Claudia Arteaga

Assistant Professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures

Department:Department of Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
Office Address: Balch 207
Office Phone: (909) 607-0077
Office Hours: T, Th 4-5pm
Email: Claudia.Arteaga@scrippscollege.edu
Claudia Arteaga

Academic History

MA in Spanish, Rutgers University (in the process of completing PhD)
BA in Linguistics and Literature, Catholic University in Lima, Peru

Personal Interests

Fields of interests are Andean Studies, Latin American postcolonial studies, Indigenous literature, and race and gender culture and video, popular environmentalist in Latin America, nation formation and nationalisms, ideologies.

Research interests: focus on textual and cinematic representation and self-representation on indigenous struggles in Peru and Bolivia. Her organizing work has addressed topics related to politics and literature in Latin America, interdisciplinary approaches for the study of Andean societies, and connections between activism and the academy.

Selected Research and Publications

Peer-reviewed articles:
“Dilemas de la representación audiovisual en dos documentales recientes sobre la selva peruana.” Latin American Research Review (forthcoming 2016, under revisions).

“Threads of My Life and New Turns for a Discussion on Indigenous Testimonio: Reframing Identity and The Indigenous as Epistemology.” LL Journal. Graduate Center, CUNY (Dec, 2014)

“Dislocaciones lingüísticas en la aldea global: testimonios de dos migrantes sudamericanos en EEUU. ” Mester. Literary Journal of the Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California. 40.1 (2012).

Other publications:
With Laura Vargas. “Dislocating Decolonial Feminist Genealogies and the Making of a Chi’xi Feminism”. El Beisman (2014). http://www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=276. Web

With Gerardo Muñoz. “La disponibilidad de lo inédito: entrevista a Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui.” Lobo suelto (2014). http://anarquiacoronada.blogspot.com.ar/2014/04/la-disponibilidad de-lo-inedito.html. Web

“Repensando la resistencia popular en la Bolivia contemporánea: También la lluvia, de Icíar Bollaín.” Critica Latinoamericana. NYU-Columbia University Graduate Student Association. September 2012. http://criticalatinoamericana.com/repensando-laresistencia-popular-en-la-bolivia-contemporanea-resena-de-la-pelicula-tambien-la-lluvia/.

“Una propuesta andina: el testimonio de una campesina quechua.” Crónicas Urbanas 14 (2012): 7-17. Centro Guamán Poma de Ayala, Cusco, Perú.

Awards and Honors

  • Travel Grant, CLAS (Center for Latino American Studies). Rutgers University, Summer 2014.
  • Rutgers Teacher-Scholar Fellowship at Rutgers University-Newark. Fall 2013-Spring 2014.
  • Funds for the event “Sumak Kawsay & Bolivarianism Today: Building the Good Life through Popular Democracy” (on behalf of Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Group).
  • Center for Global Advancement and International Affair (GAIA) for the 2013-2014 Biennial Theme – Global Health!, Rutgers University, 2013.
  • Funds for Faculty and Student Research. CLAS. Rutgers University, Summer 2012.
  • Summer Pre-Dissertation Travel Award. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University. 2011.
  • First Place, Adolfo Snaidas Best Graduate Student Essay Award with “Deseo y raza en el hombre negro de las Antillas en Fanon y Césaire.” Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University. 2009.

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 134 - Indigenous Women, Representations and Struggles in Latin America
  • SPAN 33 - Intermediate Spanish