Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

ELIZABETH MCCOY FRANKLIN LEWIS

 

EDUCATION:

Ph. D. in Spanish Literature,  University of Virginia, May 1993

M.A. in Spanish Literature, University of Virginia, May 1989

B.A. in Spanish. University Scholar with Highest Honor,  Auburn University, June 1987

DISSERTATION:

“Feminine Discourse in the Works of Josefa Amar y Borbón, María Gertrudis Hore and María Rosa Gálvez.”  David T. Gies, Director

CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION:

Professor of Spanish, University of Mary Washington.  Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Chair, Department of Modern Languages and LIteratures

TEACHING INTERESTS, COURSES TAUGHT

Spanish Language (beginning to advanced language courses Spanish 101, 102, 105, 201, 202, 205, 318: Grammar and Speaking)

Advanced Intermediate and Advanced Writing (Span317: Writing and Grammar and Span 413: Advanced Writing)

Spanish Literature (Span 312 Intro to Literary Analysis, Span323: Survey of Spanish Lit, Span 375: Nineteenth-Century Lit, Span 451: Cervantes, Span 475: Women Writers, Spanish 481: Topics in Lit)

Spanish Culture and Service Learning (Span 320E: Charity in Spain and Latin America,  Span 320G: Service and Social Action in Spain and Latin America)

 Digital Studies (Span 413: Advanced Writing, FSEM100K3 Digital Don Quixote)

AWARDS AND GRANTS:

University of Mary Washington Digital Pedagogy Fellowship Award. Spring 2013.

University of Mary Washington Faculty Research Summer Stipend Grant, Summer 2011.

University of Mary Washington Teaching Fellow.  Fall 2010.

University of Mary Washington Jepson Fellow.  “The Concept of Caridad in the Literature of Spain: Origins, Expressions, and Applications.” August 2006- May 2007.

 Research Grant.  Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain’s Ministry of Culture and United States’ Universities, 1991.

BOOKS:

Women Writers in the Spanish Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness .  Aldershot, Hants, England and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Publishers, 2004.

Eve’s Enlightenment:  Women’s Experience in Spain and Spanish America 1726-1839.  Ed. Catherine Jaffe and Elizabeth Franklin Lewis.  Lousiana State University Press, 2009.

 ARTICLES (selected):

“Mapping Don Quixote’s Route: Spanish Cartography, EnglishTravelers and National Pride.” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture. Volume 46 (2017): 35-48.

“Hispano-Irish Women Writers of Spain’s Late Enlightenment Period.” Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies. Ed. Javier Munoz-Basols, Laura Lonsdale, and Manuel Delgado. Forthcoming.

 “La «verdadera» Ilustración en «Fernando en Zaragoza, Una visión» de Frasquita Larrea (1814).”  Actas del V Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo Dieciocho. Cádiz, Spain: Universidad de Cádiz, 2013. 835-841.

 “Enlightenment Politics and Catholic Charity in Spain: Bernardo Ward’s Obra pia (1750) and Proyecto económico (1762).”  1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era. 19 (2012): 295-312.

“La caridad de una mujer: modernización y ambivalencia sentimental en la escritura femenina decimonónica.”  “Cantad, hermosas”: Escritoras ilustradas y románticas.  Anales de literatura española. Universidad de Alicante. 23 (2011): 185-205.

 “Economía Doméstica: caridad y trabajo femenino en el discurso reformista de las mujeres ilustradas.”  Ayer 78.2 (2010): 93-115.

 “Enlightenment Politics and Catholic Charity in Spain: Bernardo Ward’s Obra Pia (1750) and Proyecto económico (1762).”  Forthcoming in 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era.

 “A su reina benéfica: representaciones de María Luisa de Parma.”  La época de Carlos IV (1788-1808) Actas del IV Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Española del siglo XVIII. Ed. Elena de Lorenza Álvarez.  Oviedo:  Instituto Feijoo de Estudios del Siglo XVIII, 2009.  697-705.

 “Actos de caridad:  Women’s Charitable Work in Eighteenth-Century Spain.”  Dieciocho 31.2 (Fall 2008): 269-284.

 “La ilustración de Eva:  Enlightenment and Women’s Experience in Spain and Spanish America.”  (co-authored with Catherine Jaffe).”  La Ilustración de Eva:  The Experience of Hispanic Women.  Ed. Catherine Jaffe and Elizabeth Lewis.  Lousiana State University Press, 2009, 1-14.

 “The Sensibility of Motherhood in Josefa Amar y Borbón’s ‘Discurso sobre la educación física y moral de las mujeres’ (1790)”.  Eightheenth-Century Women. 2(2002): 209-242.

 ” Drama by Spanish Women Writers 1770-1850.”  The Feminist Encyclopedia  of Spanish Literature.  Janet Pérez and Maureen Ihrie, ed.  Vol. 1.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 2002.  187-190.

 “Breaking Chains: Language and Slavery in María Rosa Gálvez’s Zinda (1804).” Dieciocho.  20.2(Fall 1997): 263-272 .

 “The Tearful Reunion of Divided Femininity in María Rosa Gálvez’s Neoclassic Theater.” Letras Peninsulares.  9.2(Fall 1996):  205-216.

 “Mythical Mystic or Monja Romántica: The Poetry of María Gertrudis Hore.” Dieciocho  16.1-2 (1993): 95-110.

  “Feijoo, Josefa Amar y Borbón and the ‘Feminist’ Debate in Eighteenth-Century Spain.” Dieciocho.  12.2 (1989): 188-203.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (selected):

“Women and ‘Civic Motherhood’ in Spain.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, March 31-April 2, 2016.

