Soplo Mágicos Disparates

Soplo Mágicos Disparates

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes o Veneno pa' la Gente

Perfume para Entes  o Veneno pa' la Gente

I Am Pedro Pietri's Character

I Am Pedro Pietri's Character

Monday, November 21, 2011

Curriculum Vitae



Curriculum Vitae

Carlos Manuel Rivera
Professor
Bronx Community College, City University of New York
Modern Languages Department
181st Street and University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453-3102
(718) 289-5647
(646) 620-4776

Education:
Ph. D. in Spanish, Hispanic Literature with major field in Latin American Theater, and Cultural Studies in Humanities minor, Arizona State University, 2000.
Dissertation:
“The Puerto Rican Esperpento: The New Poor Theater of America by Pedro Santaliz.”
Advisor: Dr. L. Teresa Valdivieso

MA in Hispanic Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, New York University, 1988. The studies were placed at Madrid, Spain.

BA in Drama and Spanish, University of Puerto Rico (Cum Laude), 1987.
Minor fields: Philosophy, Modern Languages (French and Italian), and Secondary Education.

Research Interests:
Transatlantic Studies

Puerto Rican Theater

USA Latinos Theater and Performance Art

20th- Century Latin American/Hispanic Caribbean Theater

20th- Century Spanish Theater

Postmodern Theories of the Theater

Queer Theories of the Theater

Postcolonial Theories of the Theater

20th-Century Latin American Poetry

Practice of the Hispanic Theater (Actor, Performer, Director, Playwright, and Researcher)

Practice of the Poetry in the Performance Art (Poet and Performer)

Hispanic Border Chronicles (Northern Mexico and the Southwest USA) from 16th Century to the present.

Teaching Experience:
2016-2017  Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
            SPN 110 Spanish for Heritage Speakers 
            SPN 122 Latin American Language and Culture  
            SPN 130 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
            SPN 131 Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture

2015-2016 Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.

            SPN 110 Spanish for Heritage Speakers  
            SPN 120 Advanced Spanish Grammar
            SPN 130 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
            SPN 131 Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2014-2015 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.

            SPN 10 Spanish for Heritage Speaker
            SPN 112 Elementary Spanish II
            SPN 122 Latin American Language and Culture (Learning Community)
            SPN 130 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
            SPN 131 Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2013-2014 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
            FYS 11 Freshman Year Seminar: Intercultural Exchanges: Arts, Language, and      Culture
            SPN 12 Elementary Spanish II
            SPN 13 Intermediate Spanish
            SPN 20 Advanced Spanish Grammar
            SPN 122 Latin American Language and Culture
            SPN 130 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
            SPN 131  Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2012-2013 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
            SPN 17 Advanced Composition
            SPN 12 Elementary Spanish II
            SPN 22 Latin American Language and Culture
            SPN 31  Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2011-2012 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
            SPN 11 Beginning Spanish I
            SPN 12 Beginning Spanish II
            SPN 22 Latin American Language and Culture
            SPN 30 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture.


2010-2011 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
SPN 11 Beginning Spanish I
SPN 13 Intermediate Spanish
SPN 17 Advanced Composition
                SPN 22 Latin American Language and Culture
                SPN 31 Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2009-2010 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
SPN 10 Spanish for Heritage Speaker
SPN 11 Beginning Spanish I
SPN 12 Beginning Spanish II
                SPN 22 Latin American Language and Culture
                SPN 31 Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2008-2009 Associate Professor, Bronx Community College, City University of New York.
            SPN 11 Beginning Spanish
            SPN 22 Latin American Language and Culture
            SPN 31 Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture.

2002-2008 Assistant Professor, Davidson College, North Carolina
            SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I
            SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II
           
            SPA 260 Advanced Conversation and Composition
            SPA 270 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
            SPA 302 Advanced Spanish Grammar
            SPA 341 Independent Studies: US Latinos as Performance Art
            SPA 344 Latino Culture in US
            SPA 346 Latin American Theatre
            SPA 349 Latin American Literature I
            SPA 374  Caribbean People, Arts, and Ideas
            SPA 491 Independent Study: Performing Racial Issues.

2000-2002 Visiting Assistant Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina.
            SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II
            SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish
            SPA 260-Advanced Conversation and Composition
            SPA. 270 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
            SPA 341 Independent Study: Spanish American Literature I: Colonial Period        through Modernism.
            SPA 349 Independent Studies: Spanish American Theater
            SPA 356 Hispanic Theatre Seminar: Main Innovations Twentieth Century.             Theories, Readings, and Workshop

1996-2000-Teaching Associate and Internship
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
            SPA 101-First-Year Spanish,
            SPA 102-First-Year Spanish
            SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I
            SPA 311-Advanced Conversation
            SPA 313-Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition I        
            SPA 314-Advanced Spanish and Conversation II
            SPA 325-Introduction to Hispanic Literature.

1998- Adjunct Instructor
Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona.
SPA 102 Beginning Spanish
SPA 115 Beginning Spanish Conversation
SPA 235 Advanced Spanish Conversation

1995-1996-Adjunct Instructor,
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Humanities 3201-3202-Western Civilization
Humanities 3101-3102
from the Classic to the Contemporary Era

1995-1996-Adjunct Instructor,
University of Puerto Rico, Carolina.
Spanish 3101-First Year of Hispanic Literature
Spanish 3001-3002-Business Spanish
Spanish 3201-Literary Genres in Spanish.

1993-1995- Adjunct Instructor,
Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Guayama.
            Spanish 099 to 1102- Communication Skills: Reading and Writing in Spanish         Language.
            Spanish 2303-Writing and Composition in Spanish Language.

1992-1993-Spanish Instructor,
American University of Puerto Rico.
            Spanish 101-102-Reading and Writing in Spanish Language and Literature
            Spanish 201-202-Business Spanish
            Comm. 201-Writing for the Communications.

1990-1992 Adjunct Instructor
 Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón and Metropolitan campuses
            Spanish 099 to 1102- Communication Skills: Reading and Writing in Spanish         Language.


1989-1992-Adjunct Instructor,
Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico, Cupey.
            Spanish 99-104- Communication Skills: Reading and Writing in Spanish     Language and Literatures.
            Spanish 321- Spanish Literature from the Middle Age (12th century)  to the            Golden Age (16th -17th centuries).
            Spanish 201-202-Business Spanish


Publications:
Book:
First Prize of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture International Literary Contest 2013 in the Essay Category:
Para que no se nos olvide. Ensayos de interpretación sobre un teatro puertorriqueño marginal. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Publications and Recording Program, Institute of  Puerto Rican Culture, 2014.

Teatro popular: El Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América de Pedro Santaliz
            Irvine, California: Gestos, 2005.

Original Writing Book:
Soplo Mágicos Disparates. Poesía-Performances. Phoenix, Arizona: Editorial
Orbis Press, 2003.

Scholarly Articles:
“ASI MI NATION: la teatralidad de la poesía o la poesía de la teatralidad”.  “Poesía         puertorriqueña contemporánea: entre dos islas”.  La Comuna de Bello, La Casa Nacional de las Letras, República Bolivariana de Venezuela 1:1 (2015): 25-29.

"Desde Bibliografía de un teatro silenciado hasta el teatro niuyorriqueño: La maestría y
            teatrología de Teresa Valdivieso".  In Memoriam L. Teresa Valdivieso. Ensayos y
            remembranzas.  Eds. Enrique Ruiz-Fornells Silverde y Juan Fernández.  Ashland,
            Ohio: Enlaces Culturales, 2014.  91-98.

"Desde las entrañas del pueblo: el teatro de Zora Moreno". Tinkuy 18.
             Section hispaniques Université de Montréal (2012): 56-67.

 “Algunas consideraciones olvidadas entre las convergencias de El Nuevo Teatro Pobre
             de América de Pedro Santaliz y El Nuevo Teatro Latinoamericano de los años      sesenta y setenta”. Ollantay Theater Magazine Vol. XVI 31-32 (2008-2009): 53-          61.

“El grotesco criollo, el esperpento y El Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América de Pedro
            Santaliz: un análisis comparativo”. Homenaje a la profesora L. Teresa Valdivieso.
            Ensayos crίticos. Ed. by Mary Ann Dellinger and Beatriz Trigo. Newark,
            Delaware: Juan De La Cuesta, 2008. 83-106.

