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Clary Loisel

Clary Loisel

Professor

Phone: (406) 243-2150
Email: clary.loisel@mso.umt.edu
Office: LA 428
Office Hours:

MWF from 10-11:00 and by appointment


Current Position

Professor of Spanish

 

Courses

SPNS 321 "Advanced Conversation"

SPNS 331 "Introduction to Latin American Literature"

MCLG 191 "Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Latin American Film and Literature"

 

Personal Summary

I teach all levels of Spanish language and literature.  Other interests include Gender Studies and Film Studies.

Education

Ph.D. University of Florida

MA University of Texas at San Antonio

BA University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests

 WORKS IN PROGRESS

         Translation of Rosamaria Roffiel's novel Amora

Projects

Contemporary Brazilian Queer Theater

Field of Study

Contemporary Mexican Novel and Theater

Contemporary Spanish-American Literature and Film

Contemporary Brazilian Literature and Film

Selected Publications

 MONOGRAPH

Clásicos de la Literatura Hispanoamericana Colonial en su Contexto Sociohistórico.  San Francisco: Floricanto Press, 2007.

 

 

Publications

 TRANSLATIONS

            Novels:

The Strongest Passion [translation of La más fuerte pasión (1995) by Mexican writer

            Luis Zapata]. San Francisco: Floricanto Press, 2006.

 

The Diary of José Toledo [translation of El diario de José Toledo (1962) by Mexican

            writer Miguel Barbachano Ponce]. New Orleans: University Press of the

            South, 2001.

           

            Plays:

Gay Dracula (translation of Drácula Gay)by Mexican dramatist Tomás Urtusástegui;

                        Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly 7.4 (2005): 37-45.

Specialized Skills

I'm communicatively competent in Brazilian Portuguese.

Languages

English: Native

Spanish: Near-native

Portuguese: Advanced

Affiliate Home Department

Spanish

Teaching Experience

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE LEVEL

Professor of Spanish

            Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, University of Montana,

            Missoula, Montana.  Courses taught:

           

            Undergraduate/Graduate literature courses (in Spanish):

                        *Consciousness Raising Via Global Issues in Contemporary Spanish-American

                                    Literature

                        *Civilization versus Barbarism and the Transformation of the Environment

                        *Teaching Toward Hope: Human Rights Issues in Contemporary Latin American

                                    Literature

                        *Contemporary Mexican Novel                     

                        *Queering Contemporary Spanish-American Literature and Film                           

                        *Gender Issues and the Contemporary Mexican Novel

                        *Contemporary Spanish-American Short Story

                        *Spanish-American Recipients of the Nobel Prize for Literature                   

                        *Contemporary Hispanic Theater

                        *Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Theater

                        *Literature of the ‘Boom’                  

                        *Contemporary Spanish-American Literature (Narrative, essay, theater)

 

            Graduate courses (in English):

                        *Seminar on the Contemporary Mexican Novel in Translation

                        *Research Methods and Literary Theory

           

            Undergraduate civilization and literature courses (in Spanish):

                        *Introduction to the Literature of Latin America

                        *Spanish-American Civilization through Literature and Film

                        *Introduction to Peninsular Literature

           

            Undergraduate literature and civilization courses (in English):

                        *Human Rights Issues in Latin American Literature and Film

                        *Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Latin American Literature

                                    and Film

                        *Major Hispanic Authors and Their Times: Elena Poniatowska

                        *Major Hispanic Authors and Their Times: Rosario Castellanos

                        *Major Hispanic Authors and Their Times: Juan Rulfo

                        *Latin American Civilization through Literature and Film

                       

            Undergraduate language courses (in Spanish):

                        *Advanced Composition and Conversation

                        *Advanced Conversation

                        *Written and Oral Expression in Cultural Contexts

                        *Intermediate Spanish (regular)

                        *Intermediate Spanish (special section: Freshmen Interest Group FIG)

                        *Beginning Spanish

           

            Undergraduate special interdisciplinary courses (in English):

                        *Chilean Culture and Civilization: Excursion to Chile

                        *Reading the City: Mexico City

                        *Reading the City: Excursion to Mexico City

                        *Study Abroad Preparation for Semester Long Stay in Oaxaca, Mexico

                        *Study Abroad Preparation for Semester Long Stay in Guanajuato, Mexico

                        *Homoerotic Representation (team taught)

 

Professional Experience

I have alao taught community college, high school, and middle school.

International Experience

Semester-Long Faculty Exchange to the University of Guanajuato

Mini Faculty Exchanges to Chile and to Argentina

University Research Grant: Mexico and Puerto Rico

Faculty Development Awards: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, and Brazil.

Affiliations

Center for Lusophone Research

Hobbies

I enjoy being with friends and family.  I like to travel to Latin America whenever possible.