EDUCATION


University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, NM

 

2013                                      Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics

Dissertation: El conflicto armado a través de El Tiempo:

análisis de transitividad en las representaciones discursivas de la violencia (1998-2008)


Dissetation passed with distinction

                Director: Dr. Catherine Travis (School of Language Studies, ANU)


                                                               Co-director: Dr. Richard File-Muriel (Spanish & Portuguese, UNM)


Members of the committee:

Les Field (Anthropology, UNM)

Ilia Rodriguez (Communication and Journalism, UNM)

 

University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, NM

                                                                                                                                                           

            2007                                Master of Arts in Latin American Studies                                                                                   

                                             Areas of Concentration: Anthropology and Spanish Linguistics

                                             Comprehensive Exams passed with distinction

                                             G.P.A at graduation: 4.0

 

                                                                                                                                                     

Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Bogotá, Colombia

 

2003                            B.A. in Linguistics

                                                   Thesis: Competencias comunicativas en ámbitos multi-étnicos:

                                                   Colonos, Witotos y Tikunas en Leticia, Amazonas

                                                   Director: Constanza Moya (Linguistics)

 

    OTHER

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – México, D.F.

                                                                                                               

2009                                      Semester Exchange

Courses of Semantics and History of Spanish

At the Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas


EMPLOYMENT

    TEACHING

New York University,  Department of Spanish and Portuguese – New York, NY

                                                                                                                                                           

            2013 - Today                           Spanish Lecturer

                                                             Advanced Grammar

                                                             Spanish for Native Speakers


University of New Mexico, Department of Spanish and Portuguese – Albuquerque, NM

                                                                                                                                                           

            2007- 2013                               Teaching Assistant in Spanish

Elementary Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

Intermediate Spanish II

Spanish Writing Skills 

Hispanic Linguistics

Latin America through the Media (online)

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Departamento de Lenguas Modernas – Bogotá, Colombia                     

2004- 2005                            Lecturer in Linguistics

Introducción a la lingüística

Lenguajes, géneros y texturas

Comunicación y cultura


Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Departamento de Lingüística – Bogotá, Colombia

 

2003- 2005                            Lecturer in Linguistics

Teorías de la comunicación

Etnografía del habla

Español funcional

Taller de comprensión y producción de textos

 


Instituto Nacional de Educación Media – Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia

 

2002- 2003                            Language Teacher

Taller de español para estudiantes indígenas 

Curso de capacitación para ingresar a la Universidad Nacional

 

 

    OTHER

University of New Mexico, Latin American and Iberian Institute – Albuquerque, NM

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

2009                                      Research Assistant in Cuba News Analysis

Extraction, categorization and analysis of news publications related to Cuba in national and international newspapers

 

2005- 2007                            Graduate Assistant in Study Abroad Programs

Student Advisor for semester Exchanges and Language Programs in Latin America and Spain

 

2006 (Summer)                     Library Assistant for Latin American Collections

Organization and classification of the Latin American Collections, including books, journals, dissertations and other academic resources

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

    

     Book Chapters



           2011     “Me iba a suicidar y casi me mato”: sobre el origen de matarse con sentido accidental

                           In Lenguaje, Arte y Revoluciones Ayer y Hoy: New approaches to Hispanic Linguistics,

                           Literacy, and Cultural Studies. Rafael Orozco and Alejandro Cortazar (eds.) 

                           Cambridge Scholar Publishing


      Articles

 

2007     Co-construcciones en español: ¿cooperación por medio de una interrupción?

             Forma y Función. 20, 14-39.

             

2005     La fatalidad de la lectura obligatoria. Capítulo aparte:

             revista de la campaña nacional Eugenio Espejo por el libro y la lectura. 5, 123-131                                                     

 

Translations English to Spanish:

 

        2010      Bierce, Ambrose. 2010. Una tumba Abierta. In Revista Literaria Aceite de Perro.                                      

                      Carolina Cuervo (ed.) 1, 15-18

 

       2006      Goldfrank, Benjamin.  2006.  “Los procesos de ‘presupuesto participativo’ en América Latina: Éxito, fracaso y        

                     cambio. In Revista de Ciencia Política, 26 (2), 3-28

                                           

2000      Bierce, Ambrose. 2000. El Diccionario del Diablo. Alfacentauro Editores. Bogotá, Colombia.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


2015     Diálogos de paz y discursos de guerra: análisis del discurso de la prensa escrita en Colombia

             sobre los diálogos de la Habana. XXXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.

