Rubén Pelayo

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Professor of Spanish: Latin American Literature 20th-Century
(Ph.D. University of California, Riverside)
E-mail: pelayor1@southernct.edu
Telephone: (203) 392-6752
Office: Engleman Hall D-139

 

 

Dr. Pelayo was Awarded the Diploma of Distinguished Visitor
by the City of Oaxaca, Mexico

 

Research Interests

The Life and Works of Gabriel García Márquez, Literary Criticism, Textual Experimentation in Contemporary Latin American Literature, Pedagogy, Translation, Spanish Language Acquisition.

Book Publications:

Gabriel García Márquez: A Biography. Wesport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009.

La voz: Fonética y fonología españolas. New York: Prentice Hall, 2007

Pupazzo's Colorful World. Trans. New Haven, CT: Keylock Kreations, 2006.

Gabriel García Márquez: A Critical Companion. Wesport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001

Mass-Media Publications:

A Portrait of Gabriel García Márquez. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3c6JVe2iKw

You Tube. You Tube, LLC, 20 December, 2013.

The Myth of One Hundred Years of Solitude. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR9GAskpPnE

You Tube. You Tube, LLC, 20 December, 2013.

Essay Publications:

"Las mulatas peregrinas de Gabriel García Márquez." Red Iberoamericana de Pedagogía. editorial@rediberoamericanadepedagogia.com Colombia: Redipe, 2013.

"The Mythical South: From Mississippi to the Magdalena and into the Mainstream." Latin American Studies: Critiques of Cinema, Literatures, Politics, and Revolution, ed. David Gallagher. Palo Alto, CA: Academica Press (2012): 83-106.

"La estructura novelística de Laura Esquivel: de chocolate, de amor y de deseo." Red Iberoamericana de Pedagogía. editorial@rediberoamericanadepedagogia.com Colombia: Redipe, 2012.

"Mujeres en el espejo: Susana la peor de todas." Texto crítico. México: Universidad Veracruzana (2006): 47-60.

"Los usos del lenguaje y los procedimientos estilístico-textuales en la novelística de José Agustín." CiberLetras. 1-13. http://www.lehman.edu/ciberletras/v11/pelayo2.html.   July, 2004.

"La estructura novelística en la narrativa de Sara Sefchovich." Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. México: Eón, Año VIII, No. 20, Vol. 9 (2003) : 37-52.

"Textual experimentation in the Narrative of Alberto Ruy Sánchez." Connecticut Review. New Britain, CT.21, 2 (1999): 125-133.

"Treinta años de erotismo en la novelística de José Agustín." Texto crítico. México: Universidad Veracruzana (1998): 69-81.

"Alberto Ruy Sánchez: Los nombres del aire." Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. El Paso, TX. (1997): 76-80.

"Censura, lenguaje, y sexualidad en José Agustín." Monóculo. Los Ángeles, CA. 1:3 (1991): 34-41.

Other Publications:

--Immersion and Let's Talk Spanish Today. Penton's Dynamic Conversational Foreign Language Program, Penton Overseas, Inc. Carlsbad, CA, 1994.

--Aprenda en su auto. Inglés nivel Dos, Serie Cintas de Idiomas, Penton Overseas, Inc., Carlsbad, CA, 1993.

--Learn in Your Car. Spanish Level Three, Series Language Tapes, Penton Overseas, Inc., Carlsbad, CA. 1992.

--Aprenda en su auto. Inglés Nivel Uno, Serie Cintas de Idiomas, Penton Overseas, Inc., Carlsbad, CA. 1992.

Selected Presentations:

** "Las mulatas en la obra de Gabriel García Márquez: voz, amor y magia." AATSP-CT (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese). Fairfield University: Fairfield, CT. April 19, 2013.

**"Las mujeres en los cuentos de Gabriel García Márquez." Mujeres Empresarias de México: Poliforum Siqueiros. Mexico City, August 9, 2012.

**"Darío, Neruda y Paz para principiantes" AATSP-CT (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese). Fairfield University. Fairfield, CT. April 38, 2012.

**"Teoría y práctica: El ahogado más hermoso del mundo, La cuentística de Gabriel García Márquez." AATSP CT (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese). Quinnipiac University: Hamden, CT. October, 29, 2011.

**"Transgression in Translation Through Interpretation." The American Comparative Literature Association: ACLA Annual Conference. The paper examines transgression in English, French, Hungarian and Chinese, from the original in Spanish --as seen in the first chapter of One Hundred Years of Solitude. March 31-April 3. Vancouver, Canada, 2011.

**"The Mythical South: From the Mississippi to the Magdalena and into the Mainstream." The American Comparative Literature Association: ACLA Annual Conference. April 1-4, 2010. New Orleans, LA. **"Women in Gabriel García Márquez's Short Stories." Latin American Studies Association: LASA 2007 XXVII International Congress. September 5-8. Montreal, Canada, 2007.

**Chair: "Feminine Voice: Literature, Identity and Nation." III Symposium On Transatlantic Visions. Luso-Hispanic Voices: Nation, Language and Identity. University of Massachusetts-Amherst. April 27-29. 2007.

**"Friday the 13th vs. Martes 13: Culture in Communicative Language Teaching." Single session workshop for: CT COLT Fall Conference 2005, Learning Languages: Never Too Early, Never Too Late. Hartford, Connecticut. October 17, 2005.

**Organizer, Moderator, and Reader for "The Impact of the Don Quixote (1605-2005) "0n the Culture of the Modern and Postmodern World." Southern Connecticut State University. New Haven, CT. April 22-23, 2005.

**"De chocolate, de amor y de deseo: la estructura novelística de Laura Esquivel." 9th Congress of Contemporary Mexican Literature. El Paso, Texas, March 5, 2004.

**"Mujeres en el espejo: Susana, la peor de todas." XXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Dallas, Texas, March 27, 2003.

**"García Márquez's Short Stories in Medias Res." SCSU's Research Conference "In Medias Res." November 1, 2003.

**"Bringing Gabriel García Márquez to the American Classroom." An Interdisciplinary, University-wide Conference "On Responsibility." Southern Connecticut State University. September 23, 2000.

**"The Life and Works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, 17th Century Feminist of Mexico." Women's History Month, Southern Connecticut State University. March 7, 2000.

**"Sara Sefchovich: La señora de los sueños." 2nd Gender Issues in Current Scholarship: Works-In-Progress by CSU & Consortium Faculty. Central Connecticut State University. April 17, 1999.

**"Sara Sefchovich: cosmopolitismo, erotismo y feminismo en México." Cuarto Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. University of Texas at El Paso. March 5, 1999.

**"Alberto Ruy Sánchez y el cosmopolitismo literario" Tercer Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. University of Texas at El Paso, TX. March 7, 1998.

**"La experimentación, el lenguaje y el deseo en la narrativa de Ruy Sánchez." Segundo Congreso de Literatura Contemporánea. University of Texas at El Paso. March 7, 1997.

**"La estructura y funciones del narrador en la novelística de José Agustín." University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH. May 11, 1996.

**"La estructura y funciones del narratario en Bye Bye Tenochtitlan: Digo yo no más digo."University of Texas at El Paso, TX. March 8, 1996.

**"Literatura de la Onda: José Agustín y la Literatura Contestataria del Poder." New Britain, CT. October 22, 1994.

**"La Onda: literatura contestataria del poder." Fullerton, CA. October 19, 1991.

**"El teatro de José Agustín, producción polifacética y realidad." San Francisco, CA. October 27, 1990.

**"Censorship, Language, and Sexuality in José Agustín." Long Beach, CA, April 26, 1990.