“La otra cara de la historia y el teatro puertorriqueño: El Tajo del Alacrán de Lydia
            Milagros González”. Journal of Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY. 
            (2008): 174-91.

“¿Existe la nación puertorriqueña?: Este país no existe de Myrna Casas”.  Latin American
            Theatre Review 40/2 (2007): 9-22.

“Más allá de la consumación y el incendio de la casa nacional puertorriqueña: La    Tongo de Abniel Marat”. Telón de Fondo. Revista  de Teoría y Crítica Teatral  2-          3 July (2006):  1-11.

Irreverencia y transgresión a la mística española: la dramaturgia de Íñigo Rámirez de
            Haro”.  Lorca, taller del tiempo. ALDEUU 2004.  Murcia, España: Universidad     de Murcia, 2005.  103-108.

“Para no romper la memoria: el teatro chamánico de Oscar Giner”. 
            Secolas. Journal of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies       (2004):  22-30.

“Lírica testimonial de la mujer puertorriqueña: la poesía de Angela María Dávila”
Revista de Estudios Hispánicos XXX 2 (2004): 19-31.

“El teatro de la violencia: El Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América de Pedro Santaliz".
reprinted. Archivo Nacional de Teatro Puertorriqueño, 2004. 72-73.

“Luis Alfaro” pp. 10-11; “Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América” pp.
            594-595; “Pedro Santaliz” pp. 741-742; “Teatro Pregones” p. 821  Encyclopedia    of Latino Popular Culture in United States.  Ed. By Cordelia Candelaria, Arturo           Aldama, and Peter García.  Westwood, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.

“El teatro popular puertorriqueño: lo hegemónico y lo marginal”.  Conjunto. Revista de
            Teatro Latinoamericano, Casa de las Américas 130 (2004):  72-79.

"Hacia un discurso político Queer en Dios en el Playgirl de noviembre de Abniel Marat".
Confluencia 19-2  (2004): 109-24.

"Transgresión y transculturación/interculturación en el teatro fronterizo de José Sanchis
            Sinisterra". Gestos 36 (2003): 103-17.

El teatro de la violencia: El Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América de Pedro Santaliz".  Bad
Subjects 61, University of California, Berkeley.http://eserver.org/bs, October
2002.

 “Lolita Lebrón."  Notable Twentieth-Century Latin America Women. A Biographical         Encyclopedia.  Ed. By David William Foster and Cynthia Tompkins.  Westwood,   CT: Greenwood Press, November, 2000.  162-65.

“La carnavalización en De viajes por Mex-América y otras crónicas de Manuel
            Murrieta Saldívar". The Border: A New Cultural Conception. II Colloquium.           University of Baja California, La Paz, México, 2000.  277-84.

 Prologues and Introductions of Published Books and Anthologies :
"Introduction."  The Nine O' Clock Novella. A Comedy with Lyrics
            by Herminio Vargas    Tollens. Xlibris, 2016. VII-XI.

“Prólogo a los poemas de Milagros Cedeño”.  Atrapar el silencio.  New York, New York:
            La Maga Press, 2016. 11-13.

“Prólogo a Poesía homohumana I de Abniel Marat”.  Poesía homohumana. Antología de la poesía completa. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Editorial Tiempo Nuevo, 2010.  11-         28.

“Prólogo: Cuestión de hombres: un estudio preliminar para su segunda edición”.
            Cuestión de hombres de Benito Pastoriza. Segunda edición. Xlibris, 2006.  7-23.

Proceedings:
“Perfume para entes o veneno pa’ la gente: un ritual chamánico de la poesía            interdisciplinario”.  Memorias del VI Coloquio Internacional de Latino Artists
            Table y The City College at The Center for Worker Education. Center for Worker Education, City College CUNY, NY, NY 23-25 de octubre 2014. Eds. Paquita         Suárez Coalla and Sonia Rivera Valdés. New York: Editorial La Campana,            2016. 94-99.

“ASI MI NATION: la teatralidad de la poesía o la poesía de la teatralidad”.  Literatura     escrita en español en Nueva York. Memorias del I Coloquio de LART & The City College of New York at The Center for Worker Education sobre literatura escrita en español en Nueva York.  Eds. Paquita Suárez Coalla and Sonia Rivera Valdés. New York: Editorial La Campana, 2014. 181-88.

Critical Book Review:
 Review of José (Papo) Márquez: vida y obra del autor de Esquizofrenia    Puertorricensis. Ed. Gloria Waldman. Edición personal, San Juan, Puerto Rico,          2012.  Journal of Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY. (2013): 212-15.

Articles in a Cultural Session of a Newspaper:
“El Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América de Pedro Santaliz”. En Rojo, Claridad. June 22-28,
            2006.  22-23.

 “Para no romper nuestra memoria: el teatro chamánico de Oscar Giner”.  En RojoClaridad.  October 9-15, 2003.  19.

“Angela María Dávila no ha muerto, todavia huele a rosas: una
            reflexión de su poesía”.  En Rojo, Claridad.  July 24-31, 2003. 29.

“Válgame Dios, Petractiva”.  En Rojo, Claridad March 16-22, 
1996.  30.

Forthcoming Poems in Anthology:
"Retargo de palomas".  Antología de poesía ecológica en lengua hispana.
            NY, NY. Artepoética, 2014.

Poems in an Anthology:
“I am Barbarian y Qué.” “De ellos Wedding Tiene que Ser la Mejor.” “A Chant     from    Caliban to His Mother Sicorax.”  The BX Files: Contemporary Poetry from the       Bronx. Bronx, NY: Elkat, 2015.

"Una noche buena y Julia de Burgos".  Amanecida. Antología en homenaje a Julia de        Burgos.  San Juan, Puerto Rico: Ediciones, EDP University, 2014. 116.

“Of Goodness and Aventures.”  “De bien y aventuras”. Multilingual Anthology. The          Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2014. Eds. Carlos Aguasaco & Irene     Santos. New York: Arte Poética, 2014. 66-69.

"Goleta en Nueva York II". Fronteras de lo imposible. San Juan, Puerto Rico, Casa de      los Poetas, 2014. 116-17.

“De Bien y Aventura”. “Of Goodness and Adventures.” San Diego Poetry Annual 2011-  2012. The Best Poems from Every Corner of the Region. Published by William        Harry Harding. Garden Oak Press, Fallbrook, California. Pp. 66-67.

“With pride in the Nationalist Party.” pp. 85-86.“I am Pedro Pietri’s Character.” Pp. 87-
            88. The Best of Panic. ¡En vivo from the East Village! Ed. by Charlie
            Vásquez.  (2010): Fireking P, NY, NY.

“A los que piensa, han pensado y pensarán” p. 107.
            “ES ausencia. ES vuelo” p. 108.
            “Para parir del llanto” p. 109.
            “Crónica exacta” pp. 110-111.
            “Geografía antillana” pp.112-113.  8va Convergencia Internacional de Poemas      Juninpais, 2009.  Junín, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009.

“Roman-cero, fe de ricos”.  Homenaje a la profesora L. Teresa Valdivieso.
            Ensayos crίticos. Ed. by Mary Ann Dellinger and Beatriz Trigo. Newark,
            Delaware: Juan De La Cuesta, 2008. 1.

"El escorpión reciclador".  500 Otounos de Prosa y Verso
Vol.I.  Sao Paolo, Brasil: Ediciones, AG, 2000.

Poems in a Review:
“El condón pasa”. “With Pride in the Nationalist Party.” “Canto de querubines”.  Revista de Academia Canaria de la Lengua 4 (2015):     http://aclrevistaliteraria.academiacanarialengua.org

“Canto de querubines”. “Claro olvido”.  “Poesía puertorriqueña contemporánea: entre        dos islas”.  La Columna de Bello, La Casa            Nacional de las Letras, República      Bolivariana de Venezuela 1:1 (2015): 31-34.

"Desde mi sótano". "Planto por José María Lima".  Trazos. Revista Literaria y Cultura,      2014.   P.11

"Polen extraño". "Para un poema". Campo de los Patos. Revista de la cultura asturiana      de cultura. Poesía Norteamericana (segunda parte) 4, 2013. Pp. 190-194.

