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CHRISTINA INÉS MCCOY

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dept. of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures Christopher Newport University McMurran Hall 131 Newport News, VA 23606

EDUCATION:

+1-913-206-9286

christina.mccoy@cnu.edu

www.christinamccoy.com

Ph.D.

Hispanic Literature, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2015

Dissertation Title: The Self as Subject and the Subjected Self: Networks of Being and Becoming in the Captivity of Miguel de Cervantes and Antonio de Sosa

Dissertation Committee: Cory Reed (chair), Jill Robbins, Michael Harney, Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, Geraldine Heng

Portfolio in Women’s and Gender Studies

M.A.

Hispanic Literature, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009

B.A.

Spanish and Portuguese & Latin American Studies, The University of Kansas, Lawrence,

2006

Study Abroad, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, 2005

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

2015-present

Christopher Newport University, Visiting Assistant Professor

PUBLICATIONS:

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

“Traveling through Time and Space: Saramago, Cervantes and the Chivalric Tradition.” 452 o F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature 11 (2014): 80-92. Web.

“Engendering the Orient: Cervantes’ La gran sultana.” eHumanista/Cervantes 2 (2013): 245-59. Web.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

“Holding Identity Captive: Reorienting Race, Gender and Religion in Antonio de Sosa.” “Travel, Contact, Exchange:” 34 th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013. Ed. Aniesha R. Andrews. Weston: PHI Press, 2014. 88-96. Print.

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OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

“La memoria evasiva y el discurso femenino en Maldito amor por Rosario Ferré.” Pterodáctilo 7 (2009). Web.

“Entrevista a Isabel Franc.” Pterodáctilo 7 (2009). Web.

“Entrevista a Ana Rossetti.” Pterodáctilo 6 (2009). Web.

MANUSCRIPTS IN SUBMISSION:

“Affective Networks and the Human in Cervantes’ Algerian Captivity Plays.” Invited to revise and resubmit, Cervantes. “A Doctor Without Borders: Identity, Religion and Masculinity in Early Modern Algiers.” Under review, Laberinto.

HONORS, GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2010-2014

Carrie Lee Kennedy Fellowship, UT-Austin

2012-2014

Oliver William Kennedy Fellowship, UT-Austin

2013, 2014

Medieval Studies Grant, UT-Austin

2008-2014

Professional Development Award, UT-Austin

2013

Summer Dissertation Research Award, UT-Austin

2012

High Pass on all PhD Qualifying Exams, UT-Austin

2011-2012

Mentor Assistant Instructor Award, UT-Austin

2010-2011

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Academic Year Fellowship for the study of Portuguese

2010

Glenn Maloney Endowed Memorial Scholarship for Improving the Quality of Student Life, UT-Austin (I was the first graduate student to win this award)

2009

High Pass on all MA Qualifying Exams

2008

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

2008-2008

Pre-Emptive Recruitment Fellowship, UT-Austin

2006-2007

Grant, North American Language & Culture Assistant, Awarded by the Junta de Andalucía and the Spanish Ministry of Science and Education, Málaga, Spain

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION:

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

“Constructing Identities Through Technology.” Susquehanna University Latino Symposium, April 4, 2014.

“What is the Early Modern Iberian World? Parameters and Prospects Roundtable.” Ideology Vs. Practice in the Early Modern Iberian World, The University of Kansas, February 28, 2014.

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PAPERS PRESENTED:

“Feminizing the Enemy: The Masculine Body in Antonio de Sosa.” Don Quijote and the Mediterranean World, Austin, Texas, October 18, 2015.

“Affective Networks and the Human in Cervantes’ Algerian Captivity Plays.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, Vancouver, Canada, January 11, 2015.

“Linked In: Networks in the Captivity of Cervantes.” South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA), Austin, Texas, October 21, 2014.

“Cervantes, Corsairs and Captivity: Towards a Mediterranean Social Network.” Prisons of Stone, Word, and Flesh: Medieval and Early Modern Captivity, Brown University, February 21,

2014.

“Holding Identity Captive: Race, Gender and Religion in Antonio de Sosa.” Plymouth State Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 20, 2013.

“Performing the Orient in the Spanish Corral: The Case of La gran sultana.” Catholic University of America Graduate Student Conference, April 6, 2013.

“Reorienting Race, Gender and Religion in Don Quijote.” (Dis)locating Justice: Emerging Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies, UT-Austin, March 30, 2012.

“The Gendered Orient: Decorum, Artifice and Identity in Cervantes’ La gran sultana.” 2 nd Cervantes Society of America Central Texas Cervantes Symposium, October 21, 2011.

