María Antonia García de la Torre, PhD

María Antonia García de la Torre, Ph.D.

Hitchcock 111-C

Phone: (402) 280-3480

Modern Languages and Literatures

Fax: (402) 280-3703

Creighton University 
2500 California Plaza 
Omaha, NE 68178

E-Mail:
MariaAntoniaGarciadelaTorre@creighton.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Spanish Literature)
  • M.A. University CEU San Pablo-Madrid (Journalism)
  • B.A. University of Los Andes-Bogotá (Literature)

Courses Taught

  • 20th Century Spanish Literature
  • Spanish Civil War Literature
  • Basic, intermediate and advanced Spanish
  • Transatlantic Hispanic Literature

Area of Academic Interest

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

Recent Academic Activity

  • "Spanish historiography under Franco". The XVIII Annual Hispanic and Lusophone Studies Symposium. Ohio state University. April 2015.
  • "Leer 'Angosta' en Angosta" about Angosta by Héctor Abad Faciolince. University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s MACHL, Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. October 2012.
  • “Los ovillos de Italo Calvino”. Conference about the hypertext in Italo Calvino. National University of Colombia. 2004. 
  • “Los ovillos de Italo Calvino”. International Book Fair of Bogotá, Colombia. 2005.
  • “Amor furtivo en un fragmento”, about Fragmentos de amor furtivo by Héctor Abad Faciolince. International Book Fair of Bogotá. Colombia. 2004.
  • “La conciencia estallada”. III Encuentro de escritores de América Latina y España. Convenio Andrés Bello. Bogotá, Colombia 2003.
  • “The fixed Price, a strategy that favors bookstores”. (El precio fijo, una estrategia en pro de las librerías) co author: Richard Uribe. CERLALC-UNESCO, 2006.
  • "Italo Calvino's ball of wool" (Los ovillos de Italo Calvino). Revista Espéculo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2004.

Books

Books:

  • Pop Corn Fields (Campos de pop corn). Peregrino Ediciones. Bogotá: 2015
  • Italo Calvino's ball of wool (Los ovillos de Italo Calvino) Laureated dissertation. In "Colección de Tesis Meritorias" University of Los Andes. Bogotá: 2005.
  • El precio fijo, una estrategia en pro de las librerías. Co-authored with Richard Uribe. CERLALC-Unesco. Bogotá: 2006.