affairs Council, President’s Advisory Council, attendance at all Board of Trustees meetings and the planning and conducting of 11 general senate meetings throughout the year.


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