Author: Claudia Cavallin

Mother of two. Journalist. Literature Professor. Lover of Cities.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Courses taught at the University of Oklahoma.

Spring 2016 – Spring 2021

https://www.ou.edu/cas/modlang/people/spanish/c-c-calanche

SPAN-1115 Beginning Spanish.

SPAN-1225 Beginning Spanish (Continued).

SPAN-3073 Grammar in Conversational Communication.

http://spanish3073.oucreate.com/

SPAN-3763 Spanish for Journalism.

SPAN- 3763 Medical Spanish.

Courses taught at the Universidad Simón Bolívar.

Fall 2006 – Fall 2016

https://www.ll.usb.ve/inicio/personal-acad%C3%A9mico

Language I

Language II

Language III

LLC-356 Imagined City. Urban visions in literature and cinema.

Courses taught at the Universidad de Los Andes.

Fall 1997 – Spring 2005

http://www.saber.ula.ve/handle/123456789/9317

Cultural Journalism

Environmental Journalism

Theory of Journalism

Introduction to Journalism

INTERVIEWS

“We’ve Never Been This Virtual Before (Twitter, May 22nd, 10:16 am)”: An Interview with Margo Glantz. Translated by Jenna Tang. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/november/we%E2%80%99ve-never-been-virtual-twitter-may-22nd-1016am-interview-margo-glantz

“Limits and constrictions are usually stimulants for creativity”: An Interview with Luisa Valenzuela. Translated by Ardyn Clayton. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/august/%E2%80%9Climits-and-constrictions-are-usually-stimulants-creativity%E2%80%9D-interview-luisa-valenzuela

“Literature is constructed not out of certainties, but in the absence of them”: An Interview with Patricio Pron”. Translated by Travis Price. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/may/%E2%80%9Cliterature-constructed-not-out-certainties-absence-them%E2%80%9D-interview-patricio-pron

“The big intervention that literature can make is on literature itself”: An Interview with Diamela Eltit“. Translated by Slava Faybysh. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/february/%E2%80%9C-big-intervention-literature-can-make-literature-itself%E2%80%9D-interview-diamela-eltit.

“The Existence of the Strangest Happiness: An Interview with Maria Fernanda Ampuero“. Translated by Rosario Drucker Davis. Latin American Literature Today. 2019. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/november/existence-strangest-happiness-interview-mar%C3%ADa-fernanda-ampuero

“The Mother is the Homeland and One Has the Right to Die in Her”: An Interview with Karina Sainz Borgo.  Translated by Rosario Drucker Davis.  Latin American Literature Today. 2019. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/august/%E2%80%9C-mother-homeland-and-one-has-right-die-her%E2%80%9D-interview-karina-sainz-borgo

“Felipe Restrepo Pombo: Any writer who wants to specialize has to be a voracious reader”: A Conversation with Claudia Cavallin. Translated by Arthur Dixon. Latin American Literature Today. 2019. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/november/felipe-restrepo-pombo-%E2%80%9Cany-writer-who-wants-specialize-has-be-voracious-reader

“Jorge Carrión: A horizon of Bookshops that will keep changing over the years”: A Conversation with Claudia Cavallin. Translated by Arthur Dixon. Latin American Literature Today. 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/august/jorge-carri%C3%B3n-%E2%80%9C-horizon-bookshops-will-keep-changing-over-years%E2%80%9D-conversation-claudia

“Lucas García París: Outside of narrative, you don’t exist”: A Conversation with Claudia Cavallin. Translated by Sarah Warmker. Latin American Literature Today. 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/may/lucas-garc%C3%ADa-par%C3%ADs-%E2%80%9Coutside-narrative-you-don%E2%80%99t-exist-conversation-claudia-cavall%C3%ADn

“Searching for Ways to Sacralize Desire”: An Interview with Ana Clavel. Translated by Arthur Dixon. Latin American Literature Today. 2017. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2017/april/searching-ways-sacralize-desire-interview-ana-clavel-claudia-cavall%C3%ADn