“Traveling Through Time and Space: Saramago, Cervantes and the Chivalric Tradition.” The Labyrinths: French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Conference, The University of British Columbia, October 1, 2011.

“Shakespearean Candor and Cervantine Ambiguity: Fathers and Daughters in Don Quijote and The Merchant of Venice.” Cervantes Society of America Central Texas Symposium, November 19,

2010.

“La pedagogía queer: Alaska, ‘La bola de cristal’ y la educación infantil de la movida.” Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature (MACHL), October 29, 2010.

“Female Drag, Sexual Ambiguity and Pop Music in la movida madrileña.” Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica (AILCFH), October 15, 2010.

“Racializing the Exotic Body: Transreligious Women in el Quijote.” Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics, UT-Austin, November 13, 2009.

“Zoraida and Ana Félix: Cervantine Bookends to the Arab-Spanish Conflict.” Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature (MACHL), November 6, 2009.

“Writing the Nation: Memory and Gender in Maldito amor by Rosario Ferré.” Postcolonial Actualities: Past & Present, UT-Austin, October 17, 2009.

“El escapismo cinematográfico en La traición de Rita Hayworth.” Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso- Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics, UT-Austin, November 8, 2008.

“Desvistiendo el fetichismo en Simparidades por Ana Rossetti.Columbia/NYU Graduate Student Conference on Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Cultures, April 5, 2008.

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PANELS ORGANIZED/CHAIRED:

“Racial and Religious Transactions in Early Modern Iberia.” Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Harrisburg, PA, April 5 2014.

DISCUSSANT:

“Imagining Mediterranean Spaces and Places.” Don Quijote and the Mediterranean World, The University of Texas at Austin, October 19, 2015.

“The Habsburgs Encounter the World.” Ideology Vs. Practice in the Early Modern Iberian World, The University of Kansas, February 27, 2014.

“Writing Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature.” 20 th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics, The University of Texas, March 3, 2012.

COURSES TAUGHT:

CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY:

Effective Communication in Spanish, Fall 2015-Spring 2016

Intermediate Spanish I, Fall 2015

UT-AUSTIN:

Spanish Civilization, Summer 2012

Intermediate Spanish II, Summer 2011-Spring 2012

Second-Year Spanish I , Spring 2010-Summer 2010

Alternate First-Year Spanish II, Fall 2009

OTHER:

Instructor, Spanish Over Coffee, Speak Spanish Inc., Austin, Texas, 2008

Language and Culture Teaching Assistant, Málaga, Spain, 2006-2007

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION:

Reviewer, 452 o F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.

DEPARTMENTAL/UNIVERSITY SERVCE:

CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY:

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor Faculty Member, 2015

North Africa and Middle East Studies Minor Faculty Member, 2015

International Education Week Organizer, 2015

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UT-AUSTIN:

Graduate Research Assistant, “Don Quijote and the Mediterranean World” Conference, October 18- 19, 2015

Organizer, Colloquium of the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, “The Future of Latin American Cultural Studies: 20 Years of JLACS,” March 29-31, 2012

Graduate Student Representative, College of Liberal Arts Tuition and Budget Advisory Council, 2010-2011 (I was one of only two graduate students appointed)

Graduate Student Representative, Dean’s Student Advisory Council, The Graduate School, 2010-

2011

Graduate Student Representative, Gender Council, College of Liberal Arts, 2010-2011 (I was the only graduate student representative on this committee)

Organizer, 20 th Annual Conference of the AILCFH, October 14-16, 2010

Programs Director and Executive Officer, Graduate Student Assembly, 2009-2010

Spanish Poetry Declamation Contest Judge, UT-Austin. 2009

Departmental Representative, Graduate Student Assembly, UT-Austin. 2008-2009

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:

English: native

Spanish: near-native fluency

Portuguese: intermediate speaking, advanced reading and writing

French: basic reading

MEMBERSHIPS:

Cervantes Society of America

Association for Hispanic Classical Theater

Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica (AILCFH)

Mediterranean Studies Association

Renaissance Society of America

Northeast Modern Language Association

Modern Language Association

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REFERENCES:

Cory Reed, PhD Associate Professor Department of Spanish & Portuguese The University of Texas at Austin

150 W. 121 st Street, B3700

Austin, TX 78712

512-471-4936

Jill Robbins, PhD Dean School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts The University of California, Merced 5200 N. Lake Road Merced, CA 95343

209-228-4400

Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, PhD Associate Professor, Director of the Program in Comparative Literature Department of English University of Texas at Austin

204 W 21 st Street, B5000

Austin, TX 78712

512-471-4991

Geraldine Heng, PhD Associate Professor Department of English University of Texas at Austin

204 W 21 st Street, B5000

Austin, TX 78712

512-471-4991