Rob Turner

Rob Turner

Assistant Professor

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS

Robert L Slagle Hall 308

Phone: (605) 677-8893

Email: Rob.Turner@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Spanish Literature Spanish Culture Science Fiction


Research Interests:

Golden Age Theater Power Relationships Women and Early Feminism Disguise and Identity Science Fiction


Education:

  • Ph D, Spanish, Vanderbilt University, 2006
  • MA, Spanish, The University of Virginia, 2001
  • BA, Spanish / German, Brigham Young University, 1999

Grants:

  • CTL Teaching and Learning grant, CTL. (2017 - 2017)
  • CTL Teaching and Learning grant, CTL. (2014 - 2015)

Publications:

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  • Turner, Rob. Reality and Illision in La celosa de si misma: The Doubling of Identity. Edited by Edward H. Friedman, Vincent Martin, Gwen Stickney, 55-74. Vol. 66, Iss. 1. San Diego CA: Bulletin of the Comediantes , 2014.
  • Turner, Rob. Review of "Spanish Horror Film" by Antonio Lazaro Reboll. Edited by Margo Collins, Deborah Christie, 95-96. Vol. 1, Iss. 1. Supernatural Studies, 2013.
  • Turner, Rob. Golden Age Disguise - Cross-dressing and Female Disguise in the Works of Tirso de Molina, 244. Saarbrücken: AV Akademikerverlag (second release), 2012.
  • Turner, Rob. Wresting the Scriptures unto Destruction: Biblical Use and Misuse in the Celestina.. Edited by General Editors: Ann L. Mackenzie - University of Glasgow, UK James Whiston - Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Julia Biggane - University of Aberdeen, UK Isabel Torres - Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland Associate Editors: Ceri Byrne - University of Glasgow, UK John McCulloch - University of Glasgow, UK Joanna Evans - University College London, UK Assistant Editor: Lesley Wylie - University of Leicester, UK, 887-896. Vol. 87. Glasgow: Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 2010.
  • Turner, Rob. Golden Age Disguise - Cross-dressing and Female Disguise in the Works of Tirso de Molina, 244. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K., 2007.
  • Turner, Rob. THE ARTISTIC AND ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY OF THE JESUITS IN SPANISH AMERICA Ramon Gutierrez and Graciela Marfa Vinuales In The Jesuits and the Arts 1540-1773.. Edited by John W. O'Malley and Gauvin Alexander Bailey, 269-310. Philadelphia Pennsylvania : Saint Joseph's University Press, 2005.
  • Turner, Rob. Fragmented Narration and Multiple Path Readings: Towards the Creation of Reader Driven Texts. Edited by Rolf H. Bremmer, 495-508. Vol. 89, Iss. 4. Neophilologus, 2005.
  • Turner, Rob. "Jerónima's Divided Self: Role-play in El amor medico.". Edited by Ester Gonzalez. Vol. 34, Iss. 1. Greeley CO: Confluencia.

Presentations:

  • Turner, Rob. "Faces, Spaces and Names: Public and Private Space and Identity in Los balcones de Madrid.". Presented at the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso TX. (April 21, 2017)
  • Turner, Rob. "Self-Reflection and Language Learning: A Meta-Cognitive Approach.". Presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Chicago IL. (March 8, 2017)
  • Helmer, Angela, Turner, Rob. How do we know what they know: Measuring student proficiency using the WebCAPE placement program, some challenges and observations. Part 2: Study Abroad. Presented at the South Dakota World Languages Association, Custer, SD. (October 14, 2016)
  • Turner, Rob. Pulling the Strings: Power Control and Discourse in El Pretendiente al reves. Presented at the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso TX. (April 1, 2016)
  • Turner, Rob, Turner, Matthew R., Turner, Scott A.. Is Your Peer (Pier?) Review Safely Moored or Floating Adrift? - How Best Practices in Peer Review Can Enhance Student Learning. Presented at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg VA. (February 11, 2016)
  • Turner, Rob, Turner, Matthew R., Turner, Scott A.. Rubrics Cubed: A Tripartite Approach to Teaching, Assessing, and Learning with Rubrics in the Classroom (Workshop). Presented at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg VA. (February 9, 2016)
  • Turner, Rob. Don Juan and the Destructive urge. Presented at the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso TX. (March 20, 2015)
  • Turner, Rob, Turner, Scott A., Turner, Mattherw R.. Rubrics Cubed: A Tripartite Approach to Teaching, Assessing, and Learning with Rubrics. Presented at the 2015 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg Va. (February 5, 2015)
  • Turner, Rob. Copying the Unreal: The Multiple Imitations in the Balcony Scene of Don Gil. Presented at the 2013 AHCT/OUT OF THE WINGS Symposium on Golden Age Theater, BATH, Bath England. (November 27, 2013)
  • Turner, Rob. Bad Medicine: Pride, Love, and Desire in El Amor Medico.. Presented at the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso TX. (March 8, 2013)
  • Turner, Rob. C:\Users\rob.turner\Dropbox\Academics\The Lover, the Healer and the Fury Women Out of Place in Three Golden Age Comedias. Presented at the Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (October 13, 2012)
  • Turner, Rob. Clothes, Gender & Power in Ana Caro. Presented at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso, TX. (March 4, 2010)
  • Turner, Rob. Parodia, agravio y mujer: Ana Caro's Reworking of the Cross-Dressed Woman. Presented at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso, TX. (March 7, 2008)
  • Turner, Rob. The Ups and Downs of Jealousy: The Defenestration of Prague and El celoso prudente.. Presented at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso, TX. (March 2006)
  • Turner, Rob. The Semiotics of Socks in Don Gil de las calzas verdes, or Do Clothes Make the (Wo)man?. Presented at the Group for Early Modern Culture Studies, Orlando FL. (September 2004)
  • Turner, Rob. Wresting the Scriptures unto Destruction: Use and Misuse of Scripture in La Celestina. Presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington KY. (April 2004)
  • Turner, Rob. Crisis de identidad: Metateatro y disfraz en El vergonzoso en palacio. Presented at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater, El Paso TX. (March 2004)
  • Turner, Rob. The Pen and the...Sword: Sexual Symbolism and the Search for Control in Lazarillo de Tormes. Presented at the 6th Annual Cultural Encounters Conference, New Orleans LA. (April 2003)