TRANSLATIONS

Claudia Cavallin. Nota Bene: November 2020. Latin American Literature Today. November 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/november/nota-bene-november-2020

Claudia Cavallin. Nota Bene. Latin American Literature Today. August 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/august/nota-bene-august-2020

Hill, Rowena. Three Poems. Colaboratorio Avila: A translation collective formed by Katie Brown, Claudia Cavallín, María Gracia Pardo, and Raquel Rivas Rojas. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/august/three-poems-rowena-hill

Ber, Krina. Of Knives and Forks. Colaboratorio Avila: A translation collective formed by Katie Brown, Claudia Cavallín, María Gracia Pardo, and Raquel Rivas Rojas. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/august/knives-and-forks-krina-ber

Giusti Cavallin, Juliana. Couleur Additive: A propósito de un mural de Carlos Cruz-Diez. Colaboratorio Avila: A translation collective formed by Katie Brown, Claudia Cavallín, María Gracia Pardo, and Raquel Rivas Rojas. En: “Papel Literario”, Diario El Nacional. July 2020.

https://www.elnacional.com/papel-literario/couleur-additive-a-proposito-de-un-mural-de-carlos-cruz-diez/

Zafra, Zakarías. Three Poems. Colaboratorio Avila: A translation collective formed by Katie Brown, Claudia Cavallin, María Gracia Pardo, and Raquel Rivas Rojas. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/may/three-poems-zakar%C3%ADas-zafra

Claudia Cavallin. Nota Bene. Latin American Literature Today. May 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2020/may/nota-bene-may-2020

Crow Mary, Dungy Camille, Steensen Saha, and Beachy-Quick Dan. Colorado. Translations/Traducciones. Colaboratorio Avila: A translation collective formed by Katie Brown, Claudia Cavallin, María Gracia Pardo, and Raquel Rivas Rojas. Latin American Literature Today. 2020. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/november/colorado-translationstraducciones-mary-crow-camille-dungy-sasha-steensen-and-dan

Pitman, Thea. Latin American Electronic Literature Created by Women. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2019. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/may/latin-american-electronic-literature-created-women-thea-pitman

Cavallin, Claudia. Nota Bene. Latin American Literature Today. May 2019. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/may/nota-bene-may-2019

Cavallin, Claudia. Nota Bene. Latin American Literature Today. February 2019. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/february/nota-bene-february-2019

Cavallin, Claudia. Nota Bene. Latin American Literature Today. August 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/august/nota-bene-august-2018

Henson, George. Achy Obejas: “Translation as Something to Play With”: A Conversation with George Henson. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/february/achy-obejas-translation-something-play-conversation-george-henson

Liliana Ancalao and the Poetry of Puel Mapu. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2017, ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/february/liliana-ancalao-and-poetry-puel-mapu-seth-michelson

Dixon, Arthur. Hunter of Stories de Eduardo Galeano. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2018/febrero/hunter-stories-de-eduardo-galeano

Heing, Bridey. A Working Woman de Elvira Navarro. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2018/febrero/working-woman-de-elvira-navarro

Clary, William. Antonio Skármeta: Nuevas Lecturas de César Ferreira and Jason Jolley. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2017/octubre/antonio-sk%C3%A1rmeta-nuevas-lecturas-de-c%C3%A9sar-ferreira-and-jason-jolley

Rojo, Alberto. Physics and Poetry: An Introduction to Luis Correa-Díaz. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2017. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2017/octubre/f%C3%ADsica-y-poes%C3%ADa-una-introducci%C3%B3n-luis-corread%C3%ADaz-de-alberto-g-rojo

Fuentealba Millaguir, Mariela. Betrayal. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2017. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2017/octubre/traici%C3%B3n-de-mariela-fuentealba-millaguir

