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Nidia Herrera Ospina


Email: herrerna@mail.uc.edu

Nidia Herrera (Colombia, 1981) holds a BA majored in Spanish and English from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Bogotá 2005, and a MA in Spanish from the University of Cincinnati, 2010,  and now is Ph.D student at the same University. 
She took part in the organization and promotion of the International Festival of Poetry in Bogotá, and has worked as a Language and Literature teacher at different levels of education.  
Her major interets of research are focus on Latin american literature and film.  

Education

  • Ph.D, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (Latin American Narrative and Film).
  • M.A., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2010.
  • B.A., Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Bogota, Colombia, 2005 (Literature).

Research Information

Research Support

  • (Researcher), Taft Graduate Enhancement Award , Charles Phelps Taft Research Taft. $ 2,300.00. 06-2010 to 08-2010. Status: Completed.
  • (Researcher), Taft Graduate Enrichment Award, Charles Phelps Taft Research Taft. $2,500.00. 07-2009 to 09-2009. Status: Completed.

Presentations & Lectures

Paper Presentations

  • (05-2012). El lugar sin límites: De la transferencia y las posibilidades de creación. Diálogo entre José Donoso y Arturo Ripstein-. 32nd Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures-, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • (04-2012). El cementerio de automóviles: La intuición poética de la realidad a través del teatro del absurdo-. 15th Annual Literatures and Cultures Conference Ohio State Hispanic and Lusophone Studies Symposium-, Columbus, Ohio.
  • (05-2011). Funciones cómicas y carnavalescas en “En la diestra de Dios Padre” de Enrique Buenaventura-. 31st Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures. University of Cincinnati-, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • (04-2011). Los negros catedráticos: negación del sujeto negro desde la parodia y el discurso-. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference-, Lexington, Kentucky.
  • (02-2010). La Puerta Cerrada de José Donoso: Censura, fragmentación y ausencia-. 9th Ohio Latin Americanist Conference - Ohio Uniersity-, Columbus, Ohio.

Honors & Awards

  • Taft Graduate Enhancement Award , Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, 06-2010 to 08-2010.
  • Taft Graduate Enrichment Award, Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, 07-2009 to 09-2009.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2008 to 2012, Graduate Teaching assistant, University of Cincinnati-, Department of Romance Laguages and Literatures .
  • 2007 to 2008, -High School Teacher-, Escuela Normal Superior Nuestra Señora de la Paz-, Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2006 to 2007, -High School Teacher-, Colegio de Nuestra Señora de la Consolación-, Bogota, Colombia.
  • 01-2011 to 03-2011, Graduate Assistant- Internship-, University of Cincinnati, Department of Romance Laguages and Literatures .
  • 03-2011 to 06-2011, Graduate Assistant- Internship-, University of Cincinnati, Department of Romance Laguages and Literatures .

Events Organized

  • Conference. 31st Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures - Advisor (2011, University of Cincinnati.
  • Conference. 32nd Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures - Co-Chair (2012, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Service

  • Co-Chair, 32nd Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures. 01-2012 to 05-2012

Courses Taught

  • 15-SPAN-101 BASIC SPANISH I

  • 15-SPAN-102 BASIC SPANISH II
    Level: Both

  • 15-SPAN-103 BASIC SPANISH III
    Level: Both

  • 15-SPAN-315 LATIN AMERICAN FILM

  • 15-SPAN-383 LA LIT 19TH CENT