“Poetry from a Playwright." "To Clara Lair.” p. 48.
            “A Boricua sings for the Chilango Warrior Güero.” p. 49.
            "I am Pedro Pietri’s Character." pp. 50-51.
            "A Chant of Caliban to his Mother Sicorax." pp. 52-53. Sable. (Spring 2007):         London: England. 

I’m Pedro Pietri’s Character”.  En Rojo, Claridad. (March 18-24, 2004): San Juan,           Puerto Rico. 24.

"Canto borincano al mexicano."  Oasis. (1999): Hermosillo,
Universidad de Sonora, México.

"Poemas 98: cien años de colonia".  Abya Yala. Words on the Butterfly's Wings.  Vol. III    (1998): Chicano Studies Journal of Poetry, Arizona State University.
11-14.

"Sincrética rapsodia boricua". Taller Literario 4-4 (1996): 94.

Conference Papers and Lectures:
"Descartografías y recartografías de La ciudad letrada: dando una "Vueltabajo".
50 Anniversary Latin American Studies Association  Conference 2016, May 28, 2016.

“Perfume para entes o veneno pa’ la gente: un ritual chamánico de la poesía interdisciplinario”.  Sexto Coloquio Internacional de Latino Artists Table y The City College at The Center for Worker Education. Center for Worker Education, City College CUNY, NY, NY, October 24-25, 2014.

Presentación de los Premios del Literatura del Instituto de Cultura, 2013. 5to Festival de la Palabra, 2014. San Juan, Puerto Rico. October 19, 2014.

Keynote Speaker for the Hispanic Month Event “Diversity within the Hispanic Culture." Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society & Club, BCC, CUNY. In October 11, 2012.

“La maestría de Teresa Valdivieso: un encuentro con el teatro niuyoboricua de Víctor Fragoso”. XXXII Meeting and International Congress of ALDEUU, Cádiz, Spain,
July 2-5, 2012.

Homage in the memory to Dr. Teresa Valdivieso “Y siempre pensábamos que era inmortal”  with the paper “Desde la Bibliografía de un teatro silenciado hasta el teatro nuyorican: la teatrología pesquisitiva de Teresa Valdivieso". Association of Humanities, Madrid, Spain, June 28-30, 2012.

“Radiografía de un quehacer femenino dominicano: los poemas de Milagros Cedeño”. Feria Internacional del libro de escritoras dominicanas”. NY, NY, March 23-25, 2012.

ASI MI NATION: la teatralidad de la poesía o la poesía de la teatralidad". Primer Coloquio Internacional de Literatura Hispana Escrita en Español en Nueva York.
October 14-15, 2011.

“Víctor Fragoso: un pionero boricua del teatro latino en la ciudad de Nueva York”. XXVI International Hispanic Theater Festival of Miami. 201. Educational Program: Conference. July7-9, 2011.

“Los papeles de Víctor Fragoso” Centro Cívico Cultural Dominicano. July 13, 2009.
NY, NY.

“Para que no me olvides: apuntes a la historia del teatro puertorriqueño sobre el teatro de Zora Moreno”. VII Conference/Festival Latin American Theatre Today: Rethinking “Latin American” Theatre”. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia March 26-29, 2008.

Lecture: “Negritude and Afro Hispanic Caribbean Poetry”. Engl. 383 Caribbean Literature by Dr. Brenda Flanagan. Feb.19-21 2008.

Lecture: “Edward Glissant and Antonio Benítez Rojo.”
English 494 Seminar: Poetics: Naipaul vs. Walcott by Dr. Brenda Flanagan.

“The Puerto Rican Popular Theater, its Microhistories, and the Marginalized Discourses." Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Michigan State University, October 17, 2007.

“Travestismo, lo camp y lo ridículo: el teatro de Antonio Pantojas”.
First International Congress. “Desmarginalization of the literary and linguistic tendencies in America.” August 2-4 2007,  University of San Marcos, Lima, Perú.
           
“A Postcolonial Reading to the Colonial Situation: The Hispanic Caribbean.” Engl. 394 Colonial/Postcolonial Literature, Dr. Brenda Flanagan. March 27, 2007, Davidson College.

 “The Lettered City and The Latin American Theater.” Spanish Senior Seminar, Spa. 490 by Prof. Mary Vásquez, November 2, 2006, Davidson College.

Presentation of the book Teatro popular: El Nuevo Teatro Pobre de América de Pedro Santaliz. Cultural Center La Casa Aboy, San Juan, Puerto Rico. June 8, 2006.

“The Theater of the Mexican Playwright, Sabina Berman.”  The. 281, 20th Century World Theatrer by Dr. Sharon Green, Theater Department, Davidson College. April 10 and 12, 2006.

“La poesía contestataria de Abniel Marat frente a la demonización del SIDA”.  Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies 53rd Annual Meeting “Latin American in the Age of Globalization”. Charlotte, NC. April 6-8, 2006.

“Calibán va a Transnaciolandia en la guagua aérea”. LASA. San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 15-18, 2006.

“Algunas aportaciones del pensamiento hostosiano al teatro popular puertorriqueño sesentista-setentista”.  International Conference of Caribbean Literature, Cartagena, Colombia, October 26-30, 2005.

“Algunos inicios de la caída de La Ciudad Letrada  en Puerto Rico: Lamento borincano de Lydia Milagros González”. Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin American and the Caribbean. First Charlotte-Area Wilson Brown Conference on Latin American Studies. UNC Charlotte, April 23, 2005.

“¿Existe la nación puertorriqueña?: Este país no existe de Myrna Casas”.  Conference/Festival Latin American Theatre Today: Translation, Transgender, and Transnacionalism.  Univeristy of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, April 6-9, 2005.

Visiting Lecturer.  “The Chicano Theatre.” Hispanic Theater course by Prof. Encarnita Figueroa Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, March 29, 2005.

Visiting Lecturer.  “The Afro Hispanic Caribbean Poetry.”  Engl. 383 Caribbean Literature, Dr. Brenda Flanagan. February 17, 2005, Davidson College.

Visiting Lecturer. “La Santería: Afro Hispanic Caribbean Religion.”  Art 234, Art of The Yoruba Diaspora, Dr. Arturo Lindsay, Kemp Professor of Art.  Visual Art Center 117, February 10, 2005.

Visiting Lecturer. “The Nuyorican Movement and the Poetry.” Spa. 244 US Literature in English. Dr. Mary Vásquez, Chambers 1006, Davidson College, October 21, 2004.

“La otra cara de la historia y el teatro puertorriqueño: El Tajo del Alacrán by Lydia Milagros González”.  The Thirteen International Congress of Sochel (Society of the Chilean Literary Studies). Pontifical Catholic University of Santiago, Chile,
September 29 to October1, 2004.

“Using Blackboard’s Advanced Features to Enrich a Spanish Latino Culture Class.” Bb SEUG Blackboard Southeast Users Group. Duke Univeristy, Durham, North Carolina. September 23-25, 2004.

“Irreverence and Transgression in the Iñigo Ramírez de Haro Playwright.”
Asamblea General de ALDEUU. Lorca, Murcia, Spain, July 6-10, 2004.

Poetry-Performance and Academic Lecture: US Latino Theatre course of Dr. Manuel de Jesús Hernández-Gutiérrez, Spanish Associate Professor, Language and Literature Department, Arizona State University, April 12, 2004.

“Para no romper la memoria: el teatro chamánico de Oscar Giner”. 51rd  Annual Secolas Conference, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 4-6 March 2004.

Guest Lecturer.  “Other versions (adaptations) of The Tempest by William Shakespeare and Aime Cesaire in the Hispanic Caribbean Drama.” Eng. 383 Caribbean Literature .  Dr. Brenda Flanagan.  Chambers 3155, Davidson College.  January 21, 2004.

“Consummation and Fire in the Metaphor of the Puerto Rican National House: La Tongo by Abniel Marat and The house of the Immortal by Carlos Canales.”
XXIX Hispanic Literature Congress, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. October 16-18, 2003.