Dixon, Arthur. From Kechurewe to Standing Rock: Indigenous Literature in Latin American Literature Today. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2017. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2017/july/de-kechurewe-standing-rock-literatura-ind%C3%ADgena-en-latin-american-literature-today-de

Brescia, Pablo. Una selección personal / A Personal Selection” by Juan José Arreola. Translated by Claudia Cavallin. Latin American Literature Today. 2017. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/es/2017/july/una-selecci%C3%B3n-personal-personal-selection-de-juan-jos%C3%A9-arreola

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNALS

La vida alegre de Daniel Centeno Maldonado par Claudia Cavallin. Traduction L’autre Amérique. L’autre Amérique Numéro 2: la littérature péruvienne à l’honneur. 2021.

http://www.autreamerique.com/2021/04/23/la-vida-alegre-de-daniel-centeno-maldonado-par-claudia-cavallin/?fbclid=IwAR0D2us6BF0N9mLf_tv0obgOhf8jHzHEPIZGDkxTLrq41GRvoDLM8K4Flh8

Diarios 1988-1989: La insubordinación de los márgenes by Victoria de Stefano. Translated by Arthur Dixon. Latin American Literature Today.  2018. ISSN 2572-8822

http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2018/february/diarios-19881989-la-insubordinaci%C3%B3n-de-los-m%C3%A1rgenes-victoria-de-stefano

Entre la nación y el cuerpo: Nelson Garrido y la ruptura de los bordes. El Nacional. Caracas/México, February 14th. 2018

http://www.el-nacional.com/noticias/entretenimiento/entre-nacion-cuerpo-nelson-garrido-ruptura-los-bordes_223023

El lenguaje de la metrópoli. Revista Ciudades. Red de Investigación. Año 24, No. 97. México 2013. ISSN 0187-8611

http://www.rniu.buap.mx/ficha/facademica.php?nr=522&tipo=in

Ciudades rápidas, anónimas y fragmentadas. El imaginario del habitar y la realidad de vivir en las ciudades contemporáneas latinoamericanas. Revista Mundo Nuevo. Instituto de Altos Estudios de América Latina Año IV, No. 9. (mayo-agosto) Caracas 2012. ISSN: 2310-2799

http://www.usb.ve/home/node/1746

Writing with anger: Luisa Valenzuela and her visionof a dictatorial regime. Revista Acta Literaria. 109-115. 2008. ISSN: 0717-6848

https://scielo.conicyt.cl/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0717-68482008000100009&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en

Cola de Lagartija. Revista Letras, 51. 2007 ISSN: 0378-381

http://ve.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0459-12832009000100012

La estética de la violencia en “El Apando” de José Revueltas. Revista Espéculo, 37. ISSN-e 1139-3637, Nº. 37, 2007

https://webs.ucm.es/info/especulo/numero37/elapando.html

BOOKS

Ciudades de Película. Ficciones urbanas del cine, la literatura y la música. Eae Editorial Academia Espanola. 2012. ISBN: 9783659046643

https://bookshop.org/books/ciudades-de-pelicula/9783659046643

Espectros de La Palabra: La Metáfora En Borges. Eae Editorial Academia Espanola. 2012. ISBN: 9783845494418

https://bookshop.org/books/espectros-de-la-palabra-la-metafora-en-borges/9783845494418

“La letra C”. En: Pasajeras, Antología del Cautiverio. Editorial Lector Cómplice. 2020. ISBN: 9789804290179

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tjrzd4ts191qrlk/Pasajeras%20-%20Antolog%C3%ADa%20del%20cautiverio-%20VVAA.pdf?dl=0

CLAUDIA CAVALLIN


ccavallin@ou.edu 

Writer and university professor. Author of the books Ciudades de película: Ficciones urbanas del cine, la literatura y la música (Editorial Académica Española, 2012) and Espectros de la palabra. La metáfora en Borges: los juegos del lenguaje que hacen posible la configuración de un universo de imágenes recursivas (Editorial Académica Española, 2012). Between 2012 and 2015, she was director of the academic journal Estudios. Revista de Investigaciones Literarias y Culturales. She is currently working toward her doctorate in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics of the University of Oklahoma.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2020. Film and Media Studies Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of Oklahoma.

