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María Teresa Grillo Arbulú

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Office: EA 3006
Phone: 403.440.5941
Email: mgrilloarbulu@mtroyal.ca

Ph.D., Hispanic Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
M.A., Latin American and Peruvian Literature, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, (Lima, Peru)
Associate Professor
Spanish Coordinator
Advisor, Spanish Major (note: advisor for continuing students; new intake is suspended)

Research interests

  • Latin American literature and culture
  • Colonial Spanish American literature
  • Andean and Amazonian indigenous representations in literary and political discourses
  • The legacy of colonialism in Latin American contemporary literature and culture
  • Spanish American Testimonio genre
  • Race and ethnicity in colonial and contemporary texts
  • Indigenismo narrative form


Courses taught at Mount Royal University

  • LAST1101 Introduction to Latin American Studies
  • SPAN4411 Twentieth-century Spanish American Literature
  • SPAN3341 Spanish American Colonial Literature
  • SPAN3319 Spanish American Testimonial Literature
  • SPAN3311 Business Spanish
  • SPAN2223 Introduction to Textual Analysis and Composition
  • SPAN2211 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN1103 Beginners' Spanish II
  • SPAN1101 Beginners' Spanish I

 

Publications

Book

  • Discursos de la nación pendiente. Reflexiones sobre el testimonio de enunciación andina en el Perú. Lima: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos/Pakarina, 2016.


Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Indias putas paren infames mestizos. Pureza de sangre en El Primer Nueva Corónica y Buen Gobierno de Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala." Carranza, Claudia and Rafael Castañeda, eds. Palabras de injuria y expresiones de disenso. El lenguaje licencioso en Iberoamérica. San Luis Potosí, México: El Colegio de San Luis, 2016. 409-432.
  • "Cristianos y lenguaraces: religión, educación y raza en los discursos de enunciación andina de la colonia y la república." Escritura y pensamiento XVII.35 (2014): 23-58.
  • "Dos voces que parecen una. Idearios políticos e identidades étnicas en las Memorias de Juan Bautista Túpac Amaru." Boletín de la Academia Peruana de la Lengua 58 (2014): 13-39.
  • "Peru's Amazonian Imaginary: Territory and National Integration." Latta, Alex and Hanna Wittmann, eds. Environment and Citizenship in Latin America. Natures, Subjects and Struggles. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 112-128 (co-authored with Tucker, Sharon).
  • "Solidaridad y compromiso político en El tungsteno de César Vallejo." Carlos Eduardo Zavaleta, ed. La Prosa de César Vallejo. Lima: Editorial San Marcos, 2007. 173-191
  • "Síntesis y capacidad significativa en la poesía de Blanca Varela." Revista Letra Muerta (June 2006): 8-12.
  • "La voz detrás de las cifras. Testimonio y verdad en el informe de la Comisión." Guaca. Literaturas y Culturas Andinas 1.2 (June 2005): 61-70.

Fellowships and grants

  • Mount Royal University, Internal Research Grant (2014-2015)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Doctoral Fellowship (Sept. 2008 to Aug. 2010)
  • University of British Columbia, University Graduate Fellowship (2007-2008)