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現職

國立中山大學西灣學院約聘教授

學歴

美國亞利桑那州立大學西班牙文博士; 輔修拉丁美洲研究

哥倫比亞 Instituto Caro y Cuervo 學院拉丁美洲文學碩士

輔仁大學西班牙文學士; 輔修國際貿易

經歴

美國芝加哥州立大學英文、外國語言及文學系教授

美國路易斯安那州立大學 Shreveport 校區外國語文系助理教授

美國新墨西哥州立大學外國語文系約聘助理教授

專業研究領域

外語教學法

拉丁美洲文學及文化

西語裔女性文學及研究

美國西語裔文學及文化

學術獎項與研究補助(截自2005年迄今)

2018    Dr. Julian Steinbach Foundation Faculty Research Grant, Chicago State  University

2017    Above and Beyond Faculty Award by the Latino     Resources Center, Chicago State University

2014    Center for Teaching and Research Excellence Faculty Development Grant, Chicago State University

2013    Center for Teaching and Research Excellence Faculty Development Grant,   Chicago State University

2012    Center for Teaching and Research Excellence Faculty Development Grant,   Chicago State University

2011    Center for Teaching and Research Excellence Faculty Development Grant, Chicago State University

2009    Faculty Excellence Award, Chicago State University

2008    Faculty Excellence Award, Chicago State University

2007    Faculty Excellence Award, Chicago State University

2006    Faculty Excellence Award, Chicago State University

2005    Faculty Excellence Award, Chicago State University

學術出版 (2005年迄今):

“Voyages to Ihla Formosa: A Multicultural Perspective” (2021). National Social Science Association Spring Virtual Conference Proceedings, U.S.A. (Forthcoming)

 

“Developing Global Citizenship in the English Classroom through Multicultural Awareness”. 2020教育部高教深耕計畫國際視野與多元文化暨相關英語文課程教學論文發表會論文集,29-40,德明財經科技大學 (ISBN:978-986-98847-3-0) 

 

Make It Real! Integrating Culture into the Language Classroom” (2019). National Social Science Journal, Vol. 52#2, 62-67.

 

“Integrating Technology to Enhance Culture Competence in Foreign Language Learning” (2018). National Social Science Proceedings of the National Technology and Social Science Conference, Vol. 67#2, 121-126.

 

Make It Real! Integrating Culture into the Language Classroom” (2017). National Social Science Proceedings of the National Technology and Social Science Conference, Vol. 64#2, 48-55.

 

“Using Mini-Dramas and Simulations to Enhance Cultural Competency in Foreign Language Classroom” (2016). National Social Science Proceedings of the National Technology and Social Science Conference, Vol. 61#2, 112-119.

 

“Beyond History: Incorporating Hispanic Literature into Culture Classroom” (2015). National Social Science Proceedings of the National Professional Development Conference, Vol. 60#1, 125-132.

 

“Embark on An Exciting Journey Abroad!” (Spring 2015). The Forum, Vol. 33, 5-6.

 

“Bridging the Cultural Gap in the Foreign Language Teaching” (2014). National Social Science Proceedings of the National Technology and Social Science Conference, Vol. 55#2, 254-265.

 

“Holding up the Sky: Women in Chinese and Hispanic Culture” (2013). National Social Science Journal, Vol. 41.1, 103-111.

 

“What’s Our Study Abroad Story?” (Spring 2013). The Forum, Vol. 31, 27-28. (Co-Author)

 

“Cultural Dislocation and Acculturation: Autobiography as Shared Experience in Latina Literature” (2013). National Social Science Association Proceedings of the National Technology and Social Science Conference, Vol. 52#2, 195-201.

 

“From Fiction to Reality: Cultural Issues in If I Die in Juárez” (2013). National Social Science Association Proceedings of the National Professional Development Meeting, 260-268.

 

“Latina Literature: the Re-Envision of History through Fiction, Myths, and Personal Stories” (2012). Monographs of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies Eastern Regional Conference, 314-328.

 

“The Taiwanese American Experience: The Emergence of a New Generation of Writers” (2012). Solving Social Issues through Multicultural Experiences, International Association of Asian Studies Conference Monograph Series, 1190-1205.

