1 Dr. Jason Meyler Home address: Institution address: 6825 Cedar Street Marquette University Wauwatosa, WI Lalumiere Hall, N. 14 th Street Milwaukee, WI Special Fields: US Latino/a and Latin American narrative and audiovisual culture (music, film, performance art, and painting) Education: B.A University of Richmond 1998 Fulbright Scholar at the Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia M.A University of Arizona Ph.D SUNY at Stony Brook Dissertation Title: Director: Reconstructing the US Latino/a Image in Literature and Performance Art Román de la Campa I. PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT Assistant Professor of Spanish, Marquette University W. Burghardt Turner Dissertation Fellow Multimedia Coordinator for Hispanic Languages, SUNY at Stony Brook Teaching Assistant, SUNY at Stony Brook Graduate Assistant to the Basic Language Director, University of Arizona Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona II. PUBLICATIONS A. Articles: 2013 No todas las carcajadas son iguales: un análisis del humor en Un cubiche en la luna de Iván Acosta. Voces del Caribe: Revista de Estudios Caribeños, 5.1. (2013): Los tzántzicos ecuatorianos apuntalan su poesía. HiperFeira: Arts and Literature Journal, 7. Last accessed on 1 August No pagination, nine pages singlespace typescript. B. Book Chapters: 2013 The Staging of Religion and Popular Culture in Dolores Prida s Botánica. Critical Essays of Afro-Cuban Theater in Exile. Ed. Armando González-Pérez. Ediciones La gota de agua, Translation of previously published chapter in Spanish La puesta en escena de la religión y la cultura popular en Botánica por Dolores Prida. Ensayos Críticos del Teatro Afrocubano en el Exilio. Ed. Armando González- Pérez. Ediciones La gota de agua,
2 2009 La experiencia cuasi mística de un cubano en Rusia: apuntes sobre la Livadia de José Manuel Prieto. El español, baluarte del humanismo: literatura, lengua y cultura. Ed. Jorge H. Valdivieso and L. Teresa Valdivieso. Turlock, California: Editorial Orbis Press, C. Articles under review: Sounds like El Vez: Mimesis and the Mexican Elvis. Submitted to The Journal of American Culture. 12 pages single-spaced typescript (Submitted May 2014; decision expected August 2014). The Challenges of Reading Enrique Chagoya's Visual Art as Cultural Narrative. (Will be submitted to Image & Narrative August 2014). D. Book Review: 2012 Review of A Recipe for Discourse: Perspectives on Like Water for Chocolate. Hispania: a journal devoted to the Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese. The Johns Hopkins University Press, E. Published Classroom Assignments: 2008 Who Counts? Math Across the Curriculum for Global Mission. Co-created with John Moyer. Pathways to a Life That Counts: A Mission Guidebook for the Marquette University Class of Edited by Christine L. Krueger and Susan P. Kuehl with Susan Mountain and Philip Rossi, S.J.. Pearson Custom Publishing, F. Research in progress: Popular Culture and Narratives of Conflict: An Interview with Enrique Chagoya. The Ethical Treatment of the US Latino/a Imaginary Through the Visual Narration of Abraham Rodriguez, Jr.. El ojo de Sauron: Junot Díaz and a Ghetto Nerd s Telling of Postcolonial Histories from the Dominican Republic and Its Diaspora. III. PARTICIPATION IN PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND PAPERS PRESENTED 2014 Paper Read: Exploring the Role of Artifice in Contemporary Imaginings of US Identity. Imagining Latina/o Studies Past, Present, & Future: An International Latina/o Studies Conference. Chicago, IL July 17-19, Paper Read: El artificio de la transculturación en el arte visual de Enrique Chagoya. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI November 7-10, 2013.