“Excuse Me, Can the Subaltern Speak about the Contemporary Popular Theater from Puerto Rico?”  Fifth Congress of Latin American Theater. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. April 2-5, 2003.

“Lírica testimonial de la mujer puertorriqueña: la poesía de Angela María Dávila.  1st International Poetry Symposium, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. March 27-30.

Guest Lecturer.  “The Blackness and the Negritude of the Hispanic Caribbean Poetry by Luis Palés Matos and Nicolás Guillén." Spa. 270 Introduction to the Hispanic Literature. Dr. Jaione Markaida-Golzarri, Davidson College. February 17, 2003.

Invited Lecturer “Caribbean Diasporas: The Puerto Ricans and the Dominicans. Some Conceptual Approaches.” Spa. 490 Spanish Senior Seminar, Dr. Mary Vásquez, Davidson College. November 5 and 7 2002.

"Dislocation, Rupture, and Subversion in the Hegemonic Discourse of the Puerto Rican Theater: The New American of the Poor by Pedro Santaliz."  5th Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association.  Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago. October 3-5, 2002.

"Transgression and Transculturation in Theater of the Border by José
Sanchis Sinisterra." The Spanish Theater Review Estreno Symposium: Spanish Theater of the 21st Century. Ohio Wesleyan University. April 18-20, 2002.

"Postmodern Intertext in Olla by Pedro Santaliz and The New American Theater of the Poor." 9th International Conferences of the Latin American Theatre, Puebla, México. July 3-6, 2001.

"The Puerto Rican New Esperpento by Pedro Santaliz and The New American Theater of the Poor." The Third Annual BRICHA Conference: Human Sciences & Cultures, Cultures in Contact. Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. April 26-28 2001.

Guest Lecturer and to perform Canto a la locura de Francisco Matos Paoli: "The Hispanic Performance." Spa 490 Spanish Senior Seminar, Dr. Luis Peña, Davidson College, October 10, 2000.

“Toward A New Millennium in the Spanish Essay: Between the Search of the Subject and the Post modernity." AATSP Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado. July 30-August 3, 1999.

Invited Lecturer and Poetry Reading: "The Puerto Rican Diaspora."
USA Latinos and Chicano Film course by Dr. Arturo Aldama.
Chicano Studies Department, Arizona State University, April 1999.

¿“Para qué una poética en el final del siglo XX?” Spanish Graduate Student Conference: The Frontiers, Arizona State University. 24-25, April 1998.

"Toward a Political Queer consciousness in God in November’s Playgirl by Abniel Marat." III Symposium on Mexican Popular Culture: Diversity, Representation and the Media. Arizona State University,  March 1998.

“The carnavalization in the News Borders Chronicles Traveling in Mex-América by Manuel Murrieta Saldívar." II Colloquium: Border: A New Cultural Conception at University of Baja California, La Paz, México. February 17-19, 1998.

"The New Borders Chronicles by Manuel Murrieta Saldívar." 16th Colloquium of Mexican Literatures in University of Sonora, Hermosillo, México. October 1997.
Co-Organizer of the Performance and Poetry Activity in Third Symposium of Mexican Popular Culture: “Diversity, Representation and The Media."
Arizona State University,  March 1998.



Professional Performances, Films, Readings, and Theatrical Activities:
“EL A MUELTO”. Bronx Latin American Art Biennial. Loisaida Inc. Center Gallery. November 17, 2016. (Installation/Poet-Performer).

“Rescate poético”. Poetry Performance at Fest 2016 Borimix.
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, November 12, 2016. (Poet-Performer).

“EL A MUELTO”. Borinqueya: An Envolving Travesy. Fest 2016 Borimix.
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, November 4, 2016. (Installation/Poet-Performer).
                                           
From Poe’s Porch. Macabre Poetry Series. Bronx Writer Center and Bronx Historical Society. Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, Bronx, NY, October 29, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

The Photographic Exibit: “Urban Latinos: Un Sopón Rico.”  Luisa Capetillo Gallery, El Barrio Firehouse, NY, NY October 15, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

“Salute to Ana Castillo.” Julia de Burgos Cultural Center, NY, NY September 30, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

Feature Poet in Smokin’ Words, Elkat Productions, South of France, Bronx, New York September 16, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

Stereo Island Mosaic by Vincent Toro. Book Signing and Celebration. Nuyorican Poet Cafe, June 12, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

The Rise of the Bilingual. Brooklyn, New York, May 28, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

35 Poets for Oscar. La Marqueta, NY, NY, May 28, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

Bronx Community College & the Association of Latino Faculty &Staff Honor Awards Ceremony, May 13, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

Hispanic Writers Week, May 7, 2016, Villa Victoria Cultural Center, Boston, Massachusetts. (Poet-Performer)

“Q-Boro Lit Crawl.” Fundraising Queens Book’s Fair. Poetry Performance at Dominies Hoer, Queens, New York. April 7, 2016. (Poet-Performer)

“La poética de la alcapurria”. Poetry Performance at Dixon Place, NY,  NY, March 16 2016. (Poet-Performer)

“La Regla”. VI Coloquio Del otro la’ Perspectivas sobre sexualidades queers caribeñas. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez, March 2, 2016. (Actor Role: La Regla)

Festival de Declamadores. Comisionado Dominicano de la Cultura, NY, NY February 11, 2016.  (Poet-Performer)

“An Evening with Miguel Algarín. Nuyorican Legendary Poet.” Hostos Community College, CUNY, November 18, 2015. (Poet-Performer)

Blaqlist Poetry Reading Serie. Port Morris Distillery, Bronx, NY, October 22 , 2015 (Poet-Performer)

Presentation of the Anthology Amanecida. Ed. by Etnairis Ribera. Boricua College, Manhattan Campus NY, NY October 8, 2015. (Poet-Performer)

AFROPOETICS: Honoring the Afro-Descendant Puerto Rican Legacy. Museo del Barrio, NY, NY, June 8 2015. (Poet)

Smokin’ Word by Machete Movement. El Fogón Cultural Center, Bronx, NY, January 31, 2015. (Poet-Performer)

"Past Forward" Bronx Latin American Art Biennial, November 15, 2014. Bronx Arts Space, Bronx, NY. (Poet- Performer)

“Gathering of Carnations: A Marathon of Julia de Burgos' poetry”. Taíno Stickball Community Gallery, NY, NY, September 27, 2014. (Poet)

The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2014. College at The Center for Worker Education. Center for Worker Education, City College CUNY, NY, NY, October 15, 2014. (Poet)

"Balbucéalo". Casa de la Cultura Ruth Hernández, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 18, 2014. (Poet-Performer)

"De búsqueda a Trazos 30 años después: puesta en circulación de la Revista Trazos".  Gregorio Luperón School, NY, NY, May 29, 2014. (Poet)

 "La Regla". Veinte 14, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, April 19, 2014. (Performer)

"The Last Poet Standing" Bowery Poetry Club, NY, NY, February 16, 2014. (Poet)

"Latino Spoken Words: Worship to Spanglish." General Consulate of Spain in New York. Bowery Poetry Club, NY, NY, December 9, 2013. (Poet and Curator)

Monologue "La Regla" by Carlos Manuel Rivera IX New Poetry Festival of New York. Word Up Bookstore, NY, NY November 29, 2013. (Actor Role: La Regla)

Festival de la Palabra de Puerto Rico en Nueva York. Poetry reading, CUNY Graduate Center, October 17, 2013. (Poet)

"Yans & Reto 2013 7 minutes or less performances, short films, videos, proclamations, comedy, song." Anthology Film Archives-New York. NY, NY, October 6, 2013. (Performer)

The 3rd Poetry Festival, Governor Island, NY, NY, July 27, 2013. (Poet)

Poetry Performance Sexta Maratón Cultural de Colectivo Poetas de Nueva York,
Queens, New York, July 6, 2013. (Performer)

Soap Box Poets. Howl Festival, NY, NY, May 26, 2013.
(Poet)

Poetry Reading and discussion "Working with Latino Community across the City: The
Bilingual Poetry by Carlos Manuel Rivera" Faculty Day, BCC, CUNY, May 29, 2013. (Poet)

