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José Miguel Lemus, Ph.D.

Hitchcock 110-A

Phone: (402) 280-2765

Modern Languages and Literatures

Fax: (402) 280-3703

Creighton University 
2500 California Plaza 
Omaha, NE 68178

E-Mail:
JoseMiguelLemus@creighton.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Spanish)
  • M.A. New Mexico State University (Spanish)
  • B.A. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Journalism)

Courses Taught

Representative Courses Taught:

  • At Creighton University
    Intermediate Spanish
    Spanish Grammar Context
    Intermediate Hispanic Culture (Spring 2013)
    Latin – American Culture & Civilization (Spring 2013)
  • At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
        Advance Spanish Conversation (Service Learning)
        Spanish-American Authors I and II
    Advanced Reading
    Advanced Writing 
    Intensive Writing
  • At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Readings in Hispanic Texts
    Intro Hispanic Literature I
    Oral Spanish
    Intensive Spoken Spanish
    El mundo hispano-americano

Research Interest

  • 18th Century Latin American Literature
  • Transatlantic Studies
  • Post Colonial Studies
  • Community-based Service-learning
  • Periodical Studies

Selected Publications & Presentations

Selected Publications:

  • “México: Doscientos años de soledad” Chapter in collection Conciencia Mexicana. Lubbock: Texas Tech University, 2010.
  • “García Márquez: El Prestidigitador de las Palabras.” Lationamérica. Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. 43 (2006.2): 37-57.
  • “Aparece el primer número de la revista Escenario.” Latin American Theater Review. 39 (Fall 2005): 48, 70.
  • “La Noche de Maquiavelo.” (Political Essay) 1ª. Edición de los Concursos Culturales del Campus de Gipuzkoa de la UPV-EHU. Gipuzkoa: Universidad del País Vasco, 2005.
  • “España cometió el error de no apostar por Latinoamérica.” (Entrevista con el escritor Javier Cercas) INTI: Revista de Literatura Hispánica. 61-62 (2005): 319-323.
  • “El decálogo periodístico de Ikram Antaki.” Revista Mexicana de la Comunicación. 13.70 (2001): 24-25.
  • “La primera novela escrita en Ciudad Juárez: El Evangelio de Judas de Keryoth, de José U. Escobar (1936).” Armario 64 (Spring 2000): 29-30.

Selected Presentations:

  • “Imperio de papel: Identidad patriótica vs. Identidad nacionalista en la prensa española ‘periférica’ del siglo XVIII.” (The Southwest Council of Latin American Studies: SCOLAS. San Juan, Puerto Rico) March, 2011.
  • “De la patria criolla a la nación mexicana: Surgimiento del proto-nacionalismo mexicano en la prensa novohispana del siglo XVIII.” (Seventh Biennial Conference on Spanish and Spanish-America Cultural Studies. Florida International University, Miami, Fl.) April, 2010.
  • “The Spanish & Illinois Program: Being Here, Struggling Here.” (3rd Biennial Latina/o Studies Graduate Student Conference. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) February, 2007.
  • “Mexico and Spain as a Unified Imagined Community: The República and the Construction of the Transatlantic Empathy.” (Center for Latin American Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) September, 2006.
  • “Como un mismo país: México y España como comunidad imaginaria durante la Guerra Civil española.” (Biannual Conference on Transatlantic Studies. Brown University. Providence, RI.)  April, 2006.
  • “La Construción textual de la imagen de Cristobal Colón.” (Tierra-Tinta Conference. University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK) October, 2005.
    “Historia Oral como herramienta en los cursos universitarios para nativo-hablantes del español en los Estados Unidos.” (Indiana University-Purdue, Indianapolis, IN) July, 2005.
  • “El difícil retorno: Actitudes de aceptación y rechazo entre hispanos en la frontera Juárez-El Paso.” (30th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest. Albuquerque, New Mexico) September, 2001.
  • “Bilingüismo y Frontera.” (The Seventh Annual Conference on Teaching Spanish. New Mexico State University) July, 2001.
  • “Una relación intertextual entre Juan José Arreola y Leonardo Da Vinci.” (VIII Jornadas Metropolitanas de Estudios Culturales. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México DF) June, 2001.

Biography

Dr. José Miguel Lemus specializes in the late colonial newspapers (18th Century). A native of Mexico City, Dr. Lemus earned a degree in journalism from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He practiced journalism as reporter and as editor in Mexico City and in the US-Mexico border. He also holds a M.A. in Latin American Literature from the New Mexico State University. He has extensive experience in community-based service learning, and in coordinating study abroad programs. He is Copy-editor of the Decimonónica: Electronic Journal of Nineteenth Century Hispanic Cultural Production. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Nebraska Appleseed—an organization in favor of “core values, common ground, and equal justice.”