             San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

 

2014     A favor de una enseñanza del clítico “se” desde una perspectiva funcionalista. 

             96th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

            Panama City, Panama.


2014     Social Media and Participatory Democracy: The Viral Effect of Rural Protest in Colombia.

             XXXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.

             Chicago Ilinois. 


2014     Writting to a fellow student: student-to-student communication and argumentative pragmatics.

              Kentucky Foreing Language Conference.

              University of Kentucky. Lexington, Kentucky. 


2014     Proyecciones investigativas de la lingüística en Colombia.

             I Congreso Colombiano de Jóvenes Lingüístas y IV Encuentro de Egresados.

             Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia.

 

2012     La violencia contra la población civil: titulares y transitividad en el periódico El Tiempo.

            Second International Symposium on Ideology and Politics in Spanish Language, Literature and Film.

             Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)-Santander, Cantabria, España.

 

2011     ¡Qué bonito hablan! Ideologías lingüísticas y medios de comunicación: el caso del Noticiero Univisión.

             XXIII Conference of  Spanish in the U.S: Spanish in the public Sphere.

             University of California, Davis. Sacramento, California.

 

2010     La evolución semántica del clítico se: del reflexivo a la voz media.

            XXVII Biennial Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages & Literatures.

             Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

2009     Los dichos másque... : composición, metáfora y carnaval.

             Jornadas Filológicas de Estudiantes de Posgrado.

             Universidad Autónoma de México. (UNAM). México D.F.          

 

2009      ¿Y usted por qué le dice negrito?: Funciones de los vocativos de cariño en  conversaciones de pareja.

             II Simposio sobre Pragmática y Literatura.           

             University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

           

2006      Del Quijote a UNM: una historia de diez refranes.

              7th High Desert Linguistics Society Conference.

              University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

           

2004      Competencias comunicativas en ámbitos de multi-étnicos: el caso de Leticia, Amazonas.

              XIX Congreso Nacional de Lingüística, Literatura y Semiótica.

              Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia 

 

 

HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS


2014                             Individual Faculty Reseacrh and Travel Research Grant:

                                     Center for Latin American and Caribean Studies

                                     New York University

                                     Graphic Representations of Violence in Colombian Newspapers

 

2009 – 2011                 Ph.D. Fellowship

                                     Latin American and Iberian Institute

                                     University of New Mexico


2010                             Ph.D. Comprehensive Exams passed with distinction


2007                             Field Research Grant

                                     Latin American and Iberian Insittute

                                     University of New Mexico

                                     Spanish and Mayan Proverbs in the Yucatán Region, Mérida México


2007                             Master’s Comprehensive Exams passed with distinction


2006 – 2007                 Student representative

                                     Interdisciplinary committee of Latin American Studies

                                     University of New Mexico


2004                             Grant Library Research Grant

                                     Latin American and Iberian Insittute

                                     University of New Mexico

                                    Chronicles of foreign travelers in the Amazon Basin (1850-1930)

 

SOFTWARE SKILLS

 

Blackboard Learning System (www.blackboard.com): Competence in the creation and maintenance of on-line courses and virtual learning environments, and development of virtual content: web pages, videos, podcasts, Prezi presentations, tests and discussion forums.


Live Mocha (www.livemocha.com): Experience in the implementation of live chats for second language practice, where students interact via Internet with native speakers of Spanish around the world.


     Voxopop (www.voxopop.com): Experience creating and managing this e-learning tool for voice forums where students   

     share opinions with their classmates.  

     Voicethread (www.voicethread.com): Competence in the creation and direction of virtual discussions around a 

     presentation.

Zotero (www.zotero.org): Expertise in the extraction and organization of bibliographic information and its implementation for research purposes, such as the creation and categorization of corpora derived from Internet.


Catma (www.catma.de): Expertise in digital text analysis using semantic mark-up systems, and statistical analysis as lexical co-occurrence and words/phrases frequency.


Corpus del Español (www.corpusdelespanol.org) and Corpus Diacrónico del Español

(http://corpus.rae.es/cordenet.html): Expertise in digital searches of historic corpora of Spanish for research and educational purposes, such as to teach language change and variation.



 

Félix Manuel Burgos

University of New Mexico

Linguistics. Spanish. Latin American Studies

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