Serie de Lecturas Rizoma. Instituto Cervantes, NY, NY, May 18, 2013. (Poet)

Poetry Reading Hispanic Latino Book Fair. Queens, NY, December 8, 2012. (Poet)

VIII New Poetry Festival of Nueva York, NY, NY December 1, 2012. (Poet)

"Perfume para entes o veneno pa' la gente." 3rd United Solo Festival. Theatre Row, NY, NY November 16, 2012. Opart, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, November 29, 2012. (Performer)

"La Tongo" by Abniel Marat. BAAD, Bronx, November 2, 2012. (Actor La Tongo)

"Trilingual: The Innauguration." Performing the poetry. La Cantina Royal, Brooklyn, NY. September 27, 2012. (Poet-Performer)

ASI MI NATION. Performing the Poetry. La casa Azul Book Store, NY NY, August 26, 2012, and El Barco de Papel Book Store, Queens, NY October 6, 2012. (Poet-Performer)

A poetry reading and performance “Niuyoriqueando Mi Nation.” VI Congress of Hispanic Association of Humanities, Madrid, Spain, June 29,  2012. (Poet-Performer)

Poetry Performance Quinta Maratón Cultural de Colectivo Poetas de Nueva York, June 23, 2012. (Poet-Performer)

“San Hediondo Sal que Daña” by Carlos Manuel Rivera. Performance. 10th Anniversary Trazarte Huellas Creativas. Comisionado Dominicano de la Cultura en los Estados Unidos. NY NY. May 26, 2012. (Actor Role: San Hediondo)

Dramatic Reading “Quisimos tanto a Lydia” written and directed by Aravind Adyanthaya. O.P.A.R.T. Cultural Center Clemente Soto Vélez, NY, NY,
November 27, 2011. (Actor: Ensemble)

O.P.A.R.T presents a night of Poetry, Performance, and Visual Art. BORIMIX, Puerto Fest 2011, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, NY, NY, November 9, 2011. (Poet-Performer)

 “Suspense.” Performing the Poetry. Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, NY, NY, October 29, 2011. (Poet-Performer)

 “San Hediondo Sal que Daña.” Libro Abierto. Feria Latinoamericana del Libro. Literary Fair. Lincoln Hospital, Bronx NY,October 15, 2011. (Actor Role: San Hediondo)

ASI MI NATION. Poetry and Spoken Words by Carlos Manuel Rivera. Recorded and Arrangements by Papo “Forajido”Gely. CD Released Presentation. Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, NY, NY.August 13, 2011. (Poet-Performer)

"Words and Music for Miguel Algarín." The Phoenix, NY, NY. July 24, 2011. (Poet-Performer)

“La Tongo” de Abniel Marat. Monologue. “Live from Cuba!: Roxy La Rusa and Friends”. The Phoenix, NY, NY. June 15, 2011. (Actor Role: La Tongo)

“San Hediondo Sal que Daña”. Horas de Junio. Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, México. June 2-4, 2011. (Actor Role: San Hediondo)

“Callejerismo”. Agueybaná Productions. Poetry Performance. The Loisaida Festival, NY, NY. May 29, 2011.(Poet-Performer)

“Boricabaret.” Hispanic Panic. Performing the Poetry. Nowhere, NY, NY April 27, 2011. (Performer)

“Resurrection.” Performing the Poetry. Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, NY, NY, April  23, 2011. (Poet-Performer)

"Tribute to Miguel in His Words." Performing the Poetry. Niuyorican Poet Café, November 30, 2010. (Poet-Performer)

Machete Band Aniversary. Performing the Poetry. Notice, Brooklyn, NY. November 20, 2010. (Poet-Performer)

Capicu Cultural Showcase. Performing the Poetry. Notice Lounge, Brooklyn, NY. November 2010 until the present. (Poet-Performer)

ASI MI NATION. Performing the Poetry. BMCC, CUNY. November 17, 2010. (Poet-Performer)

“Spirits and Monster Panic.” Hispanic Panic . Nowhere, NY, NY October 27, 2010. (Poet-Performer)

Presentation of the Anthology of the Complete Poetry works by Abniel Marat. Performing the Poetry. La Casa de la Herencia Cultural Puertorriqueña. July 8, 2010. (Performer)

“Pride Panic.” Hispanic Panic. Performing the Poetry. Nowhere, NY, NY June 23, 2010. (Poet-performer)

ASI MI NATION. Performing the Poetry. La Pregunta Arts Café, May 10, 2010. (Poet-performer)

 “Hispanic Panic.” Performing the Poetry. Nowhere, NY, NY January 27, 2010. (Poet-performer)

Las preciosas ridículas by Moliere., directed by Antonio Pantojas. NYCHA, Pequeño Teatro, January 6, 2010. (Actor Role: Le Grunge)

La Tongo by Abniel Marat Monologue. Until Midnite Café Teatro, November 28, 2009 Bronx, NY. (Actor Role: La Tongo)

Poetry reading.  Libro Abierto. Feria Latinoamericana del Libro. Literay Fair. Bronx Library, November 7, 2009. (Poet-Performer)

Soplo mágicos disparates. Performance. Bronx Hispanic Festival, October 7, 2009. Bronx Museum. (Performer)

CD Recording:
ASI MI NATION. Poetry and Spoken Words by Carlos Manuel Rivera. Recorded and Arrangements by Papo “Forajido”Gely. August 2009. (Poet-Performer)

Un Boricua en Nueva York. Performance July 2-30 2009. La Pregunta Arts Café, NY, NY. (Poet-Performer)

Soplo mágicos disparates. Performance. May 30, 2009, La Pregunta Arts Café, NY, NY. (Poet-Performer)

Anna in Her Tropics by Nilo Cruz. Staged Reading, directed by Frank Domínguez, June 17, 2007, Theatre Charlotte. (Actor Role: Santiago)

Divas Gremio by Pedro Santaliz. Poetry reading with the author as an introduction before the performance. January 13 and 14, 2007 Niuyorican Café and Taller Cé, San Juan Puerto Rico. (Poet-Performer).

Davidson Reads. Performing the poetry and sharing with Dr. Randy Nelson reading,
 Davidson College, November 15, 2006, 900 Room Alvarez Union. (Poet-Performer)

Performance “Invocation The Death.” Event of Día de los Muertos, OLAS, Davidson College, November 2, 2006. (Performer)

Performance The New Invaders, a Jam Cross Over with Guillermo Gómez Peña and his troupe La Pocha Nostra. Museum of Contemporary Art, Oaxaca, Mexico. August 18, 2006. (Performer)

Performance about “Día de los Muertos”, Davidson College, November 2, 2005. (Performer)

“Esto fue lo que trajo el barco”. Performance directed by Myrna Renaud. Third Encounter of Dance, Danza Aquí. Luquillo, Puerto Rico, May 26-28, 2005. (Poet-Performer)

Bilingual Spoken Word Art. Artsplosure @ Exploris: Latin Jazz Extravaganza. Exploris Art Museum, Raleigh, North Carolina. May 21, 2005. (Poet-Performer)

Pastiche Trans-performance conceived and directed by Roberto Prestigiacomo.
Theatre Department, Davidson College, Nov. 17-21, 2004 (Performer, Actor Role: Santa Claus, and Dramaturg).

The Film 51st State directed by Vincent González, Gonzfield Pictures. Broadcasting and Cinema Department, Univeristy of North Carolina at Greensboro. October 16, 2004 (Actor Film Role: Old Man).

Presentation of the book Soplo mágicos disparates. Performance.
Cultural Center Casa Aboy, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 12, 2004 (Poet-Performer).

Stories To Be Told by Osvaldo Dragún. Latin American Theatre course, Davidson College, May 3-4, 2004. (Directing).

Presentation of the book Soplo mágicos disparates. Performance and reading.
Phoenix College, Arizona.  April 9, 2004 (Poet-Performer).

