Associate Professor, Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Van Meter 154
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2002
M.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1997
B.A., Universidad de Traductores e Intérpretes de Granada, Spain, 1994
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
Language, identity and nation; literature and bilingual identity; gender and identity; Spanish in the media; and Spanish in the United States.
"Telling Identities: Latin American Crime Narratives for Local and International Markets in María, Full of Grace (Marston, 20004) and Rosario Tijeras (Mallié, 2005)." Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, Volume 29 (2011). Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
"Humorous Self Disclosures as Resistance to Socially Imposed Gender Roles." First author with Diana Boxer, University of Florida. Gender & Language. Issue 4.1. November 2010. England & Wales: Equinox Publishing Ltd.
"Breaking the Glass & Keeping the Ceiling: Discursive Practices of Two President of Latin American Michell Bachelet & Cristina Fernández Kirshner." To be published as chapter in a book on Women Presidents.
Dr. Cortés-Conde, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she obtained her Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics at the University of Texas, at Austin, and has a Licenciatura in Literature and Languages from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She has taught on Spanish dialectology, Latin American Cinema, Women and Politics in Latin America, and currently a course on Everyday Narratives. Her research interests center around issues of language, identity and culture. She has written on topics such as: Language, identity and nation; literature and bilingual identity; gender and identity; Spanish in the media; and Spanish in the United States. Her research on identity and nation was published in the book Los angloargentinos en Buenos Aires (The Anglo-Argentines in Buenos Aires). Her work on issues of language and women's identity was published in Gender and Language. She has also published on Latin American Cinema and the use of identity as a marking strategy in Studies in Latin American Culture. This research is part of book project Crimen, castigo y responsabilidad en el cine latinoamericano (Crime, Punishment and Responsibility in Latin American Cinema). Dr. Cortés-Conde has participated in numerous conferences both nationally and internationally.