Department of Hispanic Studies
The University of Houston
416 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3062
(713) 743-3007

 

Gabriela Baeza Ventura, Ph.D.

baezaAssociate Professor of Spanish

Office: 456 AH

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Education

  • 1997-2001 University of Houston: Ph.D. in Hispanic Literature.
  • 1994-1996 University of New Mexico at Albuquerque: MA in Hispanic Literature.
  • 1990-1994 University of Texas at El Paso: BA in Spanish Literature with a minor in Translation..

Teaching Experience

  • 2001-Present University of Houston. Assistant Professor of Hispanic Literature.
  • 2000-Nov University of Houston, Spanish 3304, Introduction to Hispanic Literature, Substitute.
  • 2000-Fall University of Houston, Spanish 3331 Mexican American Literature, Assistant.
  • 1999-2000 North Harris Community College, Beginning Spanish I, 1401 and Beginning Spanish II, 1402.
  • 1999-2000 University of Houston, Spanish 3331, Mexican American Literature, Assistant.
  • 1998-Spring University of Houston, Spanish 3331, Mexican American Literature, Substitute.
  • 1998-Fall University of Houston, Spanish 3331 Mexican-American Literature. Taught the course for one semester.
  • 1995-1996 University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, Teaching Assistant for courses on several levels of Spanish, from beginning to fourth semester in native and non-native tracks.

Publications

  • “Graciela Limón.” The Historical Anthology of United States Hispanic Literature. NY: Oxford University Press, 2001. (Bio-bibliographic header).
  • “Las aventuras de don Chipote o, Cuando los pericos mamen, una novela carnavalesca.” Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage, Volume IV. Houston: Arte Público Press, 2001.
  • “María Luisa Garza.” The Historical Anthology of United States Hispanic Literature. NY: Oxford University Press, 2001. (Bio-bibliographic header).
  • “La palabra me sonó extraña by Matilde Pons, a parodical response to Freud’s psychoanalysis.” The Politics of the Written Word in the Americas Proceedings Waco: Baylor University, 1999.

Awards and Grants

  • 2002 New Faculty Research Grant, University of Houston.
  • 2002 NEH Summer Institute “Hispanic Gendering of the Americas”
  • 1999-2000 Spanish Ph.D. Fellowship, University of Houston Modern and Classical Languages Department
  • 1996-1999 Research Assistantship, University of Houston
  • 1996-1997 Dolores Mitchell Scholarship, University of Houston
  • 1994-1996 Teaching Assistantship, University of New Mexico