Dr. Shelly Jarrett Bromberg

Shelly Jarrett Bromberg

Dr. Shelly Jarrett Bromberg
Associate Professor

Education

1997 University of Texas, Austin, TX
Ph.D., Comparative Literature,

1989 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
M.A., Latin American Studies,

1984 University of Colorado, Denver, CO
B.A., Spanish Language and Literature,


Professional Experience

2012 - Present Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Chair and Associate Professor Department of Spanish and Portuguese

2009 - 2012 Miami University, Hamilton, Ohio
Associate Professor of Spanish, American, and Latin American Studies

2003 – 2008 Miami University, Hamilton, Ohio
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies

2001 - 2003 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

1998 - 2001 University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Literature and Literary Theory Department of Liberal Arts

1998 DeKalb Community College, Clarkston, Georgia
Instructor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages

1995 Al Manar Language Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Instructor of English

1989 - 94 University of Texas at Austin, Texas
Assistant Instructor of Spanish, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Publications

Forthcoming

  • “Translating Diplomacy: President Juan Bosch, Ambassador John Bartlow Martin and The Indelible Spot. Latin American Research Review 53;2 (2018).
Book
  • Co-editor with Dr. Edith Clowes: Area Studies in the Global Age: Community, Place, Identity.  Chicago: Northern Illinois University Press (January 2016).

Book Chapters

  • “Ten million Trujillos is all we are:  Dominican Identity Beyond the trujillato” in, Area Studies in the Global Age: Community, Place, Identity.  Northern Illinois University Press (January 2016) 65-84

Articles

  • “Off the Map: Memorializing Trauma in 21st Century Dominican Identity”  Alter/nativas Spring 3: 2016.
  • “Leaving Home: Reconstructing Identity in the Wake of Trujillo, Pedro Vergés’Sólo cenizas hallarás.” Antipodas: Journal of Hispanic Studies: Trujillo, Trauma and Testimony (Special Issue) Winter 2009.
  • “No Tours Beyond This Point: From Service to Civic Learning in Latin American Studies.” Journal of Latinos and Education. 7:1 (2008) : 62 – 78.
  • “Which Way Did He Go? Identity, Culture and Nation in the Caribbean Diaspora.” Latin American Literary Review. 71 (2008) : 5 - 23.
  • “Transcultural Complementarity in Contrapunteo del tabaco y el azúcar by Fernando Ortiz.” Connecticut Review. (2002) : 167 - 79.
  • “From Magical Realism to Marvelous Reality.” "Marisol": A Program and Guide for Miami University Center for the Performing Arts November 1 - 4, 2001.
  • “The New Story of the Caribbean: Quantum Mechanics and Postmodern Theory in Antonio Benítez Rojo's La isla que se repite” / “La nueva historia del
  • Caribe: La mecánica cuántica y la teoría posmoderna.” Selected Papers of the
  • First International Conference. Ometeca Journal. 3&4 (1995) : 142 - 165.

Contributing Editor

  • “Fernando Ortiz”  Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.  South Carolina:  Layman Poupard Publishing.  (May 2016)
  • Encyclopedia of Literature and Science, ed.  Pamela Gossin, Wesport: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Book Reviews

  • Review of ALEJANDRO MARTÍNEZ. Actualidad y vigencia del Barroco. Madrid: Editorial Verbum. 2014. 101 pp. (Invited) Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos.
  • “Complicity and Social Construction.” Review of Subalternity and Representation:Arguments in Cultural Theory. John Beverley, Duke UP, 1999. In J'Ouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 7:1 (1999)
  • “The Differences of Identity.” Review of Borders, Exiles, and Diasporas. eds. Elazar Barkan and Marie - Denise Shelton, Stanford: U of Stanford P, 1998. In J'Ouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 5:1 (1998)

Contributing Editor

  • Encyclopedia of Literature and Science, ed. Pamela Gossin, Wesport: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Short Entries

  • Author of essay on "Antiquity 500 B.C.E. – A.D. 476) for “Literature and Science (Chronological Periods)" as well as entries on Douglas Adams, Ralph Ellison, Hesiod, Homer, Johannes Kepler, mythology, presocratic philosophers, Marcel Proust, and Jules Verne, An Encyclopedia of Literature and Science. ed. Pamela Gossin, Westport: Greenwood Press. 2002.
  • Short biographies of Emilio Ballagas, Antonio Benítez Rojo, Luis Britto García, Luis Cardoza y Aragón, Alejandro García Cartula, Encyclopedia of Latin American History, ed. Barbara A. Tennebaum, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1992).