Performance “Prelude to the Death”. Celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). Sponsored by OLAS and Spanish Department, Davidson College. November 2 and 3, 2003. Union and Perkins Auditorium. (Performer)

Writing of the poetry-performance “Calibán va pa’ la YUPI (Universidad de Puerto Rico)” for Hincando el pie (dance-theater performance), performed by Hincapié Modern Dance-Theater Company, directed and choreographed by Petra Bravo.  University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. September 4-9, 2003. (Poetry-Performance Writer)

La Tongo by Abniel Marat. Fifth Congress of Latin American Theater.  University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. April 2-5, 2003. (Actor Role: La Tongo)

"I'm Pedro Pietri's Character." Poetry Performance by Carlos Manuel Rivera, Orbis Press, Phoenix, Arizona, July 13, 2002. (Poet-Performer)

International Poetry Reading. OLAS and Spanish Department sponsored, Union, April 23, 2002. (Poet-Performer)

Theatre for the Latin American Community, Greensboro, NC.
Performance of "La Tongo" by Abniel Marat. The Latin
American Arts Festival, The Community Theatre of Greensboro, Artistika Concert Café, April 6, 2002. (Actor Role: La Tongo)

Prospero y el mar, Experimental Spanish version of The Tempest by William Shakespeare, written and directed by Oscar Giner for Aleph Production in
The 38th International Theater Festival at Fine Arts Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2001. (Actor Role: Caliban).

Híbrido. Performance of the Hispanic Theatre Twentieth Century Main Innovations. Some pieces of the Latin American/USA Latino Theatre.
SPA 356 Hispanic Theatre Seminar: Theories, Readings and Workshop. Directed by Carlos Manuel Rivera. Davidson College, May 2001. (Directing)

Poetry Reading:
Poetry and Diversity, Residence Life Office. The Outpost, Davidson College. November 30, 2000. (Poet-Performer)

Performance "Conjure of the Death." Celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)
Spanish Department, Davidson College,  October 30, 2000. (Performer)

Performance “Perfume para entes o veneno pa’ la gente” written and performed by Carlos Manuel Rivera
Fifth National Encounter of Mexican Writers: “Las Horas de Junio” sponsored by Oasis Review, University of Sonora, Hermosillo, México, June 2000. (Performer)

“The Origin of the Sea” written and directed by Oscar Giner based. Department of Theatre, Arizona State University, April 2000. (Actor Role: The Behique)

La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García-Lorca. Directed by Oscar Giner. Department of Theatre and Spanish Department, Arizona State University, November, 1999. (Actor Role: La Poncia)

“The Theatrical of the Enigma." Performed with Prof. Teresa Valdivieso. Parody, Irony, Laughter, and the Grotesque. Humor in Latin American, Peninsular, Luzo Brazilian, and Chicano Literatures, Arizona State University, October 1999. (Actor).

 “Women and Imagery in the Salvadorian Theater." Staged Reading with Prof. Teresa Valdivieso.First International Conference of Central American Culture and Literature.
Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University, April 1999. (Actor).

Hispanic Zone with ASU Rasquachi Players, and Playwright Theater, Phoenix, Arizona. Directed by Warren Baumghart. Feb.-March, 1999. (Actor Role: Mr. Puerto Rico).

La Pastorela, Teatro Chicano La Esperanza, ASU Public Events, and Centro La Amistad, Guadalupe Community, Arizona. December, 1998-1999. (Actor Role: Luis).

Performance of “La Tongo” Monologue of the play’s anthology God in November’s Play Girl by Abniel Marat The Ninth International Conference of the Association of Feminine Hispanic Literature. September 1998. (Actor Role: La Tongo)

Performance of “La Tongo” Monologue the play’s anthology God in November’s Play Girl by Abniel Marat. Third National Encounter of Mexicans Writers “Las Horas de Junio" sponsored by Oasis Review, University of Sonora, Hermosillo, and México. June 1998. (Actor Role: La Tongo)

 Hispanic Zone by Guillermo Reyes at Local and National Response to Violations of Civil and Human Rights under New Immigration Reform Policy Symposium.  March 27, 1998. (Actor Role: Mr. Puerto Rico).

May 1998 Cultural Proflections: Minus 2. Multimedia Experiment involving Internet related technologies and various artists from Belize and United States. Directed by John Colt, North Light Gallery, and ASU. (Poet-Performer)

Staged Reading of the play Hispanic Zone. Playwright and Direction by Guillermo Reyes, Department of Theatre, Prism Theater, December 1997. (Actor Role: Mr. Puerto Rico)

Performance “Bori-Cuándo”. El Culturadoor Review in Second Symposium of Mexican Popular Culture: “The carnival and the Voices." Arizona State University.
March 13-14, 1997. (Poet-Performer)

El niño que enloqueció de amor by Eduardo Barrios. Guaynabo Fine Arts Center, Puerto Rico, May 1996. (Actor Role: El Doctor)

"No autobombo" Poetry Performance in La Iguana Dorada poetry review activity. Café Seda, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 1995. (Poet-Performer)

“Noche palesiana”. Poetry Performance. Interamerican University, Guayama, Puerto Rico, May 1995. (Performer)

“El día que conocimos el amor”. Poetry Performance. Interamerican University, Guayama, Puerto Rico, February 1995. (Performer)

"Al desnudo en la poesía". Poetry Performance, Inter American University, Guayama, Puerto Rico, December 1994. (Performer)

"Rene Cla, El Escorpión Reciclador". Poetry Performance to Marta Pérez Painting Exhibition, Botello Gallery, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 1994. (Poet-Performer)

“Banquete y entremés”. Golden Age Theatre Institute: A Star Crossed Golden Age: Myth and Spanish Comedia, Penn State University, June-July, 1994. (Performer)

“Sin tesis”. Poetry Performance . Interamerican University, Guayama, Puerto Rico,
May 1994. (Poet-Performer)

"Inejí". Poetry Performance with the group Ando Caribe Ando. Bayamón and Carolina University of Puerto Rico Campus, November 1993. (Poet-performer)

"Somos depredadores" written and directed by Ivonne Petrovich. Hogares Crea, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, May 1993. (Actor Role: Ensemble)

"Vestir para la poesía o poesía para vestir". Poetry activity with "Disparates, hábitos y monjes vestidos" Poetry Performance. Tapia Theater, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 1992. (Poet-Performer)

"Perfume para entes o veneno pa' la gente", monologue-poem by Carlos Manuel Rivera, Museo del Chopos, Mexico City, Mexico, September 1992. (Performer)

"Sudaca 92 Ni Taínos acá /Ni Taínos allá". Poetry Performance, Tapia Theater, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 1992. (Performer)

Bandera. Homage to the Puerto Rican Composer, Rafael Hernández by Moliendo Vidrio. Teatro Tapia, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 1991. (Actor Role: Ensemble)

La nueva vida by Lydia Milagros González. Acting and directing by Carlos Manuel Rivera, different marginalized communities from Puerto Rico,  May 1991. (Actor Role: El Jíbaro, and Director of the play)

“Pales Matos White Poetry.” Poetry-Performance.
Celebration of the Hispanic Language Week. Interamerican University, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Abril 1991. (Poet-Performer)

En la diestra de Dios Padre by Enrique Buenavaventura. Metropolitan University, Cupey, Puerto Rico, directed by María Vilches, May 1990. (Actor Role: Peralta)

"Poetas y Maestros".  Metropolitan University, Cupey, Puerto Rico, April, 1990. (Poet-Performer)

Pepita Jiménez by Juan Varela, Adaptation by Roberto Ramos-Perea, Yo Soy, inc. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, directed by Edgar Quiles, October 1989-1996. (Actor Roles: Sebastián and El Vicario)

"El negro en América" by Victoria Espinosa. Dance, Music and Poetry Performance. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, September 1989. (Performer)

Otello by William Shakespeare. Directed by Alina Marrero, Bohío Puertorriqueño,inc.  Puerto Rico, Fine Arts Center, November 1988. (Actor Role: Dux of Venice)

Coqui Corihundo vira el mundo (Anastasia). Written and directed by Zora Moreno, Flor de Cahíllo, inc. Fine Arts Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July-August, 1987. (Actor Role: Police)

Dream on Monkey Mountain by Derek Walcott. Directed by Fedora Montañez and supervised for a theater course of directing by Victoria Espinosa. University of Puerto Rico, May 1987. (Actor Role: Mosquito)

Tres lirios de cala by Abniel Marat. Directed by Josean Ortiz and supervised for a theater course of directing by Victoria Espinosa. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, May 1987. (Actor Role: El Utilero)