 

“Niño eterno Jairo Aníbal Niño: Se va para quedarse” (2011). Revista de estudios colombianos, 37-38, 109-114.

 

“Considering Learning a Foreign Language? Why Not Learn More Than One?” (Spring 2011). The Forum, Vol. 29, 12-13.

 

“Jairo Aníbal Niño and the World of Fantasy” (2011). Supporting Cultural Differences through Research Monograph Series, 19th Annual Conference of National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, 937-948.

 

“Holding up the Sky: Women in Chinese and Hispanic Cultures” (2011). National Social Science Association Proceedings of the National Professional Development Conference, Vol. 48, 257-268.

 

“Afro-Puerto Rican Women’s Writing: The Voices of Ana Lydia Vega and Mayra Santos Febres” (2009). The Year of Change. Monograph Series, 17th Annual Conference of National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, 1290-1301.

 

“Mother Africa and National Identity: The Poetic Voice of Nancy Morejón” (2009). The Year of Change. Monograph Series, 17th Annual Conference of National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, 1302-1315.

 

“Undergraduate Foreign Language Instruction: A View from an Urban Campus” (2008). Academic Cultures. Professional Preparation and the Teaching Life. Sean P. Murphy ed., New York: Modern Language Association of America, 87-98. (Co-author)

 

“Chinese: A Critical Language on the Rise-A Critical Look at the National Demand for Chinese Instruction” (2007). National Conference of the International Association of Asian Studies Monograph Series. 945-961.

 

“Chinese Women through Chinese Eyes: Gender and Identity in Chinese Society” (2007). National Conference of the International Association of Asian Studies Monograph Series. 239-249.

 

“AP Chinese Teachers Training and Chinese Teacher Certification in the U.S.” (2006). (Published in Chinese). Chinese Teachers Professional Development Seminar Monograph, National Kaohsiung Normal University, June 10, 71-79.

 

“Holding up Half the Sky: Women in Bittersweet by Leslie Li” (2005). Cultural Memory: Ethnicity and Multiculturalism in the Modern World. NAAAS & Affiliates Monograph Series, Part III. 1404-1416.

學術論文發表及專題演講:

“Fostering Multicultural Awareness in the English Classroom” , paper accepted for presentation at 2021教育部高教深耕計畫國際視野與多元文化暨相關英語文課程教學論文發表會, 德明財經科技大學. (Symposium date to be rescheduled).

 

“Voyages to Ihla Formosa: A Multicultural Perspective”, 2021 National Social Science Association Spring Virtual Conference, U.S.A. March 22, 2021.

 

“Developing Global Citizenship in the English Classroom through Multicultural Awareness”, 2020教育部高教深耕計畫國際視野與多元文化暨相關英語文課程教學論文發表會, 德明財經科技大學, October 31,2020. 

 

“Embracing Diversity: A Comparative Study of Taiwanese and American Cultures”, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 20, 2019.

 

“An Overview of Taiwanese and American Cultures. A Comparative Study”, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 16, 2019.

 

“New Technologies and Applications in Intercultural Communication & Foreign Language Teaching and Learning”, National Conference of Technology and Social Science, Las Vegas, March 25-27, 2018.

 

“Stimulating Conversation through Small-Group Technique in Foreign Language Classrooms”, Midwest Chinese Teachers Alliance Fall Conference, Northside College Preparatory High School, Chicago, September 30, 2017.

 

“Designing Idea-Based Activities for Students”, Midwest Chinese Teachers Alliance Fall Conference, Chicago, October 15, 2016.

 

“Using Mini-Dramas and Simulations to Enhance Cultural Competency”, National Social Science and Technology Conference, Las Vegas, March 20-22, 2016.

 

“Why Learn A Foreign Language?”, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 13, 2016.

 

“Embracing Diversity: An Overview of American Culture”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 12, 2016.

 

“Learning through Travel: Cultural Journey to Perú”, Foreign Languages Faculty Presentation Series sponsored by Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society-Chicago State University Chapter, March 8, 2016.

 

“Survey of Hispanic Cultures through Literature”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Tinley Park, Illinois, October 23-25, 2015.

 

“Beyond History: Incorporating Literature in the Latin American Culture Classroom”, National Social Science Association Professional Development Conference, New Orleans, October 4-6, 2015.

