Astrid Lorena Ochoa Campo

PhD Candidate
New Cabell Hall 462

Education

Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (2020)
M.A., Spanish, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2010)
B.Ed., Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia (2005)

Research Interests

  • 20th and 21st Latin American Literature
  • Contemporary Latin American women writers
  • Feminist Theory
  • Latinx Studies
  • Global South
  • Pedagogy

Publications

Presentations

  • “(M)Othering in the Diaspora: Mother-daughter relationships in Vida by Patricia Engel.” MLA Latina/o Literature and Culture Forum, MLA Annual Convention, Seattle, WA, 9-12 January, 2020.
  • “Technology with Intersectionality in Mind.” Practice Oriented Paper, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Washington, DC, 22-24 November, 2019.
  • “Solidaridad en ‘un reino de mujeres’ en Fruit of the Drunken Tree de Ingrid Rojas Contreras.” XXI Congreso de la Asociación de Colombianistas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 15-17 July, 2019.
  • “Leaving the War Behind: On Contemporary Texts by Colombian Women Writers.” Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Boston, MA, 24-27 May, 2019.
  • “Caricatura y política en Las reputaciones de Juan Gabriel Vásquez.” The 68th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 4-6 October, 2018.
  • “Latinx Women's Quest for Identity in It's Not Love, It's Just Paris, and A Cup of Water Under My Bed.” 3rd Biennial Latinx Studies Conference, Washington, DC, 11-15 July, 2018.
  • “Departures and Returns: A Latinx Woman’s Female Genealogy in A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernández.” Working with Luce Irigaray Seminar, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, June 10th-16th, 2018. 
  • “Ser madre en la ciudad en “No aceptes caramelos de extraños” de Andrea Jeftanovic.” KFLC, The languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 19th -21st, 2018.
  • “The dialectics of exile in The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia Engel.” Colombianx Studies Symposium, Williamstown, MA, October 20-21, 2017.
  • “De niño a mujer: Antonio/Antonia en La casa verde de Mario Vargas Llosa.” LASA, Lima, Peru, April-May 2017.
  • "No sé si es amor: ¿Rapto matrimonial o abuso infantil? Anselmo y Antonia en La casa verde de Mario Vargas Llosa." The 66th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, James Madison University, October 13-15, 2016.
  • “Using Music Videos as Authentic Texts to Promote Oral Discussions about Culture in Spanish.” Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). Miami, FL, July 8-11, 2016.
  • “Francisco Núñez de Pineda y Bascuñán entre fiestas y rezos, en Cautiverio feliz.” Hispanic Studies Graduate Conference, Catholic University of America, April 23rd, 2016.
  • “Nuevas demandas de la integración de la tecnología en la enseñanza del español como  lengua extranjera a nivel post secundario en Estados Unidos” Congreso Internacional de lectura y escritura en la sociedad global, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, June 2013.
  • “Neoliberalismo y globalización en “María llena eres de gracia”. William Wilson Brown Jr. Conference of Latin American Studies, UNC Charlotte, April 2011.
  • “Dos mujeres, un camino, en dos cuentos de María Luisa Bombal.” The 17th Annual Conference on Romance Literatures, UNC, March 2011.

Grants & Awards

  • ACTFL Convention Student Stipend (Fall 2019)
  • Women, Gender and Sexuality Department, 31st Annual Zora Neale Hurston Graduate Essay Contest (Honorable Mention), University of Virginia, Spring 2019
  • UVA Buckner W. Clay Endowment for the Humanities (2019-2020)
  • UVA Charles Killian Woltz Award for Study in Latin America (Summer 2019)
  • UVA Americas Center Grant for Graduate Student Research (Summer 2019)
  • Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation Grant (Spring 2018)
  • Diversity Program’s Professional Development Award, UVA (Spring 2018)
  • Diversity Program’s Professional Development Award, UVA (Spring 2017)
  • LASA 2017 Graduate Student Travel Grant
  • Durham Academy Honored Educator Scholar 2013-2014
  • Khan International Student Scholar (Grant), UNCG (Fall 2010)
  • International Student Academic Achievement Award (2008-2010)

Teaching

  • Grammar and Composition I SPAN 3010 (Spring 2019)
  • Cultural Conversations SPAN 3030 (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)
  • Summer Language Institute (Summer 2018)
  • Grammar and Composition I (Fall 2017-Spring 2018)
  • Advanced Intermediate Spanish, Valencia, Spain- UVA (Summer 2017)
  • Advanced Intermediate Spanish 2020-Uva (Summer 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017)
  • Intermediate Spanish 2010-Uva (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)
  • Durham Academy, Durham, North Carolina (August 2012-June 2015)
  • High Point University, North Carolina (August 2011-July 2012)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (August 2008-July 2011)

Programs at UVA

  • Public Humanities PhD Lab, Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures (IHGC)
  • WGS Graduate Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Tomorrow’s Professor Today, Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Mentoring Institute, Diversity Programs