Retablo de las maravillas y otras maravillas by Cervantes. Spanish Language Fest.
Touring Theater of University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. Directed by Dean M. Zayas, April, 1987. (Actor El Procurador)

Aulularia by Plauto. Directed by Gilda Navarra, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. April 1987. (Actor Role: Cocinero)

El Cemí de Maboya written and directed by Pedro Santaliz and The New Poor Theater of America, Puerto Rico, February to July 1987. (Actor Role: Tratoriafux, El Behique)

El carbón que ha sido brasa (Triología Costumbrista). Touring Theater of University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, directed by Dean M. Zayas, University of Puerto Rico. December 1986 to February 1987. (Actor Role: Ruperto)

La nueva vida by Lydia Milagros González. Acting and directing by Carlos Manuel Rivera. Placita Antonia Martínez, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, November, 1986. (Actor Role: Los Ojos, and the Director of the play)

Mother Courage by Bertold Brecht. Directed by Dean M. Zayas, University of Puerto Rico, November 1985. (Actor Role: Ensemble)

The Man of the Moon. Directed by María Eugenia (Cuca) Mercado, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, November 1984. (Actor Role: Pip)

La señora en su balcón by Elena Garro,. Directed by Adalina De Jesús and supervised for a theater course of directing by Victoria Espinosa, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
July 1984. (Actor Role: Andrés)

Dr. Death de 3 a 5 by Azorín. Directed by Mérida Méndez and supervised for a theater course of directing by Victoria Espinosa. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. May 1984 ((Actor Role: El Ayudante)

The Sun and The Mac Donald by René Marqués. Univeristy of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, directed by Victoria Espinosa. November 1983. (Actor Role: Ciro Mac Donald)

El amigo duende by Flavia Lugo de Marichal. Directed by Mayra Quiñones and Helvia Guzmán and supervised for a theater course of directing by Victoria Espinosa. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. May 1983. (Actor Role: El Padre)

A Man is a Man by Bertold Brecht. Coribantes, inc. Corral de la Cruz, San Juan, Puerto Rico, directed by Edgar Quiles, March 1983. (Actor Role: Ensemble)

Revolución en el infierno by Roberto Ramos-Perea. First Encounter of Puerto Rican New Playwrights, directed by Victoria Espinosa, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras September 1982 (Actor Roles: El Abanderado and Conrado)

Oedipus the King by Sofocles, Coribantes inc., University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras,
directed by Rafael Rojas, September 1982. (Actor Rol: Coro)

Service Department, College and University Committees:
Curriculum Committee CUNY Central  Faculty Member, 2016-present

Academic Affairs, BCC CUNY Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Curriculum Matters & Faculty Development Search, summer 2014.

Modern Languages Department BCC CUNY Spanish and French Professors Search, spring 2014.

Curriculum Committee BCC CUNY Alternate and Faculty Member, 2013-2016

Senate BCC Alternate Faculty Member, 2013-2014.

Comparative Literature & Modern Language review panel for the PSC-CUNY Award Program, spring 2011 (Evaluator).

Modern Languages Department, BCC CUNY Italian Professor Search, spring 2011.

Modern Languages Department, BCC CUNY Placement Test and Exemptions Committee, 2011-present

Modern Language Department BCC, CUNY Assessment Committee, 2011-present.

Freshmen Initiatives BCC CUNY, 2011-2014.

Title V BCC CUNY, 2011-2012.

Faculty Council BCC CUNY, Alternate Faculty Member, 2011-2012.

Foreign Language CUNY Council, 2010-2011.

College Advisement Committee, 2008-present.

Modern Language Department BCC, CUNY P&B Committee, 2010-present

Search of Mac Gee Creating Writing Professor Davidson College, 2007-2008.

Ethnic Diversity, Davidson College, 2003-2007.

Campus and Religious Life, Davidson College, 2005-2007.

Member of the Committee Spanish Graduate Student Conference: The Frontiers, Arizona State University, April 24-25, 1998.

Professional Development:
Challenges of and support for a diverse student. Interdisciplinary Initiatives: Successes and Challenges. Academic Affairs BCC, CUNY Winter Intersection Professional Development, January 21-22, 2014.

"Evolving Pedagogies in the Modern Language Classroom." The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. NY, NY, January 25, 2012.

AP Spanish Standard Setting Pilot Study. College Board, New York, New York.
April 10-12, 2008.

Post Doctoral Seminar: National Endowment for Humanities Summer Seminar: Visions of Freedom for the Americas: Hostos and Martí. Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, CUNY. June 28-July 21, 2005.

“Revising the Canon in the Puerto Rican Drama: the Contemporary Playwrights Abniel Marat and Carlos Canales.” February 20 2004.

Culpeper Grant:
Teaching Innovations. Integration of technology into the classroom:
SPA 344 Latino Culture in the US. Davidson College, spring 2003.

Project presentation of the Culpeper Grant:
The integration of the Blackboard into the Spanish 344 Latino Culture in US
November 5, 2003, Language Resource Center, Davidson College.

A Star Crossed Golden Age: Myth and Spanish Comedia directed by Frederick De Armas. National Endowment of Humanities, Penn State University, Golden Age Theatre Institute, summer, 1994.


Thesis Advisor and Reader:
Daly, Mary Meghan. “Mujer como frontera. Mujer como memoria. Análisis de seis narrativas testimoniales de escritoras chicanas”. (Reader) May 8, 2008.

Davis, Shaunta. “La crisis de la inmigración por un espejo: la representación de México-
            Los Estados Unidos y de Africa-España”. (Advisor) May 1, 2008.

Denslow, Taylor. “La influencia del narcorrido en el desarrollo de la frontera como espacio de drogas”.  (Advisor). May 1 2008.

Goldberger, Nora. “Cultura, espacio e identidad: la representación de
            la frontera en la literatura infantil bilingüe” (Reader). April 30,  2008.
                       
Sprengler, Jamie. “Identidad múltiple en la frontera: la lucha de definirse a sí mismo en el
            performance art de Guillermo Gómez Peña”. (Advisor).
             April 30, 2008.

Ulrich, Lauren. “Destellos medievales y visiones modernas: discursos
            femeninos de un nuevo amor cortés en la España contemporánea”. (Reader).
            April 30, 2008.

West, Aaron. “La evolución en la imagen, la percepción popular y el trato del mexicano
            en los EE.UU. en el cine y la televisión después del movimiento chicano”.
            (Advisor). May 1, 2008.

Burns Bryan. “Un escritor de la identidad nicaragüense: Ernesto Cardenal”.
            Davidson College, May 2006. (Advisor).

Mac Donald, Lucy.  “La cultura de la pobreza en Bolivia. Una exploración de los métodos de eliminación”. Davidson College, May 2006. (Advisor).

Fernández, Kelly.  “La ruptura del silencio”.  el arte chileno femenino como proceso
            terapéutico”.  Davidson College, May 2006. (Reader).

Rodda, Emily.  “La historia, la memoria y la vida: un estudio testimonial de la familia en
            la Guerra civil española”.  Davidson College, May 2006 (Honor Thesis Reader).

Sperdutto, Adam.  “Por qué leemos testimonio? un análisis de Rigoberta Menchú y el acto de la crítica”. Davidson College, May 2006. (Reader).

Lowell, Whit.  “Las manifestaciones del trabajo en la cultura fronteriza: un estudio
de sus representaciones en el cine y en el drama”.  Davidson College, May
2005. (Advisor).

Bell, Kevin.  “César Vallejo y su crítica de Vladimiro Maiakovsky:
un estudio de crítica comparada”.  Davidson College, May 2005. (Reader).

Curlett, Tim.  “Representación del narcotráfico y el crimen en el cine popular
fronterizo”.  Davidson College, May 2005. (Reader).

Henriques, Ana Carolina.  “La sexy señorita”.  Davidson College, May 2005.
(Reader).

Peet, David.  “Todos los juegos: análisis y experimentación acerca del cuento
 hispanoamericano”.  Davidson College, May 2005. (Reader).