 

“U.S.-Cuba Relations: Politics as the Art of the Possible”, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society Mid-America Chapter Annual Meeting, Chicago, September 12, 2015.

 

“A Brief History of U.S.-Cuba Relations”, Cuba Town Hall, Chicago State University, July 29, 2015.

 

“Embracing Cultural Differences: A Panoramic View of American Culture”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan, May 21, 2015.

 

“Using Authentic Materials and Simulations to Enhance Language Learning”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Convention, Tinley Park, Illinois, October 25, 2014.

 

“Effective Language Learning through Dramatizing”, Midwest Chinese Teachers Alliance Annual Conference, Chicago, October 11, 2014.

 

“Chinese: A Critical Language on the Rise”, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Society of America-Mid America Chapter Annual Meeting, Chicago, August 30, 2014.

 

“Trends of Chinese Language Instruction in the U.S.”, 37th Taiwan Benevolence Association of America Convention, Chicago, August 16, 2014.

 

“Studying Abroad: A General Guide to American Education”, Study Abroad Lecture Series at Paoju Municipal Library, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 22, 2014.

 

“Living in the United States: A Comparison of American and Taiwanese Cultural Values”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 20, 2014.

 

“Bridging the Cultural Gap in the Foreign Language Teaching”, National Technology and Social Science Conference, Las Vegas, April 13-15, 2014.

 

“From Fiction to Reality: Cultural Issues in If I Die in Juárez”, Provost’s Colloquium, Chicago State University, March 28, 2014.

 

“From Fiction to Reality: Cultural Issues in If I Die in Juárez”, 2013 National Social Science Association Fall Professional Development Meeting, New Orleans, October 6-8, 2013.

 

“A Comparative Study of Taiwanese and American Cultures”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 12, 2013.

 

“Studying and Living in the U.S.”, Paoju Municipal Library, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 23, 2013.

 

“Cultural Dislocation and Acculturation: Autobiography as Shared Experience in Latin Literature”, National Technology and Social Science Conference, 29th National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 23-26, 2013.

 

“Study Abroad in Taiwan”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Tinley Park, Illinois, October 19, 2012.

 

“Latina Literature: the Re-Envision of History through Fiction, Myths, and Personal Stories”, National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies Eastern Regional Conference, Orlando, September 20-23, 2012.

 

“Getting Acquainted with American Culture”, Paoju Municipal Library, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 7, 2012.

 

“Smart Student: Living and Studying in the U.S.”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 5, 2012.

 

“The Taiwanese American Experience: The Emergence of a New Generation of Writers”, National Conference of International Association of Asian Studies, Baton Rouge, February 13-18, 2012.

 

“Holding up the Sky: Women in Chinese and Hispanic Cultures”, National Social Science Association Professional Development Conference, New Orleans, October 9-11, 2011.

 

“A Comparison of American and Taiwanese Cultures”, Paoju Municipal Library, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 28, 2011.

 

“Creating Learning Communities through Study Abroad”, Best Practices Symposium, Malcom X College, April 29, 2011.

 

“Jairo Aníbal Niño and the World of Fantasy”, 19th Annual Conference of National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 14-19, 2011.

 

“Creating Foreign Language Learning Communities on Campus”, 2010 Best Practices Symposium-Building Learning Communities, Triton College, April 30, 2010. (Co-presenter)

 

“Integrating Literature & Culture in the Foreign Language Classrooms”, 2010 Best Practices Symposium-Building Learning Communities, Triton College, April 30, 2010. (Co-presenter)

 

“Women’s Voice in Hispanic Literature”, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Faculty Panel, Chicago State University, November 3, 2009.

 

“Integrating U.S. Latino Literature in the Spanish Classroom”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 23, 2009.

 

“Summer Study Abroad Program in Taiwan”, College of Arts and Sciences Forum, Passport to the World: Study Abroad Opportunities at Chicago State University, October 21, 2009.

 

“Using Support Materials to Enhance Language and Culture Learning”, Midwest Taiwanese Mainstream Mandarin Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Westmont, Illinois, May 23, 2009.

 

“Latino Literature and Culture in the U.S.”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Mach 19, 2009.