3 2013 Paper Read: " Resistencia e identidades múltiples en el Codex Espangliensis de Enrique Chagoya, Guillermo Gómez-Peña y Felicia Rice." North Central Council of Latin Americanists Annual Conference. Steven s Point, WI September 27-28, Paper Read: The Interdisciplinary Possibilities of Interpreting Enrique Chagoya s Visual Art. Conversations Across the Humanities Conference at Marquette University, April 19, Paper Read: Visual Narratives of the Caribbean and its Diaspora. Third International Conference on Caribbean Studies, Marquette University, April 11-13, Paper Read: Prevenidos, Cámara Acción!: una exploración de las contribuciones del cine a la literatura latinounidense. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, Paper Read: The Challenges of Reading Enrique Chagoya's Visual Art as Cultural Narrative. International Society of the Study of Narrative, Las Vegas, NV, March 15-17, Paper Read: No todas las carcajadas son iguales: un análisis del humor en el teatro de Iván Acosta. Congreso de Dramaturgia y Artes Escénicas. Miami, FL, January 12-14, Paper Read: La intertextualidad leída por la frontera: los latinounidenses nos (re)articulan su identidad. 39th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, February 26, Paper Read: El Caribe visto desde la diáspora: cine y literatura en perspectiva. Second International Conference on Caribbean Studies, Marquette University, October 7-9, Paper Read: Storytelling from the Dominican Diaspora: An Analysis of Junot Díaz s narrators in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. American Comparative Literature Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 3, Panelist: Growing Up Spanglish. Invited speaker at Latino Solidarity Day III, Nuestra Generación: A Contemporary Reflection on Latino Art, Culture and Politics. Marquette University, September 29, Panelist: Service Learning Beginner s Workshop. Marquette University, February 4, Panelist: Who Counts? Math across the Curriculum for Global Mission. Marquette University, January 9, Participant: The Sixth Annual Invitational Art and Social Change Forum at the Haggerty Museum [held in conjunction with the Caras Vemos, Corazones No
4 Sabemos, Faces Seen, Hearts Unknown: The Human Landscape of Mexican Migration exhibition], April Panelist: Who Counts? Math across the Curriculum for Global Mission. Marquette University, February 27 th and 28 th, Paper Read: Do You Get It?: Beyond Intertextuality in US Latino/a Narrative. Nuestra América in the U.S? Latino/a Studies Conference. Kansas University, February Panelist: Who Counts? Math across the Curriculum for Global Mission. Marquette University, October 12 th and 26 th, Paper Read: La revisión de los ecos e las imágenes precolombinos en el arte latinounidense. 89 th Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. San Diego California, August, Participant: The American Association of Colleges and Universities Shared Futures Summer Conference, Sonoma State University, July, Panelist: Conversations on Faculty and Community Engagement, Office of Service Learning, Marquette University, November, Paper Read: From Passion to Objectivity: Notes on Community Based Research and Engagement. Marquette University, November, Participant: From Passion to Objectivity: International and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Service Learning Research. Portland, OR, October, Paper Read: Imagen y comida: las complejidades gastronómicas en Guillermo Gómez-Peña. 88 th Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Salamanca, Spain, July, Paper Read: Un cubano en Rusia: notas sobre la Livadia de José Manuel Prieto. Fourth Meeting of the Hispanic Association of the Humanities. Madrid, Spain, July, Participant: Indigenous Peoples and Movements in Latin America Workshop University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, August, Paper Read: Visual Culture and the Constructions of US Latino/a Identity. Fourth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S). George Mason University, April, Paper Read: Eat Me: Latinos/as and Cultural Cannibalism. Presented for the permanent panel: Art What Thou Eat? Food in Literature and Culture. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI, November, 2005.
5 2003 Paper Read: Visual Narration in Abraham Rodriguez s The Buddha Book. Textual Visions: Visual Texts Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Paper Read: "How Tasty Was My Little Tele-mundo?: A Case for Cultural Cannibalism in Contemporary US Latino Art". Presented at the Third Interdepartmental Literature Colloquium. SUNY at Stony Brook Paper Read: "Alma Guillermoprieto's Cultural Translation in 'The Heart That Bleeds': New Readings, New Stories of Latin American Modernities." Geografías de Carlos Fuentes: Congreso Internacional Para Conmemorar Cuarenta Años de 'La muerte de Artemio Cruz' y 'Aura'. Brown University. IV. TEACHING, ADVISING, AND STUDY ABROAD LEADERSHIP A. Teaching: B. Advising Introduction to Inquiry Freshman Seminar Beginning Spanish I Summer course Intermediate Spanish I Summer course Intermediate Spanish II Summer course Spanish Grammar Review and Writing Advanced Oral Skills in Spanish (offered with Service