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

 

 

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.