 

“A Comparative Study of U.S. and Taiwanese Cultures”, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 19, 2009.

 

“Afro-Puerto Rican Female Voice in the Narrative of Mayra Santos- Febres”,

Women and Gender Studies Symposium, Chicago State University, March 12, 2009.

 

“Afro-Puerto Rican Women’s Writing: The Voices of Ana Lydia Vega and Mayra Santos Febres”, National Conference of National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 9-14, 2009.

 

“Mother Africa and National Identity: The Poetic Voice of Nancy Morejón”, National Conference of National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 9-14, 2009.

 

“Developing Better Writers in the Spanish Classroom”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 16-18, 2008.

 

“Women in Hispanic Literature”, Women’s Studies Symposium, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois, March 25, 2008.

 

“A General Look at the Chinese Language Instruction in Chicago and Illinois Chinese Teacher Certification”, 2008 Midwest Chinese Teachers Winter Conference, TECO-Culture Center, Westmont, Illinois, January 12, 2008.

 

“The Lens is Mightier than the Sword.  Pancho Villa and the Power of Film”, Midwest Popular Culture Association and Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, October 12-14, 2007.

 

“Language and Cultural Identity in ‘How to Tame a Wild Tongue’ by Gloria Anzaldúa”, Second Midwestern Conference for Language, Culture, and Cognition, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, May 11-13, 2007.

 

“Using Family Projects to Enhance Foreign Language Learning”, Midwest Chinese Teachers’ Alliance Workshop, Highland Park High School, Chicago, Illinois, May 5, 2007.

 

“Chinese: A Critical Language on the Rise-A Critical Look at the National Demand for Chinese Instruction”, National Conference of the International Association of Asian Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 12-17, 2007.

 

“Chinese Women through Chinese Eyes: Gender and Identity in Chinese Society”,   National Conference of the International Association of Asian Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 12-17, 2007.

 

“Foreign Languages at Chicago State University: Meeting the Needs of Spanish Heritage Speakers, Expansion of Chinese, and African Culture in French”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 19-21, 2006. (Co-presenter)

 

“AP Chinese and Teacher Certification: The Perspective of Chinese Heritage Language Schools”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 19-21, 2006.

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“Chinese Teachers Certification”, Chinese Language Teachers Seminar, TECO-Culture Center, Westmont, Illinois, July 15-16, 2006.

 

“Chinese Teacher Certification in the U.S.”, Chinese Language Teachers Professional Development Seminar, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 10, 2006.

 

“AP Chinese Teachers Training and the National Demand for Chinese Teachers”, Chinese Language World Association Annual Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, May 27, 2006.

 

“Chinese Teaching Materials for College Instruction”, Midwest Chinese Teachers Alliance Spring Swap, Northside College Preparatory High School, Chicago, Illinois, April 29, 2006.

 

“Women in China: The Past and the Present”, Women’s Studies Symposium, Chicago State University, March 1, 2006.

 

“Chinese Teacher Certification”, Chinese Teachers Professional Development Workshop, TECO-Culture Center, Westmont, Illinois, January 14, 2006.

 

Journey to the West. Using Drama(s) to Enrich the Chinese Classroom”, Midwest Chinese Teachers Alliance SWAP, Northside College Preparatory High School, Chicago, Illinois, October 29. 2005.

 

“Learning Language and Culture through Study Abroad”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 20-22, 2005. (Co-presenter)

 

“Assessment at Chicago State University: A Success Story”, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Fall Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 20-22, 2005. (Co-presenter)

 

“The Trends of AP Chinese and Chinese Teacher Certification”, Midwest Educational Training Program for Mandarin Teachers, TECO-Culture Center, Westmont, Illinois, July 16-17, 2005.

 

“Culture and Communication in the Spanish Language Classroom”, 1st Midwest Conference on Culture, Language, and Cognition, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, May 13-14, 2005.

 

“Using Games to Enhance Instruction at All Levels”, Midwest Chinese Teachers Alliance SWAP, Northside College Preparatory High School, Chicago, Illinois, April 2, 2005.

 

“Women Holding up Half the Sky in Bittersweet by Leslie Li”, National Conference, Houston, Texas, February 2005.