Petrosky, Erica.  “Los problemas del servicio medico y las enfermedades en la
frontera de México y los Estados Unidos.  Davidson College, May 2005.
(Reader).

Smith, Field.  “El humor en la Argentina: ¿por qué son cómicos los argentinos?”.
            Davidson College, May 2004. (Advisor).

Grinage, Leslie.  “Nicolás Guillén: en búsqueda de una identidad cubana”. 
Davidson College, May 2003. (Advisor).

Fisher, William.  “El Caribe, ecos de Africa”.  Davidson College, May, 2003. (Advisor).

Ballantine, Steven.  "Modelos americanos: una comparación entre
los movimientos por los derechos civiles en los Estados
Unidos y El Salvador".  Davidson College, May 2002. (Advisor).

Johnson, Matrika.  "El SIDA en América Latina y el Caribe".  Davidson College,
May 2002. (Advisor).

Inskeep, Adrianne.  "Reciclaje, resistencia y género: la obra de
Isis Rodríguez."  Davidson College, May 2001. (Advisor).

Workshops:
Poetry Workshop Facilitator. Bronx Writer Center and Bronx Historical Society. Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, Bronx, NY, October 29, 2016.

Spoken Words Workshop Facilitator: "Menea La Palabra". Veinte 14, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, April 12, 2014.

Freshman Seminar Year, Faculty Development Summer Institute Workshop , BCC CUNY, summer 2013.

Workshop Facilitator: “Integration of Culture into Advanced Spanish Writing Courses: Working with Cultural Memory.” Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context, CUNY GRADUATE CENTER. February 20, 2013.

Facilitator of Puerto Rican Literature Workshop. Comité de Noviembre 7th Annual Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Exhibit, November 17, 2012.

Freshmen Year Seminar  Faculty Develpoment Workshop, BCC CUNY, summer , 2013.

Podcasting Faculty Development Summer Institute Workshop , BCC CUNY, summer 2012.

Blackboard I Faculty Development Summer Institute Workshop BCC CUNY, summer 2011.

Performance Art Workshop with Guillermo Gómez Peña and his troupe La Pocha Nostra. Oaxaca, Mexico. August 1-18, 2006.

“Community-Based Learning Workshop”. Sprinkle Room, Knobloch Campus Center, Davidson College, March 13, 2004.

“The Use of the Blackboard 6 New Version”.  
Language Resource Center, Davidson College. May 13, 2003.

Theater Workshop Facilitator.  Flor de Cahíllo, Productions, inc., directed by Zora
Moreno. Loíza community, Puerto Rico.  June 30-July1, 2003.

Workshop Facilitator: "How the Hispanic Theatre and Poetry influence in the English acquisition as a second language for Spanish speaker". 
Mecklenburg County Jail North, Charlotte, North Carolina. April 2001.

"Teaching Effectiveness" by Prof. Bonnie Mac Alister. Phi Hall, Davidson College. December 8 and 12 2000.

Grants:
Faculty Travel, Modern Languages Department, BCC CUNY, spring 2016.

Faculty Travel Grant, BCC, CUNY, summer 2011-2012.

Summer Faculty Research, Davidson College, 2005.

Dean Rusk, Davidson College Summer Travel Grant 2004.

Summer Faculty Research. Davidson College, 2003.

Internship. Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. 1999-2000.

Research Assistant Professor Teresa Valdivieso
Department of Languages and Literatures,
spring, 1999.

Travel Grant, Graduate College and Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University, spring 1998 and spring1999.

Teaching Assistantship, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University, fall 96-2000.

Graduate Fellowship, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University, fall 1996, spring 1997.

Iberoamerican Cooperation Institute Fellowship, Madrid, Spain, spring 1988.

Awards:
First Prize of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture International Literary Contest 2013 in the Essay Category.

Summer 2012 Stewart Travel Award, Graduate Center Foundation, CUNY.

2009 Honor Mention Eight Poetry Contest and 3rd International of Short Story and Poetry Juninpais 2009. “A los que piensan, han pensado y pensarán”.

1999-2000 National Hispanic Scholarship- Outstanding Graduate Student Scholar.

Second Prize of Poetry in Yunes Puerto Rican Poetry Review with the poem "Toward a Zodiac Myth," fall 1992.

Outstanding Theater Young Award of
Puerto Rican Commission of the Youth
March 1989.

Best Actor in Good Shepherd Sisterhood Congregation in Caguas, Puerto Rico, April 1982.

Professional Memberships:
CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences (City University of New York Academy)

LART (Latino Round Table, CUNY)

SECOLAS (South East Council Latin American Studies Association)

LASA (Latin American Studies Association)

ALDEUU (Association of the Spanish Professional)

Puerto Rican Studies Association

The Gamma Beta Phi Society.

AATSP (American Association of Teaching Spanish and Portuguese)

College of Theater Actor of Puerto Rico

Other Community Activities:
Co ed. “Diaspora, Identity, and Culture” En Rojo, Claridad Newspaper, Puerto Rico. 
March 31-April 6, 2011. Pp. 13-28.

Co ed. “Nuyorican Theater”En Rojo, Claridad Newspaper, Puerto Rico, July 21-27, 2011. Pp. 13-28.

Presentation of the Anthology of Plays by Abniel Marat. Living Theatre, NY, NY. July 9, 2010.

Poetry reading and performance. Odgen Avenue AIDS Patience Residence. Bronx, New York, June 28, 2010.

Performance Life is a Bowl of Cherries. Pequeño Teatro, NYCHA, Lillian Wald Houses, Manhattan. September 23, 2009.

Poetry reading and performance. Odgen Avenue AIDS Patience Residence. Bronx, New York, July 27, 2009.

A talk about the Puerto Rican Theater, the playwright Francsico Arriví and his play Vejigantes. Prof. Herminio Vargas, May 25, Brooklyn College.

Organization of the poetry reading and lecture  by Etnairis Rivera.
May 5, 2008, Davidson College, Sprinkle Room, Alvarez Union.

Visualizing Walcott – Drama and Painting Q & A  March 12, 2008 at the 900 Room.

Favorite Poem Reading  with students and faculty
            February 22, 2008 at the Carolina Inn. 

A Talk to the Hispanic Theater class, Prof. Jay Barron. Providence School Days, Charlotte, NC. October 31, 2006.

Co-organization with Dr. Brenda Flanagan, Director of Ethnic Studies Concentration to the visit of Prof. Encarnita Figueroa, Latina Performer to the campus and the presentation of the guest lecture and performance: “The Construction of Gender and Ethnicity: The Barbecue Barbie.” April 26, 2006 Sprinkle Room Union, Davidson College.

The Faculty/Staff Talent Show. 900 Room Union Davidson College, September 22, 2006.

Students’ performance Why Can’t I say the N-World? Examining Racial Identity at Davidson College. April 30, 2006 900 Room Union. (Independent Study Advisor).

A "read-a-thon" or reading marathon on the Davidson Campus of Don Quijote de la Mancha Thursday, April 20, 2006 Union Amphitheatre.

Organization of the visit Dr. Myrna Casas, Puerto Rican Playwright and Director, to the campus and the presentation of the guest lecture: “Puerto Rican Theater: Yesterday and Today”. April 11-14, 2005.

Advisor of OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students), Davidson College.

A Talk about Puerto Rican culture in the meeting  of the Rotary International 2005 District 7680 GSE Team. Sherman Kahn’s home, Davidson, NC.

Editing and Proofs Reader Cultural and Literary Hispanic Review El Culturadoor.
Directed and Edited by Manuel Murrieta Saldívar, 1997.

Co-Organizer of Performance and Poetry Activity to El Culturadoor Review in Second Symposium of Mexican Popular Culture: “The carnival and the Voices.” Arizona State
University,  March 13-14, 1997.

References:
Dr. Gloria Waldman
Emeritus Professor of Spanish
York College and the Graduate Center, CUNY

Dr. Brenda Flanagan
Armfield Professor of English
Davidson College


Dr. Mary Vásquez
Joel O. Conarroe Professor of Spanish
Davidson College
Editor of the journal Letras Peninsulares

Dr. Victoria Espinosa,
Emeritus Professor of Drama,
Drama Department, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Dr. Oscar Giner,
Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre,
Arizona State University

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