Mathilda Shepard

PhD Student

Education

Ph.D., Spanish, U.Va. (expected 2021)
M.A., Spanish, U.Va. (2018)
B.A., Spanish, U.Va. (2015)

Research Interests

  • Grassroots cultural production in 20th and 21st century Latin America
  • Theory, practice and aesthetics of resistance
  • Cultural responses to the Colombian conflict
  • Artivism, radical publishing and participatory media

Journal Articles

Other Publications

Teaching

University of Virginia

  • SPAN 3300, Texts and Interpretations (Fall 2019)
  • SPAN 3010, Advanced Grammar and Composition (Spring 2019)
  • SPAN 2020, Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

Universidad del Atlántico (Barranquilla, Colombia)

  • English Levels 1, 2 and 5 (Semesters I and II 2015-16)
  • Advanced English Conversation (Semester I 2015)

Presentations

Grants & Awards

  • IHGC Public Humanities Lab (University of Virginia, 2019-2020)
  • Center for Global Inquiry + Innovation Grant (University of Virginia, Fall 2018)
  • Praxis Fellowship (UVA Scholars’ Lab 2018-19)
  • Charles Gordon Reid Summer Fellowship (UVA Spanish Department, Summer 2018)
  • Digital Humanities Summer Institute Grant (University of Victoria, Summer 2018)
  • Fulbright Colombia Scholarship (2015-2016)
  • Jefferson Fellowship (Jefferson Scholars Foundation, 2015-2021)
  • International Rescue Committee Outstanding Service Award (April 2015).