H. Manuel Acevedo-Reyes
2026 PhD in Spanish, University of Virginia. (in progress)
Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender and Sexuality
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Humanities
Graduate Certificate in American Studies
2022 MA in Spanish, University of Virginia.
2020 MA in Hispanic Literature and Culture, Indiana University.
2019 MA in Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction, Stockton University.
2016 BAs in Spanish and Teacher Education, Stockton University.
2014 AA in Secondary Education, Atlantic Cape Community College.
Areas of Research and Teaching
Caribbean Literature and Culture Latinx Literature and Culture Pornography Studies
Queer and Trans in the Americas Latin American Literature Feminist Theory
Environmental Humanities Racialized Sexualities Film Theory
2021 Review of Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, University of Michigan Press, 2020. In Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal, V. 17, I. 1, 2021.
2021 Translated “La vida después de la muerte de Giuseppe Campuzano” by Malú Machuca Rose. In TSQ*Now, 2021.
2021 Translated “Introducción del Editor General” by Francisco Galarte. In TSQ*Now, 2021
2023 “Cuir Ecological Futures in La mucama de Omicunlé.” Environmental Humanities Symposium. University of Virginia, March 30th.
2023 “Literature and the Environment in La mucama de Omicunlé.” Diálogos XX. Indiana University, February 25th.
2021 “Implementing Peer Review to Correct Common Grammar Errors in a Second-Language Context.” Institute of World Languages Roundtable. Organizer: Emily Scida. University of Virginia, November 11th.
2021 “Queer Puerto Rican Sexualities.” Queer Theory and Cultural Production in the Américas. Organizer: Cole Rizki. University of Virginia, October 7th.
2019 “Action Research: Defining Your Topic.” Methods of Teaching College Spanish. Organizer: Laura Gurzynski-Weiss. Co-Presenter: Madison Wray. Indiana University, September 30th.
2018 “Implementing Classroom Management Plans to Increase Engagement in Urban World Language Classroom.” Graduate Research Symposium. Stockton University, April 25th.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Texts and Interpretation (Fall 2023).
Introduction to Hispanic Cultures (Summer Language Institute: 2022 and 2023).
Grammar and Composition I (2022-2023).
Intermediate Spanish I (2021-2022).
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Second-Year Spanish II (Spring 2020).
Second-Year Spanish I (Fall 2019).
Intensive First-Year Spanish (2018-2019).
Spanish Language Immersion Camp (Summer 2019).
SPEAK! LANGUAGE CENTER
Spanish for Medical Professionals (Spring 2023 and Summer 2023).
Spanish for Educators (Spring 2022 and Summer 2022).
World Language Teacher (K-8), Bridgeton Public Schools (2017-2018).
Spanish Teaching Practicum (K-5, 6-8), Pleasantville Public Schools (S2016-F2016).
Spanish Teaching Practicum (9-12), Atlantic City Public Schools (Fall 2015).
Honors, Grants, and Fellowships
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
2023 Graduate Instructor Seminar in the Teaching of Writing.
2023 Graduate Global Research.
2023 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Summer Research Award.
2023 The Charles Gordon Reid Summer Travel Fellowship.
2022 Summer Research Fellowship.