Interview

  • “Interview with María José Alvarez, director of “Lubaraun.” in Cincinnati Romance Review Spring 40: 2016. (215-220)

Conference and Professional Presentations

  • “Fictional Diplomacy: The Curious Case of John Bartlow Martin, Ambassador to the Dominican Republic (1963), and “The Indelible Spot.” 2015 MACLAS Conference. Ithaca College 17-18 April 2015.
  • “Off the Map: Memorializing Trauma in 21st Century Dominican Identity” American Comparative Literature Association. 4 – 7 April 2013, Toronto, Canada.
  • “Personal Testimony and Public Memory: The Legacy of Roberto Clemente” Midwest Latin American Studies Association. 18 – 20 October 2012, Louisville, KY.
  • Invited Lecture: College of Wooster: “Dominican Identity Beyond the Cold War” 8 November 2012.
  • “From Butterflies to Baseballs: Dominican Identity Beyond the Cold War.” Identity and Community after the Cold War Era Conference. University of Kansas 25-27 August 2011
  • “Can Soccer Change the Discourse on Latino Immigration?” Performing Ethnicities Through Sport University of Iowa 1-3 April 2011
  • “Cold War Discourse and the Dominican Diaspora After Trujillo” Diaspora in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian World Miami University 12-13 November 2010
  • “Between the Worlds: Or, what Roberto Clemente’s Transnational /Trancultural/Supralocal Identity Has to Do with the Civil Rights Movement in the United States,” Puerto Rican Studies Conference, Hartford, Connecticut 22-23 October 2010
  • “Soccer and Community in the Latino Diaspora” Passionate About Latin America, Miami University, 15 September 2010
  • “Meanwhile in Ohio . . .” Interview with Lygia Navarro of Latino U.S.A. 4 June 2010 http://latinousa.kut.org/896/
  • “Access to Justice and Fairness in the Courts: Latino Culture,” Ohio Judicial College, Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association Summer Meeting, Marcum Conference Center, Oxford, Ohio, 25 June 2010
  • “Overtaken by Events: John Bartlow Martin and U.S. Policy in the Dominican Republic” Faculty Seminar, 30 April 2010 Miami Hamilton
  • “The American Dream” Miami Hamilton Downtown Center, 19 February 2010.
  • “Documenting Service through the Tenure Portfolio: Evaluation, Promotion, Tenure and Beyond” American Democracy Project Conference: Diversity and Civic Engagement, Baltimore, MD, 11-13 June, 2009
  • “Boundless Borders: Experiences and Expressions of the Dominican Diaspora in Papí by Rita Indiana Hernández and Let It Rain Coffee by Angie Cruz” American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Cambridge, MA, 26-29 March, 2009
  • “El vaivén of Transnational AmeRicanidad” Puerto Rican Studies Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1-4 October 2008
  • Panelist for “Latino/as US Presidential Politics” Forum. Miami University, 23 September 2008
  • “Lessons from the Struggle for Civil Rights: Movement and Change for Immigrant Rights in the 21st Century” “Nuestra America in the U.S.?” Latino/a Studies Conference, University of Kansas in Lawrence, 8 – 9 February 2008
  • “Run Down: Baseball and Race in the Puerto Rican Experience” Faculty Seminar October 26,2007, Miami Hamilton
  • “Crossing Lines: Inter-American Immigration and the Minority Experience” Round table participant. Latin American Studies Association, XXVII International Conference, Montreal, Canada, 5-8 September 2007
  • “Los Vaivenes de Home: From Clemente to Ferré and Back Again” Latin American Studies Association, XXVII International Conference, Montreal, Canada, 5-8 September 2007
  • “Intersections of Race and Place in the Transnational Experience of Puerto Rico USA” Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference - Baltimore, MD 27- 29 October 2006
  • “Learning to Serve: Practicing Engagement in Southwestern Ohio” Latin American Studies Association, XXVI International Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 15-18 March 2006
  • “The ‘Place’ of Africa in Latin American Studies” Round table participant. Latin American Studies Association, XXVI International Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 15-18 March 2006
  • “No Tours Beyond This Point: From Service to Civic Learning in Latin American Studies.” 25th Annual Lilly Conference on Teaching, Oxford, Ohio, 17-20 November 2005
  • “The Limits of Identity: Rosario Ferré; Latin@, Boriqueña, American, Woman, Man, Chita Rivera and John Wayne.” Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies, Richmond, Virginia, 8-10 April 2005
  • “Leaving Home: Reconstructing Identity in the Wake of Trujillo, Pedro Vergés’ Sólo cenizas hallarás.” Latin American Studies Association, XXV International Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, 7-9 October 2004
  • “Which Way Did He Go? Identity, Culture and Nation in the Caribbean Diaspora” Beyond the Islands: Extending the Meaning of Caribbean Cultures, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 22-24 April, 2004
  • “There’s No Place Like Home: The Dissipation of Identity in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco” Invited Presentation, Symposium: Enslavement and Colonialism, Miami University Hamilton, 2 April 2004
  • “Which Diaspora? Playing with Identities in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco” Symposium on the African Diaspora in the Americas, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 11-12 April 2003
  • “The Poetics of Migration: Putting a Politics of Difference into Practice” Ohio Latinamericanist Conference, Columbus, Ohio, 28 February 2003
  • “Complementariedad transcultural en Contrapunteo del tabaco y el azúcar de Fernando Ortiz,” Ometeca Institute, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela, and the Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas; VI Congreso/Sesión de Trabajo sobre las Relaciones entre las Ciencias y las Humanidades, Cumaná, Venezuela, 2-7 July 2000
  • “What of Women? Rosario Ferré, Postcolonialism and Caribbean Identity” Caribbean Studies Association, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies, 29 May - 3 June 2000
  • “A Unity of Knowledge: The Rhetoric of Complementarity in the Philosophical Writings of Niels Bohr,” Society for Literature and Science, Atlanta, Georgia, 10-13 October 1996
  • “Power and Popular Knowledge in Jacques Roumain's Gouverneurs de la Rosée,” South Central MLA, Austin, Texas, 14-16 October 1993
  • “History and Self in Luis Cardoza y Aragón's Guatemala: las líneas de su mano,”
  • Latin American Studies Association, XVII International Congress,
  • Los Angeles, California, 24-27 September 1992
  • “Order out of Chaos: Luis Britto García 's Rajatabla,” Latin American Studies Association, XVI International Congress, Washington, D.C., 4-6 April 1991

