Academics: Faculty

Fernando Esquivel-Suarez, M.A.

Title: Visiting Professor of Spanish, Department of World Languages and Literature
Email: fesquive@spelman.edu
Office: 404-270-5556
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Room 422

Degrees:

Ph.D Candidate in  Spanish, Emory University
M.A. in Spanish, Emory University
B.A. in Philosophy, Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá-Colombia)

Courses: 

  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Elementary Spanish I
  • Elementary Spanish II
Research Interests:

Transatlantic Studies with a focus on travel narratives, intellectual networks, and issues of race and nationalism.

Recent Publications:

“Altares para la nación: procesos de monumentalización en la celebración del centenario de la independencia de Colombia”. Entre el olvido y el recuerdo. Íconos, lugares de memoria y cánones de la historia y la literatura en Colombia. Ed. Sarah de Mojica. Bogotá: Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2010. 255-282.

“El nacionalismo en átomos volando. Las funciones políticas del Himno Nacional de Colombia.” La tras escena del museo. Nación y objetos en el Museo Nacional de Colombia. Ed. Gabriel Eljaiek. Bogotá: Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2006. 75-100.

 
Awards

  • 2013 Emory University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute Teacher Scholar Award
  • 2012-2013 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Spelman College
  • 2012-2013 On Recent Discoveries by Emory Researchers (ORDER), Emory University
  • Summer 2012 Laney Graduate School Competitive Fellowship, Emory University
  • Fall 2010 Comprehensive Doctoral Exams: High Honors
  • Summer 2009 Laney Graduate School Fellowship, Emory University
  • 2009 Excellence in Language Studies Award, Emory University
  • 2007 – 2012 Arts and Science Fellowship, Emory University
  • 2006-2007 Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Beca Jóvenes Investigadores