“The Female Anacreon? The Poetics of Female Friendship in Eighteenth-Century Spain.” American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Harvard University, March 17-20, 2016.

“Concepción Arenal´s ‘Voice’ in La Voz de la Caridad  (1870-1884). Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference. College of Charleston, October 15-17, 2015.

“Maps, Travelers, and the ‘Real’ Don Quixote de la Mancha.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting (ASECS). Los Angeles, CA. March 19-22, 2015.

 “Digital Hunters and Gatherers: Student-Faculty Web Projects Across Disciplines.” Presented with Andrea Livi-Smith. UMW Digital Scholars Institute Colloquium. November 5, 2014.

 “Don Quijote Digital: Two Experimental Seminars to Celebrate 400 years of Innovation.” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference (MIFLC). Furman University, Greenville, SC. October 16-19, 2014.

 “Women and Charity in Spain/Mujeres y Caridad en España 1787-1945.” Poster Presentation. Segundo Encuentro de Humanistas Digitales. Biblioteca Vasconcelos. Mexico City, Mexico. May 21-23, 2014.

“La «verdadera» Ilustración en «Fernando en Zaragoza, Una visión» de Frasquita Larrea (1814).”  V Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo Diechiocho. Cadiz, Spain. October 24-26, 2012.

“Economía doméstica: el discurso reformista de las mujeres ilustradas.”  I Seminario “La Ilustración y Sus Valores: La Ilustración de Eva.”  Azcoitia, Spain.  October 10-11, 2010.

“Translation and Legitimization: Josefa Amar y Borbón’s Italian Roots.”  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  Albuquerque, NM.  March 18-21, 2010.

“Bernardo Ward y la adaptación del lenguaje económico al contexto español.”  Conference of the Sociedad Española de Estudios del  Siglo XVIII and British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies: “Las Islas Británicas en el ‘largo’ siglo XVIII”. Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. December 10-12, 2009.

“Energizing, Inspiring, and Relevant Spanish Literature Studies? My Experimentation with an Undergraduate Course on the 19th-Century Novel.”  Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference.  Furman University, Greenville, SC. October 7-10, 2009.

“A su reina benéfica: representaciones de María Luisa de Parma.”  IV Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Española del Siglo XVIII, La época de Carlos IV (1788-1808).  Oviedo and Gijón, Spain.  October 15-17, 2008.

“Women, Power and Charity in María Rosa Gálvez’s “Oda a la Beneficencia.”  International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS)  meeting.  Montpelier, France.  July 8-13, 2007.

CONFERENCE PANELS ORGANIZED (selected):

Organizer and Roundtable Participant: “Enriching Ibero-American Eighteenth-Century Studies in Times of Austerity.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting. Cleveland, OH. April 4-6, 2013.

Organizer and Session Chair. “Best Practices in Digital Pedagogy.”  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, TX.  March 21-24, 2012.

Organizer and Session Chair.  Eve’s Enlightenment:  Women’s Experience in Spain and Spanish America 1726-1839.  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual meeting.  Richmond, VA.  March 26-29, 2009.

 Organizer and Session Chair.  Teaching, Technology and Eighteenth-Century Studies.”  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual meeting.  Portland, OR.  March 27-30, 2008.

Organizer and Session Chair.  The Legacy of Benito Feijoo.  International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) meeting.  Montpelier, France. July 8-13, 2007.

 Organizer and Session Chair.  “Charitable Ladies, Donne Caritatevoli, , Señoras Caritativas: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Women and Charity in the Eighteenth Century.”  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  Atlanta, GA.  April 2007.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

THATcamp ASECS workshop on Digital Humanities.  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, TX.  March 21, 2012.

 DHCommons Workshop “Getting Started in the Digital Humanities.”  Modern Language Association Annual Meeting.  Seattle, Washington.  January 5, 2012.

 UMW Faculty Academy on Instructional Technologies.  University of Mary Washington.  May 2011.

UMW Faculty Academy on Instructional Technologies.  University of Mary Washington.  May 2011.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

Modern Language Association of America (MLA)

American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies. (ASECS)

Ibero-American Society for Eightenth Century Studies (IASECS)

Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo Dieciocho (SEES.XVIII)

American Association of University Professors

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (selected)

(University of Mary Washington)

Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Fall 2014 to present

Faculty Fellow and Cohort Leader, Digital Scholars Institute, Spring 2014 to Present

Member, Strategic Plan Task Force. Spring-Fall 2015

 Member, Sexual Assault Task Force. Spring-Fall 2015

 Member, CAS Ad-Hoc Committee for On-line Tenure and Promotion Procedures. Fall 2014-Spring 2015.

Member, College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Committee. Fall 2012 to Spring 2014

 Member.  Faculty Handbook Committee.  Fall-Spring 2010-2011.

 Member.  Faculty Affairs Committee.  Fall 2007 to Spring 2010.

 Member.  General Education Task Group.  Summer 2007 to Fall 2008.

 Spanish Career Adviser: Fall 2001 to present.

 Spanish Assessment Coordinator.  Fall 2005 to Spring 2007.

(Other)

Editorial Board Member, Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment

Peer Reviewer, Hispanic Review, 2014

Ibero-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. President 2002-2003.  2012-2013.

Peer Reviewer, Pennsylvania State University Press. Fall 2012.

Fulbright Hays National Screening Committee.  English Language Teaching Assistantships, Spain.  Fall 2009. Fall 2010.