2016 – present. Spanish Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma.

2015 (one semester) Visiting Professor at the Department of Philology at the University of Salamanca, Spain.

2006 –present. University Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela. Associate Professor. Department of Language and Literature. Subjects: Language I, Language II, Language III, and LLC-356 Imagined City. Urban visions in literature and cinema.

2011-2016. Washington Academy, Caracas, Venezuela. Bilingual School. Teacher of Language and Literature. Washington Academy is an authorized school to offer the IB Middle Year Program and Diploma Program.

1997 – 2005. The University of Los Andes. Táchira, Venezuela. Associate Professor. Department of Social Communication. Subjects: Cultural Journalism, Environmental Journalism, Theory of Journalism, Introduction to Journalism

EDUCATION

M.A. Master’s Degree in Latin American and Caribbean Literature at the University of Los Andes, June 2000.
Bachelor of Social Communication (Journalism) Mention Humanistic Development, University of Los Andes, September 1996.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Lowell & Frances Dunham Scholarship, Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. Oklahoma 2021

Hazel Brakebill Perrault Scholarship, Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. Oklahoma 2020

Olive Hawes Scholarship, Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. Oklahoma. 2019

Robberson Conference Presentation & Creative Exhibition Travel Grant, Oklahoma. 2019

Robberson Conference Presentation & Creative Exhibition Travel Grant, Oklahoma, 2018.

Erasmus Mundus Action 2. PRECIoSA – Programme of Exchange & Cooperation for International Studies between Europe and South America. Padova, 2014.

CONFERENCES

The return of Venezuelan migrant children during the period of political and pandemic crisis as part of the panel: “Return Migration (2)” into the Track: Migration and refugees for the Virtual Congress. Latin American Studies Association LASA2021, May 2021.

Massive child migration as a result of the political crisis in Venezuela as part of the panel: “Los niños en la migración y el sacrificio de las madres”, into the Track: Migración, desplazamientos, diásporas for Latin American Studies Association LASA2020 Guadalajara, Mexico. May 2020.

Irony and the Modern Theatre as a mirror of political repression in Venezuela. International Symposium (Re) Thinking Venezuela:  Critical Approaches to a Fractured Country. Cornell University April, 2020.

The Venezuelan Political Reality Inside Literature That Replaces Journalism.  (Presentation) into the Track: “Approaches To Truth From Chronicles and Journalism”. 67th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS) . New Mexico State University April, 2020

Fragments of contemporary literature in the environment of Venezuelan virtual reality (Presentation) into the Track: Literature of the Americas.  Latin American Studies Association LASA Boston, USA. Robberson Conference Presentation & Creative Exhibition Travel Grant. Boston, Massachusetts. May 2019.

Imagination and crisis: the challenges of teaching Venezuelan literature abroad (Workshop) into the Track: Education, Citizenship, and Inclusion.  Latin American Studies Association LASA Boston, USA. Robberson Conference Presentation & Creative Exhibition Travel Grant. Boston, Massachusetts. May 2019.

The Humanitarian and Political Crisis in Venezuela: An Informational Session. Department of Modern Languages, Literature and Linguistics,  Spanish Section. University of Oklahoma. February 2019.

Poster Venezuela Event Feb 2019

La modernización incorpórea. Cidade de Deus y el crecimiento de lo urbano frente a la inestabilidad de los cuerpos/ The disembodied modernization Cidade de Deus: The urban growth and the instability of the bodies. SCMLA 75th Annual Conference. Luso-Afro-Brazilian Language and Literature Panel.  San Antonio, TX, October 2018.