Learning Options) Hispanic Literature in English Translation Peoples and Cultures of Spanish-America (offered with Service Learning Options) Introduction to Literary Analysis in Spanish Contemporary Issues of the Hispanic World (offered with Service Learning Options) Spanish American and Latino/a Film US Latino/a Literature (offered with Service Learning Options) Independent Study: Hispanic Assimilation in America Visual Narratives of Latin American and Latino/a USA Spanish American and Latino/a Film (graduate cross-listed course) Visual Narratives of Latin American and Latino/a USA (graduate cross-listed course) Independent Study: Latin American Film; US Latino/a Boom (graduate course) 2006 present Pre-major advisor through the Introduction to Inquiry seminar (an average of nine students per semester until they declare their majors)
6 C. Study Abroad Leadership 2014 Co-leader of the Applied Global Business Learning program to Chinique, Guatemala. (Short term study abroad) V. COMMITTEES, UNIVERSITY, AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES A. University Service present Haggerty Museum Faculty Advisory Committee 2010 Member: Fulbright campus interview of Brooke McEwen 2005 Core of Common Studies Diverse Cultures Focus Group B. Department Committees present External Communications Committee Committee on Teaching and Technology Member: Advisory Committee 2005 Member: Committee on Teaching Excellence C. Department Service 2014 Master s Exam Committee Member for Andrew Holzman, Kirsten Lehman, Carlos Millan, and Vanessa Varela-Morales Master s Exam Committee Member for Alejandra Briones, Cristina Edgar, Jamie Lynn Laurie, and Caroline Wolcyk present Co-organizer of the Annual International Poetry Readings, Marquette University, April, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, and Master s Exam Committee Member for Luis Rodriguez- Cortes, Oscar Molina, and Myriem Bennani-Cazco Master s Exam Committee Member for Katherine Powers, Calie Henrickson, Jason Bolton, and Alejandro Elizondo Romero Master s Exam Committee Member for Melissa Huerta present Spanish Teaching Assistant and Peer Reviewer.
7 2005 Guest Speaker at the Spring initiation ceremony of Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honors Society. D. Professional Service 2014 Invited Manuscript Review for Hispania: a journal devoted to the Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese Review of Revista Fourth Edition, Vista Higher Learning Review of Opiniones: A 4-Skills Approach to Intermediate-High / Advanced Spanish, 2 nd Edition. ($150 Honorarium) Review of the Spanish Conversation Textbook, Charlemos ($100 Honorarium) Invited Manuscript Review for Hispania: a journal devoted to the Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese Invited Manuscript Review for Hispania: a journal devoted to the Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese. E. Community Service 2009 present Member of Jefferson Elementary Watch DOGS program 2005 Discussion Panel for the Milwaukee International Film Festival s presentation of Te doy mis ojos (Take my eyes), October, VI. MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES VII. GRANTS 2008 present American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) present Modern Language Association (MLA) 2005 present Mid-West Modern Language Association (MMLA) 2005 present Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee HiperFeira: Arts and Literary Journal - Editorial Board Member 2014: Mellon Fund Project titled Celebrating 200 years of Gertrudis
8 VIII. LANGUAGES Gómez de Avellaneda: A Transnational Figure of Hispanic Literature. Co-written with Dr. Armando González-Pérez ($5300 for AY ) 2013: Faculty Development Award, Graduate School, Marquette University ($345) 2012: Renewal of the Mellon Fund Project titled Contemporary Issues, Film, and Visual Culture: Integrated Learning from / with a Spanish Speaking Film Director in Residence. Co-written with Drs. Afinoguenova, González-Pérez, and Sánchez de la Calle ($13880 for AY ) 2012: Faculty Development Award, Graduate School, Marquette University ($300) 2011: Renewal of the Mellon Fund Project titled Contemporary Issues, Film, and Visual Culture: Integrated Learning from / with a Spanish Speaking Film Director in Residence. Co-written with Drs. Afinoguenova, González-Pérez, and Sánchez de la Calle ($13180 for AY ) 2010: Mellon Fund Project titled Contemporary Issues, Film, and Visual Culture: Integrated Learning from / with a Spanish Speaking Film Director in Residence. Co-written with Drs. Afinoguenova, González-Pérez, and Sánchez de la Calle ($8200 for AY ) 2010: Who Counts: Summer Analysis Project ($3500) 2008: Faculty Development Award, Graduate School, Marquette University ($300) 2007: Who Counts? Math across the Curriculum for Global Missions Honorarium ($1388) 2006: Faculty Development Award, Graduate School, Marquette University ($600) 2006: Faculty Development Award for Summer 2007, College of Arts and Sciences, Marquette University ($5000) 2006: Summer Faculty Fellowship Grant ($5500) English and Spanish Portuguese and French Native fluency in speaking, reading, and writing Advanced reading proficiency