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Mihyang Cecilia Hwangpo


Mihyang Cecilia Hwangpo
Mihyang Cecilia Hwangpo

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

Away 2017-18 - Academic Year in Spain
Christian A. Johnson Hall 204
315-859-4777

Cecilia Hwangpo's main area of specialization is the discourses of national identity in Argentina and Cuba in the early 20th century. Her research interests are Latin American literature and culture, 20th-century theatre, el sainete criollo and essay. Her published articles include "Indagación del choteo: un llamado para el cambio en el modo de ser cubano," "José Antonio Ramos y la identidad nacional cubana: sentido, lenguaje y espacio" and "Los inmigrantes: el otro en el teatro argentino de principios del siglo XX."  She joined the Hamilton faculty in 1998, after earning a doctorate from Yale University.

Recent Courses Taught

Ficciones del delito
Modernismo

Research Interests

Latin American literature and culture, 20th-century theatre and essay and el sainete

Distinctions

  • UBA CYT Project Award, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2010-12
  • The Class of 1966 Career Development Award, Hamilton College, 2004-05
  • Yale University Dissertation Fellowship, 1996-97
  • "Segunda Mención Honorífica," XXIX International Literary Contest, Sponsored by CEPI, New York, 1992
  • Yale University Fellowship, 1991-96

Selected Publications

  • “La destrucción y la creación en Los siameses y Flores de papel,” Romance Quarterly 57.3 (2010): 205-217.
  • “El compadre: un tipo porteño liminal y espacial,” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 70 (2009): 257-272.
  • “Martínez Estrada y Scalabrini Ortiz: la narrativa argentina y los discursos de identidad nacional,” Revista Iberoamérica, (2004): 191-206.
  • Review: Manuel Ramos. Brown on Brown. A Luis Móntez Mystery. Crítica Hispánica 26 (2004):214-217.
  • “El tango y el sainete en la (re)construcción de los discursos de identidad nacional.” The 16th Annual Pennsylvania Foreign Language Conference: Selected Proceedings (2004):101-109.
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  • “Los inmigrantes: el otro en el teatro argentino de principios del siglo XX,” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 57 (2003): 17-29.
  • “José Antonio Ramos y la identidad nacional cubana: sentido, lenguaje y espacio,” Crítica Hispánica 24 (2002): 239-258.
  • “Indagación del choteo: un llamado para el cambio en el modo de ser cubano,” Revista Horizontes 43 (2001): 207-219.
  • Review: M. Calderón Campos. Análisis lingüístico del género chico andaluz y Rioplatense (1870-1920). Hispanic Review 69.3 (2001): 381-382.

College Service

  • General director, Hamilton College Academic Year in Spain, 2013-present
  • Diversity advocate for Hispanic Studies Department, 2013-present
  • Search committee, Hispanic Studies Department, 2013-present
  • Search committee, off-campus study director
  • Department tenure committee
  • Director in residence, Hamilton College Academic Year in Spain, 2006-07, 2012-13
  • Foreign languages office assistant search committee
  • Academic coordinator search committee, Hamilton College Academic Year in Spain
  • CAP Diversity Sub-Committee
  • Faculty advisor, Schambach Scholars
  • Chair, Hispanic Studies Faculty Appointment, 2008, 2009
  • Chair, Hispanic Studies Department, 2007-11
  • Board of Directors, Hamilton College Academic Year in Spain, 2005-present
  • Acting chair, Latin American Studies Department, 2005
  • Advisor, Spanish Club, 2003-05
  • Founder and editor, Encuentros, Hispanic Studies Depatment newsletter
  • Committee on Student Activities, 2003-04
  • Secretary, Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Honor Society, 2003
  • Co-designer, Spanish placement test
  • Organizer, Spanish ACTFL test, 2001-05
  • Assistant professor search committee, 2000-04
  • Latin American Studies Committee, 1999-present
  • Spanish table, 1998-2003

Professional Affiliations

  • Modern Language Association
  • Latin American Studies Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Phi Sigma Iota National Honor Society

Appointed to the Faculty: 1998

Educational Background

Ph.D., Yale University
M.A., Yale University
M. Phil., Yale University
B.A., Lehman College

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