Recuperaciones y reinstalaciones topológico-políticas en las ficciones de Raúl Ruiz, Roberto Brodsky y García París into the Track: Film Studies.  Latin American Studies Association LASA Barcelona, Spain. Robberson Conference Presentation & Creative Exhibition Travel Grant. May 2018.

Blindness, by José Saramago: visions and destruction in the urban imaginary / Ensayo sobre la ceguera, de José Saramago: visiones y destrucciones en el imaginario urbano. SCMLA 74th Annual Conference. Luso-Afro-Brazilian Language and Literature Panel. Tulsa, OK. October 2017.

Borges and philosophy in an author/ Borges y la filosofía del autor. TIERRA TINTA; Thirteenth Annual Conference on Latin American, Peninsular, French, Francophone and Luso-Brazilian Literatures, Music, Visual Arts, or Cinema. Norman, OK. October 2017.

El cuerpo como ejercicio de memoria y resistencia en la escritura de Luisa Valenzuela. South Central Modern Language Asociaton SCMLA Conference. 73rd Annual Conference. Dallas, TX. October 2016.

Secuestro Express o La estética de la violencia en la narrativa cinematográfica. TIERRA TINTA; Twelfth Annual Conference on Latin American, Peninsular, French, Francophone and Luso-Brazilian Literatures, Music, Visual Arts or Cinema. October 2016.

La estética de la violencia en la narrativa venezolana. II Seminario Internacional de Posgraduados (II SIP-MUEAF) and VI Ciclo de Conferencias de Profesores Invitados del MUEAF, Departamento de Filosofía, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. February 2015.

ACADEMIC LINKS CITATIONS

Google Scholar:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_jEnFTcAAAAJ&hl=es&oi=ao

Citations:

“A Metaphorical Approach to the Execution of Management Roles” By Elsy Rodríguez Revelo. Revista Educación, vol. 44, núm. 2, Universidad de Costa Rica, 2020

https://www.scielo.sa.cr/scielo.php?pid=S2215-26442020000200348&script=sci_abstract

“Culture section today. From theoretical descriptions to practical reality. Case study of print media in Spain” By Montserrat Jurado Martín. Observatorio (OBS*) vol.13 no.2 Lisboa, jun. 2019 ISSN 1646-5954

http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1646-59542019000200008

“La Metáfora en el discurso especializado del genoma humano”. By Miriam Suárez Gallo. Tesix Doctoral s en Xarxa. Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Traducció i Ciències del llenguatge, jun. 2019

https://repositori.upf.edu/handle/10230/41964

“Luisa Valenzuela: The committed marginal. Toward a subaltern reading of El Mañana (2010)”. By Ana Duffy. A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The University of Queensland. Australia, jun. 2015

https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:386256

“Narrating from the Unrest in Venezuela’s History: Federico Vegas’s Falke”. By Carmen Victoria Vivas Lacour. Perífrasis. Revista de Literatura y Teoría Crítica. vol.2 no.4 Bogotá July/Dec. 2011

http://www.scielo.org.co/scielo.php?pid=S2145-89872011000200007&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en

Bibliografia secondaria, Luisa Valenzuela. UNIUD IT Cavallin Calanche, Claudia. “La escritura de la rabia: Luisa Valenzuela y la mirada de la dictadura”. Acta literaria, 36 (2008): 109-115.

https://www.uniud.it/it/ricerca/progetti/cilm/scritture-al-femminile/argentina/valenzuela-luisa

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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6095-2068

LIBERAL ARTS

Cavallin, Claudia (2015) Member of the founding team of the Liberal Arts career at the Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela, with Cristian Álvarez (Coordinator and Editor) Servando Álvarez (†) Mariella Azzato, Colette Capriles, Diana Castro de Sasso , Marisela Hernández, Luis Miguel Isava, Víctor Krebs, César Rangel (†), Nelson Tepedino, Gerardo Vivas.

Creator of the mention of Journalism (Social Communication).

https://www.leal.coord.usb.ve/inicio/coordinaci%C3%B3n-y-miembros-del-consejo-asesor

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