Astrid Lorena Ochoa Campo

Astrid Lorena Ochoa Campo

PhD Student
New Cabell Hall 462
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Education

Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (projected 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

  • “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, July 11th-15th, 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. https://workingwithluceirigaray.com
  • “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

  • 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

  • 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