Carmen De León, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Spanish

Education

  • Ph.D., Spanish, Temple University 
  • M.A., Spanish, University of Texas at El Paso 
  • B.A., Spanish, University of Texas at El Paso

Courses Taught

  • Elementary Spanish I, SPA 1001

Experience in Field

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Private Instructor, Values 4 Peace, Non-profit organization, El Paso, TX
  • Private Coaching
  • Professor/Lecturer, Department of master’s degree in Administration Graduate Unit at Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Campus Ciudad Juarez
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Temple University

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Research Assistant, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Texas at El Paso 

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Graduate Certificate Teaching in Higher Education, Education and Human Development/Temple
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management The University of Texas at El Paso 

Awards and Honors

HONORS AND AWARDS 

  • Temple University Future Faculty Fellowship  
  • Honorable mention Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Temple University Teaching Fellowship

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

CONFERENCE AND PRESENTATIONS 

  • “Female Gender Ideal as Seen in La seducción de la Cava and La morilla burlada”. 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 2021. 
  • “A Study of Alterity and Hybrid Identity in Multicultural Iberia as Represented in the Romances Fronterizos”. Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, El Paso, TX.    Oct. 2019. 
  • “A Study of Alterity and Hybrid Identity in Multicultural Iberia as Represented in Flores and Blancaflor and Romances Fronterizos”. 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 2019. 
  • “The transcendence of physical borders in establish a “Fronterizo mentality””.  ABS 59th WSSA Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA. April 2017. 
  • “The existence of a Fronterizo mentality then and now”. UC Davis Spanish and Portuguese Department Colloquium “Samuel D. Armistead”, Davis, CA. Oct. 2016. 
  •  “The binaries of the female body as a representation of sin and holiness in Gonzalo de Berceo’s “La abadesa preñada’”. The cleric’s Craft: Crossroads of Medieval Spanish Literature and Modern Critique, El Paso, TX, Oct. 2015. 
  •  “La transformación y el crecimiento en “El principio del placer” de José Emilio Pacheco”. Conferencia de literatura mexicana contemporánea, El Paso, Texas. March, 2015. 
  •  ““Señales que precederán al fin del mundo”: Crossing physical and spiritual borders”. ABS Western Social Science Association Albuquerque, New Mexico. April 2014. 
  •  “The Virgin of Juárez: representación ordinaria de un problema extraordinario”. ABS Western Social Science Association Denver, Colorado. April 2013. 
  •  “La poesía como exploración del mundo cotidianidad en “La edad de las tinieblas de José Emilio Pacheco”. Conferencia de literatura mexicana contemporánea, El Paso, Texas. March, 2013. 

PUBLICATIONS 

  • De León, Carmen. “” Señales que precederán al fin del mundo”: Crossing physical and spiritual borders”. Ser Empresario 30 July, 2014: 158. Print 
  • De León, Carmen. “Las brujas enamoradas de Saltillo. Reseña del libro “Ancestrales Hechizos de Amor” de Armín Gómez Barrio”. Ser Empresario 30 July, 2013: 34. Print 
  • De León, Carmen. “La Muerte del Autor: una reflexión sobre la teoría de Roland Barthes y la autoría”. Ser Empresario 30 Novemeber, 2012: pages. Print 
  • De León, Carmen. Expresiones Idiomáticas. Cd. Juarez: Ingles Individual, 1995. Print 

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