Jesús Galindo Benítez

PhD Student
New Cabell Hall 438

 

Education

Ph.D. Spanish Literature, University of Virginia       expected          (2024)

M.A. in Hispanic Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas            (2019)

  • Graduate Research Certification (2018)

B.A. in Spanish, University of Nevada, Las Vegas                            (2015)

  • Minor in Italian Studies (2015)

A.A. in International Languages, College of Southern Nevada         (2012)

Research Interests

Latin American Literature of the 20th and 21st century

Literature of the Spanish Golden Age

Iberian Literature of the 19th and 20th century

Gender and Sexuality

Queer Studies

Minorities and underrepresented voices  

Mexican Culture

Latin American and Spanish Cinema

Marginalization

Globalization

Diaspora 

Teaching

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Elementary Spanish I (SPAN 113) fall 2016, fall 2017, spring 2018, fall 2018

Elementary Spanish II 2017 (SPAN 114) fall 2017, spring 2018

Intermediate Spanish I 2018 (SPAN 213) Fall 2018

Presentations

“El homosexual y el revolucionario en El beso de la mujer araña”.Gender and Genre: Diversity in Latin American and Iberian Languages and Cultures. University of Colorado Boulder. March 16-17, 2018.

"Travestismo, machismo y la doble moral en El lugar sin límites". 4th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: "World Cinema" California State University, Sacramento. Saturday October 27th, 2018.

Publications

“Recursos de Pascual Duarte: escritura, destino y presagio”. El Cid Magazine                    2019

Grants & Awards

Millennium Scholarship recipient                                                                                      fall 2004

Memberships 

Cervantes Society of America                                                                                       2018-present

The National Society of Leadership and Success                                                                   2015

International Dean’s List Society                                                                                           2015

French Club of College of Southern Nevada                                                                         2013

 

Organization of Vistas of Hispanic Studies (organizing committee member)                       2018