Fellowships, Grants, Honors and Awards

  • Fall 2011 Philip and Elaina Hampton Fund for Faculty International Initiatives ($2,750.00)
  • Fall 2011 Faculty Development Fund (Hamilton Campus) ($2,386.00)
  • Fall 2011 Alumni Association Effective Educator Award Nominee
  • Spring 2011 Miami University Humanities Center Program Grant ($1500.00)
  • Spring 2011 Outstanding Professor Nominee –Student Government Association
  • Summer 2010 Summer Research Appointment – Committee on Faculty Research, Miami
  • Spring 2010 Excellence in Service Award – Miami University Hamilton ($500.00)
  • Fall 2010 Miami University Humanities Center Program Grant ($3,000.00)
  • Spring 2010 Miami University Humanities Center Program Grant ($2,000.00)
  • Fall 2010 Miami University Humanities Center Program Grant ($250.00)
  • 2005-2008 Faculty Fellow: Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute Think Tank Project“ Acting Locally: Civic Learning and Civic Leadership in Southwestern Ohio.”
  • April 2007 Su Casa Hispanic Center "César Chávez" Award for Outstanding Service to the Greater Cincinnati Hispanic Community.
  • September 2006 NAACP "Outstanding Service to the Community" Award.
  • March 2006 Outstanding Professor Nominee –Student Government Association.
  • Summer 2005 Summer Research Grant for New Tenure Track Faculty.
  • March 2005 Nominee for the “Jennie Elder Suel Distinguished Woman of Color Award.”
  • March 2005 Nominee for the “Women Breaking Barriers Award.”
  • 2004-2006 Faculty Fellow: US Department of Education Title VI Grant: Building Bridges to Global Citizenship through Latin American Studies.
  • Spring 2002 Distinguished by Gamma Phi Beta and Alpha Phi sororities as an outstanding educator committed to education and academic excellence.
  • 1985 - 1987 University of Kansas, Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship administered through the Department of Education. Full tuition plus monthly stipend.

Reviewer

  • Journal of Transatlantic Studies
  • Journal of Diversity in Higher Education
  • Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora